United Christmas Service needs to raise $485,000 by December 17

If your holiday traditions include giving to help families in need, United Christmas Service offers two easy ways you can still get involved this season. Last year, United Christmas Service programs reached more than 25,500 people.

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Supporting Indy’s Veterans: Woodrow Hairl’s story

After moving to Indianapolis, Woodrow Hairl was in need of support. He learned about HVAF of Indiana Inc. from a fellow veteran in 2012. He was struggling to keep a job – which led to financial hardship – and HVAF worked to meet Hairl's needs.

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Smiles, hugs and tears make the holidays sweeter

In a guest blog post, Milliman discusses their partnership with United Christmas Service, stating "It is always special to receive heartfelt hugs of appreciation and maybe see a tear or two from moms and dads who would not otherwise be able to provide gifts for their children."

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Friday Success Story: Edna Martin Christian Center

Edna Martin Christian Center, Inc. is a United Way funded multi-service community center serving the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood of Indianapolis.

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$1.3 Million Grant to United Way of Central Indiana Continues Homeless Prevention Programs for Veterans

United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) was recently awarded a $1,347,519 grant for Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The award continues a program that got underway in Central Indiana in 2011 and has since helped more than 300 households.

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Join the nation’s largest single-day food drive on Saturday

May 25th 7p-9p

Postal customers can place non-perishable food items near their mail boxes to help Stamp Out Hunger.

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