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Friday Success Story: Help with home repair

October 17, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

"Dana" had a nagging worry that something in the house was causing her kids' illnesses. A thorough home inspection revealed mold in the basement as well as wiring, roofing, plumbing and structural problems.

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Taft presented with education award

October 13, 2014  |  Admin

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP was presented with the Indiana Law-Related Education Award by the Indiana Bar Foundation and Indiana Pro Bono Commission at the Randall T. Shepard Reception.

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Friday Success Story: Confidence built through summer program

October 10, 2014  |  Education  |  Morgan  |  Friday Success Story

Concerned that her daughter’s language and reading skills were significantly below her grade level, Sophie’s mother enrolled her in the Barbara B. Jordan YMCA’s Summer Roundup program.

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SAVI debuts digital magazine

October 09, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Admin

SAVI is the nation’s largest online data system of its type, helping you make informed decisions based on the social, economic and other demographic realities in some 2,000 Central Indiana communities.

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New homeowner advocates for program that helped her become financially stable

October 08, 2014  |  Income  |  Guest Blog Post

Five years ago, Brenda found herself homeless, pregnant, and with no means of support. Fast forward to today: she’s a first time homeowner.

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Volunteer Center awarded Helping Hands Award

October 08, 2014  |  Admin

Each year, the Ronald McDonald House honors volunteer supporters. One award is the Helping Hands Award which recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses who have responded to the needs of our families through generous in-kind gifts and support of their mission.

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Your gifts helped a single dad create a stable home for his daughter

October 06, 2014  |  Income  |  Mary Kinney

By most anyone’s standards, Terron at age 22 had a lot on his plate. He was working full time while also studying to earn an undergraduate degree at IUPUI.

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Friday Success Story: Community center becomes second home for family in need

October 03, 2014  |  Education  |  Marion  |  Friday Success Story

The Schaffer’s were a perfect family. They had stability, financial security and three beautiful children. Then, in early 2013, 41-year-old mom Stefani was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer and their perfect world seemed to shatter around them.

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Lilly Endowment Inc. gives $22.5 million to boost early childhood education statewide

October 02, 2014  |  Education  |  News Release

Early childhood education across Indiana will grow stronger as two organizations continue their longstanding commitment to improve the quality of programs for children birth to age five.

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Marion County residents can now schedule appointments for winter energy assistance

October 01, 2014  |  Basic Needs  |  Marion  |  News Release

Starting today in Marion County, if you or a loved one need assistance with home energy costs this winter, you can call 2-1-1 or visit

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