Past Community Projects

Past Projects

(*Ongoing or Current Project)
2019 – Present; The Patachou Foundation
2019 – Present; Girls, Inc.
2018 – Present; Arts for Learning *
2014 – 2018; Kids in the Kitchen
2014 – 2018; Staffed and operated food pantry at Stephen Foster Elementary in partnership with Gleaners Food Bank of Indianapolis
2014 – 2015; Early Learning Indiana Pre-K Classrooms (Phalen Leadership Academy & Vision Academy)
2013 – 2014; Day Nursery Center for Infants and Toddlers
2012 – 2014; Happy Hollow Children’s Camp (Books Before Bed)
2011 – 2014; Indy Reads (Family Literacy)
2011 – 2013; Day Nursery (Emerging Readers)
2011 – 2019; School on Wheels; Tutors in Action *
2010 – 2014; Girls, Inc.
2010 – 2012; Weekend to End Breast Cancer
2008 – 2012; TherAplay
2007 – 2008; Trinity Free Clinic
2007 – 2008; John P. Craine House
2005 – 2010; St. Mary’s Child Center (Early Childhood Program)
2005 – 2008; Indiana Mother’s Milk Bank
2005 – 2007; Mentoring Children of Promise with Choices, Inc. (Indiana Women’s Prison)
2005 – 2006; NCAA Mean’s Basketball “Final Four”
2004 – Ronald McDonald House
2004 – National League of Cities
2003 – 2004; St. Vincent’s Children’s Hospital
2003 – 2004; Indy Reads / Greater Indianapolis Literacy Guild
2002 – 2004; Indiana Schools for the Blind and Deaf
2002 – 2004; American Heart Association
2002 – 2003; St. Christopher Center (Craine House
2001 – 2004; Storytelling Arts of Indiana
2001 – 2002; Indiana Women in Need (IWIN)
2001 – 2003; Julian Center (Playroom)
2000 – 2001; World Police & Fire Games
1999 – 2001; Foster Families
1999 – 2000; NCAA Men’s Basketball “Final Four”
1999; Watkins Community Center
1999; The Children’s Museum
1999; Growing Together
1999; First Baptist Youth Center
1999; Kid-Ability
1998; Junior Girls Cottage w/ The Guardian Home
1998; Healthy Families
1997 – 1999; Let’s Talk
1997 – 1999; A Child’s Haven
1997 – 1999; Project Safe Place
1997 – 2005; Childwatch
1997; Willing to Wait
1996 – 1998; Distance Learning (Indianapolis Zoo)
1996 – 1997; NCAA Men’s Basketball “Final Four”
1996 – 1997; Homeless Initiative Program
1995 – 1998; Caring Neighborhoods with Youth
1995 – 1997; Agape’ Therapeutic Horseback Riding
1995 – 1996; NCAA Men’s Basketball First Round Competition
1995; World Youth Forum (Sister Cities International)
1995; Silent Witness National Initiative (State Public Affairs)
1995; Nordstrom Circle Center Opening Gala
1994 – 1997; Neighbor Harvest
1994 – 1996; Kids on the Block
1994 – 1996; Family Advocacy Center (Kids Court)
1994 – 1995; Indiana Society to Prevent Blindness (Glaucoma Screening)
1993 – 1997; Ryan White Foundation, Inc.
1993 – 1996; Women’s Appointment Collaboration / CONNECT
1993 – 1996; Now for the Future
1993 – 1994; Fairbanks Hospital
(In 1994, JLI launched the Community Assistance Grants program)
1992 – 1995; Training, Ic.
1992 – 1995; Nature Conservancy
1992 – 1994; Youth as Resources
(In 1992, JLI launched the Community Impact Project; formerly known as Do In A Day)
1991 – 1996; Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
1991 – 1995; Older Adult Services & Information Systems (OASIS)
1991 – 1993; Indianapolis Campaign for Healthy Babies Committee
1990 – 1993; Child Advocates
1990 – 1991; NCAA Men’s Basketball “Final Four”
1989 – 1994; Dayspring (Homeless Project)
1989 – 1993; Riley Hospital Child Life Services
1989 – 1993; Indiana Youth Institute
1989 – 1993; Dyslexia Institute
1988 – 1990; Guardian Ad Litem program
1988 – 1990; Woman-to-Woman
1987 – 1990; Greater Indianapolis Literacy League
1986 – 1991; Heritage Place of Indianapolis
1986 – 1991; American Dialogue
1986 – 1990; Life / Leadership Development
1986 – 1987; Pan Am Games
1985 – 1989; Project Partnership
1985 – 1988; Volunteers for Youth (Marion County Prosecutor’s Office)
1985 – 1986; Parenting Fair
1984 – 1990; Youth in Arts (Madam Walker Urban Center, Inc.)
