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Did you know a huge part of the work done at Children’s Bureau is classified as “prevention” — aimed at keeping children and families out of the child welfare system. We currently have prevention programs in 31 Indiana counties. Prevent Child Abuse America estimates that implementing effective policies and strategies to prevent child abuse and…

Jaimie & Matthew Cairns & Marcie & Michael Vance Thirty-five teams flexed their mental muscle in the sixth annual Trivia Night, presented by Lumina Foundation, on Friday, March 6. This year the team “Our Drinking Team Has a Trivia Problem” dethroned two-year reigning champs “Those M.F.ing Prosecutors” (M.F. stands for major felony). The foursome —…

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…