UWCI News and Stories

Friday Success Story: Strong is the new skinny

April 25, 2014  |  Health  |  Hamilton  |  Friday Success Story

“Get your STRONG on” and “STRONG is the new skinny” are phrases Robanne Robin lives by. A certified hip hop instructor, this author and registered nurse leads weekly classes for kids and adults at local YMCAs.

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13 things you ought to know about ReadUP

April 24, 2014  |  Education  |  Mary Kinney

We asked Alison Knowles of Carmel to talk about why she added tutoring to her summer plans and why she's encouraging others to join her.

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Chuck Pagano headlines Boone County's Annual Celebration

April 23, 2014  |  Admin

Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano was the keynote speaker at United Way of Central Indiana's Boone County celebration breakfast this morning at Lebanon High School.

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Amazon donates $5,000 to St. Mary’s Child Center

April 23, 2014  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Admin

Amazon’s Indianapolis fulfillment center donated $5,000 to St. Mary’s Child Center in Indianapolis today to support the nonprofit’s mission of providing early childhood education initiatives.

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ReadUP volunteer among honorees of Jefferson Award

April 23, 2014  |  Morgan  |  Matt Cooper

Ruth Rusie, a long-time Morgan County United Way volunteer, was among those honored last night at RTV 6's Jefferson Awards.

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Friday Success Story: Coping with vision loss

April 18, 2014  |  Health  |  Hamilton  |  Friday Success Story

An Army veteran and WellPoint retiree, Chuck was enjoying his retirement and all it had to offer until he began having vision problems.

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A culture of volunteer engagement

April 16, 2014  |  Guest Blog Post

Last week, we celebrated National Volunteer Week by showering our volunteers with everything from thank you notes, social media posts, luncheons and recognition plaques.

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Why do community assessment?

April 15, 2014  |  Guest Blog Post

It is important to do community assessments to understand your community through data in order to determine the needs of your target population, the resources available to them and the gaps in the delivery of services.

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Friday Success Story: Rebuilding a life after incarceration

April 11, 2014  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

A high school graduate with some college experience, a bad decision earned Rob a conviction on burglary and drug dealing charges when he was nineteen.

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Governor Pence signs Child Care and Development Fund Bill

April 09, 2014  |  Education  |  Boone  |  Hamilton  |  Hancock  |  Hendricks  |  Marion  |  Morgan  |  Admin

Governor Mike Pence invited United Way of Central Indiana to participate in a ceremonial bill signing for HEA 1036, the Child Care & Development Fund Bill.

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Little Children, Big Returns

Please join United Way and WFYI, with support from PNC, for the premiere of ...

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Makeover for Little House in Danville

United Way of Central Indiana in Hendricks County is partnering with local o...

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