Women United: Leading the Charge, Inspiring the Change

What a year it has been for Women United! This group of strong women are working hard to improve the lives of children in our community in a variety of ways. Here’s a quick snapshot of...

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Honoring Community Leader Andre Lacy

United Way of Central Indiana is shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Andre Lacy, our long-time champion, community leader and dear friend. This is a tremendous loss for the Lacy family, our...

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Women United Member Spotlight: Michele Steele

Tell us about yourself I’m from Merrillville, Indiana and have lived in Indianapolis since 1987. I’ve been married 28 years to my husband Brent. We have two daughters, Lauren (28) and Elle (23). I attended...

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A Mentor Means More at United Way

Danielle walked into her first Emerging Leaders Mentorship Program meeting ready to take on the tough questions. “I came into this thinking it would be like an interview, very rigid and formal,” the Senior Security...

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Meet the McGruders

Ed and Patricia McGruder have been longtime supporters of United Way, beginning with their involvement in Diversity Leadership Circle and today, Tocqueville Society.    They met while pursuing their undergraduate degrees at Texas A&M, and...

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IUPUI Lives United

The spirit of philanthropy and service is quite alive in the faculty, students and employees of IUPUI. Steve Viehweg, IUPUI faculty member and co-chair of their United Way giving drive, dives into why giving back to the community is such...

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A New Chair and a New Look for Women United

Women United is a diverse force of over 70,000 dedicated, driven women leaders in more than 165 communities inspired by the mission of United Way. These game changers have invested more than $1.5 billion in...

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Diversity Leadership Circle Member Spotlight: Tekiah Tunstall

Tell us about yourself (job, home town, any other fun facts) I’ve been to most of the lower 48 states, but I’m glad to call Indy home. I’m a technical project manager tasked with creating,...

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Making a difference, one student at a time.

Remember your first college t-shirt or sweatshirt? Maybe it was a hand-me-down from your parent or an older sibling, a tour gift while visiting a prospective university, or after a local team won a national...

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Women United Spotlight: Dorothy Hoffman

Tell us about yourself I am a health policy leader at Eli Lilly and Company. When I’m not working, you can find me on the soccer pitch with my husband cheering on our young son...

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