Local Spotlight

Local Spotlight: Pillows for Patients

Third grader Abbi Zamani of Clinton, Indiana, creates pillows to comfort cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy at Hux Cancer Center in Terre Haute. Abbi was inspired to...

Local Spotlight: Free Forest School of Greater Indianapolis

Imagine unplugging your family for a couple of hours every week to explore, play and learn in the woods at one of Indianapolis’ beautiful parks.  Beyond the obvious benefits...

Local Spotlight: Precious Baby Project

Newborn photographer and New Haven, Indiana, resident Angela Forker is on a mission to show that babies with special medical needs are beautiful, valuable and...

Local Spotlight: A Kid Again

The Indiana Chapter of A Kid Again serves children who are facing life-threatening diagnoses and their families by hosting monthly, all-inclusive events, referred to as “Adventures,” such as day trips...

Local Spotlight: The Can Lady Project

Mary Stumpp was inspired to help her community 12 years ago by doing something simple: recycling.  She founded The Can Lady Project, an Indianapolis nonprofit, which has so far collected almost 10 million cans. Stumpp...

Local Spotlight: No Label at The Table Food Company

Shelly Henley needed a plan. Her son, Jacob, was approaching his 18th birthday and he wouldn’t be going to college, nor did he have...

Dress for Success Indianapolis

Sometimes, new clothes can mean a fresh start and new opportunities for a woman and her family. That is the idea behind Dress for...

Local Spotlight: School on Wheels

When you think of people experiencing homelessness, it is often the image of an adult begging on the street that comes to mind. Rarely...

Local Spotlight: Indy Concerts for a Cause

 As Indy Concerts for a Cause wraps up its second season on October 20, Indy’s Child spoke with Jillian Ashton, board member for the...

Local Spotlight: Nine13sports®

Bicycling is a forgotten aspect of childhood freedom and bikes are simple machines that can teach. Using bikes as an engagement point for children...

Local Spotlight: Indiana Diaper Bank

Clean diapers – or food for your family? Although it may seem unbelievable, many Indiana parents must make this choice. One local mother is...

Local Spotlight: Paws & Think

Paws & Think is an Indianapolis nonprofit volunteer-led organization established in 2001. Indy’s Child spoke with Kelsey Burton, Executive Director, to learn about the...

Local Spotlight: Kids Dance Outreach

Kids Dance Outreach is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization that brings high-quality arts education and performance opportunities to elementary schools around the city. Indy’s Child...

Local Spotlight: Angels and Doves Bullying Prevention Program Indianapolis

Angels and Doves is a nationwide anti-bully program based in Indianapolis. The organization focuses on the education and prevention of bullying injuries and suicides...

Flight1

Flight1 is an Indianapolis-based non-profit organization that serves kids and families with serious health challenges or those who have lost an immediate family member....

Local Spotlight: Exodus Refugee

Exodus Refugee is a non-profit organization that works with the federal government to help resettle refugees in the Indianapolis area. Exodus provides a full...

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