United Way of Central Indiana’s 2017 Public Policy Agenda

We must advocate for better policies that help our fellow Hoosiers on their path to self-sufficiency. That’s why, within this brochure, you will see a diverse set of public policy positions that are intended to help us reach our ambitious community goals.

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SAVI Magazine: Building Economic Prosperity with Truly Affordable Housing

SAVI’s latest report is out. How do you think Indy’s housing market fares when compared to other metropolitan areas? 

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Great Families 2020 grant deadline January 9

United Way of Central Indiana announced today that the deadline for non-profit agencies and organizations to apply for Great Families 2020 – the five-year initiative to improve family stability – is 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9.

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Ready for Their Futures

Chelsea, Eric and Devonta are three very different high school students with varying backgrounds and experiences. But one thing they have in common is a brighter future because of Project Ready.

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United Way of Central Indiana Seeks Volunteer Tax Preparers

United Way of Central Indiana is searching for volunteers to become tax preparers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). The program offers online and in-person tax filing services in Marion, Hendricks, Morgan and Boone Counties for taxpayers who earned $64,000 or less in 2016.

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Indy’s Local Television Anchors Unite for United Way

No matter what local television station you’re watching at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 6, you’ll see talent from each of Indy's broadcast media together on camera, speaking out for a single cause: improving lives and communities through United Way.

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United Way of Central Indiana Receives New Federal Grant to Address Family Instability in Indianapolis

Today, United Way of Central Indiana announced that it has received a federal grant from the Social Innovation Fund (SIF), a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, totaling $7 million over the next three years to address family instability and improve the lives of the city’s most vulnerable children and their parents.

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Breaking the Pattern

Growing up one of 17 children in rural Kentucky, “Randy” was no stranger to hard work. But after a chronic health issue began keeping Randy from performing his service, he was honorably discharged. After that decision, Randy was lost; he didn’t know what his future held.

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Set Up for Success!

Over 40 volunteers joined United Way of Central Indiana and Diversity Leadership Circle at our Job Readiness Kit build at PACE, Inc. he kits will be distributed by PACE workers to their clients in order to help them create a resume, prepare for an interview and gain employment.

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Passing the Test

May 25th 7p-9p

Last year, Jenny lost her job. A single mother strugging to find her next opportunity, unemployment was starting to take a toll on her financially, as well as emotionally. Her self-esteem was dwindling. She wanted to provide her children a good life. But how? That’s when Jenny heard about Flanner House’s Center for Working Families (CWF).

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