Connecting With Community

A midnight decision results in decades of service to youth, community

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Dave Vahle was 23 years old when he got drafted to serve in Germany. Instead of feeling a sense of duty, he felt desperation.Read more

Starfish Initiative helps high school students reach their goals

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The school year is just about wrapping up for students across central Indiana. And many students have a brighter future because of extra help...Read more

Helping foster children find forever homes

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It's a growing problem in our community: children being uprooted and forced into foster care, starting fresh at a young age with people they often don't know. An agency...Read more

Riley's Promingdales

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The Riley Cancer Center family Prom is May 4th, where Riley Kids can get dressed up and get away from being a sick kid.Read more

Various sites offering free tax help

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More than a dozen places are central Indiana can give you free tax help if you meet certain qualifications.Read more

Gleaners rolls out new program sending produce to other food pantries

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Gleaners has rolled out a new program to pass out produce to other pantries.Read more

Mother fights to get life back after meth addiction

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She would not let a life of losses, disappointments and addiction keep her down.Read more

Connecting with Community: Junior Achievement Job Spark Expo

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Thousands of 8th graders from around Indianapolis are getting the chance to check out a massive job fair at the state fairgrounds It gives them a jump start on figuring...Read more

Organization helps adopted, foster children feel at home

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A Martinsville family shares how Children's Bureau, Inc. helped their blended family thrive.Read more

Urban farm planting seeds of change

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This farm grew out of an urgent need.Read more

IU-Simon Cancer Center combines research with care for cancer patients

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When an Avon teacher and coach learned he had prostate cancer, he was able to stay right here in central Indiana for his care.Read more

Mayor's initiative to demolish abandoned homes begins on city's west side

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Residents of the Rivers Edge neighborhood, on the city's west side, thought the home was decreasing the community's property value and hindering growth. The house, built...Read more