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Support your community with an IRA charitable rollover

December 21, 2014  |  Admin

Now that the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) charitable rollover has been retroactively extended by Congress for 2014, you may wish to consider making a gift of IRA assets to United Way of Central Indiana.

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Friday Success Story: When you don't know where to turn, call 2-1-1

December 19, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Boone  |  Hamilton  |  Hancock  |  Hendricks  |  Marion  |  Morgan  |  Friday Success Story

Highly trained specialists are available 24/7 to connect people who need services to the agencies that provide them.

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Strong Family Demand for On My Way Pre-K Pilot Program

December 18, 2014  |  Education  |  Marion  |  News Release

Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) has received more than 1,800 applications from families in Allen, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh counties who would like to enroll their 4-year-old children in the first phase of the On My Way Pre-K program beginning in January of 2015.

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Pat McAfee Named Colts “Man Of The Year”

December 16, 2014  |  Indianapolis Colts

Pat McAfee was acknowledged for his excellence on and off the field by being named the recipient of the Colts “Man of the Year” honor.

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Friday Success Story: Affordable child care helps mom keep working

December 12, 2014  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

A nursing technician, this mother needed quality child care while she worked and her daughter needed the socialization and kindergarten readiness.

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Deadline for applying for new On My Way Pre-K program is December 15

December 08, 2014  |  Education  |  Marion  |  News Release

If you live in Marion County, have a child who’ll be five-years-old by August 1, 2015, qualify for low-income assistance, and would like a free pre-kindergarten education for your child, you have until December 15 to apply for the state’s new On My Way Pre-K scholarship program.

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Friday Success Story: Big Brother and Little Brother set goals to achieve success

December 05, 2014  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

An only child who had never met his father, Clay was raised by his mother. In 2005, on Clay’s 8th birthday, she enrolled him in the Big Brothers mentoring program.

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Celebrating the life of Bill Mays: a pioneer, example and connector

December 05, 2014  |  Admin

Since yesterday’s news of the passing of Bill Mays, scores of community and business leaders have offered their reflections and memories of his impact -- deep and wide -- on the economic and civic life in Central Indiana.

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Bringing warmth to youth in need

December 02, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  Matt Cooper

In the team’s tenth year of partnership with LIDS, the Indianapolis Colts and United Way of Central Indiana helped outfit underprivileged youth with new shoes, warm knit hats and more.

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Mary Azar Callahan LIVES UNITED

December 01, 2014  |  Guest Blog Post

In this LIVE UNITED Q&A, the chair of our 2015 Red Carpet Gala, Mary Azar Callahan, M.A, shares previews about new twists on this popular event, and tells why it’s a not-to-be missed experience and why she’s giving her time to make it succeed.

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Hendricks County YAR Grant Workshop

Youth as Resources will host three workshops prior to the February 11, 2014 ...

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Hendricks County YAR Grant Workshop

Youth as Resources will host three workshops prior to the February 11, 2014 ...

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