The Indianapolis Half Marathon is next Saturday (October 8th), and we really hope you can make it out to serve with us! Here is some important information for you if you decide to volunteer at the race. The Details The race will be held at Fort Benjamin Harrison on the east side of Indianapolis. We need the greatest amount of… Read more →
With Elementary Club out for the summer, we put on a lot of special programs to continue the relationships we’ve made with our younger students over the break. We took them to Camp Indy, hosted a basketball camp, and just had Elementary Club Week, our kick-off event to Elementary Club. With the students back in school, we wanted to look back at one… Read more →
Please join KIDS inc. staff, volunteers and students for a fun day of serving at the 20th Annual Indianapolis Marathon. We will assist in: Grilling and serving the post race meal to the runners and their families. Any amount of help is appreciated! For the last 20 years KIDS Inc has been the main beneficiary of the proceeds of the… Read more →
We are so excited to announce that KIDS Inc will be partnering with CITY.MOSAIC this coming school year to provide tutoring to elementary schools in our area. CITY.MOSAIC is a partnership of Indianapolis churches that focuses on uniting the Body of Christ to serve the local community (click here to check out their website). What Can YOU Do? We are currently seeking volunteers… Read more →
Camp Allendale 2015 Summertime at KIDS Inc. means taking groups of our students, some of whom have never spent more than a day or two outside their own neighborhood, away to camp for a week. We load up the vans with 15 to 25 students, plus a few volunteer counsellors, and spend six days in the woods, sleeping on wooden… Read more →
God has been making Himself known through our ministry in the recent months! Because it has been quite some time since our last K.I.D.S. Inc update, we would like to give our supporters a picture of the state of our programs and share a vision for what we think God has set before us.
Hang Time is our weekly Friday gathering where middle school and high school students come to hang out. We provide students a safe place to hang out where they can play basketball, skateboard, play pool, eat a hot meal, and hear a Bible message. We have seen a consistent turnout of around sixty kids every Friday night, which is our biggest program each week. We provide stable adult relationships for these students and give them a place in which they strengthen their friendships with one another.
Elementary Club meets each Thursday after school. We play games, makes crafts, and teach a Bible lesson each week. We have seen this program grow from two kids three months ago to as many as twelve kids as we’ve partnered with the school across the street from us. This program is vitally important for the neighborhood and students because it forms the basis of long-term relationships between our students and K.I.D.S. Inc and through this relationship we may see more lives changed for and through Jesus.
Highlights from 2014 Our volunteers – This year we have truly been blessed by over 20 faithful volunteers! Volunteers have helped us with summer camps, Mudathlons and the Indianapolis Marathon, serving food at Hang Time, running Elementary Time, planning and preparing for events, and building personally into the lives of students. We are so thankful for you all! Summer camps… Read more →
We are putting on VBS this week! Read more →
The halls of KIDS Inc are looking a lot better thanks to CertaPro Painters and Sherwin Williams Paint stores. At the end of January both companies teamed up and provided managers, assistant managers, VP’s, and employees to paint our place! They not only provided people, they provided product! This was a task that we could not have done without all of… Read more →
We had an amazing group of volunteers at this years Indianapolis Marathon and Half Marathon. Every year we bring as many volunteers as we can find to help put on a big after-race cookout. We serve up burgers, brats, pizzas and just about any side you can think of. Even though it was an abnormally cold and rainy day we… Read more →