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Friday Success Story: Program benefits both senior and volunteer

October 31, 2014  |  Health  |  Boone  |  Friday Success Story

When Shelly’s friend suggested she might enjoy volunteering with the Friendly Visitor program, she was hesitant at first. She wasn’t sure she had anything positive to offer.

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United Way of Central Indiana helps kick off re-entry conference

October 30, 2014  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Admin

Mayor Greg Ballard delivered opening remarks at the 2014 Marion County Conference on Re-Entry, hosted by the Marion County Re-entry Coalition (MCRC). Helping ex-offenders successfully re-enter society is part of Mayor Ballard’s holistic approach to making Indy a safer community and reducing crime.

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United Way hires new North Area Director

October 30, 2014  |  News Release

Tanya M. Hand has been hired by United Way of Central Indiana to direct community impact and fundraising operations in its North area with an office in Carmel.

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Leadership: Seeds of generosity

October 29, 2014  |  Ann D. Murtlow

In response to Eli Lilly and Company's record-breaking gift, United Way of Central Indiana president and CEO Ann Murtlow shares her gratitude.

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Colts-themed fitness room unveiled at Lilly Boys & Girls Club

October 28, 2014  |  Health  |  Marion  |  Indianapolis Colts

For this year’s event, the Colts and Indiana Wesleyan University helped create a fitness room at the Lilly Boys & Girls Club, a United Way agency, as part of the NFL’s PLAY 60 initiative, which encourages youth to be active at least 60 minutes each day.

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Friday Success Story: Graduates of job training now feeding homeless

October 24, 2014  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

The kitchen at Wheeler Mission is a bustling place. Each day, their staff serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to dozens of individuals who are homeless and in need.

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Friday Success Story: Help with home repair

October 17, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

"Dana" had a nagging worry that something in the house was causing her kids' illnesses. A thorough home inspection revealed mold in the basement as well as wiring, roofing, plumbing and structural problems.

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Taft presented with education award

October 13, 2014  |  Admin

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP was presented with the Indiana Law-Related Education Award by the Indiana Bar Foundation and Indiana Pro Bono Commission at the Randall T. Shepard Reception.

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Friday Success Story: Confidence built through summer program

October 10, 2014  |  Education  |  Morgan  |  Friday Success Story

Concerned that her daughter’s language and reading skills were significantly below her grade level, Sophie’s mother enrolled her in the Barbara B. Jordan YMCA’s Summer Roundup program.

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SAVI debuts digital magazine

October 09, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Admin

SAVI is the nation’s largest online data system of its type, helping you make informed decisions based on the social, economic and other demographic realities in some 2,000 Central Indiana communities.

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Tocqueville Society First Wednesday Luncheon

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