United Way unrestricted giving to hit record

United Way of Central Indiana will award more than $25 million in unrestricted giving to human care agencies this year, a new record based on generous giving in 2007.

Despite a sluggish economy, the distribution is up $1.2 million from the previous year. United Way will start passing along the funds to 103 agencies in its six-county region on July 1.

“In this tough economic climate, we know not every community has this kind of good news to deliver,” CEO Ellen K. Annala said in a statement.

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