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Campaign Highlights 2017-2018


"Personally, I have been witness to the tremendous impact that various agencies have had for individuals and families here in Monroe County and I know how challenging it can be to provide services with limited resources." Thanks to Charlene Perez,...

Posted: March 9, 2018 Related Campaign
In 1937, the Community Chest, the organization that later became United Way, began their fundraising campaign with a bang! An explosion of controlled bombs on the courthouse lawn went off to celebrate the start of the campaign and another series went off for every $1,000 raised. In the first three...
Posted: February 9, 2018 Related History
February 11 (2/11) is National 2-1-1 Day  in recognition of the free, confidential, easy to remember phone number that connects people to essential community resources. For 12 years 2-1-1 has been taking calls from Hoosiers in need and connecting them to local services. Dial  2-1-1 to find...
Posted: February 9, 2018 Related 2-1-1
Join us in congratulating United Way team member Liz Feitl on the announcement that she will receive the Toby Strout Lifetime Contribution Award as part of Women's History Month in March! This award recognizes women whose work has advanced the status of women through leadership and service. Liz has...
Posted: February 8, 2018 Related

Free Tax Filing and Earned Income Tax Credit Help Available for Local Residents
Bloomington, Ind. -- Starting January 30th, Monroe and Owen county residents can file their taxes for free and receive 100% of their refund quickly and easily – usually in just 10 days or less. The Free...

Posted: January 24, 2018 Related Free Community Tax Service; Earnings
In 1906, a group of philanthropic Bloomington citizens led by Mrs. Mary Waldron came together to collectively solve community issues. They formed the Council of Social Agencies, which years later became United Way of Monroe County. This group sought to promote community welfare through cooperation...
Posted: January 19, 2018 Related History


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