United Way and the Indy Chamber Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with VolunteerCentralIndiana.org

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana and the Indy Chamber have merged their volunteerism efforts to launch VolunteerCentralIndiana.org, an innovative tool designed to connect individuals and families to volunteer opportunities, just in time for...

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Change Tomorrow. Today.

Change Tomorrow. Today. It’s a phrase you’ll hear a lot from us over the next year. So what does it really mean? Right now, more than 237,000 Central Indiana households are living in or are...

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Meet the 2020 ELEVATE Judges

Meet Our 2020 ELEVATE Judges The ELEVATE Awards would not be possible without the commitment and thoughtful insight from our ELEVATE judges. This year we’ve asked a new panel to join us in reviewing the...

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Purdue Polytechnic High School Students put Social Innovation to the Test

The time is now to begin looking at new, inventive ways to make a difference in our community – and the vision for this reality begins with our youth.   Millennial and Gen Z populations...

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United Way of Central Indiana Awards $750,000 in Grants for Innovative Solutions to Solving Poverty

14 community-based organizations will receive funds ranging from $10,000-75,000 to support innovative programs, concepts and methods to help individuals and families reach their full potential   INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana today announced...

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5 Ideas to Spread Cheer this December

Nowadays, there are so many creative options for us to choose from to give back generously during the holiday season. There are turkey trots, trees of hope, “ugly Christmas sweater” fundraisers, Giving Tuesday events, toy...

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How Allied Solutions Supports Food Insecurity in Central Indiana Through its Partnership with United Way

At United Way of Central Indiana, solving our community’s most pressing issues is at the heart of our history. For over a century, we’ve committed ourselves to convening on the problems facing our six-county region...

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Feeling the Effect of the Basic Needs Fund

By: Nate Lichti, senior director, Basic Needs Fund. Right now. A veteran is no longer homeless and out of work. With some transportation and food assistance, he has now completed a six-week training course and...

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United Way of Central Indiana Awards an Additional $1 million in Basic Needs Fund Grants

22 community-based organizations will receive funds to address housing, food, health and transportation access for thousands of struggling households INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana today announced the final round of grant recipients of...

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A Way with Words: Reflections from an Early Childhood Project Manager

By Anne Gabbert, Early Childhood Project Manager at United Way of Central Indiana More than twenty-five years of experience working in the field of early childhood education did not adequately prepare me for stepping back...

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