As Indiana sees the first wave of a two-part winter storm, bed spaces at shelters in Indy are filling up quickly. The Salvation Army’s Shelter for Women and Children reports getting many phone calls for families in need of shelter that are not in violent situations. “We are full […]
IPS Balanced Calendar Gives Students Day At The Museum
Thanks to a new “balanced” or year-round calendar for the 2011-12 school year within the IPS school district, students in our shelter daycare program were able to visit one of Indy’s gems – The Children’s Museum (TCM). The Carousel is always a hit with children, along with the circus mirrors […]
Look What Happens When You Support Apple Fest!
For the women staying at The Salvation Army Women & Children’s Shelter, a Life Skills class can be crucial to their goal of being successfully independent. One former client (for privacy she’ll remain unnamed in this post) wants to use her success to give back to those women. She’ll be […]
Shoes That Empower
Walk a mile in her shoes and you will see the generous heart of a 94-year old woman who grew up an orphan and loves to empower children. Laura Lewis is the reason behind 600 pairs of shoes and socks making it onto the feet of children in need in […]