Non-Profit News

A family enjoys a past "Be My Neighbor Day." Photo provided.

WIPB-TV’s Third Annual Be My Neighbor Day Set for Sept. 16

By: Michelle Kinsey, Community Engagement Coordinator, WIPB-TV— “Everyone is big enough to do something.” – Daniel Tiger Muncie, IN – Join our community’s great neighbors at the third annual Be My Neighbor Day, 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie. Based on the popular PBS KIDS animated…


Jenni Marsh speaks to the crowd attending the United Way Kick-Off. Photo provided.

United Way of Delaware County Announces $1.2 Million Campaign Goal at 2017 Kick-Off

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN – With live music in the heart of downtown Muncie, United Way of Delaware County’s first community block party—celebrating the organization’s 2017 Campaign Kick-Off—brought together hundreds of families, volunteers, and dignitaries Thursday evening. With a campaign theme to Identify the Obstacles, Take on the Impossible, and…



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United Way Kicks Off Campaign with Legendary Musicians

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN – An energized United Way of Delaware County enters the next phase of its 2017 fundraising campaign with a citywide block party Thursday in downtown Muncie, combining First Thursday, Ball State University’s presidential installation festivities, and familiar headliners. “This campaign puts a laser focus on…


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Open Door Health Services Receives National Recognition

By: Katy Maggart— Muncie, IN – Open Door Health Services was recognized, once again, with a Level 3 Certification as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). A Patient Centered Medical Home is an innovative care model that replaces the reactive, episodic care…



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The Community Foundation Welcomes New Program Officer

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – Carly Acree-King joined the staff of The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. last month. Carly Acree-King, as Program Officer, will manage scholarships and special programs of the Foundation including Town Endowment Grants and Robert P. Bell Education Grants….


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Muncie Symphony Orchestra Hires Community Volunteer

Muncie, IN—The Muncie Symphony Orchestra (MSO) recently hired Carol Bradshaw as the new Customer Relations and Marketing Coordinator. Bradshaw has spent the last 10 years as the Marketing Director at PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union. “I was ready to get back to my roots and be in the non-profit world again,”…


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Pies for Peace Event To Be Held At Canan Commons on September 9th

By:  Ajanta Goswami– Muncie, IN– Residents in many communities often focus on divisions and differences, instead of looking at similarities and ways to build bridges to unite and celebrate the place we call home, with a look forward towards building a better future for our children and our community. The…


Members of the Youth Symphony are pictured. The Youth Symphony won a previous grant from the Community Foundation. Photo provided.

11 Delaware County Non-Profits Receive Grants From Community Foundation

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $85,700 to 11 non-profit organizations during the third Quarterly Competitive Grant cycle of 2017. The Community Foundation’s purpose is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for…


Angie Rogers-Howell, Founder and Owner, Farmhouse Creative. Photo by: Matt Howell

Angie Rogers-Howell Honored at 25th Annual Women’s Equality Day Program

By: Amy Leffingwell— Muncie, IN—Angie Rogers-Howell, founder/owner of Farmhouse Creative, was honored at the 25th annual Women’s Equality Day program Friday, August 25th, by the Coalition of Women’s Organizations. Each year, this event recognizes local women who have made significant contributions to the community. It also pays a special tribute…


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Ball State Athletics And YMCA Of Muncie Team Up

By: Kristen McConnell— Muncie, IN—When two pillars of a community come together, it can lead to amazingly positive results. The Ball State athletics department and the YMCA of Muncie have collaborated to create a unique community partnership and the results will be based around a simple goal: providing enhanced learning and…


L-R: Kelly Stanley, Casey Stanley, Van Smith, Ron Fauquher, Wil Davis. Current Campaign Chair, Casey Stanley is a third generation chair and the seventh chair from Ontario Systems. Photo by: Kyle Evens

Ontario Systems Leads as Pacesetter for 2017 United Way Campaign

By: Allison Gregory— Muncie, IN – In alignment with Ontario Systems’ core values focusing on people and community, the company has set the gold standard for corporate citizens through its work on behalf of United Way of Delaware County. Casey Stanley, this year’s campaign chair and a senior executive with…