Non-Profit News

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Muncie’s Bridge Dinner Attracts Over 500 Attendees

By: Erin Moore, Ball State Office of Community Engagement— Muncie, IN—If you happened to drive by the Washington Street Bridge last Thursday evening, you saw a sight that was just a dream a few months ago – tables and chairs spanning the length of the bridge under a perfect autumn sky,…


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United Way Loaned Executives Benefit Local Employers and Community Impact

By:  Allison Gregory– Muncie, IN– During United Way of Delaware County’s 2017 Campaign, Muncie employers are investing in their high-potential employees by lending them to serve and fundraise as Loaned Executives. The program is designed to provide leadership development and skill-building opportunities for participating employers and employees. This year, acting…


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Minnetrista Unveils Their New “Museums for All” Membership

By: Sam Condon—  Muncie, IN—It’s time for a new adventure! Today, Minnetrista rolled out its new Museums for All membership to the Muncie community. “We are excited to offer this new membership opportunity,” said Rebecca Gilliam, Vice President, Visitor Experience. “Minnetrista is a great place for families to spend time…



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New CEO Hired at Boys & Girls Club of Muncie

By: Juli Metzger, past president and board member— Muncie, IN—Jason Newman, recently named Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie, brings more than 10 years of Club experience and more than 20 years in early childhood education and programming experience. Newman assumes the post in early…


Brett Ellison is pictured modeling a Ford's Tuxedo during the 2017 Altrusa Style Show. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Photo Gallery: 2017 Altrusa of Muncie Style Show

Photos by: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN— Each year, Altrusa International of Muncie creates a unique event for the community to enjoy—The Altrusa Style Show. The style show showcases local businesses that provide the newest in fashion, while raising funds to address a variety of community needs. This year, the following…


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eKeeper Systems Announces 2nd Annual Website Thru The Nite Challenge

By: Dustin Humm— Muncie Innovation Connector to host benefit for Delaware County non-profits January 20-21, 2018 YORKTOWN, Ind. – eKeeper Systems, an IT consulting firm providing comprehensive technology services to companies throughout Central Indiana, announced the 2nd annual Website Thru The Nite (WTTN) challenge today, calling for volunteers and non-profit…



The winners of the 2017 Mayors Arts Awards presented at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. See their individual photos, awards and bios below. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

2017 Mayor’s Arts Award Winners Announced

By: The Muncie Arts and Culture Council— Muncie, IN—The winners of the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards were announced at a gala event at Cornerstone Center of the Arts earlier this evening, September 26th. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the City of Muncie on individual…


Students at Motivate Our Minds get hands-on instrument experience. Maxon Foundation Fund Grants will support programming at MOMs and bring Youth Symphony Orchestra programs on-site at the organization. Photo provided.

Nine Delaware County Non profits Receive $55,370 from Maxon Foundation Fund Grants at The Community Foundation

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has awarded $55,370 to nine nonprofit organizations from the Maxon Foundation Fund. The Maxon Foundation Fund was established when assets of The Maxon Foundation were transferred to The Community Foundation. The Maxon Foundation…



Community members walk along the White River Greenway, part of the Cardinal Greenway trail system. A Kitselman Fund Grant will support the organization’s property management plan. Photo provided.

Five Delaware County Non-Profit Organizations Receive $67,428 from Harry and Janet Kitselman Fund Grants at The Community Foundation

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has awarded $67,428 in grants to five non-profit organizations from the Harry and Janet Kitselman Fund. Harry and Janet Kitselman were residents and civic leaders in the Muncie community.  Per Mr. and Mrs….


Shafer Giving Plaza. Photo provided.

Youth Opportunity Center Re-Accredited Through Council on Accreditation (COA)

By: Richard Crist— Muncie, IN—Muncie, Indiana based, Youth Opportunity Center, Inc. has achieved national re-accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA) through 2021. Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. COA evaluated all aspects of YOC’s programs, services,…


(L-R) Thrive CEO, Brett Rinker, presents check to Hillcroft President-CEO Debbie Bennett and Hillcroft VP of Therapy Services LeAnne Cole. Photo provided.

Thrive Credit Union Raises $500 for Hillcroft Services Creativity Unlimited

By: Brittani Richards— Muncie, IN—Thrive Credit Union recently held their first Thrive Member Market on Saturday, September 9th. The market featured over 28 small businesses from Delaware County, including Hillcroft Services Creativity Unlimited. Over 350 community members attended the event where they could shop and learn more about local businesses…


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Flu Shots now Available at Open Door Health Services

By: Katy Maggart— Muncie, IN – Flu season is upon us and Open Door Health Services is available to help. Each year millions of Americans fall ill to the flu. Receiving a flu shot is one of the best ways to help protect you and your family from getting sick. Flu…