1984 – 1990; Early Prevention of School Failure (Indianapolis Public Schools)
1984; National League of Cities Convention
1984; Circle Theater Opening
1983 – 1987; Project LEAD
1983 – 1986; Special Friends (Visiting Nurse Services)
1983 – 1985; Mud Mania
1983 – 1984; Alliance for Girls’ Services
1982 – 1989; Conner Prairie Pioneer Settlement
1982 – 1988; Garfield Park Conservatory
1982 – 1986; Super Me (Carmel Clay School System)
1982 – 1985; United Negro College Fund Gala
1982 – 1985; Ronald McDonald House
1982 – 1985; Indianapolis City Center
1982 – 1985 IRT Docent Outreach Project
1982 – 1985; Indiana Prime Time (The Arts WFYI Channel 20)
1982 – 1985; Circle Theater Renovation
1982; U.S. Figure Skating Championships
1982; National Sports Festival
1980 – 1984; Out Reach (Indianapolis Children’s Museum)
1979 – 1989; Family Support Center
1978 – 1983; DUSO (Washington Township Schools)
1978 – 1981; Arts in Education
1978; Trader’s Point Charity Horse Show
1978; Legislative activity (Public Affairs)
1977 – 1980; Senior Companions
197; Insight Series (educational seminars)
1976 – 1982; Historic preservation
1974 – 1982; International Center
1974 – 1982; Eagle Creek Nature Center (Indianapolis Parks Department)
1974 – 1977; Girls’ Club
1974 – 1977; Big Sisters
1974 – 1976 Bicentennial (Holler House)
1973 – 1975; Scarborough Peace Games
1972 – 1976; Tom Thumb Bookmobile (Red Cross)
1971; Mental Health Association
1970 – 1976; PBS Channel 20
1969 – 1976; Neighborhood Health Centers
1968; Public Affairs Seminars on Inner City Conflicts
1967 – 1972; Volunteer Bureau
1965 – 1974; School volunteers
1964 – 1967; Indiana Girls’ School
1963 – 1966; Community Education Conference
1963 – 1965; Lockefield Garden Nursery
1962 – 1971; Speech and Hearing Center Pre-School Nursery
1962 – 1969; Welfare Self-Help (Marion County Welfare Department)
1962 – 1965; Children’s Music Committee (Young Audiences)
1962; Indianapolis Children’s Zoo
1961 – 1964; Riley Children’s Hospital (Parent Education Center)
1960 – 1963; 500 Festival Golf Tournament
1960 – 1961; Civil Defense
1959 – 1960; “History on the Move”
1958 – 1976; Children’s Theater
1958 – 1963; Occupational Therapy
1958 – 1961 Teen Guide Program (Behavior Code for Teens)
1958 – 1959; Little League Baseball (area of School Number 9)
1954 – 1967; Noble School (mentally ill children)
1954 – 1961; Television Research Committee
1956 – 1965; General Hospital (Wishard)
1955 – 1958; Crossroads Rehabilitation Center (Speech Therapy)
1955; Children’s Carnival of Arts (Herron Museum of Art)
1955; Basketball program at School Number 9
1954 – 1961; Crafters’ made toys for hospitals
1954; Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
1953; Community Hospital drive
1951 – 1955; Golden Age Club (for people over 50)
1951 – 1954: Vision testing in public schools
1951 – 1954; Gifted program in public schools
1950 – 1955; Servicemen’s Center
1950 – 1955; Marion County Juvenile Court Center
1947 – 1953; Child Guidance Center (Indiana University)
1947; Community Puppet Theater with public schools
1945 – 1981; Art Education for Docents at Art Museum
1944; Ft. Harrison Hospital waiting room, bond sales
1943 – 1945; Day Care Center
1936 – 1942; Puppet Workshop (Art Museum and public schools)
1933; Volunteer Service Department (Community Service Council)
1929 – 1946; Community Service Council
1928 – 2005; Next to New Shop
1923 – 1951; Braille transcribing
1922 – 1948; Riley Hospital Occupational Therapy Equipment