Non-Profit Agencies by Alphabet
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Mission: To assist motivated individuals with the development of
goals that will form the vehicle by which they enter the mainstream
of community life.
Mission: Advocate Hospice is an enterprise with a mission to
provide quality, caring, compassionate, supportive end-of-life and
bereavement hospice services to our patients, their families and
caregivers, while valuing our employees and being good stewards of
Indiana Through Mentoring
Mission: To support Indiana's incarcerated youth in making the
transition from corrections to community through healthy
relationships with adult mentors.
Riding Resources, Inc.
Mission: Agape Therapeutic Riding Center is committed to provide
a comprehensive, experiential equestrian program for those who have
disabling conditions or are at risk.
Agave at the Eiteljorg Museum
Mission: Agave members are a dynamic, energetic group of
students and young professionals who share an enthusiasm for
contributing to the local arts and helping the Eiteljorg fulfill
its mission -- to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the
art, history and cultures of the American West and Native
Alliance for Youth
Mission: To develop and maintain, through shared leadership and
qualified staff, before- and/or after-school programs and support
services for children, their parents and the community.
Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the
advancement of research and to enhance care and support for
individuals, their families, and caregivers.
American Cancer Society, Central
Mission: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide
community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to
eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer,
saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through
research, education, advocacy, and service.
Mission: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives
of all people affected by diabetes.
American Lung Association of
Mission: The mission of the American Lung Association of Indiana
is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through
research, education and advocacy.
American Red Cross of Greater
Mission: To provide relief to victims of disasters and help
people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Answers for Autism
Mission: To increase and broaden public knowledge and awareness
of the behaviors, social issues, and emotional needs of individuals
on the autism spectrum so that all individuals can participate in
and contribute to our community without fear of bias or loss of
Art Council of
Mission: The Arts Council of Indianapolis builds the community
through the arts by developing visibility, funding, audiences,
information, and partnerships.
Mission: Hospice is not just a place. It is a medical and
philosophical approach to care. The hospice team provides medical,
emotional, and spiritual support to individuals with terminal
Mission: We create solutions that enable people with functional
limitations continue to live, learn, work and play in the community
of their choice.
Child Development Center, Inc.
Mission: The mission of Auntie Mame's Child Development Center
is to provide high quality, culturally responsive early education
and school age programs that equip children to become engaged
learners, strong leaders and successful adults.
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Back on My Feet Indianapolis
Mission: Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national nonprofit
organization that is dedicated to creating independence and
self-sufficiency within the homeless and other underserved
populations by first engaging them in running as a means to build
confidence, strength and self-esteem.
Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through
programs that enhance personal growth and improve health of spirit,
mind, and body for all.
Better World Books
Mission: Better World Books capitalizes on the value of the book
to fund and support literacy initiatives locally, nationally, and
around the world. We have run book drives on over 1,300 college
campuses, both as a service project and as a FUNDRAISER.
Big Brother Big Sister of Central
Mission: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana develops
mentors committed to helping boys and girls grow into the next
generation of caring, confident, and competent adults.
Car Service Center
Mission: Service Center engages visitors of all ages and
backgrounds in creativity as a way to build community, provide
education and enrich lives -- and to transform a vacant building in
support of the 40-year-old Lafayette Square Mall (which is donating
the building) and the surrounding commercial and residential
Bosma Enterprises for the
Mission: Bosma Enterprises is dedicated to empowering people who
are blind or visually impaired by creating opportunities that lead
to the achievement of each individual's employment, economic,
social, and self-determination goals.
Boys and Girls Clubs of
Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need
us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring,
Brook's Place for
Grieving Young People
Mission: Brooke's Place provides support and services to
grieving children and families in the belief that hope for tomorrow
Mission: Building Tomorrow (BT) is an international non-profit
organization encouraging philanthropy among young people by raising
awareness and funds to build and support educational infrastructure
projects for vulnerable children in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Cancer Support Community Central Indiana
Mission: Cancer Support Community is a non-profit organization
whose mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are
empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by
community. All of our programs are provided free of charge.
