Philanthropy is a Journey: Greg Pemberton’s Story

When Harry Ice joined Ice Miller LLP in 1929, he advocated for the law firm to focus on specialization. He encouraged lawyers to focus on a subset of law, so they could better serve their...

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Leading by Example: Chuck Cohen’s Story

Chuck Cohen’s relationship with United Way started with a newspaper. As he was skimming through the local paper in 1972, a United Way ad caught his eye. He was a recent transplant to Indianapolis and...

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Retirement Risk Solutions

Building a retirement income plan is a tough task evaluating the risks that retirees face and then developing a plan to address each one. This will be the first in a series of blog posts...

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Why I decided to Retire United

Retirement can come with great anticipation — planning trips, time with family and maybe even some part-time retirement work. But perhaps you quickly realized you still had a desire to help our community. And you...

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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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Serving our Country to Serving our Community: Joseph Phillips’ story

Joseph Phillips spent most of his adult life serving our country in the U.S. Army, and today, he enjoys the full benefits of retirement after 20 years of military service. However, halfway through his career,...

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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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