Join us for our first planning event and become an integral part of all we hope to do together. Bring your creativity, unique skills, and willingness to pitch in.
We’ll break into planning groups and you can decide which you want to help plan and make happen.
Open Enrollment is here from November 1 to January 15. This year’s Marketplace offers more affordable coverage options and more consumer-friendly tools to assist with shopping for healthcare plans. People not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid or employer insurance can shop healthcare plans at Healthcare.gov.
Nearly half of the households in Madison County struggle to meet their basic budget despite working. The 2020 Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, and Employed (ALICE) Report, a study of the socio-economic composition of the state of Indiana, highlighted the budgetary demands of the modern era and the challenges faced by those who are ALICE.
There was another great turnout for Heart of Indiana United Way’s Day of Caring in Henry County, which was held on Friday, October 7, 2022. Day of Caring is a community-wide volunteer event focused on bringing together individuals and groups to help make a difference in the community by working on one-day projects at local nonprofits and community organizations.
Heart of Indiana United Way’s annual fundraising campaign has begun. Kicking off this year’s effort is a generous match opportunity and the launch of Women United across the region.
Leading the way in the launch of Women United are 6 passionate women, each representing a different part of Heart of Indiana United Way’s region. Angie Rogers-Howell, Jennifer Gibson, Melissa Greer, Marisa Little, Treva Bostic, and Carrie Barrett are boldly serving as Women United leads and the faces of this year’s campaign efforts
There is an economic and logistical value in working with volunteers in times of disaster. Effectively documenting volunteers’ activities is crucial for FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) reimbursement and risk management. Situations like this call for a Volunteer Reception Center—a place to register volunteers, check their background, assess their skills, give them some safety training, give them credentials that show they have been vetted and trained, and then, assign them to the work that needs done.
There was another record turnout for Heart of Indiana United Way’s Day of Action in Muncie, which was held on Friday, September 9, 2022. Day of Action is a community-wide volunteer event focused on bringing together individuals and groups to help make a difference in the community by working on one-day projects at local nonprofits.
Children’s ability to read, and understand what they are reading, by the end third grade is the greatest predictor of community success. This pivotal time is when children transition from learning how to read, to being students who read to learn.
Are the challenges people in poverty face in Madison County impossible to solve? Can these challenges be solved if organizations remain intractable, doing the same old same old, year after year?
The 15th Annual United Way/Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic, presented by Community Hospital Anderson, raised nearly $49,000 on July 15 at Anderson Country Club.