Children's Bureau, Inc.
Mission: To support and assist vulnerable and high-risk children
and their families.
The Children's Museum
Mission: To create extraordinary learning experiences that have
the power to transform the lives of children and families.
Mission: The Children's Organ Transplant Association provides
fundraising assistance for children and young adults needing
life-saving transplants and promotes organ, marrow and tissue
Coburn Place Safe Haven
Mission: Coburn Place opens a door through which women and
children fleeing domestic violence can find a safe haven. Coburn
Place transforms battered lives by healing painful emotions,
teaching valuable life skills, and fostering financial independence
and one-term self-sufficiency.
Community Health Networks
Mission: With Caring and compassion, we continually strive to
improve the health and well being of those individuals in Central
Indiana who entrust their care to us.
Mission: Providing friends, neighbors and businesses information
about the Concord area and changes that improve this community and
the lives of its residents.
Mission: Conner Prairie inspires curiosity and fosters learning
about Indiana's past by providing engaging, individualized and
Mission: To affirm the value of life by providing a network of
care to those experiencing pregnancy-related crisis and by
compassionately presenting Biblical truth resulting in changed
lives for the glory of God. Special note: We request that only
those who are strong Christians apply to volunteer.
Crohn's and Colitis
Mission: To cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to
improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by
these digestive diseases.
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Mission: Damar's mission is to provide residential, educational
and support services for children and adults with developmental
disabilities that promote their fullest individual potential…and
prepare them to live with as much independence as possible in their
The Damien Center
Mission: Our mission is to empower those affected by HIV to live
each day with dignity, and to lead the fight to prevent the spread
Mission: Dayspring Center lovingly meets the basic needs of
homeless families seeking assistance and connects them with
opportunities to help them realize their potential.
Downtown Westfield Neighborhood Association
Mission: To promote a vibrant and fun downtown Westfield through
cooperation between the residents and the merchants.
The Dyslexia Institute of
Mission: Believing that all people are entitled to fulfill their
potential, the Dyslexia Institute of Indiana exists to serve
children, adolescents, and adults with specific language
disabilities. DII provides skills, services, and strategies that
enable individuals to attain their full potential by learning to
manage the challenges of dyslexia and benefit from its
Tenth United Methodist Children & Youth Center
Mission: The mission of the East Tenth United Methodist Children
and Youth Center, Inc. is to provide a safe place where the
spiritual, emotional, educational and physical needs of children,
youth, and their families are responded to in a holistic
Crossroads Rehabilitation Center
Mission: Easter Seals Crossroads is a community resource working
with children and adults with disabilities and special needs and
their families to promote growth, dignity and independence.
Edna Martin Christian
Mission: To bridge cultural, racial, and economic differences in
order to support and nurture the people in the community by
providing holistic programs that empower, encourage, and engender a
vision of hope.
Mission: Exodus Refugee works with refugees - worldwide victims
of persecution, injustice, and war - to establish self-sufficient
lives in freedom and sanctuary for themselves and their families in
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Faith Hope and Love
Mission: Connecting volunteers and resources with love and
service to meet social, economic and spiritual needs in order to
bring hope to our communities.
Fay Biccard Glick
Neighborhood Center at Crooked Creek
Mission: To promote civic, social and personal responsibility in
the Crooked Creek service area by providing quality services that
enhance the lives of individuals and families.
Mission: To assure that all Indiana families with infants and
toddlers experiencing developmental delays or disabilities have
access to early intervention services close to home when they need
Flanner House of
Mission: To encourage the concept of "self-help" by offering
education, recreational, social and employment programs that
address the needs of the community on the near Westside of
Fletcher Place Community
Mission: Breaking the cycle of poverty through the compassion of
Fresh Start of Indiana,
Mission: It is our mission to assist domestic violence survivors
and their children as they break free in their quest towards a
non-violent, productive and self-sufficient life.
