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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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Power the Polls: National Poll Worker Recruitment Day

This year’s election is right around the corner. In just a few weeks early voting will begin and Election Day is just 63 days away.   As American citizens, it’s our civic duty to make...

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19 Thoughts

By Jessica DiSanto, Senior Director of Communications at United Way   Today, Americans are celebrating Women’s Equality Day, a day commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, adopted...

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Understanding Roots of Racism – Part 2: Housing – Recap and Resources

Thank you for joining United Way of Central Indiana at our second 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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United Way awards more than $1.7 million to organizations in Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks and Morgan counties to help meet needs affected by pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) has awarded the final round of unrestricted grants totaling more than $1.7 million to human services organizations serving individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Boone, Hamilton,...

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