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14 IPS Educators Named Finalists for Hubbard Life-Changing Education Award

May 02, 2016  |  Education  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana and Hubbard Family Foundation to present $25,000 each to six winners – four teachers and two principals – on May 18!

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Passing the Test

April 29, 2016  |  Income  |  Friday Success Story

Last year, Jenny lost her job. A single mother strugging to find her next opportunity, unemployment was starting to take a toll on her financially, as well as emotionally. Her self-esteem was dwindling. She wanted to provide her children a good life. But how? That’s when Jenny heard about Flanner House’s Center for Working Families (CWF).

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation offer $1 million in grants

April 22, 2016  |  Education  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation are joining forces to help improve health, reduce obesity, and encourage wellness in young children through two grant programs.

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More than a ‘Day Care’

April 22, 2016  |  Education  |  Friday Success Story

Finding the right child care center is a big decision for parents. Of course, you want to know your child will be safe, first and foremost. Luckily, because of United Way and you, parents have a high-quality, affordable option at Early Learning Indiana. Just ask Carrie and Keith Hagan…

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United Way of Central Indiana and Central Indiana Labor Council sign new agreement

April 21, 2016  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana and the Central Indiana Labor Council AFL-CIO announced a new partnership agreement that aims to drive positive, measurable and substantial impact in Central Indiana.

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Global Youth Service Day mobilizes more than 1,000 volunteers in Central Indiana

April 18, 2016  |  Admin

Students from Washington Woods Elementary School in Westfield took part in Global Youth Service Day on Friday, April 15.

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Fighting for Control

April 15, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  Friday Success Story

For as long as Raelyn can remember, she has dreamed of an independent life. A life where she is in control. But growing up as an intellectually disabled child in an abusive home, feeling in control was nearly impossible.

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Greater than a Statistic

April 08, 2016  |  Income  |  Friday Success Story

Statistically, Ashlee Weaver was never supposed to make it. But she was never the type to let others define her, and she lived to prove her doubters wrong. 

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Better Days

April 01, 2016  |  Health  |  Friday Success Story

After years of drug and alcohol abuse, Jared began to notice his life -- once full of potential and promise -- slipping out of his control. He knew he had to get his life back, but what he got was so much more. 

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Chalkbeat Indiana: Limited funding means thousands of poor Indy kids won’t get preschool scholarships

April 01, 2016  |  Admin

Thousands of Indianapolis families vying for preschool scholarships will be disappointed this spring.

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