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2013 Get IndyVolved Exhibitors!

Posted by: IndyHub
Posted: July 29, 2013
Categories: IndyVolved

GIVWednesday, July 31, is the big day!

Over 70 local nonprofit organizations and hundreds Indy twenty-/thirty-somethings converge at the City Market for an evening of connecting, learning about specific needs, meeting likeminded folks, and discovering new volunteer opportunities.

Here’s the list of the organizations exhibiting at this year’s Get IndyVolved (listed by category):

*And be sure to scroll down and check out some of the extra happenings that’ll be sure to kick the party up a notch (or two!)


AGAVE is the young professionals group of Eiteljorg Museum, organizing opportunities to support it’s mission is to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the art, history and culture of the American West and the indigenous peoples of North America. eiteljorg.org / @AgaveIndy / FB: AgaveIndy

ARTS FOR LEARNING leads a mission to “spark something smart” within Indiana students by providing them with access to art in the form of workshops, residencies, and performances. yaindy.org / @Arts4LearningIN / FB: artsforlearningIN

BIG CAR brings art to people and people to art, sparking creativity in lives to transform communities. bigcar.org / @bigcar / FB: groups/bigcar

CLOWES MEMORIAL HALL OF BUTLER UNIVERSITY, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is one of Indiana’s largest and most diverse presenters of performing arts. clowesmemorialhall.org

CONNER PRAIRIE HORIZON COUNCIL is the young professional group for Conner Prairie, promoting the park and organizing events, special programs, and volunteer opportunities around history, innovation, and nature in Central Indiana. connerprairie.org / @cphorizon / FB: ConnerPrairieHorizon

DANCE KALEIDOSCOPE is Indianapolis’ professional contemporary dance company. dancekal.orG / @dancekal / FB: “Dance Kaleidoscope”

INDIANAPOLIS ART CENTER has a mission to engage, enlighten, and inspire our community by providing interactive art education, outreach to underserved audiences, support of artists, and exposure to the visual arts. indplsartcenter.org / @IndplsArtCenter / FB: IndplsArtCenter

INDIANAPOLIS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA advances and promotes music composed for the small orchestra through a seven-performance concert series and a range of educational programs for ages pre-kindergarten through adult. icomusic.org / @IndyChamberOrch / FB: IndianapolisChamberOrchestra

INDIANAPOLIS IRISH FESTIVAL is in its 18th year and provides an opportunity to share Irish heritage through music, dance, cultural activities, and family fun. indyirishfest.com / @indyirishfest / FB: indyirishfest

INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART is among the 10 largest and 10 oldest general art museums in the nation, with an encyclopedic collection of more than 54,000 works spanning 5,000 years. imamuseum.org / @imamuseum / FB: imamuseum

INDIANAPOLIS OPERA is committed to bring the passion, drama and excitement of opera to Indiana and surrounding communities. indyopera.org / @operaindy / FB: indyopera

INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA is the largest performing arts organization in Indiana and performs hundreds of concerts every year, and at 29, Krystof Urbanski is the youngest Music Director of any major American orchestra. The ISO mission is to inspire, entertain, educate and challenge through innovative programs and symphonic music performed at the highest artistic level.  IndianapolisSymphony.org / @Indy_Symphony / FB: IndySymphony

INDYFRINGE IS a place, an event, an environment, an attitude, a movement, an incubator for new talent and a magnet for imaginative, thoughtful, hopeful and transformational people. They host an 11-day performing arts festival every summer, and are a year-round venue for developing artists. indyfringe.org / @indyfringe / FB: indyfringe

PRIMARY COLOURS Connecting visual artists & the community through unique events. primarycolours.org / FB: PrimaryColoursOrg

RHYTHM! DISCOVERY CENTER is the world’s foremost percussion museum providing innovative programs, interactive, standards-based educational exhibits and artist performances. rhythmdiscoverycenter.org / @RhythmDiscovery / FB: Rhythm.Discovery.Center

THE SCENE AT THE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS is designed for and by young professionals sharing a common interest in the arts and advancing the mission of the Center for the Performing Arts.The exclusive group offers opportunities to enjoy great concerts, socialize with like-minded individuals and shape your cultural involvement. BeInTheScene.org / @BeInTheScene / FB: BeInTheScene



