According to an article in the June 18 edition of the Indianapolis Star, there was a 78% increase in the number of homeless families in Indianapolis (read the article) between January 2008 and January 2009. This trend can also been seen in The Salvation Army’s Shelter for Women and Children […]
Salvation Army Awarded Special Grant
The Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives awarded the Monroe County Salvation Army a $7,500 Good Works Indiana Strengthening Families Grant. The grant award will be utilized to provide free child care to TANF eligible Monroe County families so that parents can conduct job searches and maintain employment while their […]
Big Win. Big Check.
Each year the Media Pitstop Challenge is held as part of Community Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 500 Festival. The competition features local media outlets battling it out by changing tires on an indy car. The winner of this popular event receives $5,000 to be given to […]
You can probably think of a lot of words to describe fourth graders, but for a fourth grade class from White Lick Elementary in Brownsburg IN, “hope” is the word that fits the best. A few months ago, these students started learning about some of the issues facing their community […]