Indianapolis is a staunchly community-centered city, well-known for its generousity and overall team player attitude. Indianapolis charities and non-profit organizations abound and maintain a healthy, active role in the development and betterment of Indianapolis society in general.
Below are three charity events in Indianapolis this October designed to be not only a good thing for the recipients, but for the donors too. Help a fellow Hoosier today, and win a little bit for yourself too, forever.
|Vanity National Denim Drive
Castleton Square Mall‘s store, Vanity, is putting on a drive to recycle denim jeans from September 16 through November 3, 2009. For every pair you bring in, you get a 25% discount on your next purchase of Vanity jeans. Get in on all the win-win action at this popular Indianapolis shopping mall.
Call for more information: 866.247.7920
See the Vanity store’s website
|Coats for Kids
To clothe a kid with a free, gently used coat, take them to the Indiana State Fairgrounds October 4, from 8 am to 4 pm.
The Indianapolis Salvation Army’s program collects coats, gloves, hats and scarves for Indianapolis kids who might otherwise spend a very chilly winter. You can also buy a coat or simply donate online at the Coats for Kids website.
Call for more information: 317.224.1067
|Harvest Moon Gala
October 10, 6 pm
Conseco Fieldhouse in the Indianapolis downtown sector
This annual charity event in Indianapolis is one of the year’s most prestigious throughout Indiana. Dinner and live entertainment, cocktails and auctions to benefit the Gleaners Food Bank.
Call for more information: 317.925.0191
See the Gleaners Food Bank website