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  • Cardinal Greenways

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    A chat with an organization that provides more than just the longest rail-trail in Indiana.

  • We’re Trying Collective

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    A collective of four artists who seek to improve the community of Muncie through public art projects.

  • Motivate Our Minds

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    A conversation with a group that provides year-round academic achievement and enrichment programs focused on empowering the next generation of educators, innovators, and leaders.

  • Muncie TimeBank

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    Learn about the idea of a Time Bank and the Muncie group’s recent impact in Delaware County.

  • Alpha Center

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    A conversation with a Delaware County organization that provides structured day services for adults ages 60+ with cognitive and/or physical disabilities.

  • Muncie Unity Center

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    A local community center seeks to unify the city of Muncie through the enhancement of the quality of life of its residents.

  • Edible Muncie

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    A group dedicated to creating a unified effort to tackle hunger and food insecurities throughout Muncie and Delaware County in Indiana.

  • Whitely Community Food Pantry

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    A new food pantry seeks to combat food insecurity in a Muncie East-side neighborhood.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters

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    Hear an update from the director of the local agency of the oldest and largest youth mentoring organization in the United States.

  • Guardian Scholars

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    Host Michelle Kinsey speaks with guests from a scholarship program that provides support and referral services to current and former foster youth.

  • RACE – Reconciliation Achieved through Community Engagement

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    The Muncie RACE group was created to initiate thoughtful conversation and promote activities that focus intentional efforts towards reconciliation, equality, and respect for all races and cultures. Through public community dialogue, the group believes they can strengthen relationships in Muncie and focus on prevention. They strive to eradicate racism and promote reconciliation in the city. Community Connection: RACE, Part 1 […]

  • Bridges Community Services

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    Bridges Community Services, Inc. is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation formed in 1994. Their objectives are to develop, provide and coordinate housing, supportive services, education and employment programs for low-income individuals and families in the Muncie and Delaware County areas. BCS provides help and hope to those in need through innovative integrated efforts that enhance the quality of life for […]

  • Hearts and Hands United of Delaware County

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    Hearts and Hands United of Delaware County is an organization that serves the school supply needs of the children of Delaware County. A 501 c (3) group of volunteers, Hearts and Hands formed in 2008 to give those children a proper start to each new school year. The organization strives, with the generosity of the citizens of Delaware […]

  • Masterworks Chorale

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    For this month’s feature, IPR’s Michelle Kinsey sits down with a few folks from Masterworks Chorale: a community choral ensemble dedicated to enriching the East-Central Indiana region with excellent cultural experiences through the promotion and live performance of fine choral music. Listen in to learn about how the ensemble seeks to accomplish their mission, how you can get involved, and an exciting world-premiere […]

  • Ross Community Center

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    Ross Community Center, INC (RCCI) connects people through harnessing the energy of its members and volunteers, broadening and developing deeper participation at the Ross Center and Muncie community. Their mission includes creating a space for lifelong learning, wellness and health, and arts and culture for community members of all ages and backgrounds. RCCI strives to be successful by […]

  • Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic

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    Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinic provides affordable sterilization surgeries and vaccines for cats and dogs, helping to reduce the unwanted pet population and promote animal health and safety to the community. By taking the lead in public education to influence responsible pet owner behaviors, Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinic seeks to improve the health and well-being […]

  • TeenWorks

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    TeenWorks provides a six-week summer employment and college readiness program and supportive services for teens throughout the school year. The TeenWorks experience is more than a job. Participating teens build professional resumes, gain job skills for the future, participate in volunteer projects to give back to the community, and receive hands-on instruction to build key […]

  • Beyond I Can

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    The Beyond I CAN program is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals who have disabilities and gifts through the experience of running their own business, from artistic design and production to marketing and sales. Enhancing the quality of their lives due to self-confidence built on real abilities instead of focusing on their disabilities, the […]

  • Building Better Neighborhoods

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    Building Better Neighborhoods is a partnership between Ball State University’s Building Better Communities office and the Muncie Action Plan. Funded by the Ball Brothers Foundation, the endeavor seeks to grow, coordinate, and streamline Muncie neighborhood organizations. Key leaders in the Muncie community have expressed a need for assistance to develop neighborhood associations through partnerships, training, […]

  • Muncie Action Plan

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    Muncie Action Plan (MAP) promotes, supports, encourages, and assists in the development and enhancement of the quality of life in Muncie, Indiana. The Muncie Action Plan is a strategic guide that expresses the values and aspirations of the Muncie community while creating a compelling action agenda for the future. More than 100 volunteers donated hundreds of […]