Category: Events

Up-and-coming young musician Ashton Dean Gleckman of Carmel, Ind., played a volunteer performance for 19 kids in the Children’s Bureau Shelter Saturday, Feb. 7. The talented 14-year-old began playing his first instrument — a guitar — at age 6. He plays in a local band of young teens called Rising Gravity Experience. Gleckman brought instruments for…

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…

 

The Children’s Bureau Young Professionals Advisory Board (YPAB) sponsored its third cornhole tournament to benefit Indiana children in need Sunday, September 14 at Sun King Brewery. Many thanks to all who played and to our sponsors: Lumina Foundation; the UPS Store of Fishers; Angie’s List; Kirr, Marbach & Company, LLC; Extra Credit Educational Services; Fixie…

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!

The Annual Meeting was held on Friday, June 25 to review the accomplishments and impacts of 2013. Special thanks and congratulations to Amy Alley, Kyle Hupfer, and Chris Phillips who were awarded with the CHILD award. Also, thank you and congratulations to Sunny Reed and Richard Francis who were awarded Volunteers of the year. View…

Children’s Bureau, Inc. and Rowdie, the mascot of the Indianapolis Indians, honored this year’s winners of the Project Safe Place Poster/Billboard Contest on Friday, Jan. 24 at the Gene Glick Family Support Center. The winning posters from all participating schools were on display in a “follow the Safe Place road” themed event. Each winner received $25…

Children’s Bureau, Inc., (CBI) is thankful for all who brought joy to 525 children/young adults this year through Hope for the Holidays, our annual Christmas sponsorship program. The number of children served in 2013 was ambitious — more than double the amount of previous years. While recipients of Hope for the Holidays have previously been…

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…

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and Children’s Bureau, Inc. have partnered to bring holiday joy to Indiana families facing financial hardship. You can give these families the wonderful gift of Duke Energy Yuletide Celebration for the special price of only $10 per ticket. Companies and individuals alike can participate in this effort and help local…