Kindergarten Readiness


Tracking Progress,
Creating Success

Do you ever wonder how your child is doing during the work day? Are they building with blocks, playing with friends or eating their lunch? At The Children's Learning Center at Goodwill of Southern Indiana, parents don't have to wonder...

High School Graduation


Quality OST programs pave the way to a bright future

The Lighthouse Academy of Newburg - a BLOCStar OST program - not only works on improving the academic skills of youth, but also provides experiences designed to encourage their development of moral character and leadership skills...

Health and Well Being


Healthy Eating Is A
Foundation For Success

One of the easiest ways to set your child's foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating is to get them involved in planning and cooking meals. They will be excited to help you prepare dinner by measuring and mixing ingredients while learning math and science as well as valuable health and wellness lessons at the same time...

Family Stability


Moving Families from Crisis to Long-Term Stability

When families are stable, our community is stronger and everyone wins. One way that Metro United Way helps individuals strengthen their families is through a partnership with the Siemer Institute for Family Stability, a national, integrated, and comprehensive model to prevent family homelessness and reduce school mobility...

Our Vision: A Community Whose People Achieve Their Fullest Potential Through Education, Financial Stability And Healthy Lives.
Our Mission: Improve Lives and Our Community by Engaging People to Give, Advocate and Volunteer.
Live United: It's A Credo. A Mission. A Goal.
A constant reminder that when we ensure everyone achieves their fullest potential, we improve our community. We help our children succeed in school. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day by engaging people to give, advocate and volunteer.


Board Chair Jane Morreau recently announced that the Board of Directors has approved the selection of Theresa Reno-Weber to become the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Metro United Way, effective January 1, 2017. Reno-Weber will succeed Joe Tolan, who is retiring in late December after 30 years of service with Metro United Way, including the last 15 years as President and CEO.

Read the press release HERE.

Louisville, KY was recently named one of six Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize winners! At Metro United Way, we are very proud to play a key role in several initiatives that helped our community win this distinguished prize.

"It kept me out of trouble."  WATCH TaMarrick's story about the role of quality OST programs in his life.



Tiara Volpe

Tiara Volpe

MRI Technologist
Jewish Medical Center East

What is LINC? This is the question that came to mind when I was invited to the LINC event at Copper and King's Distillery in November 2015. While the acronym stands for Lead. Impact. Network. Change., it was not until I attended the LINC event that I truly understood what it meant. It's an ambitious endeavor calling on young professionals to first understand the needs of our community and then band together to enact change.

There is so much to love about LINC events. Every one that I have attended has an incredibly fun atmosphere that sets the stage for young professionals to network in a relaxed environment. The events are free and attendees can enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers. The best part is seeing so many wonderful people coming together to serve our community and have a great time while we're at it!




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