Herald Bulletin- November

President and CEO Jenni Marsh

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.

Herald Bulletin- October

President and CEO Jenni Marsh

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.

Herald Bulletin- September

Disaster Volunteer Reception Center Training

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.

Day of Action Volunteers 2022

Community Partners Volunteer

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.

Summer Book Giveaway

Summer Book Giveaway 2022

Heart of Indiana United Way’s Summer Book Give-Away Program Expands  Nearly 1,200 Muncie students were able to choose and take home 12 books each to keep and read over the summer through Heart of Indiana United Way’s Summer Book Give-Away program. In its fifth year, the program doubled by serving preschool through fifth-grade students at […]

Nancy’s Sign Off

Signing off with much gratitude Next month, my very capable friend, Jenni Marsh, will take up this opportunity to share information and ideas related to human service needs and activities in our community. Thanks to the generosity of The Herald Bulletin, I have been able to use my voice for a great many years in […]

Heart of Indiana United Way to Provide $300,000 in Bridge Funding to Local Organizations

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Heart of Indiana United Way to Provide $300,000 in Bridge Funding to Local Organizations Heart of Indiana United Way is granting $300,000 in emergency relief support called “Bridge Funding” to local organizations in order to help bridgethe gap between the end of United Way’s Emergency Relief Initiative (ERI) funding and the start of the organization’s […]