United Way of Central Indiana names new community relations director for Morgan, Hendricks and Putnam counties

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) today announced the official appointment of Chris Flegal, former executive director of United Way of Putnam County (UWPC), to the role of community relations director for Hendricks,...

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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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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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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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United Way of Central Indiana receives largest donation from an individual in its 102-year history

Transformational gift from MacKenzie Scott will help Central Indiana residents rebound and recover   INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana today confirmed that the organization received $25 million from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott...

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The Mind Trust and United Way of Central Indiana launch summer learning initiative for Marion County students with $500k initial investment

INDIANAPOLIS — The Mind Trust (TMT) and United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) today announced a joint investment of $500,000 to launch a community-based initiative to accelerate learning for Marion County students this summer. The...

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United Way’s signature fundraising event ELEVATE to be presented virtually in 2021

INDIANAPOLIS – Given the current guidelines for social distancing and in-person events in Central Indiana, United Way will shift its third annual fundraising event, ELEVATE presented by GEICO, to a virtual format on Saturday, Feb....

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United Way of Central Indiana awards $1 million in grants to 12 organizations for innovative programs

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana today announced 12 community organizations will receive grants from its Social Innovation Fund, one of three United Way impact initiatives with a focus on addressing the needs of...

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