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Horizon House

Horizon House offers more than a roof

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors{see also: City has high hopes for housing-first strategy} When it comes to fighting homelessness in Indianapolis, there’s a new mindset in town. And since early 2018, Lillian Herbers-Kelly and Horizon House have been on the front lines. This intensive approach at Horizon House, for which there was no blueprint, involves a team assembled by Herbers-Kelly from the […]

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Nonprofits rehabbing local ex-offenders

Recycle Force Gregg Keesling, president RecycleForce 1125 E Brookside Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 www.recycleforce.org RecycleForce focuses on transitional jobs, employability skills training and supportive services, and last year employed 338 ex-offenders full time. Since its beginning in 2003, it has helped over 1,000 individuals return to home communities. Last year, the nonprofit recycled more than […]

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Paving the path for ex-offenders

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Rhiannon Edwards goes to work every day dreaming of a better life. A good job with a bright future. A nice place to live. She dreams of being a productive part of the community. Edwards doesn’t yearn for these things for herself, but for some of Marion County’s hardened […]

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