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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ReadUP Volunteer Profile: Meet Judy Spencer

United Way’s ReadUP program has endless benefits for both its volunteers and the students in which it serves. Volunteers get to spend time with third grade children, share their love for literacy with each other...

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Ways Your Nonprofit Can Celebrate National Volunteer Month

The month of April brings more chances for rain and practical jokes. But did you know that April also kicks off National Volunteer Month? At United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI), we engage with our volunteers in...

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Employee Coordinators of the Month: Carrie Patterson and Jena Halcomb

Sometimes inspiring change isn’t a one-person job: that’s why we are highlighting the teamwork of two employee coordinators at Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance (IFBI), Carrie Patterson and Jena Halcomb!   Carrie is the communications and...

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Free Tax Assistance Available Beginning Today for Eligible Central Indiana Residents

Last year, more than 8,500 tax returns were prepared for individuals and families at no cost, resulting in more than $10 million in refunds   Each year, thousands of Central Indiana residents pay hundreds of...

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DIY Day of Service Ideas for MLK Day

  We can think of no better way to honor Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy than spending the day helping others. Each year on MLK Day, United Way organizes a Day of Service. This year,...

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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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