The city’s biggest event of the year will be run almost entirely by an army of volunteers. Some 8,000 volunteers are helping to execute the preparations for the Super Bowl, which is expected to draw 150,000 visitors.
A Riley Hospital for Children doctor is launching a training center for a national anti-poverty program called Circles, which matches poor people with middle-class “allies.” The idea is that people find their own way out of poverty by expanding their personal networks to include the middle class.
John Thompson’s humble approach to community service has earned him the distinction of being the 18th recipient of IBJ’s Michael A. Carroll Award, given annually to a man or woman who has demonstrated the former deputy mayor’s qualities of determination, humility and devotion to the community.
School at IU will examine link between participation levels and unemployment.
Times have changed, and along with those changes during the past four-plus decades have come at least four aha’s! for Ellen Annala, longtime CEO of the United Way of Central Indiana.
Teen's brainstorm results in internationally recognized not-for-profit that promotes computer literacy and safety, including programs for financial literacy and computer repurposing for donation to Indianapolis areas in need of the technology.
There is a connection between military service and civic engagement for some groups of veterans, but the overall relationship is not that robust.
Although Ted Boehm, who clerked for U.S. Chief Justice Earl Warren and served 14 years on the Indiana Supreme Court, has collected a lifetime of recognition, winning the Michael A. Carroll Award for his public service to Indianapolis is “something special” to him because Carroll was an admired friend.
Getting 8,500 volunteers to where they're supposed to be along Interstate 70 relies on a system of color-coded passes. By 6 p.m. Thursday, they'll have planted 1,600 trees and 72,000 shrubs and perennials (with photo gallery).
Local organization that helped other not-for-profits attributes June 30 closing to economic downturn.
The group hopes to raise as much as $100,000 in conjunction with May 14 talk at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Brightpoint employees fanned out across Marion and Hendricks counties the week of April 17, donating more than 400 hours to
seven organizations. Comcast was expecting 1,000 volunteers to help organizations across the state on April 24.
Not-for-profit sees increasing numbers of patients, but can't plug the entire gap to be created by health care retirements.
Corporate contributions, volunteerism help shore up struggling city department after recession-driven cuts reduce budget by