Leaders join Mayor Hogsett to Kick off Tax Season with Indy Free Tax Prep

Free tax assistance available to individuals and families earning less than $66,000; Last year, more than 7,500 tax returns prepared at no cost, resulting in more than $8 million in refunds   INDIANAPOLIS – Today,...

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Serving Families Block by Block: MLK Center and Great Families 2020

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” These words, spoken by Martin Luther King Jr., ring true...

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A Chance for Career Success

  “Nobody wants to hire you once you’re involved with the criminal justice system,” says Jeremiah Davis. As he was beginning to lose faith, he found opportunity for career success at Goodwill of Central and...

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In Their Own Words: “Humbly acknowledging how little we really know about poverty”

Brad Ackermann and Kay Nickey are developing a ministry outreach program for their church, the King of Glory (KoG) Lutheran in Carmel, that will provide economic empowerment, healthcare, educational support and legal assistance to those...

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In Their Own Words: The Joy I Find Volunteering for Indy Free Tax Prep

Vicky Maddy is a retired grandmother of three who enjoys volunteering whenever she can. Thanks to a friend and United Way of Central Indiana, she’s found a program that warms her heart during the cold...

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A Vital Service in Central Indiana: Indy Free Tax Prep

For many of our hardworking neighbors, a tax refund is life-changing. It can be the difference between making rent or becoming homeless. It can transform into a vehicle for getting to school or children to...

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United Way of Central Indiana Awards More Than $2.7 Million to Four Agencies in Final Round of Great Families 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana today awarded $2,775,000 in grants to four local organizations as part of Great Families 2020, the initiative designed to transform the lives of Indianapolis’ most vulnerable families in...

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Two Sites added to Center for Working Families Network

United Way of Central Indiana today announced that the Indianapolis Urban League and Shepherd Community Center have joined the Center for Working Families (CWF), a network of 12 sites (10 are United Way agencies), where...

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