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New Research Report on Financial Stability of Veterans

Indiana United Ways proudly announces, through its sponsorship of United for ALICE, its newest research brief describing the dynamics of financial hardship for veterans in Indiana – ALICE in Focus: Veterans. The research reveals that of 360,040 total veterans in Indiana, 24% struggled to afford basics in 2019. See The ALICE Project for detailed reports.




Indiana United Ways is part of a global United Way network that fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. We exist to ensure that all United Ways in Indiana are thriving.


There are 43 local United Ways throughout Indiana. Click on the map to the right to find the local United Way that serves your county of residence.
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Early Childhood Education Update


As world leaders gather at the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education in Uzbekistan this November, early childhood advocates are celebrating progress in New Mexico. After a decade-long battle, citizens of New Mexico approved an amendment to the state constitution that guarantees a right to early childhood education during the Nov. 8 general election. The first state to add Pre-K to its constitution, New Mexico will fund early childhood education through an annual distribution from its Land Grant Permanent Fund, which holds funds generated from oil and gas development on public lands. The Fund also supports K-12 education. This move will extend current support being provided to parents and Pre-K providers.



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Student Loan Forgiveness Update


NOV. 3, 2022 UPDATE: Indiana Tax on Student Loan Forgiveness – Indiana Department of Revenue updates information on state tax liability for individuals and families receiving Student Loan Forgiveness. See News for details.

EQUITY STATEMENT: United Way believes that Equity is the just inclusion of everyone in society. Equity is achieved when race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and other identities no longer determine socioeconomic, education, and health outcomes. We recognize structural racism has contributed to the persistent disparities which UW seeks to dismantle. Our network strives to engage community residents to create solutions that ensure everyone has the resources, supports, opportunities and networks they need to thrive.