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Back and bigger than ever, Real Men Read has grown to serve every kindergarten classroom in the Spencer-Owen and Richland-Bean Blossom Community School districts. Real Men Read positively impacts hundreds of kids in Monroe and Owen counties. Each month, MENtors join students to show that reading is...
Posted: November 16, 2017 Related Education; Real Men Read
As we prepare for the winter months ahead, Thanksgiving arrives in time for looking in toward the things most important to us. And as we turn inward, we feel thankful to live in a community where so many make room in their hearts for their neighbors. I am especially thankful for all of the folks...
Posted: November 15, 2017 Related Giving Thanks
"It was easy to step up when asked to organize my workplace campaign," said Michael Shermis, Special Projects Coordinator with the City of Bloomington. "United Way helps the community in so many ways beyond funding local nonprofits." Michael has been involved with United Way of Monroe County,...
Posted: November 14, 2017 Related Campaign

Monroe County residents increased their financial literacy during the annual Money Smart Week events held across Bloomington and Ellettsville during October. Adults of all ages learned about ways to keep expenses low, save money, and plan for the future.

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Posted: November 9, 2017 Related Money Smart Week
The Affordable Care Act Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment for 2018 begins November 1st and ends December 15th. This is a shorter season than it has been in the past, so don't delay in selecting a plan! 
 For those with questions or concerns navigating the Marketplace, Indiana Navigators...
Posted: October 19, 2017 Related Essentials; ACA; Health Care Coverage

Guest column by Efrat Feferman, United Way Executive Director, published in The Herald-Times on 10/10/17  

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the first South Central Opioid Summit, organized by Monroe County government officials. Hundreds came together to discuss the epidemic that...

Posted: October 12, 2017 Related Member Agencies


  • Born Learning
  • Financial Stability Alliance
  • Monroe Smart Start
  • Familywize Discount Prescription Card
  • Bank On Bloomington