The Bloomington Community Band is a 501(c)3 charitable organization supported by dues, voluntary contributions from members and friends, and special fundraising events.
Scaly Tailz is a not for profit reptile and amphibian education and rescue group. We offer free educational reptile demonstrations (schools, school events, Wonderlab, Public Libraries, Boxcar Books, and so forth). We also take in reptiles and amphibians that have been abandoned, as well as those that just need a new loving home. If it is an animal we are unable to accept (venomous, crocodilians, iguanas, extremely large snakes, or reptiles that are contagious), we will refer a person to one of the other Indiana reptile rescues we work with. We never charge for our services (we do accept donations)
Our creative collective offers a wide variety of artistic services and coworking opportunities to our members and the Bloomington community. Ask us about our venues and studio rentals, our classes, and community events today!
Strengthening our community and enriching lives by providing equitable access to information and opportunities to read, learn, connect, and create.
Indiana’s University Center for excellence in developmental disabilities
The newest Club within the Boys and Girls Clubs of Bloomington family, the Ellettsville Boys and Girls Club, opened its doors in April 2009. Located in Eagles Landing, the old Ellettsville Elementary School on Association Street, the Club is fulfilling a need within the Ellettsville community, providing opportunities for its 280 members to become caring, productive, and responsible citizens. Donate, or volunteer your time and make a difference in the lives of the youth we serve.
The mission of My Sister’s Closet of Monroe County, Inc. is to provide at-risk, low-income women pursuing employment with free workforce attire. We accomplish our mission through the use of our voucher system and the generosity of those who donate professional attire to our store. We also sell the gently used, quality, affordable clothes to the public. We have a wonderful variety of suits, pants, skirts, blouses, sweaters, and accessories. We can help get you launched into your new career, interview, or internship and still remain within your budget.My Sister’s Closet is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
The American Legion Auxiliary shines as an example of unselfish giving. With almost a million members from all walks of life, the Auxiliary administers hundreds of volunteer programs, gives tens of thousands of hours to its communities and to veterans, and raises millions of dollars to support its own programs as well as other worthwhile charities familiar to most Americans. It is all accomplished with volunteers.The Auxiliary, organized in 1919 to assist The American Legion, is much more than the name implies. The organization has achieved its own unique identity while working side-by-side with the veterans who belong to The American Legion. Like the Legion, the Auxiliary’s interests have broadened to encompass the entire community.The American Legion Auxiliary is the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization. Through its nearly 10,500 units located in every state and some foreign countries, the Auxiliary embodies the spirit of America that has prevailed through war and peace. Along with The American Legion, it solidly stands behind America and her ideals.
Visit the Lutheran Campus Ministry Student Center at the Luther Rose House.LCM-IU is a ministry to the students of Indiana University. With one foot in the university and one foot in greater Bloomington community, we endeavor to serve wherever there is need.LCM-IU is an intentionally safe place – open to all students – regardless of faith background, church denominational history, economic status, political affiliation, ancestry, color, national origin, race, sexual or gender orientation, disability or handicap, political persuasion, age, or academic standing.
We are offering Japanese Soto style Zen Meditation practice and Buddhist studies.
Make an American Dream come true – Host an international exchange student! The Aspect Foundation is currently seeking volunteer host families in the Monroe County and surrounding counties for high school students from nearly thirty countries, who want to experience the American way of life.For more information about becoming a host family, please call Jenny Osborne JENNY OSBORNE.
The Secular Alliance of IU is a group of students, faculty, and staff from IU and the Bloomington community. This group is focused on joining together those with a secular outlook on life, including atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, and humanists, and promoting a worldview based on science and reason as opposed to belief in the supernatural.
THANK YOU, Everyone, for a wonderful Luna Festival 2011! We had a great time! Save the date: Luna Festival 2012: April 28th.
Monroe County CASA is a volunteer-powered program which provides representation in juvenile court for child victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. The program recruits, screens, trains, and supervises adult community members who volunteer their time to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs), with full legal authority set forth by the State of Indiana. CASAs provide advocacy to child victims to ensure that they remain at the forefront of the court proceedings and find a safe, permanent home as quickly as possible.
Fair Trade Bloomington is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunity for those living in Bloomington and nearby to contribute to global economic development and poverty relief through education and promotion of products that adhere to fair trade principles.Fair Trade provides income that supports community development. It does this by guaranteeing suppliers and customers that fair trade products adhere to the following principles:Creating opportunities for economically disadvantaged artisans and producersA fair price is set by artisans and producersCash advances are used to secure supplies with prompt final payment.Long-term relationships with artisans and producers that build economic opportunityGender equitySafe and healthy working conditionsResponsible environmental practices
Spend a Saturday morning fighting cancer.If you can run, walk or ride a bike, then you can help eliminate cancer. Register now and help us meet our goal of 1000 participants. Individuals and teams are encouraged to collect pledges from friends, family members, and employers.Create a team of 5 of more and receive a $5 discount per team member. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a discount code.New this year! Both runners and cyclist that are back in time for the 2K walk can participate! We want you and your families to enjoy The Walk and make this a memorable experience! The 2K walk will take off at 11 a.m. For those of you who will be participating in just the walk can register up until 10:30 a.m. the day of the event or online.
Our services include a wide range of housing options, educational support from primary school through lifelong learning, technology assistance, healthcare coordination, behavioral support, and independently accredited employment programs. For families with caregiving responsibilities, we also offer respite programs to help you achieve balance.
The Monroe County History Center is a non-profit museum, genealogy/local history research library, educational facility and museum gift store that is housed in the historical Monroe County Carnegie Library. The History Center is operated by the 102 year old Monroe County Historical Society, Inc. and is self-sustaining. The Society is dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of the history of Monroe County. Our collections include materials and artifacts that reflect the shared heritage of our local area. We hope to show, through the use of these artifacts, how Monroe County fits into the context of southern Indiana, the Midwest, and the Nation as a whole.