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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 9

Welcome to week nine of United Way of Central Indiana’s 100 Heroes! The Heroes this week have ingrained themselves in their service to make as much impact as possible. From helping Alzheimer’s patients retain memories...

Read More
How the Breaking Barriers Grant and a Spice Mix Transformed Mama Ray’s Life

Francis E. Ray was in a deep depression. She had lost some of her identity after retiring and becoming her husband’s full-time caretaker. That’s when a friend suggested she sign up for a cooking course...

Read More
Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 8

This week includes Heroes who are taking the time to help Hoosiers have a better quality of life and making Central Indiana a healthier place to live overall. From helping make Central Indiana a smoke-free...

Read More
Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 7

This week features Heroes who are passionate about people and using their talents to improve lives of those from all walks of life in Central Indiana. Whether it’s acting as a friend to WWII veterans,...

Read More
Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 6

Many of our 100 Heroes stories this week focus on diversity and inclusion within Central Indiana. From helping students in underserved areas access STEM education to reducing barriers for those with disabilities, these eight Heroes...

Read More
Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 5

Welcome to another week of stories from our 100 Heroes! This week is all about stories of hope and how reaching out a hand to help others can make incredible change for decades to come....

Read More
Hand Raisers and Game Changers: 100 Heroes Week 4

This week, we introduce you to seven more hand raisers and game changers who are using their passions and talents to make Central Indiana a great place to call home. From a doctor whose mission...

Read More