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United Way of Madison County has released the Request for Proposals (RFP) to further expand the THRIVE Network to help struggling families begin to achieve financial stability. Building on work to strategically focus on creating self-sufficiency for ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained,...
Posted at:: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 2:23pm
  Each year, frigid temperatures throughout Madison County produce large utility bills for local residents. Thousands of Madison County families struggle to cover the cost of those bills and face the possibility of utility disconnection and the resulting loss of heat during the coldest months of...
Posted at:: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:39pm
Anderson, IN - United Way of Madison County and the RSVP program are seeking volunteers to serve as MyFreeTaxes Coaches from February to April. One in five tax preparers does not know how to access tax credits available to them such as the Earned Income (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC).  H & R...
Posted at:: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 1:25pm
By Nancy Vaughan | For The Herald Bulletin Oct 28, 2018        Since passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, Madison County’s rate of uninsured has dropped more than five percent. That represents 6,725 people.   Still, more than 14,000 county residents remain uninsured despite the...
Posted at:: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 2:25pm
With about six weeks remaining, United Way of Madison County reports approximately $300,000 in pledges toward this year’s campaign with an additional $63,000 to claim through available match dollars. This year’s goal is to raise $780,000 in pledges and claim a matching grant of an additional $50,...
Posted at:: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:49pm
Healthcare coverage can be easy to ignore - until you need it.   “Hoosiers covered by the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), Hoosier Healthwise, Medicaid and other Indiana health insurance programs must pay close attention to requests and requirements.  Missing one notice can result in gaps or loss of...
Posted at:: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:38am
By Nancy Vaughan | For The Herald Bulletin Sep 23, 2018        “If a person wants to support a specific organization, why not donate directly to that organization rather than give to United Way?” This question was posed to me last week, but it’s one I have heard many, many times over the years,...
Posted at:: Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:52pm

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