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Girl Scouts of Central
Mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and
character, who make the world a better place.
Girls Incorporated of
Mission: To inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold!
Gleaners Food Bank of
Mission: Help charities feed people in need.
Mission: To serve impoverished artisans in the developing world
by marketing ethically produced and ethically obtained handmade
products and educating the public about fair trade.
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Habitat for Humanity
of Greater Indianapolis
Mission: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indianapolis joins with
low-income families and community partners to provide
home-ownership opportunities and build communities of hope in
Indianapolis as an expression of God's love.
Mission: Hamilton Trace is an senior living community focusing
on providing a life-well lived through assisted living, short term
rehabilitation, long term care, and specialized memory support.
Harbor Light Hospice
Mission: Our mission is to facilitate access to dignified,
end-of-life care and quality services that allow our patients and
families the hospice option to live life richly, deeply and
meaningfully for as long as it lasts.
Head Start Preschool
Mission: Our goal is to improve the lives of the children of
low-income families by providing quality early childhood education
and comprehensive, family focused child development services.
Help One Student to
Mission: The HOSTS program is a structured mentoring program
that links volunteers from the community with elementary students
who need help in reading.
Heritage Place of
Mission: Heritage Place of Indianapolis, Inc. provides older
adults with comprehensive and coordinated human services to
encourage and promote healthy lifestyles, independence, well-being
and quality of life.
Holy Family Shelter
Mission: To provide temporary shelter and case management to
homeless families in Marion County.
Mission: To be a focal point for services and advocacy that
empowers individuals and families to no longer be homeless.
Humane Society of
Mission: To provide shelter and find homes for lost and
abandoned animals; to educate and promote the humane care and
treatment of all animals; to advocate animal welfare; and to
further the bond between people and animals.
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Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Mission: ICADV is committed to the elimination of domestic
violence through providing public awareness, education, training,
influencing public policy and promoting availability of
Indiana School for the
Mission: The Indiana School for the Deaf Community promotes
academic and social excellence for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
students through a Bilingual/Bicultural environment.
Indiana State Museum
Mission: The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites preserves,
interprets and presents material evidence of Indiana's cultural and
natural history in a context that encourages people to actively
participate in discovering their world - as it was, as it is and as
it can be.
Indiana Youth Group
Mission: IYG provides a safe place, a confidential environment,
youth development programs and support services which foster
personal strength and wellness among self-identified lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender young people. IYG advocates on their
behalf in schools, on the streets, and in the community.
Indianapolis Animal Care & Control
Mission: Indianapolis Animal Care & Control works in
partnership with the community to promote and protect the health,
safety and welfare of the people and pets in Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Art Center
Mission: To engage, enlighten and enhance our communities
through art education, participation, and observation.
Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership
Mission: The mission of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing
Partnership (INHP) is to increase affordable and sustainable
housing opportunities for individuals and families and serve as a
catalyst for the development and revitalization of
Indianapolis Legal Aid
Mission: The Indianapolis Legal Aid Society is dedicated to
ensuring that qualified low income persons living in the central
Indiana community have immediate and direct access to quality legal
assistance for civil disputes.
Indianapolis Museum of
Mission: The New IMA will inspire its audience with the
excitement and excellence of art and nature. The IMA is a
multifaceted experience, with the distinguished collections of the
Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art &
Nature Park, and Oldfields-Lilly House & Gardens. We are
committed to reaching out to-and actively participating in-our
Mission: To provide a dynamic academic and field experience for
students from across the disciplines in peace building. To teach
conflict transformation skills. To develop leadership skills. To be
an educational partner with other peace building initiatives in the
Indianapolis community. To engage questions of values, faith,
beliefs, and ethical practice in peace building.
Mission: To advance the enjoyment and appreciation of symphonic
music through performances at the highest artistic level and
innovative programs that challenge, educate, enrich, and
Mission: The Indianapolis Zoo empowers people and communities,
both locally and globally, to advance animal conservation.
