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We reached our goal! On Friday, April 28, more than 600 volunteers participated in Ivy Tech’s O’Bannon Institute Day of Service! As a group, we provided more than 1,000 hours of community service to benefit non-profits in our communities. 

Photos on Flickr.

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Volunteer locations: 
Adopt-A-Road, Becky’s Place, Bedford Public Library, Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington, Bloomington Community Orchard, City of Bloomington Animal Shelter, City of Bloomington Parks & Recreation, Community Kitchen, Girls, Inc. of Monroe County, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Hoosier Hills Food Bank, Middle Way House/The Rise!, Monroe County Humane Association Non-Profit Veterinary Clinic, Monroe County Public Library, Monroe County United Ministries, Monroe County YMCA, Monroe Smart Start/Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, My Sister’s Closet, People & Animal Learning Services (PALS), Salvation Army, Shalom Center, Stone Belt Arc, United Way of South Central Indiana, WonderLab.

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2017 Community Partners 

Thanks to the following organizations who will be volunteering with us on Friday!

  • Batchelor Middle School
  • Baxter Pharmaceuticals
  • Bedford Chamber of Commerce
  • Lawrence County Economic Growth Council
  • Bloom Magazine
  • Bloomington High School South
  • City of Bedford
  • Clearbrook Creative
  • Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County
  • Duke Energy
  • FC Tucker/Bloomington, REALTORS®
  • Follett Higher Education Group
  • German American
  • Girl Scouts of Monroe County
  • Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce and hYPe
  • H&R Block, Bedford
  • IU Credit Union
  • Ivy Tech Bloomington Student Leaders 
  • Leadership Bloomington – Monroe County Alumni
  • MainSource Bank
  • Old National Bank
  • One World Catering
  • Richland-Bean Blossom Schools 
  • Schmidt Associates
  • Smithville
  • Sterling Real Estate, Inc.
  • TASUS Corporation
  • Visit Bloomington