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For the second year in a row, United Way of Monroe County proudly accepted the Golden Excellence in Media (GEM) award from the Indiana Association of United Ways during a statewide conference on March 17.

The award specifically recognized our Holiday Wish List donor mailing as "best in...

Posted: April 12, 2016 Related GEM, Awards

April in Bloomington is the Month of the Young Child, and United Way of Monroe County has reason to celebrate! By focusing attention on the needs of young children and their families, United Way of Monroe County is investing in the future of our community’s children through several programs and...

Posted: April 12, 2016 Related Early Learning

Locally, 1 in 5 children are at risk of going hungry. Our community’s food pantries are here to help, but they often have trouble providing sufficient food in the summer when supplies are low and kids do not have access to school meals. However, by joining together as a community, we can ensure...

Posted: April 11, 2016 Related Stamp Out Hunger, Essentials
“I love the local-ness of the website!”  “The crisis feature is quick and useful.” “I like the fun facts you have. Specifically the percentages that went with one of my scenarios!”   These are just a few things that community members have had to say about the Roadmap to Success website since its...
Posted: March 7, 2016 Related Roadmap to Success, Graduation
As graduate students at IU, Alicia Wen, Serena Zhong, and Yanqi Chen are not just attending classes. By volunteering their time to file taxes for free, they are using their skills and education to make a big impact on the community.  Alicia, Serena, and Yanqi are volunteering as mobile site...
Posted: March 7, 2016 Related Free Community Tax Service, Volunteer

"They're totally awesome." "I read 'Corduroy' yesterday, and my brother read a little bit of it." Kindergarteners are clearly excited to be taking part in United Way’s Real Men Read program.

Once a month, male volunteers read to kindergarteners in their classrooms, and each child is...

Posted: February 8, 2016 Related Real Men Read, Volunteer


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