Celebrating National Mentoring Month: 5 Mentoring Programs That Change Lives

January is the month of creating resolutions, making changes and setting goals for the new year. If you’re still working out your goals or resolutions, here’s one to consider: becoming a mentor. January is not...

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United Way Selects 30 High School Students for 2018 Youth Leadership United

Students from Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion and Morgan County will participate in United Way Program to grow nonprofit knowledge and leadership skills   INDIANAPOLIS – On Saturday, January 6, thirty Central Indiana high school...

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10 Great New Year’s Resolutions

As December winds down and 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to look on the horizon and what lies ahead in 2018. A new year brings forth fresh hope, exciting possibilities, renewed energy and,...

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18 Ways to Volunteer in 2018

Are you in the process of mapping out your goals for 2018? If one of them is to become more active in your community through volunteering, we have 18 great options to consider in 2018....

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United Way gloves were handy as OneAmerica promoted its Week of Caring

Each year, OneAmerica® hosts a Week of Caring, connecting its employees to volunteer opportunities at United Way of Central Indiana partner agencies throughout Central Indiana. This year, they shared in the excitement about United Way’s...

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Youth Leadership United Empowers the Next Generation of Community Leaders

“I regularly volunteer at a school township scale, but I wanted to get more involved and volunteer on a larger scale,” says local student Aiysha Amjad. Aiysha’s struggle is one many high school students face:...

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In Their Own Words: The Joy I Find Volunteering for Indy Free Tax Prep

Vicky Maddy is a retired grandmother of three who enjoys volunteering whenever she can. Thanks to a friend and United Way of Central Indiana, she’s found a program that warms her heart during the cold...

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Be a Game Changer for ReadUP!

Indy Eleven players Brad and Colin discover just how important ReadUP is to 3rd graders in our community. See how ReadUP is making a difference in the lives of children throughout Central Indiana and why...

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The Major Impact Just One Day Can Make

  A playground opens an entire world of possibilities for children. From making friends and imagining new games, to participating in sports and learning about the outdoors, a lot happens on a playground. Thanks to...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joan Marsden

Joan Marsden may be 82-years-old, but there's one thing that's for sure - there's no slowing her down. A United Way volunteer for 36 years, Joan knows a thing or two about giving back to the community she loves.

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