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Experiencing Homelessness in Bloomington

“It was a struggle every day,” said Katrina Sanders as she reflected on her experiences with homelessness.  

She and Ernie Brewster volunteered to share their personal stories at Wake Up! with United Way “Experiencing Homelessness in...

Posted: April 12, 2021 Related Wake Up

“People still ask us why we left Texas for Indiana! Bloomington offers a unique combination of everything we love.”   

In the four years ago since their move from Austin after retiring, Conna and Richard Oram have already established deep roots through their volunteer work at United...

Posted: April 5, 2021 Related

Are we in an 'Eviction Tsunami?'"

“I’m wishing I had a crystal ball to tell you all what will be happening with eviction filings in April," said Monroe County Circuit Court IV Judge Catherine Stafford as community members gathered to discuss “Are we in an ‘Eviction Tsunami?’” at this month...

Posted: March 16, 2021 Related Wake Up

What's New with 211?

Indiana 211 (IN211) serves thousands of our community members each year with resources and referrals to meet their unique needs via a 24-hour hotline and website. Across the state, IN211 answers over 20,000 calls each month to connect people in need with life changing...

Posted: February 16, 2021 Related Wake Up
Wake Up! with United Way: Building a Better Normal As the region rebuilds from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Wake Up! with United Way season will focus on Building a Better Normal. Each month’s discussion will bring to light how to engage to create a brighter future that works for everyone in our...
Posted: February 5, 2021 Related Wake Up

United Way and Community Foundation partner with community to reduce homelessness and housing insecurity

The pandemic shined a light on the cracks in our local safety net, as it did throughout our country. We are proud of this community, which jumped right into the hard work, doubled...

Posted: February 5, 2021 Related


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