JCC Employees Prove Training Can Be Life-Saving

It was like any other day in Mark Schaffer’s life. He was at the JCC Indianapolis, a United Way partner agency, doing his usual workout routine as he had been for the past four months....

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How Gary Advocates for the Drexel Gardens Neighborhood

When rocks started flying through the windows of the Drexel Gardens Christian Church, Pastor Gary Lynch knew he had to take action — but he also knew he couldn’t do it alone.   By partnering...

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Mentoring Creates a Lifelong Bond for Anthony and Michael

When Michael signed up to be a Big for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, he didn’t put too much thought about the extent of what was about to unfold. To Michael, it was...

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Remaking Yourself is Never Easy: PACE & Troy’s Story

Troy Howard walked into PACE in 2012 a broken man.   Troy was unemployed, homeless, addicted to cocaine and alcohol, and had been in and out of jail for a variety of minor charges. Although...

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Sammi and Lulu Build a Bright Future at Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville

Sammie and Lulu persevered through extremely difficult times. Their father was out of the picture and their mother struggled to maintain a stable home. When their grandmother Kimberly took custody, one of the first things she...

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