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NextGear Capital

This month KIB recognizes the generous support of NextGear Capital. On May 16, NextGear Capital employees tackled invasive plants like non-native honey suckle in Riverside Park. Smiling volunteers cut and cleared habitat to make way for urban landscapes free of invasive species, providing native plants and wildlife the space they need to grow and thrive. Huge thanks to Next GearCapital for supporting KIB’s mission and … Read more

Combat Holiday Blues with Time in Nature

We are now in the thick of the holiday season. For many, this time of the year is filled with joy, laughter, and delicious foods enjoyed with family and friends surrounded by warmth and love. For others, it can be a little bit harder to fully embrace the holiday spirit. Entertaining long-lost Aunts and Uncles, preparing multi-course dinners for picky … Read more

Perry Meridian High School Wins “It’s My City Litter PSA” Video Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Haynes, ahaynes@kibi.org Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. MARION COUNTY (November 30, 2017) – To build awareness of littering, the “It’s My City Litter PSA Contest” encouraged all K–12 students in Marion County to create 30- or 60-second videos that explain why residents shouldn’t litter. Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB), Eli Lilly and Company, FOX59, and It’s … Read more

More than 200 volunteers to focus cleanup efforts in Kennedy King neighborhood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Haynes, ahaynes@kibi.org Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. Aliya Wishner Office of Mayor Joe Hogsett – City of Indianapolis C: 317.995.7645 aliya.wishner@indy.gov More than 200 volunteers to focus cleanup efforts in Kennedy King neighborhood Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, City of Indianapolis to host annual Great Indy Cleanup Focus Neighborhood event to clean one of Indy’s major gateways INDIANAPOLIS … Read more

Create an Outdoor Classroom at Your School Through KIB’s GreenKids Program

Did you know the average American child spends 7.5 hours per day in front of a screen? That’s over 2,737 hours (yikes!) a year that kids spend indoors with their eyes are glued to televisions, computers, tablets and smart phones. Keep Indianapolis Beautiful hopes to counter this growing epidemic through our GreenKids Program—a multi-year partnership where KIB will help schools … Read more