Be a Good Neighbor: Help Those Who Are Hungry

Do you know how many of your neighbors are struggling with hunger?   The truth is, 223,570 people face food insecurity – including more than 67,000 children – in Central Indiana. Hunger is a persistent...

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Finding Help, Hope and Opportunity through a Day of Caring

Mellanie Brady was in high school when she first walked through the doors of Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center. She remembers finding help, hope and opportunity at the time. This time around, she found a way...

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Bowen and Citizens’ Day of Caring: Aligning Service and Mission

Citizens Energy Group and Bowen Engineering have partnered up for a Day of Caring for seven years and continue to choose United Way of Central Indiana for their valuable community service. Both Bowen and Citizens...

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Employee Coordinator of the Month: Ann Schneider

Meet Ann Schneider: Ann loves traveling, home maintenance, and enjoying good times with her friends and family. Ann also loves serving her community, in fact, as an Allison Transmission employee for nearly 42 years, most...

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Retire United Volunteer Profile: Meet Denny Stephens

Denny Stephens has been involved in United Way of Central Indiana for more than thirty years. We wanted to hear from him about what shaped his philanthropic endeavors and motivated him to stay engaged. Three...

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Corporate Partner Volunteer Profile: Glick Cares

With nearly 400 team members attending the company’s 2019 leadership conference in Indianapolis, the Gene B. Glick Company saw an opportunity to act. One of Glick’s core values is social responsibility and the company wanted...

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VITA Volunteer Profile: Meet Larry and Phyllis Rudisill

When we originally reached out to Larry and Phyllis Rudisill to interview them about their commitment to United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, the couple turned us down – and not because they...

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ELEVATE Nominee and Volunteer Profile: Meet Ranjana Chandramouli

United Way’s ELEVATE awards, held earlier this year, gave guests a chance to come together and celebrate the work of some of our city’s most active philanthropists, as well as raise awareness on the topic...

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Employee Coordinator Volunteer Profile: Meet Jami Burdine

United Way’s employee coordinators (better known as EC’s) wear a couple of different hats – not only do they have day jobs that take up most of their time, they have a desire for helping...

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Poverty Simulations Volunteer Profile: Meet Jennifer Knotts

United Way of Central Indiana’s poverty simulations give people an in-depth look at what life is like for individuals who struggle with attaining their most basic needs. This experience is so powerful that it often...

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