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2018 IPL Project GreenSpace Partners Selected

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Haynes, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. IPL Project GreenSpace Recipients Selected for Transformation in 2018 by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Neighborhood diversity, cohesion and need underscore upcoming greenspace INDIANAPOLIS — (September 12, 2017) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) announces five new community greenspace projects awarded as part of KIB’s IPL Project GreenSpace program for 2018. KIB … Read more

Join Us for Fall Yoga at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

We love caring for nature at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Planting native flowers and watering trees are kind of our jam. But equally important is our love for taking care of the people of Indianapolis. In fact as an organization there are six core values that our staff lives by: teamwork, responsibility, excellence, openness, balance, and joy. Which brings us to you and an … Read more

Donor Spotlight: Jesse Beck

Name: Jesse Beck Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Horticulture at IUPUI What neighborhood do you live in?: Little Flower What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis?: I love riding my bike along Brookside Parkway North Drive starring into the park and imagining the potential. How long have you supported Keep Indianapolis Beautiful?: I have been volunteering since 2011 when KIB had a tree planting in my … Read more

KIB in the News: I am an American, Mari Aviles

Mari Aviles has worked for KIB as a Community Arborist for the past six months where she truly believes and lives the KIB mission of connecting people to nature so both thrive. Mari was recently featured in USA Today’s “I am an American” series. The series showcases individuals across the country seeking to unite their communities and we couldn’t be more … Read more

What a KIB Volunteer Taught Me

On my second day with KIB, I got to participate in the Fountain Square Neighborhood Cleanup. When both sun and temperatures were high and the group was seriously sweating from all the action, I asked one of our teams if anyone wanted to help me use our wheelbarrow to bring fellow volunteers water.  Without hesitation, a young volunteer, named Destiny … Read more