Expecting Inspiration

Donating and volunteering are woven into the very fabric of our country’s history.   By nature, we are a nation of people who care for and look out for each other – especially during tough...

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Defying the Odds with Indianapolis Urban League

  At 32 years of age, Rachel, a mother of two and educated in accounting and medical administration, expected to be in a career and happy by this point in her life. Instead, she was...

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19 Thoughts

By Jessica DiSanto, Senior Director of Communications at United Way   Today, Americans are celebrating Women’s Equality Day, a day commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, adopted...

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Understanding Roots of Racism – Part 2: Housing – Recap and Resources

May 25th 7p-9p

Thank you for joining United Way of Central Indiana at our second session of Understanding the Roots of Racism, an educational series on policies and practices of the past that have created barriers to service,...

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United Way of Central Indiana’s 2019 – 2020 Annual Report

Dear friends of United Way of Central Indiana,   We began fiscal year 2019-2020 with a renewed focus on fighting poverty with the rally cry, “Change Tomorrow. Today.” Since unveiling United Way’s new strategic framework...

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Understanding Roots of Racism – Part 1: Health – Recap and Resources

May 25th 7p-9p

Thank you for joining United Way of Central Indiana at our first session of Understanding the Roots of Racism, an educational series on policies and practices of the past that have created barriers to service,...

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United Way and City of Indianapolis to provide Restart Grants to nonprofit organizations in Marion County

INDIANAPOLIS – Today, United Way of Central Indiana and the City of Indianapolis have announced their partnership to help nonprofit organizations in Marion County take the precautionary steps to safely re-open their facilities to the...

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Not A Return to Normal

May 25th 7p-9p

By Ann Murtlow   We’ve arrived at the two-and-a-half-month mark since United Way of Central Indiana joined with Lilly Endowment, CICF (through the Glick Fund and The Indianapolis Foundation), Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Richard...

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Tech: Responding to Need at Lightning Speed

By Lauren Petersen I’m a proud United Way board member and chair of the Technology Fund work group, a small group of us “techies” who want to use our skills in meaningful ways to help...

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7 Ways to Thank a Frontline Worker

Nurses. Doctors. Grocery store employees. Delivery drivers. Nonprofit employees. Warehouse workers. First responders. Cleaners. Today we’re celebrating the admirable ways our community’s frontline workers have stepped up during the COVID-19 crisis. Even while knowing their...

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