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  • A wish list in a time of gratitude

    It's time to give thanks. There are reasons to be grateful. Recent positive GDP growth, even if it was revised slightly downward for the third quarter on Tuesday, remains a good sign. Improving home sales are another upbeat indicator. And there are,...
  • Pacers vs. Bulls in preseason opening game at Conseco Fieldhouse

    Pacers vs. Bulls in preseason opening game at Conseco Fieldhouse
    The Indiana Pacers are scheduled to play the Chicago Bulls in a preseason opening game at the Conseco Fieldhouse on Friday, December 16.     Tickets to attend the game will be $10, and 100 percent of the net proceeds will go to the United Way of Central...
  • Central Indiana non-profits ask for help this holiday season

    Central Indiana non-profits ask for help this holiday season
    As the recession rages on and budgets continue to shrink, more families in need are turning to Central Indiana non-profits. For the first time, Dorothy Ballard said she will have to ask for help if she wants a Christmas tree and a present underneath...
  • Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center opens Tuesday

    Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center opens Tuesday
    The Super Bowl has come and gone, but the legacy will remain.  “I think this is a big boost for the community the people that I have talked to are anticipating this I’m just excited that it is finally open for us,” said member...
  • Second Helpings expands kitchen to feed more hungry Hoosiers

    Second Helpings expands kitchen to feed more hungry Hoosiers
    A local organization, dedicated to combat the growing hunger in Central Indiana, has found a new way to help feed more people. Mayor Greg Ballard and other community leaders gathered at Second Helpings to celebrate the opening of the organization’...
  • United Way of Central Indiana projects 2011 campaign to total $40.6 million

    United Way of Central Indiana projects 2011 campaign to total $40.6 million
    United Way of Central Indiana projects their 2011 annual campaign total to be $40.6 million, the highest amount in its history.  The Indiana organization’s president and CEO, Ellen Annala, said the total was $2.3 million more than the 2010 giving....
  • Manning injury gives new meaning to Blue Friday

    Manning injury gives new meaning to Blue Friday
    This Blue Friday rally on Monument circle took on a darker feel than normal. "A little depressed," said long time Colts fan Jeff Smith. "At work and so forth everybody is kind of talking about it and going over what happened in the news yesterday with...
  • Nonprofit benefitting Hoosier veterans up for $25K prize

    Nonprofit benefitting Hoosier veterans up for $25K prize
    The Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation is up for a $25,000 prize and they need your help to win it.  The United Way nonprofit is one of four organizations up to win the Home Depot Foundation prize. HVAF helps veterans transition back to civilian...
  • Fox59 teams up with United Way for ReadUP program

    Fox59 teams up with United Way for ReadUP program
    Fox59 teamed up with the United Way to teach Indiana students how to improve their reading Wednesday. Ron Smiley, Jennifer Ketchmark, Jenny Anchondo, Scott Jones and Fanchon Stinger all joined the ReadUP program. They met together to read to students...
  • Eli Lilly donates $12.3M to United Way of Central Indiana

    Eli Lilly donates $12.3M to United Way of Central Indiana
    A huge donation from Eli Lilly will go a long way in helping Central Indiana Hoosiers in need. The company's employees and retirees, along with the Lilly Foundation, presented a check to the United Way for $12.3 million Tuesday. It's the most money Lilly...
  • Soccer Stars Give Newtown Kids Something To Smile About

    Soccer Stars Give Newtown Kids Something To Smile About
    This was Chris Canetti's idea. This is Marcus Tracy's hometown. The idea was to bring the beautiful game to a place where, for a day, ugliness knew no bounds. And while no game could ever undo the 26 senseless murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School...