Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 15

The time has come — it’s the final week of sharing the stories of United Way’s 100 Heroes. Over the past four months, we have shared the stories of 100 hand raisers and game changers...

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The Greatest Spectacle in Hand Raising: A Future United Recap

Nearly 3,000 people united together to celebrate United Way of Central Indiana’s 100th anniversary on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was alive with the cheers and claps of United Way supporters, agencies,...

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Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 14

It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of sharing the stories of our 100 Heroes. From mentoring young, single women at risk of homelessness to advocating for and improving the lives of thousands of older...

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Teachers + Supplies = An Improved Classroom

Imagine that you just got hired for a new job. You’re filled with excitement as you begin your first day, ready to start your new journey! You walk in, and as you’re just starting to...

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Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 13

We hope you have enjoyed following along as we’ve shared the stories of our 100 Heroes. This week includes Heroes of all walks of life who have dedicated themselves to causes they hold near and...

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Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 12

It’s hard to believe we are in week 12 of 100 Heroes! We hope you have enjoyed the stories of our 100 Heroes and look forward to seeing you at A Future United, where we...

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Remaking Yourself is Never Easy: PACE & Troy’s Story

Troy Howard walked into PACE in 2012 a broken man.   Troy was unemployed, homeless, addicted to cocaine and alcohol, and had been in and out of jail for a variety of minor charges. Although...

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Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 11

It’s hard to believe we’ve already shared the stories of more than 75 of our 100 Heroes! Each and every one of these Heroes has helped make Central Indiana a better place to call home...

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Sammi and Lulu Build a Bright Future at Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville

Sammie and Lulu persevered through extremely difficult times. Their father was out of the picture and their mother struggled to maintain a stable home. When their grandmother Kimberly took custody, one of the first things she...

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Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 10

“I’ve lived in multiple places, and the ability to make an impact in Indianapolis is what makes this city special,” said Charles McKinney, one of this week’s 100 Heroes. The Heroes below prove you can...

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