Serving Monroe, Owen, and Greene Counties

"United We Win." Campaign at $1,260,934

Campaign Highlights 2017-2018

  
 

"The sum of the good work is larger than its parts. I support the United Way for many personal reasons. The most compelling reason, though, is that United Way makes it easy for me to maximize my impact on our local community." Thanks to Melissa Ward, IU Campaign Team Captain, for her commitment to serving our community. Read more>>

  
 

"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, HR Manager and Campaign Coordinator at Printpack Inc for all that she and her team does for our community. Read more at Read more>>

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"BKD is always very excited to support Monroe County's United Way campaign." We caught up with Synda Hatt, Senior Associate with BKD to find out more about their United Way campaign. From pizza to hats, BKD CPAs & Advisors knows how to put the FUN in fundraising (and our community appreciates it)! Read more >>

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Lisa Abbott, Executive VP of the Bloomington Board of Realtors and former United Way board member, with Denise Lessow, United Way Campaign Co-chair at the BBOR General Membership Meeting. Thanks to the Bloomington Board of Realtors for inviting us to share United Way programs and updates with their members.

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Thanks to the IU Credit Union and our Kick-Off guests for donating nearly 300 warm socks for people in need in our community! #unitedwewin

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"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." Read more about Michael and why he supports United Way>>

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Thanks to the City of Bloomington Utilities for inviting our team to speak at their United Way kick-off this morning! #unitedwewin

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What a great kick-off event Indiana University hosted for their United Way campaign leaders! Thanks to Coach Shonda Stanton, Provost Lauren Robel, Vice Provost David Johnson, Dean Idie Kesner, and Assistant Vice President Kirk White for sharing your passion for United Way with the entire IU team. Also thanks to Glen Hopkins, RBB School Assistance Fund, and Bitta DeWeese, Stone Belt, for sharing perspectives from their agencies. In the words of Coach Stanton, "Start fast. Play hard. Finish strong."

Visit the photo album >>

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Thanks to the team at First Financial Bank for having us in to help kick off their United Way campaign.

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Thanks to all who joined us at the United Way of Monroe County Campaign Kick-Off. It was great to come together with so many dedicated people who are fighting for our community!

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Thanks to George, Ben, Morgan and the rest of the Cox Scholars team who braved the humidity to deliver United Way campaign materials all over the Indiana University campus!

Our annual campaign is up and running and we encourage you to join the fight to strengthen your community! United Way of Monroe County partners with individuals, local businesses, and organizations to raise funds that support United Way and our 25 member agencies. All contributions help people in our community learn more, earn more, and lead safer and healthier lives.Every dollar donated will make a local, lasting impact.

Thanks to our generous donors who, as of March 9, 2018, have contributed $1,260,934  -- making our community a better place for all of us!

 
You ensure people in our community have a good education, build their earnings, and can afford the essentials for their families when you give to United Way. Your gift helps in the short-term while creating long-term solutions to the most pressing issues in our community.
 

Thanks to these organizations and their active commitment to changing lives right here in south central Indiana!

New this week:

  • Indiana University Bloomington obtained 100% of their campaign goal once again, giving a grand total of $815,518, as an indispensable source of hope! #hoosiersunited
  • Hoosier Energy and its employees are powering our community’s future with donations of $3,945, including a $400 corporate gift.
  • Employees at LifeDesigns, a United Way member agency, is dedicated to assisting community members with their donation of $260. 
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  • Employees of Amethyst House, a United Way member agency, are committed to building a healthy community with their gift of $363. 
     
  • Employees at Area 10 Agency on Aging, a United Way member agency, are providing solutions for our neighbors with donations of $2,305.
  • BKD employees are getting results where it counts with a total of $7,002 donated for our community.
  • Our friends at Catholic Charities, a United Way member agency, are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all members of our community with their generous donation of $602.
  • City of Bloomington employees value our community. They recently honored this commitment by donating $9,111 to the United Way campaign.
  • Comcast is calling for a connected community with a donation of $1,959. 
  • Staff at Community Kitchen, a United Way Member Agency, generously contributed $2,976 withhope that hunger can be eliminated from our community.
  • Cummins is working to power our community to a better tomorrow with a generous donation of $25,842.
  • Duke Energy employees contributed an electrifying amount of $3,230.
  • General Motors total donation of $10,948, including $3,152 from employees, will help to drive success and wellbeing into the community.
  • German American donated $19,904, including $12,500 as a corporate gift, helping to make a more secure community.
  • Great West Casualty is working to ensure a bright future for our community with a donation of $6,066 from employees.
  • Along with sponsoring this weekly update, the Herald-Times reported $3,120 in donations from employees.
  • Employees at Hoosier Hills Food Bank, a United Way member agency, are working to combat hunger with a total donation of $2,288.
  • Employees at Indiana Legal Services, a United Way Member Agency, are taking an extra step to provide equal community justice by generously donating $3,900.
  • The IU Credit Union generously donated a corporate gift of $20,000 and their employees contributed an additional $22,046 (a 15% increase over last year).
  • Ivy Tech employees generously donated $2,100 to better impact their community members.
  • Kirby Risk is working to provide electrifying solutions with their $500 donation.
  • Macy’s strives to give back to the well-being of community members with a donation of $2,197.
  • The employees at Middle Way House, a United Way member agency, want to ensure a safe place in Bloomington for everyone with a donation of $1,008.  
  • Employees from Monroe County United Ministries, a United Way member agency, collaborated to donate $1,922 towards the fight against poverty and injustice.
  • Nationwide is on the side of our community with a donation of $780!
  • Old National Bank donated $15,918, includinga $8,500 corporate gift, to help their community
  • PepsiCo employees have donated a refreshing $600 to help their neighbors thrive this year.
  • Along with a corporate donation of $4,360, Printpack has increased their giving exponentially this year to a total of $12,375.
  • Raymond James employees increased their giving exponentially this year to a total of $5,880, a 20% increase
  • Employees of Shalom Community Center, a United Way member agency, increased their giving 55% from last year for a total of $1,760.
  • The employees at Stone Belt, a United Way member agency, are working to make a real difference in their community by generously donating $4,130.
  • Target’s corporate gift of $2,000 is hitting the bullseye, helping local community members find success.
  • Troyer Foods is serving the community with a total donation of $2,115.
  • UPS employees gave $8,405 to the campaign, a contribution that will deliver an impact.
  • Vectren is bringing energy to a better tomorrow with a total gift of $8,183, including a  corporate gift of $3,882.
  • Staff at Volunteers in Medicine, a United Way member agency, are working to create a healthier community by donating $6,798.
Want to get your workplace fired up about improving our community alongside United Way? Contact United Way at info (at) monroeunitedway.org
 
 
 
 
                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

 

 

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