Indy 500 Festival
Mission: The mission of the 500 Festival is to produce events
and programs that celebrate the success of the Indianapolis 500
Mile Race and enhance the quality of life for the citizens of
Indiana and their guests. These events and programs, produced
largely by volunteers, enhance the image of our city and state by
showcasing our cultural, educational, and social benefits to the
Mission: To improve the reading, writing or speaking skills of
adults in Marion County who read at or below the sixth grade level
or who are learning English as a new language.
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Jonathan Jenning School IPS 109
Mission: Elementary School for grades K-6th working also with
the Spanish population so those looking to help with translation
for parents is always needed.
Mission: To provide an opportunity for adults, aging and those
living with physical and/or mental challenges, to participate in a
social environment to improve the quality of life, while also
offering temporary relief for their caregiver(s).
The Julian Center
Mission: The Julian Center is a unique, nonprofit agency
providing counseling, safe shelter, and education for women and
children who are survivors of domestic violence and abuse. Through
outreach and consultation, we also seek to educate the community
about the issue of domestic violence and its impact on all our
Mission: To educate and inspire young people to value free
enterprise, business, and economics to improve the quality of their
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Kaleidoscope Youth Center
Mission: The Kaleidoscope Youth Center is to provide a safe
place for children and Youth. We focus on the Social, Cultural,
Recreational and Educational needs of our clients.
Mission: To unite people to beautify the city, improve the
environment, and foster pride in the community.
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La Plaza, Inc.
Mission:The mission of La Plaza, Inc. is to serve, empower, and
integrate the central Indiana Latino community.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma
Mission: To cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and
myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their
Lillian Davis Foundation
Mission: Lillian Davis Foundation (LDF) Purpose is to cultivate
communities and families by providing in and out of school services
to elementary students and as a service catalyst in the community
we invest our resources to directly improve the quality of
education and life for disadvantaged children and families.
Little Red Door Cancer
Mission: Little Red Door Cancer Agency strives to make the most
of life, and the least of cancer, by reducing the physical,
emotional and financial burdens of cancer for medically underserved
residents of central Indiana.
Lutheran Child and
Mission: Serving human needs with the support of the church and
the community by providing programs of compassionate care and
counsel to enhance dignity and quality of life.
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March of Dimes Indiana
Mission: To improve the health of babies by preventing birth
defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Martin Luther King Center
Mission: The King Center serves children and families through
creative programs that promote hope and a sense of community.
Creative programs help to provide family assistance, life skills
and leadership development. Hope is promoted through arts-focused
programming, client advocacy and broad-based education. Sense of
community is created partnerships with various originations that
advocate for social justice and equitable services for all.
Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana
America of Greater Indianapolis
Mission: To advance mental health across all communities
in Greater Indianapolis through education, advocacy and
Midwest Food Bank
Mission: The Indianapolis Division of the Midwest Food Bank is
committed to serving those in need all over the state of Indiana
Morning Dove Therapeutic
Mission: To enrich the lives of individuals in need through a
relationship with horses in a safe and natural setting.
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Foundation of Indiana
Mission: To prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve
the health and well being of individuals and families affected by
these diseases and increase the availability of all organs for
Near West Collaborative
Mission: Near West Collaborative works as a conduit to ensure
the neighborhood associations, institutions, community centers, and
business work together to help improve the quality of life of the
community by focusing on seven priority areas for immediate and
long-term vitality of the neighborhoods.
Newborns in Need
Mission: Newborns in Need is a volunteer-based charity organized
to take provide essential clothing and blankets to needy newborn
babies, premature babies, and babies who are born too soon or are
too ill to survive.
Nightingale Hospice Care
Mission: The Organization offers a centrally administered
program of quality palliative and supportive services which
provides physical, psychological, social, dietary, spiritual and
bereavement follow-up care for dying persons, persons with life
threatening illnesses and their families in Indiana. We believe in
providing care with the Highest Level of Compassion, Commitment,
Noble of Indiana
Mission: To create opportunities for individuals with
developmental disabilities to live meaningful lives.
