SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 4

Circle Run 5K/10K, 1 Mile Walk, & Kids Dash

Agency: Evansville Christian Life Center
Location: Crossroads Christian Church, 10800 Outer Lincoln Avenue, Newburgh, IN 47630
Time: Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.
Contact: Jeremy Secrest
Email: jsecrest[at]restoringpeople.com
Phone: 812.492.0716
Website: 30daysofpoverty.com/run
*Registration is available online and onsite the day of the race.

The Circle Run benefits the Circles® Initiative. Circles® is an innovative approach to ending poverty in our community. A Circle Leader works within a network of support, leveraging community resources as they equip themselves on their journey out of poverty toward self-sufficiency.
 

Saturday, April 4

Community One Neighborhood Tour

Agency: Community One
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Contact: Kristine Cordts
Email: kristine.cordts[at]community1.org

RSVP to take part. Limited spaces are available for this community development tour.

Community One addresses housing restoration and community development needs in the Evansville, Indiana region.
 

Tuesday, April 7

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® – The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence

Agency: Albion Fellows Bacon Center
Location: USI – UC Amphitheatre
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Christina Wicks
Email: christina.wicks[at]albionfellowsbacon.org
Phone: 812.422.9372

Albion provides the following services: 24-hour crisis lines for domestic violence and sexual assault, safe shelter, individual or support group counseling, legal advocacy, information and referral services.
 

Thursday, April 9

Habitat for Humanity Info Session

Agency: Habitat for Humanity
Location: Evansville Christian Life Center, Training Room A
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Contact: Lee Jerstad
Website: evansvillehabitat.org
Phone: 812.423.5623 ext. 21

Are you interested in owning your own home? Discover how it could be possible with the help of Habitat for Humanity. Come and learn more at this information session.

Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
 

Friday, April 10

Homeless Services Council Meeting


Location: Evansville Central Library, Browning Room B
Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Contact: Kimron Reising, Chairperson
Website: destination-home.info
Phone: 812.422.0297

The Homeless Services Council of Southwest Indiana addresses the needs of homeless and near-homeless in Southwest Indiana and works to end homelessness in our communities.
 

Saturday, April 11

Community One Coach Training

Agency: Community One
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Contact: Kristine Cordts
Email: volunteer[at]community1.org

Want to love your neighbors through homeowner repairs and prayer? Sign up for our Coach Training Session.

Community One addresses housing restoration and community development needs in the Evansville, Indiana region.
 

Tuesday, April 14

Evansville Christian Life Center Vision Session

Agency: Evansville Christian Life Center
Location: Evansville Christian Life Center
Time: 5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Gina Gibson
Website: restoringpeople.com
Phone: 812.423.9222
Registration is required by April 13th. Dinner will be served.

Join us for a vision session to learn more about our mission and facility. You will hear our vision to eliminate poverty in Evansville long-term, how we’re working towards that right now, and how you can get involved.

The Evansville Christian Life Center works to restore people out of poverty into self-sufficient living and giving back to their community.
 

Wednesday, April 15

Bridges Out of Poverty Training, Part 1 & Part 2

Agency: Bridges Collaborative Groups of Southern Indiana
Location: Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center
1901 Lynch Road, Evansville, IN 47711
Contact: Patty Pyle
Email: patpyle[at]auroraevansville.org
Phone: 812.428.3246
Attendance is limited. Registration is required by April 8th.
REGISTER ONLINE AT http://auroraevansville.org/event/bridges-out-of-poverty-training/.

Part 1 Training
Do you supervise or interact with anyone who experiences generational poverty? Bridges Out of Poverty Part 1 training helps you fully understand general characteristics of generational poverty.
Time: 8:30 a.m. to Noon, Check in opens at 8:00 a.m.
Cost: $30

Part 2 Training
An extension of Bridges Out of Poverty Part 1, this training expands opportunities for discussion and interaction. Language experience, cognitive issues and barriers to change are covered in more detail along with skills of mediation, relationship building and mentoring. This workshop introduces strategies for changing program designs, policies and procedures to improve outcomes.
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Check in opens at Noon
Cost: $30

Part 1 and Part 2 may be taken together for a discounted price of $55 including lunch.
 

Friday, April 17

Aurora’s 9th Annual Trivia Tonight

Agency: Aurora
Location: Evansville Country Club
3810 Stringtown Road, Evansville, IN 47711
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Contact: Sherri Stokes or Kim Sievers
Phone: 812.428.3246
Website: auroraevansville.org

Join Aurora and quizmasters Shelley Kirk from Eyewitness News and Scott Wylie from Vanderburgh Community Foundation for a night of trivia to benefit Aurora. Table Sponsor $600 (includes team of 8, dinner, & gameplay) and Individuals $75 (includes dinner & gameplay; will be placed with other individuals to form a team).

Learn more and RSVP by April 10th at http://auroraevansville.org/event/trivia-tonight-2015/ or by calling 812.428.3246.

Aurora works to prevent and end homelessness in our community.
 

