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Hoosier mom receives help from Habitat for Humanity, lawmakers

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – One single mother from Indianapolis never expected that the bones of a home would be built on the Statehouse lawn, by Hoosier lawmakers – just for her.   Eight years ago, Ebony Duffy applied for housing help through Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income families build […]

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Department of Education outlines plan to prevent child abuse

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, is proposing her plan to prevent child abuse in schools. The plan includes additional training for school employees and streamlining the license revocation process. “No student can learn unless they are safe,” Ritz said in a statement. “As a lifelong educator, I know […]

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State needs volunteers for outdoor experience event

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Natural is looking for volunteers for the fifth annual Hoosier Outdoor Experience, which takes place late next month at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis. The Hoosier Outdoor Experience, sponsored this year by Central Indiana Ford dealers, is the state’s largest hands-on outdoor recreation event and […]

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Red Cross seeks more blood, platelets donors

By Sandie Love TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Thousands of Hoosiers have responded to the call to donate blood platelets and certain blood types to the American Red Cross, but the need for more donors is still urgent. “We are grateful to the donors who have rolled up a sleeve to give blood or platelets to the […]

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State wants young volunteers to photograph, write about state parks

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The state is looking for young writers and photographers who will serve as volunteer promoters of Indiana’s state parks. Six people aged 18-26 will be part of the America’s State Parks’ Youth Ambassadors Program and aim to “get today’s young adults excited about visiting our state parks and reservoirs,” the […]

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State welcomes volunteers to parks

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS –State officials invite Hoosiers who want to participate in National Volunteer Week to donate their time to state parks and reservoirs. Volunteer week is April 15-21 and the Department of Natural Resources said it has opportunities including work to maintain trails and enter computer data and everything in between. […]