These are folks who, if they didn’t have the housing we provide for them, may not have a place to live. We’re not solving homelessness, but in some ways, I think we’re preventing it. —Andrea, outreach and fundraising manager at HAND (Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development)Read More.
I was originally born in Jordan where Arabic was my first language. I came to America when I started in elementary school. I learned English and forgot Arabic. While I was in middle school, I moved back to Jordan and relearned Arabic. I had no idea that I would be using my Arabic skills in […]Read More.
I was looking for a way to serve once my son left for college. As an empty nester, I’d be sitting around focusing exclusively on my hobbies, which I still do to an extent, but I’d encourage others to give back. —Mark, Big Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana The first time […]Read More.
We’re bringing in a bunch of community organizations to collaborate on this museum that brings together all four corners of these intersections. The museum is an attempt to bring the community together. We have Butler Tarkington, we have Crown Hill, we have Mapleton-Fall Creek, and then we have Meridian Kessler. We’re bringing them all together. […]Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation, a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate, is accepting applications for the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program now through 5 p.m. on July 31. The grant program is funded from resources allocated annually by the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Council, in partnership with Mayor Joe Hogsett, and has been administered by The Indianapolis Foundation since 2013. Since taking office, Mayor Hogsett has worked with the city-county council to increase …Read More.