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In helping others, Pat finds her purpose

May 22, 2015  |  Health  |  Boone  |  Friday Success Story

When she took a call last winter from a senior asking for a Friendly Visitor, Judy thought maybe she had misunderstood.

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Where are they now? 2014 Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award winner Rhonda Pierre

May 22, 2015  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Hailey Klingel

Rhonda Pierre is a math teacher at H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School. She received the $25,000 Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award last year for her “no-excuses” policy in the classroom.

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Where are they now? 2014 Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award winner Tina Ahlgren

May 20, 2015  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Hailey Klingel

Tina Ahlgren, an Algebra teacher at Shortridge Law and Policy Magnet High School, is well-known among students for her tough love.

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10 IPS educators named finalists for Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award

May 18, 2015  |  Education  |  Marion  |  News Release

On May 27, four teachers will be announced from among the finalists to receive $25,000 each at a dinner in their honor at the Eiteljorg Museum.

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Child overcomes challenges to be ready for kindergarten

May 15, 2015  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

Being "kindergarten-ready" may seem unremarkable unless you know a little more about this little boy’s background.

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Grants awarded for local human service facility projects

May 11, 2015  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana is awarding more than $2.7 million to help five local agencies with needed building and maintenance projects.

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Patricia is no longer running from her past

May 08, 2015  |  Health  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

As a child, Patricia excelled in school and was popular with the kids in her neighborhood. At twelve, her life suddenly changed forever.

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Indy Preschool Scholarship Program draws nearly 5,000 applications

May 06, 2015  |  Education  |  Marion  |  News Release

The City of Indianapolis and United Way of Central Indiana announced today that 4,967 qualified applications have been received for the Indy Preschool Scholarship Program.

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What's PRE, Pre-K? Quality Child Care

May 05, 2015  |  Education  |  Mary Kinney

A lesser known role of United Way's role in early education is how United Way has been helping create more affordable options for those seeking good care for their babies.

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Bridges to Success artwork on display at Indianapolis Art Center

May 04, 2015  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Elizabeth Odle

Students can often say their school artwork has been proudly displayed on the refrigerator at home, but not many have the chance to say their work was on display at an actual art center!

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Emerging Leaders Professional Advancement Series

Featuring Nancy Ahlrichs, SPHR. United Way’s Emerging Leaders program ...

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Morgan County Annual Celebration

You are cordially invited to the United Way in Morgan County's celebrati...

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