What’s Your Why? Brent’s is Fighting for the Financial Stability of Families

For 10 years, Brent Frymier had dedicated himself to fighting for the financial stability of those in need. In just the last decade alone, he’s helped ensure thousands of individuals in Central Indiana are on...

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A Year of Work Accomplished in Just One Day

As Elaine Dillahunt walked around Hawthorne Community Center, she couldn’t believe her eyes. “I felt like we had won Extreme Makeover,” said Elaine, Hawthorne Community Center’s Executive Director. What would have taken her staff more...

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What Does 2,223 Hours of Volunteering Look Like?

What did you do the week of September 10-14? For hundreds of employees at OneAmerica, it was quite the week to remember. September 10th marked the kickoff of their fifth annual Week of Caring, which...

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ReadUP Ambassadors Change the Game for Third Graders

Each fall our dedicated staff, volunteers and coordinators prepare for another school year and welcome a new set of students fighting to improve their reading skills. In its 12th year, United Way of Central Indiana’s ReadUP program...

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Creating a Safe Haven for Children at Flanner House

The sounds of shovels striking dirt and brooms sweeping sidewalks ricochet through the air at Flanner House. The fresh, earthy smell of mulch greets your nose the second you step outside. For employees of Citizens...

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What’s Your Why? Denise’s is Building Bonds Through ReadUP

In this series, What’s Your Why, United Way is calling on its supporters to share what volunteering means for them and why they feel passionately about a cause in our community. This month we feature...

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What’s a Philanthro-party? LINC Knows!

If you’re familiar with United Way of Central Indiana LINC, you may have heard about a LINC’s philanthro-party. But what exactly is a philanthro-party? As a quick reference, here’s how Webster’s Dictionary defines philanthropy and...

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5 Reasons ReadUP is the Perfect Volunteer Opportunity for You!

Are you looking for a new way to volunteer? Do you want to make a big difference in the life of a child? Then you should consider volunteering for ReadUP! Volunteers read with students to...

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Jumping in to Support Education: Spirit United Winner Hachette Book Group

When Hachette Book Group opened its Central Indiana office in Lebanon in 1996, they had only 10 employees. Yet they knew those 10 employees could make impact in their community — so they began a...

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What’s Your Why? Becky’s is Addressing the Greatest Needs in Our Community

In this series, What’s Your Why, United Way is calling on its supporters to share what volunteering means for them and why they feel passionately about a cause in our community. This month we feature...

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