A Year of Work Accomplished in Just One Day

As Elaine Dillahunt walked around Hawthorne Community Center, she couldn’t believe her eyes. “I felt like we had won Extreme Makeover,” said Elaine, Hawthorne Community Center’s Executive Director. What would have taken her staff more...

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What Does 2,223 Hours of Volunteering Look Like?

What did you do the week of September 10-14? For hundreds of employees at OneAmerica, it was quite the week to remember. September 10th marked the kickoff of their fifth annual Week of Caring, which...

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Creating a Safe Haven for Children at Flanner House

The sounds of shovels striking dirt and brooms sweeping sidewalks ricochet through the air at Flanner House. The fresh, earthy smell of mulch greets your nose the second you step outside. For employees of Citizens...

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Beyond Typical Tracking: The Value of Measuring CSR Program Impact

Written by Nancy Ahlrichs Today, metrics are king: they drive planning, strategy, and often, investment. It is important to know what to measure in order to document Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program outcomes and impact.   Every glossy CSR report features photos of employees reading to students, picking...

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Jumping in to Support Education: Spirit United Winner Hachette Book Group

When Hachette Book Group opened its Central Indiana office in Lebanon in 1996, they had only 10 employees. Yet they knew those 10 employees could make impact in their community — so they began a...

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Strengthening Our Community: Spirit United Winner The National Bank of Indianapolis

“Greater Indianapolis is our home, and we believe in being able to contribute to our community,” says Morrie Maurer, President and CEO of The National Bank of Indianapolis. Yet the bank does much more than...

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Creative Giving That Goes Above and Beyond: Spirit United Winner Hulman & Company

With a rich history in Central Indiana dating back to 1850, it’s just natural for Hulman & Company to give back to the community. “We have a culture of hospitality and providing service to others,”...

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The Magic of Giving Back: Spirit United Winner HomeBank SB

When the economy took a downturn, HomeBank SB decided it was time to take more of a leadership role in the community to try to address some of the economic stresses like poverty and homelessness....

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