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Friday Success Story: With support, young mom is breaking the cycle of domestic violence

January 30, 2015  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Lucy had been living with Sarah’s father, Bryan, in his mother’s home. During the latest in a string of violent incidents, Bryan physically shoved Lucy and the baby out of the home with no regard for where they would go or how they would survive.

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United Way giver chosen among 4,190 to win Super Bowl tickets

January 26, 2015  |  News Release

The chance to win tickets to the biggest football game of the year, along with airfare and hotel accommodations, is provided by The Indianapolis Colts to encourage new or increased gifts of $150 to United Way’s annual campaign.

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Friday Success Story: Overcoming addiction

January 23, 2015  |  Health  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Darlene's life took a dramatic turn as she began to suffer from emotional and physical issues. Her solution to these problems was alcohol.

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Be happy with what you have

January 23, 2015  |  Guest Blog Post

Before you shed a tear over not getting that new laptop, the newest version of your smart phone, or the pair of shoes you just had to have, think about those who are struggling to make ends meet.

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United Way kicks off Winter Assistance Fund

January 20, 2015  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana kicked off the 2015 Winter Assistance Fund (WAF) drive today by accepting $183,000 from four local donors. Contributions from others are now being sought.

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Friday Success Story: Affordable, high quality child care gives kids an educational head start

January 16, 2015  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

The mission of United Way supported Early Learning Indiana (formerly Day Nursery) is to assure the highest level of early childhood education for children in Indiana.

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When United Way starred on "Parks and Recreation"

January 13, 2015  |  Matt Cooper

With the seventh and final season of "Parks and Recreation" premiering tonight, we take a look back on when United Way of Central Indiana was the guest star.

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Ron’s Story: United Way unexpectedly impacted his life and he’s giving back in a big way

January 12, 2015  |  Megan Hagedorn

Six years ago, Ron MacLennan attended his first United Way campaign as an electrician at Cargill Corn Milling/DCI. Ron began to realize a personal connection to United Way in his own life.

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Friday Success Story: Woman overcomes challenges to become self-sufficient

January 09, 2015  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

When Kieara was an infant she was in a house fire and suffered third degree burns over 80% of her body. Over the next few years she underwent several surgeries and doctors where able to use skin grafts to repair much of the damage.

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Coalition seeks funding for 2-1-1

January 08, 2015  |  News Release

The state would partner with the philanthropic sector to fund a comprehensive telephone information and referral service that connects more than 400,000 people a year to needed help by dialing 2-1-1, under a proposal to be considered in the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly.

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Tocqueville Society First Wednesday Luncheon

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AAA Insurance Monumental Music Jam

The AAA Insurance Monumental Music Jam will feature performances by The Band...

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