Sunday, April 19

Shoeless Sunday Shoe Collection Drive

Agency: Evansville Christian Life Center
Location: Evansville Christian Life Center
509 S. Kentucky Ave, Evansville, IN 47714
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Jeremy Secrest
Email: jsecrest[at]restoringpeople.com
Phone: 812.423.9222
Website: 30daysofpoverty.com/shoeless-sunday

The Shoeless Sunday Shoe Drive collects gently worn shoes through Soles4Souls, they will bring NEW shoes back into our Evansville community through three local organizations: Evansville Christian Life Center, Dream Center, and Potter’s Wheel.

The Evansville Christian Life Center works to restore people out of poverty into self-sufficient living and giving back to their community.
 

Tuesday, April 21

Community One Volunteer Connect

Agency: Community One
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Contact: Kristine Cordts
Email: volunteer[at]community1.org

Want to love your neighbor? Join us to find out how you fit into this mission! RSVP to take part.

Community One addresses housing restoration and community development needs in the Evansville, Indiana region.
 

Thursday, April 23

Bank On Evansville Info Session

Agency: Bank On Evansville
Location: Evansville Christian Life Center, Training Room A
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Contact: United Way of Southwest Indiana
Website: bankonevansvilleswi.org
Phone: 812.421.2800

Bank on Evansville offers free, high-quality financial training for individuals. learn how to: budget, manage checking and savings accounts, pay off debt and improve credit.
 

Thursday, April 23

Poverty Simulation

Agency: Mayor’s Office and County Commissioners
Hosted by Mayor Lloyd Winnecke & County Commissioner Bruce Ungethiem
Location: CK Newsome Center
Time: 5:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Shayla Osborne
Email: sosborne[at]unitedwayswi.org
Phone: 812.421.4100
Space is limited. Registration is required. Call 812.421.2800

The Poverty Simulation is facilitated by the United Way of Southwestern Indiana and is a tool to help community members explore the many facets of poverty. Participants role-play the lives of low income families. The challenge is to cover all of the major material necessities a family has such as housing, utilities, food, day care, health care, transportation, clothes and goods – on a limited budget for one month. Reflection and discussion at the end of the simulation makes it a powerful tool for deepening engagement with issues of poverty.
 

Friday, April 24

Circles® Initiative Informational Session

Agency: Evansville Christian Life Center
Location: 509 S. Kentucky Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Contact: Stephen Ralph
Email: sralph[at]restoringpeople.com
Phone: 812.423.9222
Website: circlesevansville.com

Learn more about this innovative campaign designed to move families forward and transform communities. Registration is preferred.

Circles® is an innovative approach to ending poverty in our community. A Circle Leader works within a network of support, leveraging community resources as they equip themselves on their journey out of poverty toward self-sufficiency.
 

Friday, April 24

“Cheesecake for Charity”

Agency: Outreach Ministries
Location: Vectren on the Riverfront
Time: 7:00pm
Contact: Amy Kroeger
Phone: 812.464.1025
Website: outreachministriesevv.org

Cheesecake for Charity is a night of entertainment, wine and food to benefit the working poor through Outreach Ministries. Tickets are $25 per person, $40 per couple or $150 for a table of 8. Seating is limited. Please RSVP.
 

Saturday, April 25

Community One Project Blitz

Agency: Community One
Contact: Kristine Cordts
Email: volunteer[at]community1.org

Help us show love as we meet homeowners’ physical needs. Email to learn more.

Community One addresses housing restoration and community development needs in the Evansville, Indiana region.
 

Saturday, April 25

Spring Career Expo

Agency: The Potter’s Wheel Ministries
Location: 333 Jefferson Ave., Evansville, IN 47713
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Contact: Melanie Menser
Phone: 812.401.4440
Website: potterswheelministries.com

The Potter’s Wheel will host IVY Tech, USI, Harrison College, ITT Technical Institute, Salon Professional Academy, Roger’s Hair Academy and many others who will provide information on financial aid, admission processes and degree programs.

The Potter’s Wheel provides for the spiritual, physical, emotional, and educational needs of those in inner-city Evansville.
 

Thursday, April 30

Take Back the Night March

Agency: Albion Fellows Bacon Center
Location: Evansville’s Riverfront at Casino Aztar Events Plaza
Time: Registration begins at 6:00pm. March begins at 6:30pm
Contact: Chrissy Wicks
Email: christina.wicks[at]albionfellowsbacon.org
Phone: 812.422.9372
Website: albionfellowsbacon.org

A candlelight ceremony and public speak out to protest rape in our community will take place. This very empowering event is free and out to the community.
 

Thursday, April 30 & Friday May 1

Human Trafficking: Myths, Facts and Community Response

Agency: Albion Fellows Bacon Center
Location: IVY Tech Community College, Vectren Auditorium
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00pm.
Contact: Gina Gist
Email: gina.gist[at]albionfellowsbacon.org
Phone: 812.422.9372
Website: albionfellowsbacon.org
*Event is free – Registration is necessary.

Target Audience: Law Enforcement, Probation, Health and Human Services, Teachers, Medical Professional, Victim Advocates and Prevention Coordinators.

Purpose: Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery, in which human beings are controlled and exploited for profit. Come join us and learn the myths, facts and how our community can help in the fight against one of the fastest growing crimes in the world.
 

Check back as we post additional events!