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Madison County organizations are anticipated to receive $62,066 in federal funds appropriated by Congress under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Madison County’s award is based upon the total...
Posted at:: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 3:45pm
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had...
Posted at:: Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:44am
Saturday, August 27 – 10 am at Anderson Municipal Airport   Do you have what it takes to pull a 17,000 lb. semi with a 53 ft. trailer 125 feet faster than anyone else? The United Way Human Truck Pull is back for its third year on Saturday, August 27 at the Anderson Airport. This year’s event will...
Posted at:: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 3:22pm
The 9th Annual United Way/Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic, presented by Hoosier Park Racing Casino, raised over $36,000 last Friday at Edgewood Golf Course. Players from 38 businesses/organizations made up 40 teams along with nearly 70 sponsors and over 40 volunteers to help make the day a success...
Posted at:: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 1:59pm
I spent several days this month at the first outside-of-U.S. conference of United Way Worldwide, although Vancouver, British Columbia, is not all that far from the U.S. border. With 40 percent of its 2 million people coming from other places, however, Vancouver is truly a city of the world. The...
Posted at:: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 8:12am
“When you have a baby, diapers are a necessity.” This quote came from the White House during the recent launch of a new initiative to shine light on the plight of low-income families who struggle with the cost of diapering their children. In 2014, United Way of Madison County launched a diaper...
Posted at:: Monday, May 9, 2016 - 7:28am
The Associated Press reported last week that the ranks of our nation’s uninsured now stands at a historic low of nine percent and credits health coverage expansion — through the marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act (also known as "Obamacare"), but even more through the ACA’s Medicaid...
Posted at:: Monday, April 4, 2016 - 7:31am

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