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Mission: To provide a variety of services to help offenders,
ex-offenders, and their families to lead productive and responsible
lives in their community.
Mission: The mission of Parkinson's Awareness Association of
Central Indiana (PAACI) is to be a major source of information and
education about Parkinson's disease and a strong advocate for
improvement of services, quality of care and research support for
Parkinsonians in Indiana.
Peace Brigades International -
Mission: PBI is an international non-profit organization,
inspired by non-violent philosophies such as Gandhi and Martin
Luther King, Jr. PBI has been promoting nonviolent activism and
defending human rights since 1981. We envision a world in which
people address conflicts nonviolently, where human rights are
universally upheld, and social justice and intercultural respect
have become reality We believe that lasting solutions to conflict
cannot be imposed from the outside, but must be based on the
capacity and desires of local people.
Mission: To help the people of interested countries in meeting
their need for trained men and women. To help promote a better
understanding of Americans on the part of peoples served. To help
promote a better understanding of other people on the part of
Planned Parenthood of
Mission: To protect, provide and promote reproductive health.
Focused on helping women and men make lifelong responsible and
informed choices, Planned Parenthood's services overwhelmingly
focus on prevention.
Premier Hospice and Palliative Care
Mission: Our mission is to provide quality for patients faced
with a life limiting illness. The goal is to improve the quality of
a person's life through pain and symptom control, emotional and
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Quest for Excellence
Mission: The foundation's mission is simple yet comprehensive:
to invest in people by providing safe, secure, and affordable
housing assistance programs, supportive services and educational
opportunities for the at-risk, homeless, and special needs
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Reach for Youth, Inc.
Mission: Working with youth under 18 years of age, we seek to
prevent and intervene in risky behaviors through a variety of
React 4 Youth
Mission: REACT4YOUTH aspires to be a progressive and creative
outlet to help our youth be more expressive, more responsible and
more engaged in their local community. We aspire to keep our youth
out of the streets and get them back into the learning environments
where they belong.
Rebuilding the Wall, Inc.
Mission: We stabilize low-income families by renovating vacant
inner city properties and giving the families the opportunity for
homeownership. We combat social injustice by building relationships
across racial and socio-economic barriers and we stabilize
community by the recycling of assets within the neighborhood.
Hospital of Indiana Sports Program
Mission: The RHI Sports Program is dedicated to providing
competitive and non-competitive athletic opportunities to
individuals with disabilities to enhance quality of life, promote
physical fitness, introduce recreational and wheelchair sports and
challenge participants to perform at a competitive level.
Mission:The Rhythm! Discovery Center is the world's foremost
percussion museum providing innovative programs; interactive,
standards-based educational exhibits; and artist performances.
Drawing upon cultures from around the world, the Center offers a
unique, engaging experience to explore the universality of rhythm
and percussion and its role in shaping communication, music, art,
performance and society. Walking through the visually captivating
exhibit rooms and performance venue, guests are invited to fulfill
their dreams of being a percussionist.
Riley Children's Hospital
Mission: Through our committed volunteers, we provide signature
service to patients, families, staff and the community to support
the mission and vision of Clarian Health.
Ronald McDonald House
Mission: To provide a home away from home for families of
children being treated in area hospitals, primarily Riley Hospitals
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Salvation Army of
Mission: To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human
needs in His name without discrimination.
Salvation Army Women and Children's Shelter
Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an
evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is
based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.
Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet the
human needs in His name without discrimination.
