Featured Programs


Education | Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Marion, Morgan

Youth Leadership United

As an important component of our volunteer initiative, Youth Leadership United (YLU) expands opportunities for young people to participate
in their community.

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Moment to Movement

An enlightening chance to walk a mile in the shoes of someone experiencing poverty. With a variety of options these simulations can be catered to numerous group sizes, and activities. At the end of each of these eye-opening experiences, we will share the work that United Way is doing to help address the needs of the Central Indiana community.

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United Christmas Service

Basic Needs  Give  Volunteer | Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan

United Christmas Service makes sure there are presents under the Christmas tree for families in need. Last year, more than 17,100 people received food, clothing and toys thanks to your generosity.

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Winter Assistance Fund

Basic Needs | Marion

Winter Assistance Fund ensures warm homes during the coldest months. Winter Assistance does our part to make sure Central Indiana residents don't have to endure the winter without heat and electricity.

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Tax Preparation

Income | Marion

Tax Preparation gives people in need the tools and skills to be financially stable. We work with those in need during the tax season to ensure they receive all available tax refunds and are closer to the path to self-sufficiency. 

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Kids Need Quality Campaign

Education  Basic Needs | Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan

Research shows that children in quality child care are more successful, academically and in life. But, many providers DO NOT meet voluntary standards for health, safety and support.

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Leadership Programs

An integral part of volunteer training, our Leadership Programs comprehensively develop community and board leaders. 

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Agency Evaluations

Volunteer | Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan

Agency Evaluations hold United Way agencies accountable for success and gets the community involved. They ensure that United Way agencies are performing efficiently and meeting our high standards. Evaluating agencies takes a small amount of time, but leaves a lasting impact.

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Nonprofit Training Center

Income | Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan

As an integral part of our education, income, health and basic needs priorities, the Nonprofit Training Center helps community nonprofit organizations increase their capacity to govern and manage themselves effectively.

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Community Assessments

Advocate | Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan

Community Assessments serve as resources on our community assets, interests and concerns. Community Assessments allow all community members to address the needs of Central Indiana.

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