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ReadUP Volunteer Profile: Meet Judy Spencer

United Way’s ReadUP program has endless benefits for both its volunteers and the students in which it serves. Volunteers get to spend time with third grade children, share their love for literacy with each other...

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Ways Your Nonprofit Can Celebrate National Volunteer Month

The month of April brings more chances for rain and practical jokes. But did you know that April also kicks off National Volunteer Month? At United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI), we engage with our volunteers in...

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Change Champions: Welcoming organizational change through employee recognition

Change is hard—ask anyone! But change can also be exhilarating. Currently, nearly every for profit and nonprofit organization is in the “messy middle” of significant change: that awkward time when work on the new direction...

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Employee Coordinators of the Month: Carrie Patterson and Jena Halcomb

Sometimes inspiring change isn’t a one-person job: that’s why we are highlighting the teamwork of two employee coordinators at Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance (IFBI), Carrie Patterson and Jena Halcomb!   Carrie is the communications and...

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Women at Work: Meet Tracy Edmonds

Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer at Anthem, Inc., Tracy Edmonds, was selected as one of four influential women in the Indianapolis community to serve as a panelist for the first...

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Young Professionals Take Home Awards at Inaugural ELEVATE Event

United Way of Central Indiana announced the winners of the inaugural ELEVATE Awards during its signature fundraising event on Saturday, March 2. Winners were selected from a group of 15 finalists and over 100 nominees,...

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Greg Fennig Joins United Way of Central Indiana as Chief Marketing, Communications and Community Relations Officer

  INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) has named Greg Fennig as the organization’s Chief Marketing, Communications and Community Relations Officer. This is a newly defined leadership role as part of UWCI’s new...

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United Way Celebrates Black History Month

Reading opens up new worlds and experiences. It gives us a peek into other’s lives – both their joys and their struggles.   To celebrate Black History Month, we asked a few teammates here at...

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No list? No effective hate crimes law.

A Statement from Ann D. Murtlow, president and CEO of United Way of Central Indiana.   United Way of Central Indiana is deeply disappointed that members of the Indiana Senate amended Senate Bill 12 yesterday...

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United Way of Central Indiana’s 2019 Public Policy Agenda

  Poverty is a plague in Central Indiana. Right now, more than 230,000 families are living in poverty or are struggling every month to pay for safe housing, quality child care, reliable transportation and necessary...

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