I started volunteering when I retired. I’m usually here twice a week for the morning shift. Usually I operate a tilt skillet and in that we make casseroles that will feed anywhere from 600-900 meals at a time. We volunteers might crank out up to 4,000 meals per day. I was looking for a volunteer […]Read More.
On July 26, The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis broke ground on the new OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA in Pike Township. Naming rights for the Y were awarded in recognition of a $3 million pledge, announced last March from OrthoIndy Foundation, a donor-advised fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). This partnership was made possible, in part, by the work CICF does to connect donors with philanthropic opportunities that match their charitable interests. Additional donations of $9.5 milli…Read More.
CICF announced staff changes that take effect this week: Brittany Rayburn is the new development director for Legacy Fund, the CICF affiliate serving Hamilton County; Clayton De Fur is a new community investment officer for CICF; and Laurie Burns was promoted to community collaborations and impact analyst for CICF.Read More.
Plan includes brief hiatus for popular arts venue Theatre on the Square (TOTS) has been a nearly 30-year mainstay in the Indianapolis arts community and an important hub of the Massachusetts Avenue cultural scene since 1993, when it relocated from Fountain Square. Recently, the organization has been challenged by the need for costly building repairs […]Read More.
Priscilla Lalthanmawii launches business in Greenwood two years after resettlement Priscilla Lalthanmawii and her 12-year-old son arrived in the United States on Feb. 24, 2015. The day was long-awaited. They fled Burma in 2008 and were living in a Malaysian refugee camp for five years before being granted a resettlement appointment with the United Nations. […]Read More.
The best advice I’ve ever received is ‘don’t sweat the small stuff.’ In starting new initiatives and helping more people, it’s easy to get lost in the details. Overall, the vision for where we’re going is the most important thing. With this amazing partnership, we’re able to now get ahead of the huge wave of […]Read More.