Over the Edge

Supporting United Way of Central Indiana's Basic Needs Fund. Stabilizing our neighbors in crisis by ensuring their access to healthy food, safe housing, quality healthcare and reliable transportation.

The world looks different.

Think you have what it takes to rappel down a 23-story building from high atop the city skyline while helping raise money to support neighbors impacted by COVID-19?

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Especially from 300 feet up.

Familiar faces from all over Central Indiana have already committed to conquering their fears and going over the edge. Pledge your support to their campaigns today.



Space is limited to the first 80 brave philanthropists (over age 13) who sign up. Before the event, all participants commit to raise at least $1,000 on our easy-to-use peer-to-peer fundraising tools.

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Enjoy a breathtaking view of Downtown Indianapolis and then rappel down (after receiving safety training) 23-stories off the roof of building sponsor, Keystone Group's, 220 N. Meridian St. property.

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August 13, 2021. All participants will be given advance of notice of their scheduled time to descend, so family, friends and coworkers can gather below (in a socially distant way) to cheer them on!

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Shifts are from 7:30am - 12:15pm and 12:00pm - 5:00pm. Please click the button below and sign up for a role you are most interested in.

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Safety First:

We're taking every precaution to guarantee this event complies with all guidelines from state and local health officials. Here are a few things you should know:

You're rappelling down solo. What better way to comply with social distancing guidelines?

Equipment is sanitized after use by each participant.

The event will be live streamed for family and friends to watch, no matter where they're located.

Additional questions? Check out our FAQ.

Rappel For A Reason

Last summer, 53 brave individuals went Over the Edge of the 23-story Keystone Group building at 220 N. Meridian in downtown Indianapolis. More than $146,000 was raised to help Central Indiana and United Way's Basic Needs Fund.

Photography by Nathaniel Edmunds Photography and Jarred Patterson.


Rappel For A Reason with United Way!

Check out these videos, and go Over The Edge with United Way of Central Indiana!

2020 Participants Video

80 brave Central Indiana philanthropists will rappel down 300 ft. "over the edge" of the 23-story high Keystone Group building in Downtown Indianapolis, to help raise funds for United Way's Basic Needs work in our community.

Over the Edge

Over The Edge supports non-profit organizations in running unique, profitable and exciting fundraising events, specializing in urban rappelling. Check out this example video!

This event wouldn’t be possible without the support of the following sponsors:



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