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"I thought that volunteering with the Free Community Tax Service would be a great way to be more involved in the community. People are appreciative. Some clients were from very low-income homes and would not have been able to pay for tax assistance, and being able to help was the best part of my...

Posted: May 9, 2016 Related Volunteer, Free Community Tax Service, Earnings

United Way of Monroe County is pleased to announce that generous community members and organizations have donated $1,300,128 -- exceeding the goal of $1,300,000 for the 2015-2016 fundraising campaign.

These funds will be hard at work locally throughout the coming year strengthening the...

Posted: April 14, 2016 Related Campaign

“All of this is happening because you knew it could.”

Barry Lessow, United Way of Monroe County Executive Director, addressed Leadership Givers at a reception Tuesday evening to thank them for their generosity and celebrate the successful end of the annual campaign.


Posted: April 14, 2016 Related Leadership Givers

"It is so hard and emotionally wrenching because there are a limited number of resources and nothing you want to turn down." Lisa Abbott, current United Way board member who also served as an allocations and campaign volunteer for many years, spoke with us about her experience on the Vision...

Posted: April 12, 2016 Related Volunteer, Vision Council

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


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