Non-Profit News


Child and mother at a food pantry. File photo.

The Salvation Army and Meijer Partner to Provide Hunger Relief

By: Lieutenant Jonathan Taube, Salvation Army— Muncie, IN—The Salvation Army is proud to announce a partnership with Meijer this spring season to provide much-needed hunger relief to local families through the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based retailer’s customer-driven food pantry donation program, Simply Give. “Our food pantry can see up to 60…


The Motivate Our Minds garden program. Photo provided.

Motivate Our Minds Annual Dinner Set for May 16

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN—Motivate Our Minds is growing. Literally. Motivate Our Minds will have its 31st Anniversary Dinner May 16 at Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main St., with part of the proceeds benefiting its new community garden. Tickets are $50 a person or $400 for a…


Minnetrista. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Minnetrista Honors Military and Their Families With Free Admission

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, IN—Minnetrista is proud to announce their participation, once again, in Blue Star Museum Days. From Memorial Day (May 28) to Labor Day (September 3), Minnetrista, in collaboration with Blue Star Museums, among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and…


Emma-Mae Newman. Photo provided.

Emma-Mae Newman Receives Project Leadership’s Highest Award

By: Brenda Morehead, Director of Impact, Project Leadership— Muncie, IN—A Burris Laboratory School senior, a mentor, and the Grant County Comprehensive Counseling Coalition were awarded Project Leadership’s highest honors Thursday evening at the annual Red Rubber Ball Celebration at the Marion Ivy Tech campus. The event, in its 11th year,…


PlySpace is a new artist-in-residence program based in the Emily Kimbrough Historic District in downtown Muncie. Photo provided.

PlySpace Residency Welcomes Pilot Artists, Announces Community Collaborator Program

By: Erin Williams, PlySpace Residency Coordinator— Muncie, IN—PlySpace is a new artist-in-residence program based in the Emily Kimbrough Historic District in downtown Muncie, Indiana and produced by Muncie Arts and Culture Council. The program is dedicated to offering visual artists, writers, and other creative individuals time and space to investigate and pursue…