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Breaking the cycle of abuse: A family’s chance at happiness

February 12, 2016  |  Basic Needs  |  Friday Success Story

Joann’s husband had always been the jealous, controlling type; but over the years she had watched him shift from overbearing to truly dangerous.

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Kickin' it in the Kitchen with Pat McAfee

February 09, 2016  |  Admin

In celebration of his partnership with United Way, McAfee hosted the pilot episode of the television's next big hit.

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A Helping Hand in Creating a Healthful Life

February 05, 2016  |  Health  |  Friday Success Story

Like many, “Tracy” had struggled with her weight most of her life. She always knew her habits were far from healthy, but when they led to a pre-diabetic diagnosis, she knew she had to make a change.

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Free tax assistance for Central Indiana residents

February 04, 2016  |  News Release

Last year, Indy Free Tax Prep volunteers prepared more than 7,000 tax returns for Marion County residents at no cost, resulting in more than $8 million in refunds and $1.5 million saved in tax preparation services.

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Harrison Hill Harmony

February 03, 2016  |  Education  |  Admin

Witness what’s possible when educators are empowered to use innovation and partnerships to help students who face daunting poverty and trauma.

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United Way News

February 03, 2016  |  Admin

Each month, we'll post updates about United Way and our agencies. There's (nearly) always something going on!

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Creating a Future through Friendship

January 29, 2016  |  Education  |  Friday Success Story

Danielle’s isolation and waning confidence worried her mother. She knew Danielle needed a friend – a mentor to look up to. Danielle was introduced to her Big Sister, Kelly and soon enough, Danielle began to come out of her shell.

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United Way supporter wins trip to Super Bowl 50

January 26, 2016  |  News Release

Longtime Colts fan, Tyffani Collins, is heading to Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, thanks to a special promotion by the Indianapolis Colts.

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A ‘Problem Child’s’ Journey to Success

January 22, 2016  |  Education  |  Friday Success Story

“Jamie,” a pre-k student at St. Mary’s Child Center, was the typical “problem child.” She was disruptive, aggressive and her emotional outbursts were draining for everyone involved. But, when Jamie’s teachers discovered her behavior stemmed from a recent traumatic experience, they knew they had to take action.

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A summer to remember with Camp Little Red Door

January 15, 2016  |  Health  |  Friday Success Story

After being diagnosed with Neuroblastoma at a young age, most of his memories were of times spent with doctors and nurses. So, for Aaron, camp was more than a fun summer getaway -- it was a shot at being a “normal kid”.

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Women United Lunch & Learn: Investing in our children’s future

High quality early childhood education is the key to our nation’s futu...

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Feb
28

United Way's Red Carpet Gala - A Godfather Themed Oscar Viewing Party

United Way of Central Indiana is once again bringing the biggest night in Ho...

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