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United Way of Central Indiana's board members to transform parking spaces into growing spaces

September 30, 2014  |  News Release

Helping more people have adequate and nutritious food so they can be in a position to strive for self-sufficiency is much more than board room talk for United Way of Central Indiana.

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Colts and Irsay family pledge donation to United Way of Central Indiana

September 28, 2014  |  News Release

The Indianapolis Colts continued their longtime support of United Way of Central Indiana, as they pledged to donate $1 for every ticket distributed at Sunday's game.

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Friday Success Story: Breaking silence is the first step

September 26, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Last September, with the help and support of her daughters, co-workers and Alternatives board and staff members, Abby fled to the safety of Alternatives’ emergency shelter in Madison County.

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Eighth Center for Working Families site opens on Indy's far east side

September 26, 2014  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana assumes increased role to help sustain, grow the successful model as part of community goal to reduce number of financially unstable families.

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United Way agency to experience volunteering from both sides

September 24, 2014  |  News Release

Veteran-serving agency will both volunteer and host volunteers on Indy Do Day Oct. 2

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Friday Success Story: Breaking the cycle of poverty

September 19, 2014  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Unemployed and lacking self-confidence, this single mom was experiencing severe depression further complicated by the threat of losing their home and difficulties her children were experiencing in school.

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Friday Success Story: Hendricks County resident manages depression

September 12, 2014  |  Health  |  Hendricks  |  Friday Success Story

The recent tragic death of comedian Robin Williams raised the nation’s awareness about the devastating impact depression has on the lives of those who suffer from this mental illness.

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United Way campaign sets sights on progress toward community goals

September 12, 2014  |  News Release

For the fifth year, United Way of Central Indiana launched its annual fundraising season today with the Indianapolis Colts at a free public event on Monument Circle.

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Indianapolis teen names finalist in America's vote competition

September 11, 2014  |  News Release

Ruby Smith of Indianapolis has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Maytag® Dependable Leader Awards – America’s Vote competition for exuding dependability, reliability and a commitment to excellence everyday within her community.

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Friday Success Story: Disabled veteran gets tax help

September 05, 2014  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

“Brian”, a disabled military veteran, was already struggling to get by. Then the IRS garnisheed his modest disability payments, leaving him without enough money to support himself.

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Kiwanis Conference on Early Childhood

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Tocqueville Society First Wednesday Luncheon

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