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United Way of Central Indiana names new community relations director for Morgan, Hendricks and Putnam counties

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) today announced the official appointment of Chris Flegal, former executive director of United Way of Putnam County (UWPC), to the role of community relations director for Hendricks,...

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United Way hosts 2nd Annual Over the Edge event August 13

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana is once again looking for dozens of fearless philanthropists to rappel safely and securely down a 23-story building in Indianapolis on Friday, August 13, 2021 for the second...

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In the Spirit of Kindness: Indiana Teacher Makes Philanthropy Fun

Multiplication tables, coloring maps and spelling bees – a typical day for some educators, but not for second grade teacher, Pascual Cubero Soto.   His students start every day by dancing, singing or another fun activity to forget about the stress happening outside. “Of course we focus on the...

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Learning to Lead: Sharing My Leadership United Experience

United Way of Central Indiana’s Leadership United program has existed for more than 30 years to develop leaders, involve them in community problem-solving and equip them to be change-agents for our most important community priorities....

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United Way of Putnam County to merge with United Way of Central Indiana

Executive Director Chris Flegal to join United Way of Central Indiana as community relations director   INDIANAPOLIS and PUTNAM COUNTY – After several months of discussions, the boards of United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI)...

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Preparing Children for Kindergarten: The Impacts of Early Childhood Education

Prior to entering kindergarten, high-quality early childhood education is the critical time in a child’s life where they are learning so much more than the ABCs.   Preschool can improve a child’s social skills, creativity,...

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Spring Cleaning? Great! Do Not Throw Everything Away.

Spring is here. It’s the time of year when the sun crosses the celestial equator, March Madness begins (ahem, right here in Indy), and your house reveals all the clutter and ‘extra stuff’ you’ve collected...

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Starting At Zero: Meet Director Willa Kammerer

In a lead up to United Way’s screening and panel discussion of Starting at Zero March 18, we reached out to first-time director, Willa Kammerer to hear about her experience behind the camera and why...

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Reflecting on the Rescue, Recovery and Rebound of our Community

by Ann Murtlow – President & CEO, United Way of Central Indiana   One year ago.   All over my social media are reflections from so many of my colleagues, friends, and family members about...

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A BOARD UNITED: MEET MAMON POWERS

NEW REALITY ACCELERATES NEED FOR STRENGTH AND INNOVATION By Mamon Powers, III President, Indianapolis Office | Powers & Sons Construction   When I reflect on the past 18 months, I am grateful my family-owned firm...

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