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For the third consecutive year, United Way of Monroe County earned the Golden Excellence in Media (GEM) Award at the Indiana Association of United Ways State Leaders Conference. This "best in show" award for mid-sized United Ways specifically recognized  the 2016-2017 "Empowering your community....
Posted: April 18, 2017 Related GEM Awards
The crown jewel of Bill Sherman's 37 year career as a postal worker is helping to start the Stamp Out Hunger food drive locally. In the early '90s, the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 828 knew it wanted to join in the new national Stamp Out Hunger food drive but no one had taken the...
Posted: April 17, 2017 Related Stamp Out Hunger; Volunteer; Food Drive
After hearing that the Free Community Tax Service needed bilingual speakers, Beatris Gomez decided to lend a hand. Beatris, an accounting major, saw volunteering with the Free Community Tax Service as a way to both get to know the community and build her professional experience. Through her time...
Posted: April 17, 2017 Related Free Community Tax Service; Volunteer
Congratulations to member agency Volunteers in Medicine which recently took home the Be More Healthy Award as part of the Be More Awards hosted by the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network and sponsored by United Way and others. In presenting the award, United Way Executive Director Barry Lessow...
Posted: April 17, 2017 Related Be More Awards, Volunteers in Medicine


Free Community Tax Service Volunteer Highlight: Brock Goggins

“There aren't a whole lot of people who would say that they love preparing taxes. Many local families find it difficult and confusing to prepare their own taxes, and too expensive to have others...

Posted: March 21, 2017 Related Earnings; Free Community Tax Service
Thanks to our 2016-2017 Real Men Read sponsors for bringing MENtors and books into the learning lives of kindergartners. This United Way early-literacy program matches adult male readers with kindergarten classrooms in Richland-Bean Blossom and Spencer-Owen Community School systems.  Sponsors will...
Posted: March 20, 2017 Related Education; Real Men Read


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