UWCI News and Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
“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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