Celebrate National Volunteer Month!

Welcome to National Volunteer Month! Are you ready to start celebrating? We have lots of volunteer projects waiting for you! Whether you like getting your hands dirty in a garden or packing kits for those...

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What’s Your Why? Carol’s is Teaching the Fundamentals of Reading

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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5 Reasons Going on an Alternative Spring Break Makes You a Great Hire

For college and high school students interested in making a difference in their community and developing skills that will be useful in their professional lives, going on an Alternative Spring Break is a perfect fit....

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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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