SCHEDULE

April (entire month)

Jeremiah and Elsie’s Family Food Drive

Agency: Evansville Christian Life Center
Contact: Jeremy Secrest
Email: jsecrest[at]restoringpeople.com
Phone: 812.492.0716
Website: restoringpeople.com/food_drive

Parents and kids fighting poverty together by collecting food items for the Evansville Christian Life Center’s emergency food pantry.
 

April (entire month)

Shoeless April Shoe Drive

Agency: Multiple
Contact: Jeremy Secrest
Email: jsecrest[at]restoringpeople.com
Phone: 812.492.0716
Website: 30daysofpoverty.com/shoeless-april/

Community-wide shoe drive collecting new or gently-used shoes throughout the month of April. Shoes will be distributed locally through the Dream Center, Evansville Christian Life Center, and Potter’s Wheel as well as globally through Uncharted International.
 

Saturday, April 2

Community One Restoration Run 5K/10K, 1 Mile Walk, & Kids Dash

Agency: Community One
Location: Crossroads Christian Church, 10800 Outer Lincoln Avenue, Newburgh, IN 47630
Time: Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.
Contact: Eric Cummings
Email: info[at]community1.org
Phone: 812.250.6888
Website: community1.org
Registration is available online.

The Restoration Run benefits the work of Community One. Community One works to restore homes, neighborhoods, and hope.
 

Saturday, April 2

United Caring Shelter’s Jazz, Shoes, & Blues

Agency: United Caring Shelter
Location: Old National Bank atrium, 1 Main Street, Evansville, IN 47708
Phone: 812.422.0297
Website: unitedcaringservices.org

A new event for a great cause!
 

Tuesday, April 12

Bridges Out Of Poverty Lunch and Learn

Agency: Aurora
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: American Red Cross, 29 North Stockwell Road, Evansville, IN 47715
Questions? Email ebaxter[at]vectren.com
RSVP to Patty Pyle at patpyle[at]auroraevansville.org by Thursday, March 31 (Please include employer and position in RSVP email)

Please join us for lunch and brief presentations by local Bridges Out Of Poverty trainers!
 

Friday, April 22

Restoring Evansville Conference with Robert Lupton

Agency: Evansville Christian Life Center
Location: One Life West, 1301 West Lloyd Expressway, Evansville, IN 47710
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Jeremy Secrest
Email: jsecrest[at]restoringpeople.com
Phone: 812.492.0716
Website: restoringpeople.com/conference
Registration is available online.

Join Robert Lupton, author of Toxic Charity, as we discuss the question, “Does our helping actually hurt?”.
 

Saturday, April 23

Jubilant Jog 5K

Agency: Aurora
Location: Yellig Park, Santa Claus, IN
Registration flyer: Click to download.

A 5K fundraiser to benefit Aurora.
 

Saturday, April 23

City Serve

Agency: Multiple
Location: Multiple
Website: cityserveday.com
Registration is available online.

A collaborative effort of Evansville area churches, in partnership with community organizations, to serve our city and catalyze consistent community transformation.
 

Monday, April 25

Parenting and Caregiving the Child Impacted by Substance Abuse and Trauma

Agency: Prevent Child Abuse Vanderburgh County
Location: Auditorium – Ivy Tech College, 3501 North First Avenue, Evansville, IN
Registration: Free. Pre-register by April 19 by contacting Jara Dillingham at 812.228.5156 or jldillingh[at]usi.edu.

Speakers include Stephanie Montgomery (LPCC), Lori McDonald (LPCC), Janet Messer (LPCC MAC), and Barbie Matthews (LCSW).
 

Wednesday, April 27

Bridges Out of Poverty

Agency: Aurora
Location: Catholic Charities of Evansville
Website: auroraevansville.org
Registration is available online. Click to register.
 

 

Check back as we post additional events!