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COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund grant application opens and initial funding commitments announced  

Bloomington, Ind. -- The COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, recently launched by United Way of Monroe County and partners,...

Posted: March 23, 2020 Related COVID-19, Grants
United Way of Monroe County COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Supporting human service needs during economic distress associated with COVID-19  >> Read the MARCH 23, 2020 UPDATE

MARCH 16, 2020: Due to the impacts of COVID-19, organizations in Monroe, Owen, and Greene counties who serve...

Posted: March 16, 2020 Related COVID-19, Emergency Response
Free Community Tax Service helps community members like Kara make the most of tax season "I really like the service and all the people there," Kara, a returning Free Community Tax Service client, said. "They are personable and know the community. They make taxes easy.” “I’ve used the service for...
Posted: March 9, 2020 Related Earnings; Free Community Tax Service
Monroe County has a 16 percent food insecurity rate, higher than both the state and national averages, but what exactly does that mean?  “It doesn’t necessarily mean that all those people are going hungry every day,” explained Julio Alonso, executive director of Hoosier Hills Food Bank. “But it...
Posted: February 27, 2020 Related Wake Up, Food Security
Wake Up! with United Way -- The Changing Labor Market: Challenges for Today's WorkersThursday, April 9, 2020 Join us at the Mill on Thursday, April 9 from 7:45 – 9 a.m. for a panel discussion lead by local labor leaders. We will explore changes in the labor market like gig economy, contract workers...
Posted: February 14, 2020 Related Wake Up
Change begins with you! Are you in? 

When Frankie's dad left, Amy and Frankie were left living paycheck-to-paycheck. Amy worked as a home health aide, making too much to qualify for government assistance, but not enough to support her family. She started waitressing at nights when her mom could...

Posted: February 14, 2020 Related Campaign


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