ACLU OF INDIANA PROTECTS Hoosiers’ Constitutional rights and liberties guaranteed by the US and Indiana Constitutions, in courts of law and the courts of public opinion. aclu-in.org / @ACLUIndiana / FB: ACLU.Indiana

BEST BUDDIES provides one-to-one friendship and leadership development opportunities for youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through more than 70 programs across the state. bestbuddiesindiana.org / @BestBuddiesIN / FB: bestbuddies.in

BUILDING TOMORROW envisions a world where every child with a desire to learn has a safe, permanent and local place to do so. We empower young people to help provide students in East Africa with access to an education. buildingtomorrow.org / @bldgtomorrow / FB: buildingtomorrow

GIVING SUM is a not-for-profit organization of next generation leaders working together to improve Indianapolis and central Indiana. By combining members’ resources, Giving Sum is able to multiply the impact that members have on the community and on each other. givingsum.org / @GivingSum / FB: GivingSum

GLEANERS FOOD BANK has a simple mission: to lead the fight against hunger. They distribute to 350 hunger relief agencies throughout 21 counties in central and southeastern Indiana so that they may serve those in need of food assistance. gleaners.org / @GleanersFBIndy / FB: GleanersFoodBankofIndiana

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GREATER INDIANAPOLIS is an ecumenical Christian ministry that provides low-income individuals and families the life-changing opportunity to purchase and own simple, quality, affordable homes. indyhabitat.org / @indyhabitat

HOOSIER ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL is Indiana`s largest state-wide environmental organization, translating educational efforts into environmental gains, with forest, groundwater and lake protection as part of their legacy. hecweb.org / @hec_ed / FB: hecweb

HUMANE SOCIETY OF INDIANAPOLIS Through adoptions, rescues, and community outreach and enhancement programs, we pursue a vision where all animals ive free of cruelty, harm, and neglect. It’s all about the animals. indyhumane.org / @IndyHumane / FB: indyhumane

INDIANA CITIZENS’ ALLIANCE FOR TRANSIT educates on the benefits of transit and advocates for the immediate development and ongoing support of comprehensive transit options in communities across Indiana. indianacat.org / @ICATransit / FB: icat4transit

INDIANAPOLIS ZOO ASSOCIATE COUNCIL exists to further the Zoo’s mission by engaging young professionals in the Indianapolis community. indianapoliszoo.com / FB: IndyZooAC

INDY METRO ROTARY CLUB is a multi-cultural young thinking Rotary club located at the heart of Downtown Indianapolis seeking to make our community and the world a better place through service, fellowship, and leadership. FB: Rotary Club of Indianapolis-Metropolitan

INDY READS has a mission to promote and improve the literacy of adults and families in Central Indiana. indyreads.org / @indyreads / FB: “Indy Reads”

JCI INDIANAPOLIS is an organization of emerging leaders committed to building a better Indianapolis. We do this through providing valuable opportunities to our members to participate in individual, community, business and international projects. JCI Indianapolis is part of a national and international organization of active citizens committed to creating positive change. indianapolisjci.org / @JCIIndy / FB: JCIIndianapolis

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF INDIANAPOLIS is a philanthropic women’s organization focused on adult and children’s literacy in the greater Indianapolis area. jlindy.org / FB: juniorleagueofindianapolis

PATTERN is an inclusive, fashion-focused community that endeavors to move Indy into a new era of fashion industry awareness and appreciation. We host free monthly meetups and publish a biannual print magazine. patternindy.com / @patternindy / FB: patternindy

PEOPLE FOR URBAN PROGRESS is an Indianapolis-based 501c3 non-profit organization that promotes and advances public transit, environmental awareness, and urban design. peopleup.org / @PUP_indy / FB: PeopleUP

TRADE SCHOOL INDIANAPOLIS is an alternative learning space operatering on barter. Anyone can teach a class and anyone can attend. Teachers propose a class and items they would like in exchange for their students to attend: no money involved. tradeschool.coop/indianapolis / @tradeschoolindy /  FB: TradeSchoolIndianapolis

U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL – INDIANA CHAPTER is a non-profit organization composed of leaders from across the building industry working to advance buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. Driving its mission to transform the built environment is the LEED Green Building Rating System. usgbc-in.org / @usgbc



ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION seeks to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision: A world without Alzheimer’s disease. alz.org/indiana

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION IN INDIANA ALA is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. lungin.org / @alaindiana

