Category: Advocacy

Twenty-five Indiana MENTOR employees and their families spent their Saturday morning sprucing up the Courage Center neighborhood playground. They worked against the rain to spread mulch and grass seed, dig a trench, pull weeds and plant flowers on their 3rd annual Volunteer Day. A total of 2,400 volunteers participated across 17 states.

The Indiana Youth Institute will hold its Youth Worker Café event with a luncheon presentation titled “The Effects of Methamphetamine Use Among Youth.” The event is scheduled for Feb. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Crawfordsville District Public Library. A free lunch will be provided. All youth workers, parents, community leaders, youth…

Employees of the Maternal and Child Health division of the Marion County Public Health Department volunteered at Children’s Bureau on Wednesday, August 13. Volunteers spent a few hours spreading mulch on our playground, and sorting used items in our donation room. Special thanks to all employees who came out to donate their time and energy!

Thanks to the hard work of volunteers from Penske Honda and Penske Chevrolet, the playground outside Children’s Bureau’s shelter got a much needed renovation on Friday, August 14.  We spent a few hours shoveling and leveling mulch on the playground, followed by lunch and snacks with the kids.  Special thanks to the guys at Penske…

G.I.V.E. (Generosity, Involvement, Volunteerism by Employees) is comprised of employees of the Town of Fishers. This group is committed to improving the community through charity-based initiatives. During the past year, they conducted various fundraisers including the Fishers Freedom Festival Bounce House, concessions at the park, and employee ticket sales to Conner Prairie. The G.I.V.E. committee…

Do you love to get those happy brown boxes delivered to your door? If so, now you have an even bigger reason to smile. Amazon.com has announced its new charitable giving initiative — Amazon Smile — that allows customers to choose their favorite charity to receive 0.5% of every purchase. Children’s Bureau is a qualified…

  Indianapolis, IN-Children’s Bureau, Inc. and Promising Futures, two nonprofits dedicated to serving youth and families in Indiana, announced today that their boards have voted to fuse the two organizations, under the management of Children’s Bureau. “Creative collaborations are proving more effective for nonprofits. Together, Promising Futures and Children’s Bureau will deliver a more comprehensive…

INDIANAPOLIS – On July 3 at 11:30, Marianne Glick, Director of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Family Foundation and Tina Cloer, President of the Children’s Bureau will gather with students from this year’s Pro-100 program for a celebration lunch in the penthouse suite of the Ivy Tech Culinary Center located in the former Stouffers Hotel. Eighty-two…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie McFarland – 317.709.8728; stephanie@mcfarlandpr.com Statewide Candle-Light Ceremonies Will Mark Need to Make Children a Priority INDIANAPOLIS (April 12, 2013) – At 7 p.m. throughout Indiana on April 16, communities across the state will gather together simultaneously to hold candle-light ceremonies marking the need to prevent child abuse in Indiana. The…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. recognized two outstanding child advocates during their 2010 Annual Meeting. The Roberta West Nicholson “Child Advocacy Award” was presented to JauNae Hanger and The Indianapolis Star for their pioneering work that has brought attention to the many important youth issues in our community. Because of their efforts, youth have been made better…