United Way Celebrates International Women’s Day with a Tribute to Bedel Financial Consulting’s Elaine Bedel

Someone once gave Elaine Bedel a card that said, fearless. In it, the message thanked her for her willingness to make the world a better place, sharing her talents with others, and doing the things...

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United Way Awards Second Round of Family Opportunity Fund Grants

In this cycle, more than $565,000 awarded to four community-based organizations for programs intended to strengthen the health and well-being of families For the fiscal year, United Way’s impact fund investments in basic needs, family...

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Impact Funds: A Year in Review

During the 2019-2020 fiscal year, United Way’s Impact Fund investments in basic needs, family opportunity and social innovation total $9.4 million. In addition to more than $3.5 million from the Family Opportunity Fund, United Way...

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Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Corporate Challenge Match

  During the last twelve months, United Way of Central Indiana has been hard at work executing an impact strategy to improve the quality of life and well-being of our entire six-county region. However, accomplishing...

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Black History Month Spotlight: Judge Tanya Walton Pratt

Much progress has been made in our country’s judicial system throughout the span of our country’s history, however, numbers show there is still a lack of diversity among judges and lawyers in the United States....

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A Place to Call Home

Guest Blog by Diana Roy, United Way’s Community Relations Director and Morgan County resident When we hear the word homeless, it’s easy to think first about the way movies and television depict an individual struggling...

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Black History Month – Iris Rosa: Dancer, Storyteller, Collaborator, Educator

We are proud to feature Indiana’s own, Iris Rosa, Professor Emerita of African American and Diaspora Studies, and the former and founding Director of the African American Dance Company at Indiana University. I reached Iris...

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United Way Approves Accreditation for Three Community-Based Organizations

Announced in fall of 2018 as part of United Way’s new strategic framework, accreditation streamlines former agency certification process and evaluates organizational strength, diversity and inclusion, financial health and alignment with United Way impact areas...

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Gone but Never Forgotten: My Top 5 Leaders

Guest Blog by Doran Moreland   I’m a proud United Way board member, community advocate, and family guy. So, when United Way asked me to contribute my thoughts for its Black History Month Celebration, I...

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Random Acts of Kindness Week: 5 Ways to Spread Joy

Random acts of kindness are what make the world go round. The more we opt in to helping one another, the more we end up helping the world in return.   February 17-21, 2020 is...

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