Tag Archive for: community service

Bringing People, Neighborhoods, and Businesses Together: A Look Inside Midtown Indy with Michael McKillip

As a 501c3 organization, Midtown Indy exists to cultivate an equitable, healthy, and sustainable community in which stakeholders of all races, incomes, and ethnicities have access to the resources that they need to thrive. Its efforts are made possible through philanthropic support of area businesses, institutions, charitable foundations, and individual stakeholders. Some of Midtown Indy’s […]

CANStruction 2021: Indiana’s Star Explorers

In 1992, CANStruction was founded with the intent of building life-sized structures made entirely of canned goods with proceeds benefitting local food banks. Seventeen years after the national charity’s founding, Schmidt Associates employees joined the local CANstruction chapter’s effort, getting inspired to do good for the community while exercising creativity. One of the first sculptures […]

Leadership Moment from January

The sparkle in his eyes bears testimony. This young man will not be forestalled in his mission. We share his story of youth leadership to honor many. Derrin Slack struggled with stuttering and its stigma while growing up. Unable to afford a college mission trip to Botswana with his peers, an anonymous benefactor intervened. Derrin […]