UWCI News and Stories
Arthur had worked for the same company nearly his entire working life. He didn’t stay that long because he necessarily loved his job, but it paid the bills and he knew if he was loyal to his company, his company would be loyal to him. But when the recession hit and the company had to start making cuts, Arthur was let go and left to figure out what was next.
United Way of Central Indiana Receives New Federal Grant to Address Family Instability in Indianapolis
Today, United Way of Central Indiana announced that it has received a federal grant from the Social Innovation Fund (SIF), a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, totaling $7 million over the next three years to address family instability and improve the lives of the city’s most vulnerable children and their parents.
Business and Civic Leaders Join Forces with Educators and Government Officials to Promote Expansion of High-Quality Pre-K in 2017 Legislative Session
Key leaders in business, philanthropy, education and government announced today the Indianapolis business community has successfully reached its goal of raising $10 million for the city’s pre-k program.
Ann Murtlow, President and CEO of United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI), and Brian Gallagher, President and CEO of United Way Worldwide (UWW), announced today a $5 million gift from longtime United Way supporters, Sarah and John Lechleiter. Matched by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, the total gift of $10 million will be directed toward United Way’s impact work.
The Cub Scouts from Pack 16 are like every other scout; they love to be with their friends, explore and learn new things. But they might not be what you expect when you envision the typical Boy Scout.
United Way of Central Indiana was recently awarded a $90,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. This grant will be used to pilot an enhanced version of the ReadUP Readers program in 10 preschool classrooms.
The volunteer engagement team welcomes Kaylie Lockner as the new Manager of Leadership Initiatives. Kaylie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position that guides Leadership United and other leadership initiatives at United Way. Learn more about Kaylie here!
"Ava's" health condition kept her cooped up home alone all day, and her husband, "Joseph," felt terrible leaving her there. But what could he do? He had to work to pay the bills. However, as Ava's condition worsened and she began forgetting to eat throughout the day, Joseph felt more than guilt -- he was scared for his wife.