See the Big Game LIVE

Thanks to a generous sponsorship from the Indianapolis Colts, United Way of Central Indiana is sending one lucky fan and a guest to Miami, Florida for Super Bowl LIV. The LIVE UNITED, March to Miami sweepstakes’ grand prize includes round trip airfare, hotel accommodations and two tickets to Super Bowl LIV.

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ReadUP connects volunteers with local schools, helping kids get on track - and stay on track - with grade-level literacy. Volunteer just one hour a week to impact the life of a child in your community.

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A New Way to Make an Impact

Three Opportunities. Endless Impact. United Way Impact Funds were created to bring strategic focus to address our community's most critical problems.

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Introducing Philanthropy Cloud

The Future of Philanthropy is here

See What We've Been Up To

In the last year, we’ve achieved significant milestones that have provided our volunteers with a purpose, our advocates a voice, and our donors an opportunity to see how their gifts are making a notable impact on our communities.

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Your gift to the community you love can help clear the path to self-sufficiency for our friends, neighbors and family members.

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Your story is our story. That’s why we advocate for public policy positions that support the work we all care about.

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Your time can be spent in fun, meaningful ways that ultimately improve the life and health of our entire community.

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Our Work

At its core, United Way is a community impact organization supported by a wide network of people just like you. Together with local partners, we set and reach community-wide goals that make Central Indiana — and the world — a better place.

How We Help

We don’t wait for problems to land in our laps. Instead, we dig for the challenges that need us most — improving the education, financial stability, health and basic needs of individuals across our six-county region.

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Our Partners

We’ve aligned our efforts, public policy work and partnerships — from small businesses and human services agencies to schools and governmental institutions — around measurable community goals that do the most good.

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What We’re Up To: Impact Funds

See the Change

By bringing together compassionate people who are committed to improving lives in our community, we can change the facts around our region’s toughest challenges. In 2017:

children received scholarships to attend high-quality early childhood programs

unemployed individuals received the tools and skills they needed to achieve gainful employment

households received utility assistance through the Energy Assistance Program and Winter Assistance Fund


“LINC isn’t like other networking groups; it’s not power suits and handshakes, it’s more like hi-fives and hugs.”

-Ashleigh Resetarits, LINC Program Leader, United Way of Central Indiana

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“When we finish this program I don’t envision our relationship stopping, it will probably grow even more."

-Michael Damiano, Big, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

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What's Your Why?

“Every single time, I’m awed by the participants’ observations and the all-too-real emotions they’re feeling. You cannot be part of a poverty simulation and leave unaffected.”

-Becky Doemland, Director of Community Relations and CSR Communications at KAR Auction Services

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Special Thanks to our 2019 Spirit United Recipients: