With hardship, there is always hope.

We are often asked why we’re so passionate about the work of United Way. The answer is usually because we feel called to serve. That calling takes on a new meaning when faced with a community crisis....

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United Way of Central Indiana and Community Funders announce $16.5 million Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund

Funds will support human service needs during economic distress associated with the virus INDIANAPOLIS – A coalition of community funders, led by United Way of Central Indiana, announced today a $16.5 million Central Indiana COVID-19...

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United Way Promotes Tanya Hand to Senior Director of Major and Transformational Giving and Names Samuel Lewis Senior Sales Director

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana has promoted Tanya Hand to senior director of major and transformational giving and has named Samuel Lewis senior sales director for the organization this week. In her five...

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United Way of Central Indiana Awards Young Professionals at ELEVATE fundraising event

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana announced the winners of the 2020 ELEVATE Awards, presented by GEICO, during its signature fundraising event this evening. Winners were selected from a group of 15 finalists and...

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United Way Awards Second Round of Family Opportunity Fund Grants

In this cycle, more than $565,000 awarded to four community-based organizations for programs intended to strengthen the health and well-being of families For the fiscal year, United Way’s impact fund investments in basic needs, family...

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United Way Approves Accreditation for Three Community-Based Organizations

Announced in fall of 2018 as part of United Way’s new strategic framework, accreditation streamlines former agency certification process and evaluates organizational strength, diversity and inclusion, financial health and alignment with United Way impact areas...

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United Way Kicks Off Winter Assistance Fund

INDIANAPOLIS– Thanks to support from Indianapolis Power & Light, Citizens Energy Group, Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, and individual donors, United Way of Central Indiana will offer the Winter Assistance Fund, a program that provides...

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Free Indy Free Tax Prep now available for eligible Central Indiana residents

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett joined leaders from United Way, Indianapolis Public Library, Financial Health Federal Credit Union and the IRS to kick off  the opening of tax preparation sites   INDIANAPOLIS — Today, Indianapolis Mayor...

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United Way of Central Indiana Announces Finalists for ELEVATE Awards

United Way hosts second annual ELEVATE – an evening of fun and philanthropy to honor young professionals and raise funds to fight for more safe, affordable and equitable housing in our community    INDIANAPOLIS – United Way’s ELEVATE...

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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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