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2010 Holiday Wish List

 IBJ Staff
December 4, 2010
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The following is a list of Indianapolis-area not-for-profit organizations and the things each needs most. This is an opportunity for businesses and individuals to make tax-deductible gifts in the spirit of the season. Anyone who wishes to make a contribution should contact the organization directly.

This list is being published through Dec. 20.

Requests should be limited to five items or services (not cash) and should include a contact name, telephone number and e-mail address. Submit requests by e-mail to gposhadlo@ibj.com, fax to 263-5406, or mail to Holiday Wish List, Indianapolis Business Journal, 41 E. Washington St., 46204.

Center for Leadership and Development, Deborah Ross, 923-8111, dross@cldinc.org. Copy paper, facial tissue, pens, pencils, iTunes cards.

Damar Services, David DeWitt, 455-7175, daved@damar.org. Gator utility vehicle, clothing, wellness facility expansion, office supplies.

Heritage Place Indy, Ruth Ann Schroeder, 283-6662, heritageplaceindy@gmail.com. White-board markers and cleaner, white and colored copy paper, white adhesive name badges, postage stamps, card-stock copy paper.

Humane Society of Indianapolis, Christine Jeschke, 872-5650, cjeschke@indyhumane.org. Canned cat and dog food, bleach, paper towels, carpet cat condos, reams of white copy paper.

Indiana Horse Council, James Kirkham, 513-6359, jakirkham@sbcglobal.net. Laptop computer, white copy paper, USB flash drives, Hewlitt Packard No. 21 black printer ink, bags of horse feed.

Indianapolis Air Show, Beth Vahle, 335-7252, bvahle@indyairshow.com. Desktop computers, upright vacuum, printer cartridges and image drum for HP Color LaserJet 2840.

IndyReads, M. Travis DiNicola, 275-4035, tdinicola@indyreads.org. Volunteers, laptops, exercise bike, color printer.

Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana, Barb Renshaw, 252-5558, brenshaw@mealsonwheelsindy.org. Laptop computer, gas gift cards, coolers on wheels, oil change gift cards, new tires.

Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis, Any Tobias, 251-0005, atobias@mhaindy.net. Business stationery printing, food for Crisis Line volunteer training, one year of office cleaning service, one year of lawn service, copy paper.

Project Home Indy, Sarah Nielsen, 925-0980, sarah@projecthomeindy.org. Front-loading industrial-sized washer and dryer, shampoo and hygiene items, diapers, grocery gift cards, large refrigerator.

ReTails Neighborhood Pet Place, Dave Bash, 450-1600, basman4@aol.com. HP 290XL ink cartridges, cat and dog beds, red 2-pocket folders, dog treats, dog leashes.

Second Helpings, Debbie Russell, 632-2664, Debbie@secondhelpings.org. Hunger-relief van, food drive for pasta and rice, two Robot Coupe food processors, powered pallet jack, 50 2-inch hotel pans.

St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf, Jana Raymer, 471-8560, jraymer@sjid.org. Target gift card, Sam’s Club/Wal-Mart gift card, Home Depot gift card, tree-trimming service, painting services.

St. Vincent de Paul, Pat Jerrell, 924-5769, president@svdindy.org. Digital phone system upgrade, desktop computers, rear tine tiller, utility carts, pallet jack.

Sycamore Services Inc., Marcia Lynch, 664-7075, mklynch@sycamoreservices.com. Four jet hours, leather/vinyl chairs and couches, conference table and chairs.

Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources Inc., Debbie Laird, 773-7433, dlaird@agaperiding.org. Billy Goat lawn vacuum, two 2-drawer filing cabinets with lock, 50-pound bags of equine senior horse food, 13 chairs, English and Western saddles.

Blaze & Saddles Springer Rescue of Indiana Inc., Melvin Curtis, 894-3122, dog.rescue@hotmail.com. Eleven-14-inch collars, Heartgard Heartworm Prevention for Dogs, Nylabones, Kong Chew Toys, tractor supply gift certificates.

