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United Way of Central Indiana names new community relations director for Morgan, Hendricks and Putnam counties

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) today announced the official appointment of Chris Flegal, former executive director of United Way of Putnam County (UWPC), to the role of community relations director for Hendricks, Morgan and Putnam counties. Flegal joins UWCI after the organizations merged in early April. He will replace Diana Roy, who is retiring at the end of the month after 20 years of extraordinary service. As community relations director for the southwest region of UWCI’s service area, Flegal will be responsible for increasing the visibility of United Way’s work, engaging stakeholders in impact initiatives and programs,

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UNITED WAY OF PUTNAM COUNTY TO MERGE WITH UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL INDIANA

March 25, 2021 INDIANAPOLIS and PUTNAM COUNTY – After several months of discussions, the boards of United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) and United Way of Putnam County (UWPC) have voted to combine operations and function as United Way of Central Indiana, serving the areas of Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan and Putnam counties. UWCI and UWPC anticipate the merger will maximize impact for residents in need in Putnam County, offer more engagement opportunities for donors and volunteers, and ensure long-term sustainability for United Way’s work in the Central Indiana region. As part of the integration, UWCI will be

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United Way of Central Indiana names new community relations director for Morgan, Hendricks and Putnam counties

INDIANAPOLIS – United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) today announced the official appointment of Chris Flegal, former executive director of United Way of Putnam County (UWPC), to the role of community relations director for Hendricks, Morgan and Putnam counties. Flegal joins UWCI after the organizations merged in early April. He will replace Diana Roy, who is retiring at the end of the month after 20 years of extraordinary service. As community relations director for the southwest region of UWCI’s service area, Flegal will be responsible for increasing the visibility of United Way’s work, engaging stakeholders in impact initiatives and programs,

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UNITED WAY OF PUTNAM COUNTY TO MERGE WITH UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL INDIANA

March 25, 2021 INDIANAPOLIS and PUTNAM COUNTY – After several months of discussions, the boards of United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) and United Way of Putnam County (UWPC) have voted to combine operations and function as United Way of Central Indiana, serving the areas of Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan and Putnam counties. UWCI and UWPC anticipate the merger will maximize impact for residents in need in Putnam County, offer more engagement opportunities for donors and volunteers, and ensure long-term sustainability for United Way’s work in the Central Indiana region. As part of the integration, UWCI will be

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Thanks to United Way, Imagination Library Begins New Chapter

PUTNAM COUNTY, IN — Imagination Library is back! After a year of being ‘on hold’, the Friends of the Putnam County Public Library’s Imagination Library program will resume once again thanks to a $25,000 grant from the United Way of Putnam County. The program allows any Putnam County child between the age of birth to five to sign up and receive a free book every month. Last year, the Friends of the Putnam County Public Library announced a pause to its Imagination Library program due to a lack of funding as COVID restrictions twice-prevented them from hosting their annual Touch-a-Truck

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United Way Awards $72,200 in Latest Round of COVID Relief Funding

PUTNAM COUNTY, IN — The United Way of Putnam County announced an additional $72,200 in COVID-19 Community Relief grants for local agencies that are impacting lives of Putnam County residents through the pandemic. The latest award announcement brings the United Way’s total COVID-19 relief for Putnam County to $223,900 since the pandemic began a year ago. The funding supports the health, education, and financial stability of Putnam County residents who have been affected by the damaging consequences of COVID-19. To date, the United Way has helped over 9,000 local residents with basic needs, education, and health-related support since the beginning

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BUZZI Donates $25,000 to United Way’s COVID-19 Fund

PUTNAM COUNTY, IN — The new year continues to be dominated by COVID-19 and its negative impacts are being felt by families across our community. As people struggle to make ends meet during this difficult time, Buzzi is stepping up as a major leader through a recent donation of $25,000 to the United Way of Putnam County. The transformational gift from Buzzi is being invested in the United Way’s COVID-19 Community Relief Fund, a fund which helps support the immediate needs of Putnam County residents who’ve been affected by the health and economic consequences of the pandemic. Buzzi CEO Massimo

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