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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Indy Free Tax Prep is a network of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites that offered free tax preparation to individuals and families with a combined household income of $66,000 or less in 2019. Our...

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Making Moves like Michael

The phrase “team player” is often tossed around in the sports world and in the workplace. But what does it really mean to be a team player?   Does it mean recognizing that when the...

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Understanding Roots of Racism – Part 3: Food Insecurity – Recap and Resources

Thank you for joining United Way of Central Indiana at our third session of Understanding the Roots of Racism, an educational series on policies and practices of the past that have created barriers to service,...

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Ann Murtlow named as a 2020 Torchbearer

Today, First Lady Janet Holcomb and the Indiana Commission for Women (ICW) honored six extraordinary Hoosier women with the Torchbearer Award. One of these recipients was our very own, Ann Murtlow.   The award recognizes...

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Celebrating Tremendous Diversity Within an Already Diverse Group

By Rafael Sanchez, United Way board chair   As many people know, September 15 thru October 15 is known as Hispanic Heritage month (“HHM”), where we celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanics and...

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To Be Heard, You Must Show Up: Register to Vote

  September 22 is National Voter Registration Day; a day to remind Americans the importance of our civic responsibility to register to vote, show up at the polls on Election Day and have our voices...

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Expecting Inspiration

Donating and volunteering are woven into the very fabric of our country’s history.   By nature, we are a nation of people who care for and look out for each other – especially during tough...

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11 Good Deeds for 9/11

September 11th, 2001 is a day that many Americans will never forget. They remember exactly where they were, what they felt and the many emotions that encompassed a horrific tragedy in our nation’s history as...

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United Way awards $6 million in Family Opportunity Fund grants

22 community-based organizations chosen for investments in programs that strengthen the health and well-being of families   INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana selected 22 community-based organizations to receive grants totaling $6 million from...

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Defying the Odds with Indianapolis Urban League

  At 32 years of age, Rachel, a mother of two and educated in accounting and medical administration, expected to be in a career and happy by this point in her life. Instead, she was...

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