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Kumari Ratnayake

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: SPX Coordinator, Interpretation – The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis What neighborhood do you live in? Greenbriar What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? Eagle Creek Park. I’m always in awe at that park, and I have some great memories there.  I met some of my first acquaintances when I moved to Indianapolis there when I joined a Hiking … Read more

Maria Gulley

Why I volunteer with KIB: I started volunteering with KIB because I’m passionate about the power of green spaces to improve life in cities, and I wanted to work to help Indianapolis and meet people with the same mission. I also wanted to learn more about my city and the people in it. What I learn by being involved in … Read more

Susan Matthews

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I am a consulting principal at Borshoff, an advertising and public relations agency. What neighborhood do you live in? I moved to Herron-Morton in 2007 and it’s been thrilling to see the redevelopment of our neighborhood over the past decade. What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? It’s hard to pick just one spot. I’m inspired when I … Read more

David Starr

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I work for Roche Diagnostics as Regional Supply Chain Manager. What neighborhood do you live in? I grew up on the East Side of Indianapolis in Emerson Heights and I’m currently in the process of transitioning to the Chatham Arch neighborhood.  What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? The downtown area is very inspirational to me.  Over the … Read more

Brandon Sturdivant

Occupation: High School Student Why do you support KIB?  I support KIB because I really love the feeling of helping others. This organization is unique for me because it allows me to work with the environment around us. I have had an urge to volunteer for positive “green” pursuits for years and KIB provides a perfect outlet for just that. … Read more