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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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United Way news

September 01, 2014  |  Matt Cooper

Each month, we'll post updates about United Way and our agencies. There's (nearly) always something going on!

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Friday Success Story: Partnership with dental school benefits homeless veterans

August 29, 2014  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

For years Robert had been in pain and afraid to smile because of the poor condition of his teeth. Chronic homelessness made it impossible for the 47-year-old Army veteran to obtain dental care.

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Your gifts, Stella’s story: Once a reluctant reader, she’s now sharing a passion for reading

August 29, 2014  |  Education  |  Mary Kinney

In elementary school, Stella remembers she did not like reading and writing. Today, Stella is using what she learned the hard way to help struggling young readers.

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CNO Financial LIVES UNITED

August 29, 2014  |  Guest Blog Post

This year CNO Financial Group plans to double its participation in a Day of Caring project at Jameson Camp, a United Way partner. Find out how in this LIVE UNITED Q&A from Media Oakes, the company’s corporate communications pro.

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Volunteer Managers: Worth the Investment

August 25, 2014  |  Guest Blog Post

Experienced and knowledgeable volunteer managers are as important as the volunteers themselves in advancing the common good and in helping their organization thrive.

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Friday Success Story: Life saving cancer treatment

August 22, 2014  |  Health  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

The 2014 “Polar Vortex” made winter challenging for many Hoosiers, but the severe weather was the least of “Trudy’s” concerns.

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Leadership Reunited Luncheon

Join other Leadership United alumni to hear more about Plan 2020, the Bicent...

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Kiwanis Conference on Early Childhood

Join Kiwanis International and United Way of Central Indiana for lunch and a...

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