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Beware of text message scams

July 26, 2016  |  Admin

United Way has received information that there is a texting scam involving our name.

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United Way of Central Indiana welcomes Kaylie Lockner as Leadership Initiatives Manager

July 22, 2016  |  Admin

The volunteer engagement team welcomes Kaylie Lockner as the new Manager of Leadership Initiatives. Kaylie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position that guides Leadership United and other leadership initiatives at United Way. Learn more about Kaylie here!

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A Caring Companion

July 22, 2016  |  Health  |  Friday Success Story

"Ava's" health condition kept her cooped up home alone all day, and her husband, "Joseph," felt terrible leaving her there. But what could he do? He had to work to pay the bills. However, as Ava's condition worsened and she began forgetting to eat throughout the day, Joseph felt more than guilt -- he was scared for his wife.

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United Way of Central Indiana now accepting nominations for LIVE UNITED Volunteer of the Year Awards

July 20, 2016  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana is now accepting nominations for outstanding volunteers whose contributions to nonprofits in Central Indiana have advanced United Way’s community impact work during the last year. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, August 5.

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United Way of Central Indiana welcomes Aaron Gore as director area northwest

July 13, 2016  |  Admin

Aaron Gore has joined United Way of Central Indiana as the director area northwest where he will lead strategic efforts and activities to further engage residents of Boone County with United Way initiatives. In his new role, Gore will serve as a liaison to UWCI partner agencies in the northwest area, manage volunteer activities and collaborate with community leaders to address the area’s greatest needs.

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United Way of Central Indiana receives grant to expand financial stability efforts in Morgan County

July 13, 2016  |  News Release

United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) was recently awarded a $20,000 grant from Vectren Energy Delivery to address financial stability and income for individuals in Morgan County. This grant will be utilized to offset expenses to hire a financial stability coach, who will primarily serve the 33% of Morgan County residents who have household incomes below the basic cost of living.

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United Way of Central Indiana to move headquarters by end of 2016

July 08, 2016  |  News Release

For nearly a century, United Way of Central Indiana’s (UWCI) mission has been to move its community into action so that all families and individuals can achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. Now, UWCI will physically move from its outdated headquarters to a more efficient space and central location in order to better serve its region.

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Breaking the Pattern

July 08, 2016  |  Income  |  Friday Success Story

Growing up one of 17 children in rural Kentucky, “Randy” was no stranger to hard work. But after a chronic health issue began keeping Randy from performing his service, he was honorably discharged. After that decision, Randy was lost; he didn’t know what his future held.

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Leading the Way to a Successful Future

July 01, 2016  |  Education  |  Friday Success Story

“Xavier” grew up in a broken home. His childhood was hard and it left him a very reserved, insecure and irresponsible 12-year-old. His mother noticed the path her son was going down, and she knew she needed to do something for him.

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Community Baby Shower Success!

June 30, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  Admin

Your hard work paid off – we collected 3,000 disposable diapers, 5,300 baby wipes and a host of other items, including baby toiletries, onesies, strollers, bouncers and more for families in need right here in Central Indiana!

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Preschool & Pastries!

Emerging Leaders are organizing a series of preschool tours to raise awarene...

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Boone County Backpack Attack Festival

The Boone County Backpack Attack school supply drive has begun and will run ...

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