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The Million Dollar Matchmaker

How Eli Lilly and Company rose to the challenge and led the way to support the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to Exceptional Executive of the Year: Tiffany Benjamin   As the Senior Director...

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From Basket Raffles to ‘Beverage Grams’

How a creative approach to employee engagement boosted giving at Pepper Construction, thanks to Exceptional Employee Coordinator of the Year: Sarah Thurman   For the past several years, Pepper Construction has been a consistent, enthusiastic,...

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When was the last time you got out to Go All IN?

By Aaron Gore, Director of Community Relations at United Way   As a single parent, one of my “Father Philosophies” for my daughters is that people will always know what is important to you by...

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United Way of Central Indiana names Spirit United winners, top company investors, and exceptional individual supporters for 2020-2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Even with its in-person Annual Celebration paused for this year, United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) remains committed to awarding the companies and individuals who have supported the organization and the Central Indiana...

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Be Proud: Community Organizations are Only as Impactful as the People Who Inform Them

Pride Month: Q&A with Indiana Pride of Color, Inc Board President, TJ Wright   Pride Month, celebrated each June, commemorates the 1969 Stonewall riots and works to highlight the progress towards equality for those in the LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian,...

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United Way of Central Indiana announces additional COVID-19 relief coming to Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY, IN – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) is pleased to announce that Putnam County, Indiana, will receive a second COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative grant for $110,448 from Indiana United Ways, the state...

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Warren Dukes Named VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of United Way of Central Indiana

Warren Dukes has been named United Way of Central Indiana’s first Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In this role, Dukes will enable UWCI’s internal and external efforts to develop and implement diversity, equity...

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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Q&A with Leadership United Participant Hannah Nguyen

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrated each May, pays tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. Today, 22.2 million Asians and 1.6...

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United Way of Central Indiana awards $10.55 million in Basic Needs Fund grants to 63 organizations

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana today announced Basic Needs Fund grants to 63 accredited organizations totaling $10.55 million. This much-needed support will continue to help thousands of children, families and individuals gain access...

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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Q&A with United Way Board Member Stephanie Kim

Asian and Pacific-Islanders’ rich heritage spans thousands of years. The term Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas,...

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