Christel House Academy, Carey Dahncke, 783-4690, cdahncke@chacademy.org. Jump ropes, basketballs, kickballs, board games, soccer equipment.

Dayspring Center, 635-6780, michelle@dayspringindy.org. Flat-bed cart, new desktop printer, vacuum cleaner, gas cards, commercial floor mat.

Dress for Success Indianapolis, Jennifer Livesay, 940-3737, Jennifer@indyfs.org. Gloves, scarves, hats, hosiery, padfolios.

Hendricks Regional Health Foundation, Sue Bogan, 745-7376, sebogan@hendricks.org. Printing services, G-rated movies, children’s clothing, diapers and wipes.

Institute for Affordable Transportation, Lyn Fencl, 828-2304, lefencl@aol.com. Trade-show display equipment, truck, gifts and prizes for students and volunteers.

Outreach Inc., 951-8886, kim@outreachindiana.org. Pop-top foods, copier paper, gas cards, adult winter coats, prayers.

ReadUP, Julie Henson, 925-7323, julie.henson@uwci.org. Volunteer tutors for third-, fourth- and fifth-grade Indianapolis Public Schools students.

Ready to Learn, Ready to Earn, Liz Odle, 921-1216, elizabeth.odle@uwci.org. Business partners for schools.

School on Wheels, Tiffany Silgalis, 202-9100, kids@indysow.org. Simon gift cards, uniforms, LCD projector, office supplies, volunteers.

Soroptimist Indianapolis Metro, Geneva Taylor, 809-4925, gvtellistaylor@gmail.com. Website services, large bingo hall, banquet space, printing services, meeting space.

St. Mary’s Child Center, 361-4882, smarschak@stmaryschildcenter.org. Double-sided tape, glass beads, sweatpants, copy paper, Wal-Mart gift cards.

St. Vincent Danny’s Closet of Hope, Linda Nunley, 338-8509, indydanny@stvincent.org. One hundred fifty business portfolios, 150 white undershirts.

Success by 6, Melissa Jackson, 921-1335, melissa.jackson@uwci.org. Books for preschoolers.

Trusted Mentors, Jeri Warner, 985-5041, jwarner@trustedmentors.org. White boards, alarm clocks, bus passes, tickets to local events.

United Christmas Service, Tiffany Dow, 921-1385, tiffany.dow@uwci.org. Volunteers willing to sponsor a family for Christmas.

The Villages, Kimberlee S. Cottingham, 775-6500, kcottingham@villages.org. Target gift cards, personal-care items, new children’s pajamas, children’s outerwear, household items.

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, Nicole Puchalski, 713-8504, npuchalski@indymca.org. Art supplies, Lego kits, Wii for teens, Laurelwood Housing Community uniforms, tree house.•

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  1. John, unfortunately CTRWD wants to put the tank(s) right next to a nature preserve and at the southern entrance to Carmel off of Keystone. Not exactly the kind of message you want to send to residents and visitors (come see our tanks as you enter our city and we build stuff in nature preserves...

  2. 85 feet for an ambitious project? I could shoot ej*culate farther than that.

  3. I tried, can't take it anymore. Untill Katz is replaced I can't listen anymore.

  4. Perhaps, but they've had a very active program to reduce rainwater/sump pump inflows for a number of years. But you are correct that controlling these peak flows will require spending more money - surge tanks, lines or removing storm water inflow at the source.

  5. All sewage goes to the Carmel treatment plant on the White River at 96th St. Rainfall should not affect sewage flows, but somehow it does - and the increased rate is more than the plant can handle a few times each year. One big source is typically homeowners who have their sump pumps connect into the sanitary sewer line rather than to the storm sewer line or yard. So we (Carmel and Clay Twp) need someway to hold the excess flow for a few days until the plant can process this material. Carmel wants the surge tank located at the treatment plant but than means an expensive underground line has to be installed through residential areas while CTRWD wants the surge tank located further 'upstream' from the treatment plant which costs less. Either solution works from an environmental control perspective. The less expensive solution means some people would likely have an unsightly tank near them. Carmel wants the more expensive solution - surprise!

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