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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Greater than a Statistic

Statistically, Ashlee Weaver was never supposed to make it. But she was never the type to let others define her, and she lived to prove her doubters wrong. 

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Michele LIVES UNITED

Michele LIVES UNITED by volunteering as a free tax preparer. The payoff? Volunteers helped local taxpayers get more than $8 million in refunds

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HOW HARD WORK, DETERMINATION AND A HELPFUL HAND KEPT JIM WORKING

Born with Cerebral Palsy, suffering mild hearing loss, limited use of his right hand and a mild intellectual disability, the cards were not always stacked in his favor. But Jim always persevered.

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