CENTER OF WELLNESS FOR URBAN WOMEN, INC. empowers women and their families to become proactive in their health through education, advocacy, care, and prevention. We believe in 7 dimensions of Wellness: physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, social, and intellectual wellness. cwuwonline.org / @cwuw / FB: cwuwonline

CHRISTEL HOUSE INTERNATIONAL transforms the lives of impoverished children and gives them the skills to become self-sufficient and productive citizens, breaking the cycle of poverty. We are located in Indianapolis, Mexico, South Africa and India. christelhouse.org / @ChristelHouse / FB: christelhouse

EASTER SEALS CROSSROADS improves the lives of children and adults with special needs, disabilities or challenges by promoting inclusion, independence and dignity. eastersealscrossroads.org / @ESCrossroasd / FB: EasterSealsCrossroads

JDRF is the leader of the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community—unifying global efforts to cure, treat, and prevent T1D. Through a transformative vision, breakthrough innovations, and effective operations, JDRF is working to remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. jdrf.org

JOY’S HOUSE ADULT DAY SERVICE is a not-for-profit adult day service providing care for aging adults and those living with a diagnosis. joyshouse.org / @JoysHouse / FB: joyshouse

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF INDIANA provides a supportive home-away-from-home to families with critically ill or injured children receiving medical care at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and other Indianapolis-area hospitals. rmh-indiana.org / @rmhindiana / FB: RMHIndiana

SECOND HELPINGS AMBASSADORS Hunger Relief, Job Training, Food Rescue. secondhelpings.org / @SecondHelpings / FB: secondhelpings

SMOKE FREE INDY is dedicated to reducing the burden of tobacco in Marion County. smokefreeindy.com / @smokefreeindy / FB: smokefreeindy

TRUSTED MENTORS meets a vital need in Indy by providing trained, volunteer mentors for at risk adults. We help adults successfully avoid homelessness and/or reintegrate after prison. trustedmentors.org / @trustedmentors / FB: trustedmentorsinc

UNITED WAY EMERGING LEADERS engages philanthropic young professionals, 40 years and younger, through volunteer opportunities, leadership development and social networking events. With 1,113 members contributing more than $1.75 million, Emerging Leaders connect, lead and serve. And they LIVE UNITED. uwci.org/el

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA OF INDIANA is a faith-based organization that provides life-changing services to individuals by providing counseling, rehabilitation, job placement and residential services. We serve individuals transitioning from the correctional system, the elderly and those dealing with chronic addiction and mental illness. voain.org



ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS-INDIANA CHAPTER has a mission to foster the growth of development of philanthropy, the fund-raising profession, the Chapter, and its individual members. afpindiana.afpnet.org / @AFPIndiana / FB: AFPIndiana

INDY AMA The American Marketing Association is an international organization committed to promoting the personal and professional development of its members and to advancing the science and ethical practice of the marketing discipline. indyama.com / @IndyAMA

NETWORK OF WOMEN IN BUSINESS is a networking organization for professional women in the Indianapolis area. nowib.com

WOMEN IN INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES (WIFS) – INDY CHAPTER is the preeminent professional organization for women, with a mission to attract, develop and advance the careers of women in financial services and related industries. Meetups are each second Tuesday and there are some evening mixers planned. wifsindy.org

YNPN INDY Every nonprofit professional should have a safe place to share the struggles and joys of mission-driven work. YNPNindy seeks to be that place for individuals across Central Indiana. ynpn.org/indy / @ynpnindy / FB: ynpnindy



INDIANA SPORTS CORPORATION has a missionto create positive impact through hosting world-class sporting events by enhancing vibrancy in the community, building civic pride, driving economic impact and media exposure, and encouraging opportunities for youth. IndianaSportsCorp.org / @IndSportsCorp /FB: IndianaSportsCorp

INDYCOG Bicycle advocacy indycog.org / @INDYCOG / FB: theINDYCOG

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY has a mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Two key programs for involvement include: Team in Training and the Light the Night Walk. lls.org/aboutlls/chapters/in/

MASS AVE CRITERIUM presented by NUVO and Indiana Living Green, is a challenging 3-corner technical course held annually in the city streets of Mass Ave. It’s not just a race, but a full day festival to celebrate and engage with Indianapolis culture. Volunteers aid with the safety, organization, and fun of this event. mac.nuvo.net / FB: “Mass Ave Criterium”