School on Wheels
Mission: The enhancement and enrichment of educational
opportunities for homeless children, from pre-kindergarten through
twelfth grade. Our goal is to shrink the gaps in the education of
these children and assist them with the highest quality education
Mission: Second Helpings, Inc. accepts donated perishable and
overstocked food to prepare nutritious meals for thousands of
hungry children and adults every day, and distributes them free of
charge through local social service agencies in Greater
Indianapolis. Second Helpings also trains unemployed and
underemployed adults for meaningful careers in the culinary
Shepherd Community Center
Mission: Breaking the cycle of poverty on the near east side of
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Mission: To serve the needy of Central Indiana with food,
furniture, appliances, household essentials and clothing at no
Mission: We provide comfort and support to patients with an end
of life illness. We neither hasten nor postpone death. Our goal is
to enhance quality of life.
Mission: To provide year-round sports training and athletic
competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and
adults with intellectual disabilities, offering them continuing
opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage,
experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and
friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and
St. Francis Health
St. Vincent New Hope
Mission: To be a leader in central Indiana in providing
values-driven, holistic care for persons with disabilities.
Stacy Toran Foundation,
Mission: The Stacy Toran Foundation seeks to provide a caring
and nurturing environment for at-risk students to help them achieve
their full potential, pursue higher education, and aspire to higher
achievements resulting in self reliance and self actualization.
Mission: Guided by our commitment to innovative service and
compassionate care, Stopover has worked since 1970 toward the
enhancement of the lives of central Indiana's most vulnerable and
disenfranchised residents-youth involved in family crisis. We
provide a uniquely warm and welcoming shelter home, transitional
living programs, home-based and family-centered counseling, youth
support groups, a crisis hot line, and community outreach and
education. Stopover especially embraces those youth excluded from
traditional social services systems, and, in accord with our
grassroots and community-based origins, addresses each client as an
individual with unique strengths and needs.
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Mission: Tangram is a 501(c)(3) United Way agency serving
central Indiana. We provide customized supports for individuals
with developmental disabilites so they can live as independently as
Mission: The mission of Teachers' Treasures is to serve the
educational and creative needs of children in the greater
Indianapolis area by providing a unique means to transfer donated
merchandise from businesses and individuals to teachers for use in
their classrooms and school.
The Timmy Foundation
Mission: Building healthy futures worldwide, one child at a
time. This is accomplished by strengthening community-based health
and education initiatives and empowering young people to share
their energy and compassion.
Mission: Prevents homelessness by providing trained mentors to
individuals that face the threat of becoming homeless. The intent
is to build a trusting, supportive relationship that increases
stability in the mentees' lives, which increases the odds that they
will remain housed.
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United Way of Central
Mission: United Way of Central Indiana helps sustain vital human
services for those who need help most while reducing such needs for
Use What You've Got Prison Ministry Keeping Families
Use what You've Got Prison Ministry is a faith based
organization that keeps families connected by providing
transportation for prison visitation while promoting family
wellness through education, supportive resources and spiritual
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Mission: The Villages champions every child's right to a safe,
permanent and nurturing home. We are committed to strengthening all
families and to embracing the dignity and diversity of every child,
youth and family.
Visiting Nurse Service
Mission: Quality community-based and health related services
that promote independence, wellness and family integrity.
VSA Arts of Indiana
Mission: To educate through quality arts experiences, advocate
for children with disabilities, and provide access to the arts to
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Watoto Wa Baraka
Mission: Our mission is to give the real hope to as many needy
children as possible and to work with small communities to provide
the support and education needed to overcome the burden of
Westminster Neighborhood Ministries
Mission: Westminster Neighborhood Ministries reaches out to
serve the families and children in the growing inner-city area of
Indianapolis's Near Eastside.
Mission: Westview Hospital is committed to providing quality
healthcare to the central Indiana community with facilities,
support and growth for the osteopathic profession.
Mission: Wheeler endeavors to lovingly demonstrate Biblical
Christian faith to the socially, economically, emotionally and
spiritually impoverished by providing for their basic physical and
emotional needs and by encouraging personal spiritual growth.
Wishard Health Services
Mission: Advocate, care, teach, and serve with special emphasis
on the vulnerable population of Marion County.
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