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