Face Everything and ReadUP – The Journey of School 56’s Nashia Abdul-Aleem

Adversity presents us with two ways to address fear of the unknown: forget everything and run or face everything and rise. This decision becomes even more imperative when our health is compromised, with moments that...

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ReadUP Volunteer Profile: Meet Judy Spencer

United Way’s ReadUP program has endless benefits for both its volunteers and the students in which it serves. Volunteers get to spend time with third grade children, share their love for literacy with each other...

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ReadUP Ambassadors Change the Game for Third Graders

Each fall our dedicated staff, volunteers and coordinators prepare for another school year and welcome a new set of students fighting to improve their reading skills. In its 12th year, United Way of Central Indiana’s ReadUP program...

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5 Reasons ReadUP is the Perfect Volunteer Opportunity for You!

Are you looking for a new way to volunteer? Do you want to make a big difference in the life of a child? Then you should consider volunteering for ReadUP! Volunteers read with students to...

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What’s Your Why? Carol’s is Teaching the Fundamentals of Reading

In this series, What’s Your Why, United Way is calling on its supporters to share what volunteering means for them and why they feel passionately about a cause in our community. This month we feature...

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