Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 14 for the final Statehouse Market of the season along with a charity fair for the State Employees’ Community Campaign! The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Robert D. Orr Plaza.
Not only will you be able to grab lunch from your favorite vendors, but you’ll also be able to hear from up to 30 charities about the incredible work they do. This event will help employees decide which charity or charities they would like to donate to with payroll deductions during the SECC campaign and help reach the goal of $1.5 million in donations.
Visit us on Thursday, September 14 to meet the rest and you can also find a list of our Statehouse Market vendors here. We hope to see you there!
Read more about the charities that will be in attendance at the Sept. 14 SECC Charity Fair at the Statehouse Market.
ACLU of Indiana: The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana works in the courts, legislature, and in communities to fight government abuse and defend Hoosiers’ individual freedoms, such as free speech, reproductive freedom, and more, across the state of Indiana.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana serves more than 1,280 youth annually ages 8 – 18 in Hamilton, Johnson, and Marion Counties. We partner with parents/caregivers, volunteers, schools, and the donors in our community to defend, ignite, and empower the potential of every child we serve. Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Our vision is that all youth achieve their full potential.
Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana (CPAFI): The CPAFI is a benevolent fund which provides immediate financial assistance to eligible IDOC employees during difficult life experiences such as loss of life, significant injuries/property damage or loss to IDOC staff, contractual partners, spouses, immediate family, guardianships. The CPAFI also provides multiple levels of academic spring and fall scholarships to the same staff and family members outlined above.
Down Syndrome Indiana: Down Syndrome Indiana is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with Down syndrome. We provide information and resources while raising awareness and promoting inclusion.
Exodus Refugee Immigration: Exodus has a long history of welcoming refugees and asylees from many countries, cultures, languages, faiths, and political opinions. We began in 1981 with the mission to serve the legal needs of immigrants and Cuban refugees, who had arrived as part of the Mariel boatlift in 1980. Since that time, Exodus has helped thousands of refugees from more than 50 different countries establish new lives in Indiana.
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana: Our mission is simple and direct: To be a leader in the fight against hunger. We do this by distributing food to hungry Hoosiers through a network of nearly 300 partner agencies in 21 counties, including emergency food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.
Hoosier Burn Camp, Inc.: Hoosier Burn Camp is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing life-changing experiences for young people who have suffered the physical and emotional trauma associated with a severe burn injury. Our annual summer camp and monthly events create experiences for burn survivors where they can be just one of the kids™ in a safe and supportive environment.
HVAF of Indiana, Inc.: HVAF of Indiana houses, supports, and advocates for all veterans and their families to help them achieve the best possible quality of life. We offer housing, employment services, case management, a food and clothing pantry, and therapy to veterans and their families.
Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence: As the state coalition for domestic violence programs in Indiana, we work in a variety of areas to further the mission of eliminating domestic violence. Learn more about the ways we are working to make a difference and help communities and relationships become safe, stable, and nurturing.
Indiana Diaper Bank: We are on a mission to eliminate diaper need in our community by providing a reliable and adequate source of basic baby diapering essentials to the 1 in 2 families that struggle to afford diapers. Will be collecting new and open packages of diapers and pull-ups
Indiana Donor Network/Donate Life Indiana/Indiana Donor Network Foundation: Indiana Donor Network is the organ procurement organization for the state of Indiana. Our mission is to save and enhance the quality of life through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Donate Life Indiana manages the organ donor registry for the state of Indiana. Indiana Donor Network Foundation supports transplant recipients and the families of donor heroes in a variety of ways.
Indiana Parks Alliance: The mission of Indiana Parks Alliance is to support and advocate for Indiana’s state parks and state owned nature preserves.
Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP): INHP creates affordable housing solutions for people with low and moderate incomes, and collaborates to enhance quality of life in Indianapolis neighborhoods.
Indiana Youth Group: Drop-in center for LGBTQ+ young people, 12-24 years old. Supporting LGBTQ+ young people, building caring communities. IYG creates safer spaces to foster community and provides programming that empowers LGBTQ+ youth and magnifies their voices.
Indy Book Project: Indy Book Project is a 100% volunteer led and operated 501(c)3 organization with the mission to provide books to ALL children, birth through high school, who may not have books in their homes. Indy Book Project collects new and gently used children’s books from the community and then redistributes them to children through partnerships with community centers, pediatrician offices, health clinics, food pantries, schools, Little Free Libraries and other nonprofit organizations.
Indy Honor Flight: Non Profit organization that flys WWll, Korea and Vietnam veterans to Washington DC for free.
Indy Hygiene Hub: Indy Hygiene Hub provides hygiene items to families around Indianapolis to affirm dignity and restore hope. These items cannot be purchased with food stamps and are often hard to acquire.
A Kid Again: A Kid Again provides consistent, cost-free, year-round Adventures for children with life-threatening conditions and their families. We serve children under the age of 20 years who are qualified by a medical physician as having a life-threatening condition.
The Language Conservancy: The Language Conservancy is dedicated to protecting and strengthening endangered languages and cultures to preserve the voices of Indigenous peoples everywhere.
Medical Mutts Service Dogs: As a leading authority in Medical Alert assistance dogs, Medical Mutts is dedicated to training rescue dogs as service dogs and promoting collaboration between dogs and people through science, education, and ethical training.
Mighty Mason Foundation, Inc.: Non-Profit that raises money for support of pediatric cancer research and pediatric palliative care.
National Kidney Foundation of Indiana: The National Kidney Foundation of Indiana’s mission is to prevent kidney and urinary tract disease, improve the health and well being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
PACE, Inc.: The mission of PACE is to provide a variety of services to individuals impacted by the justice system and their families to lead productive and responsible lives in their community. Our vision is to ensure that people returning to the community from incarceration have the tools and resources to successfully reenter; to promote public safety through effective reentry; and to enhance community stabilization through reduced crime and increased productiveness.
Second Helpings: We turn unused food into meals for other nonprofits and train unemployed adults for meaningful jobs in the culinary industry.
Starfish Initiative: Starfish Initiative was established in 2003 with a vision to make a difference in the lives of marginalized youth- one student at a time. Today we continue to advance our mission by providing long-term, community-based mentoring to high school students, helping to improve post-secondary education attainment of academically promising students, and aid in planning a pathway to economic mobility for Indianapolis high school students.
Wheeler Mission: Founded in 1893, Wheeler Mission is the oldest continuously operating ministry of it’s kind in the state of Indiana. Wheeler is a non-denominational, Christian, social services organization, which provides critically needed goods and services to individuals experiencing homelessness, poverty, and need in Central and South Central Indiana without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, or religion.