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Road to recovery brings healing and unexpected friendships

June 24, 2016  |  Health  |  Friday Success Story

At the age of 57, Russell found himself in his doctor’s office receiving the devastating news many before him have received: he had cancer. To help him manage it all, Russell’s social worker referred him to the American Cancer Society (ACS), a United Way-supported agency.

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A Father and Daughter Find Hope in Early Childhood Education

June 10, 2016  |  Education  |  Friday Success Story

When William was nearly 60 years old, he got the most unexpected news of his life: He was granted full custody of his daughter. At first, the simple struggles were what worried William. But after some time went by, William began to worry about bigger issues, like her education and the quality of her child care.

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Not Another Statistic

June 03, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  Friday Success Story

Growing up in the foster care system, turning 18 didn't bring the same excitement for "Michael" as it did for other kids. He would have nowhere to turn -- no safety net. Then, he was introduced to United Way-funded Connected by 25. 

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United Way 2016 Annual Meeting

June 02, 2016  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) held its annual meeting at the Indiana Roof Ballroom today and recapped its year of community impact, strategic partnerships and new initiatives in front of a crowd of almost 900 enthusiastic supporters.

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Four central Indiana businesses win prestigious Spirit United award

June 02, 2016  |  News Release

Four central Indiana companies were honored today with United Way of Central Indiana’s (UWCI) prestigious Spirit United award at UWCI’s annual meeting celebration.

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Leadership United Graduation

May 26, 2016  |  Admin

Leadership United just wrapped up the 2015-16 session. This year, 50 individuals successfully participated in the rewarding experience! Congratulations to the 2016 Graduating Class of Leadership United!

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350 Kits and Counting!

May 24, 2016  |  Education  |  Admin

An energetic group of volunteers met at the offices of Katz, Sapper and Miller to assemble Literacy Kits for On My Way Pre-K programs. This was accomplished in about an hour from 8 – 9 am thanks to the efficiency of our great women volunteers!

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Tapping Into Your Unconscious

May 24, 2016  |  Admin

Dr. Jamyce Curtis Banks helped attendees understand the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace as well as identify strategies for managing unconscious bias.

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Set Up for Success!

May 24, 2016  |  Income  |  Admin

Over 40 volunteers joined United Way of Central Indiana and Diversity Leadership Circle at our Job Readiness Kit build at PACE, Inc. he kits will be distributed by PACE workers to their clients in order to help them create a resume, prepare for an interview and gain employment.

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United Way of Central Indiana requests donations of baby items for families in need

May 24, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  News Release

“Community Baby Shower” on June 21 is a part of United Way’s Global Day of Action. Individuals can drop off donations along Pennsylvania Street in front of Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Stories, THEN Statistics: How to Reach the Primal Mind in Presentations

Dr. Sally Perkins--renowned story performer--brings the secrets of a storyte...

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Moment to Movement: Gaining perspectives through immersion

Join us for an exciting and enlightening chance to walk a mile in the shoes ...

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