AYS, INC. provides before- and after-school, early childhood, and summer programs throughout central Indiana. Programs enrich the learning and well-being of children in a safe, caring and fun environment. ayskids.org / @aysinc / FB: ayskids

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL INDIANA provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. bebigforkids.org / @BigBroBigSisIND / FB: bebigforkids

THE CHEER GUILD is a volunteer auxiliary that serves Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University Hospital by providing comfort and cheer to the patients and families at both hospitals. cheerguild.org / FB: CheerGuild

CHILDREN’S BUREAU, INC is a social service agency working on behalf of abused and neglected children and families in Indiana. Through our programs, we act as an advocate for all children and families focusing on those that are at-risk. With our partners, we provide a full array of community based prevention, family preservation and intervention services. childrensbureau.org / @cb_inc / FB: ChildrensBureauInc

DEBATE INDY is an urban debate league in Indianapolis that promotes educational activities focused on underserved populations. We host free debate tournaments for interested students and coach cultivation, support, and tutoring at area schools. debateindy.wordpress.com / @debateindy

FREEWHEELIN’  COMMUNITY BIKES is a youth development organization that uses bikes to teach life and leadership skills. Kids earn their own bikes through bike mechanics classes and advance through a system of colored shop aprons. freewheelinbikes.org / @FWCBikes / FB: fwcbikes

GIRLS INC. OF GREATER INDIANAPOLIS provides hands-on programs that address the challenges that girls face today, such as self-esteem and bullying.  We want girls to be healthy, educated, and independent. www.girlsincindy.org

GIRLS ON THE RUN OF HAMILTON COUNTY is a life-changing, character development program for girls in third- through eighth-grade who live in Hamilton County. Through exercise, positive reinforcement and encouraging role models, girls learn about self-esteem and confidence, which helps them deal with life challenges in their critical pre-teen years. gotrhamiltoncounty.org / @gotrhamiltonco / FB: gotrhamiltonco

GIRL SCOUTS OF CENTRAL INDIANA is the premier organization for developing leadership in girls ages 5-17. Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. girlscoutsindiana.org / @girlscoutsIN / FB: GirlScoutsofCentralIndiana

THE INDIANA YOUTH INSTITUTE provides capacity-building programs and resources for the state’s youth workers and nonprofit youth-serving organizations, including schools. Our mission is to promote the healthy development of Indiana children and youth by serving the people, institutions and communities that impact their well-being. iyi.org / @Indiana_Youth / FB: indianayouth

THE INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON is becoming a national destination marathon and half marathon in downtown Indianapolis. monumentalmarathon.com / @IndyMonumental / FB: MonumentalMarathon

THE INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION (IPSEF) exists to serve IPS students and to ensure they have the highest quality classroom experiences possible. ipsef.org / @ipseforg / FB: ipseforg

JAMESON CAMP is an award-winning, fully accredited summer camp and year-round youth service provider that offers a residential summer camp, a year-round youth leadership program and outdoor education and challenge course/team building programs. jamesoncamp.org / @jameson_camp / FB: jameson.camp

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF CENTRAL INDIANA has a mission to educate young people in the areas of financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness, and to inspire them to explore and create opportunities, make good decisions and believe in their potential. jaindy.org / @ja_indy1 / FB: jacentralindiana

PEACE LEARNING CENTER of Indianapolis educates, inspires and empowers people to live peacefully with the goal of promoting healthy learning, workplace and community environments. peacelearningcenter.org / @PeaceLearning / FB: peacelearningcenter

STARFISH INITIATIVE is a college access and readiness program serving economically disadvantaged high school students in Marion County, Indiana. starfishinitiative.org / FB: StarfishInitiative

YOUTH FOR UNDERSTANDING is a non-profit high school intercultural exchange program that advances intercultural understanding, mutual respect, and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families, and communities. yfu-usa.org / FB: YFU.USA.Fan



Grab a drink from Tomlinson Tap Room and a bite from one of the Market’s many vendors who stayed open tonight.

Don’t forget to pop in and get your photo snapped by Top Hat Photo Booths on the mezzanine.


Artists Caren Charles and Amanda Keller are on the main floor.

Artist Mike Altman is on site doing caricatures.

DJ Cool Hand Lex will be spinning during the after-party, 7-8 p.m.

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