United Way awards $1.75 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) announced today it has awarded unrestricted grants totaling $1.75 million to human services organizations serving individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks and...

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United Way hosts 2nd Annual Over the Edge event August 13

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana is once again looking for dozens of fearless philanthropists to rappel safely and securely down a 23-story building in Indianapolis on Friday, August 13, 2021 for the second...

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United Way of Putnam County to merge with United Way of Central Indiana

Executive Director Chris Flegal to join United Way of Central Indiana as community relations director   INDIANAPOLIS and PUTNAM COUNTY – After several months of discussions, the boards of United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI)...

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Reflecting on the Rescue, Recovery and Rebound of our Community

by Ann Murtlow – President & CEO, United Way of Central Indiana   One year ago.   All over my social media are reflections from so many of my colleagues, friends, and family members about...

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Women’s History Month – 10 Ways to Celebrate 31 Days

“From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often, the women were unsung and...

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Understanding the Roots of Racism – Mental Health – Recap and Resources

Despite immense need, only one in three Black Americans who need mental health care receive it. Data shows Black patients are less likely to receive guideline-consistent care, are less frequently included in medical research, and...

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United Way of Central Indiana Announces ELEVATE Award Winners

United Way’s ELEVATE presented by GEICO celebrates up-and-coming community leaders in central Indiana   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 1, 2021 – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) has announced the winners of this year’s...

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United Way of Central Indiana announces panelists for mental health-focused installment of Understanding the Roots of Racism series

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) will present an installment of its popular Understanding the Roots of Racism series dedicated to the interconnections between mental health and racial inequality on Wednesday, February 24,...

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Tanorria’s Philosophy: Nourishing your Body with Food and your Soul with Justice

  Food is more than just a means of survival. Meals bring people together – to celebrate milestones, nurture relationships, and create memories.     We all likely have that one favorite family recipe or food that “mom used to make.” We think of that dish –...

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United Way of Central Indiana Adds Three Accredited Partners

Accreditation positions nonprofits to be eligible for United Way impact funding, training and technical assistance   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 17, 2021 – United Way of Central Indiana today announced that three community-based organizations...

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