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Risking it All for a Safer, Better Life

May 27, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  Friday Success Story

Katrina’s husband was not a nice man. For the better part of their relationship he had been abusive physically, emotionally, mentally and financially. And with each passing day, his temper only got worse. Katrina has found something she has missed for a long time: Hope.

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350 Kits and Counting!

May 24, 2016  |  Education  |  Admin

An energetic group of volunteers met at the offices of Katz, Sapper and Miller to assemble Literacy Kits for On My Way Pre-K programs. This was accomplished in about an hour from 8 – 9 am thanks to the efficiency of our great women volunteers!

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Tapping Into Your Unconscious

May 24, 2016  |  Admin

Dr. Jamyce Curtis Banks helped attendees understand the impact of uncsonsias bias in the workplace as well as identify strategies for managing unconscious bias.

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Set Up for Success!

May 24, 2016  |  Income  |  Admin

Over 40 volunteers joined United Way of Central Indiana and Diversity Leadership Circle at our Job Readiness Kit build at PACE, Inc. he kits will be distributed by PACE workers to their clients in order to help them create a resume, prepare for an interview and gain employment.

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United Way of Central Indiana requests donations of baby items for families in need

May 24, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  News Release

“Community Baby Shower” on June 21 is a part of United Way’s Global Day of Action. Individuals can drop off donations along Pennsylvania Street in front of Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Turning it Around

May 20, 2016  |  Education  |  Friday Success Story

When “Deron” first met “Skyler” on their first day of United Way’s summer ReadUP program, he knew he had a challenge in front of him. After weeks of Deron’s effort and proven, effective ReadUP programming, Skyler began to make real progress.

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Six IPS Educators Named Hubbard Life-Changing Award Winners

May 18, 2016  |  Education  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana and Hubbard Family Foundation present $25,000 each to four teachers and two principals!

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Managing It All

May 13, 2016  |  Income  |  Friday Success Story

Battling mental health issues, living with an intellectual disability and spending most of his life shuffled from foster care to foster care, “Tim” was pretty used to getting the raw end of the deal. But Easter Seals Crossroads changed his life forever.

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Somebody to Rely On

May 06, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  Friday Success Story

Despite being 93 years old, wheelchair-bound and legally blind, “Ethel” is an independent woman. She had always lived in a rough area of town, but lately it seemed to be getting more dangerous. When her safety was in question, she knew who she could call.

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14 IPS Educators Named Finalists for Hubbard Life-Changing Education Award

May 02, 2016  |  Education  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana and Hubbard Family Foundation to present $25,000 each to six winners – four teachers and two principals – on May 18!

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United Way Annual Meeting

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Building Literacy Kits: Setting Our Most Precious Resources Up for Success

United Way knows that by making reading fun and interactive we can encourage...

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