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Graduate of culinary job training program continues to succeed

August 28, 2015  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Visitors to The Alexander hotel are always greeted with smiles from the staff. One of those smiles belongs to a graduate of the Culinary Job Training program at United Way supported Second Helpings.

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Indy's local television anchors unite for United Way

August 26, 2015  |  News Release

No matter what local television station you’re watching, you’ll see talent from each of Indy's broadcast media together on camera, speaking out for a single cause: improving lives and communities through United Way.

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Employment offers fulfillment and independence for individuals with disabilities

August 21, 2015  |  Income  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Earning an income not only leads to greater independence for individuals with disabilities, but also improves the economy by lowering the unemployment rate, creating more taxpayers, and reducing the need for government assistance.

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You don't have to be homeless

August 14, 2015  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Angie became homeless five years ago after losing her job. Originally from Louisiana, she didn’t have any family here or other support system to turn to for help.

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Brian Gallagher joins John Lechleiter on CNBC's Squawk Box

August 14, 2015  |  Admin

Friday morning, viewers nationally had the chance to see the United Way movement locally and globally when John Lechleiter and Brian Gallagher joined CNBC's "Squawk Box."

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Quality child care update from Carolyn Dederer

August 12, 2015  |  Education  |  Guest Blog Post

With over 36 years in human service management, fundraising, teaching, and community problem solving, Carolyn Dederer provides us an update the On My Way Pre-K program.

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A message from Andie Friedman, Women United Chair

August 11, 2015  |  Guest Blog Post

A note to Women United members from Andie Friedman, CPA, Partner at Katz, Sapper & Miller, and Women United Chair.

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Mom turns life around to regain custody of son

August 07, 2015  |  Health  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

While under the influence, she and her son were in a restaurant. Another patron observed her intoxicated state and, concerned for the child’s welfare, called the police.

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Diversity Leadership Circle volunteers at Christamore House

August 06, 2015  |  Education  |  Guest Blog Post

Bill Hendrix, a member of the Diversity Leadership Circle Steering Committee, provide a guest blog post about his volunteer work at Christamore House's afterschool program.

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13 things our volunteers love most about ReadUP tutoring

August 05, 2015  |  Education  |  Mary Kinney

Taken from our end-of-year survey, read a rundown of the top reasons volunteer tutors say they value their ReadUP time commitment. 

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Marion County YAR Grant Workshop

Youth as Resources will host three workshops prior to the September 21, 2015...

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Lunch & Learn Panel Discussion on 2-1-1

This event is exclusive to Lilly Leadership Donors. We want you to learn the...

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