Be a Part of United Fund Day of Caring

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hitachi at Carousel Play and Learn Center    NDHS Students assembling pre-patient charts.

The Decatur County United Fund will work with local businesses and not-for-profit agencies to hold the annual “Day of Caring”. Teams of volunteers are matched with local not for profits agencies to complete projects that they may otherwise have difficulty getting completed.  “Day of Caring” will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 and the United Fund is seeking projects from not-for-profits.

Any 501c3, not-for-profit organization may call the United Fund and request an application for any project they may have.  Past projects range from painting, landscaping, general cleaning to printing t-shirts and hats. 

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United Fund Reading Buddies Program a Success

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Picture of Students reading together

Jessica Williams and her reading buddy, Riley Balser is pictured above. Jessica, a student at Greensburg Junior High and a former Carousel student, was eager to volunteer for the program.


Stacy Allgeier, Director of Carousel Play and Learn Center, celebrated the completion of the center’s first Reading Buddies Program recently by awarding certificates to forty four participants. The program, one of three literacy initiatives funded by the Decatur County United Fund as part of their mission to develop and maintain resources to meet human needs, matches older students or “Bigs” with the Carousel Pre-Kindergarten Class or “Littles” to encourage early reading skills.

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Register Now for the Developing Your Fundraising Plan Workshop

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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June 9, 2016 Decatur County United Fund and the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network-Eastern Region will host a Developing Your Fundraising Plan workshop from 9:00 am – Noon at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 2075 North Michigan Avenue, Greensburg, Indiana.  Cost is free for Decatur County nonprofit staff and board members. Reservations are required. To register contact Decatur County United Fund at 812-663-3342 or email

Operating your nonprofit organization without a fundraising plan is a very risky proposition! A sound fundraising plan engages your board, staff, volunteers and those you serve by putting strategies in place to help fund your organization’s vision.  It also supports a more sustainable organizational culture. Life is simply better for those working at organizations with a fundraising plan!



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