Shining a spotlight on 3 local nonprofits in Indianapolis, IN

These organizations are making headlines in Indy — here’s why.

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Can you believe how many nonprofits there are in Marion County?

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There are 11,415 different nonprofits in Marion County alone, according to the Indiana Nonprofit Database. Recently, three organizations have been making headlines for their work in the community.

Here’s a snapshot of what you need to know:

Horizon House

The nonprofit to end homelessness is addressing the housing shortage with a new strategic plan: a housing hub. Horizon House broke ground on Compass on Washington last year and it should be completed by May of 2024.

New Horizons Ukraine

Michelle and Michael Pratt have helped an estimated 600 people by transforming their 3,000-sqft basement into a refugee shelter. They recently started New Horizons Ukraine to rebuild war-damaged homes at no cost to the affected families. See how you can help.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

More than 1,400 kids are waiting to be mentored by Hoosiers in central Indiana. Hamilton, Johnson, and Marion counties are in search of mentors for kids ages 8-18, and if you’re at least 19 years old, pass a background check, and commit to a year, you can help.

Looking to get involved with your neighborhood nonprofit? We put together a list of 23 organizations to give back to in the Circle City.

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