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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

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

South Side Landfill

This month KIB recognizes the generous support of South Side Landfill. Each year, South Side Landfill provides generous in-kind support to the Great Indy Cleanup, a KIB program that assists Indianapolis residents in combating heavy litter that accumulates in public spaces such as streets, alleys, and waterways, through large-scale neighborhood cleanups held April–October. In 2016, more than 12,500 volunteers collected … Read more

Eli Lilly and Company

This month KIB recognizes the generous support of Eli Lilly and Company. This longtime partner has invested 245,920 hours of volunteer service in the local community and environment through the annual Lilly Global Day of Service with KIB over the past nine years. Through this year’s Lilly Global Day of Service alone, 3,325 Eli Lilly and Company volunteers worked with … Read more

Roche Diagnostics

This month KIB recognizes the generous support of Roche Diagnostics. This longtime partner has invested in the local community and environment through an annual Day of Service with KIB over the past six years—planting more than 685 trees and beautifying schools and parks around our city. This year Roche Diagnostics brought more than 240 employees to the Far Eastside, in … Read more