Human Services

"Bear"ing Love Ministry Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2004 by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Groover. The purpose of this fund is to provide teddy bears to comfort children and adults alike who are suffering the effects of chemotherapy and cancer.

Beyond the Horizon Foundation
This non-permanent fund was established in 2010 by Horizon Hospice Care Inc. to provide grants to support "Celebration of Life" events for hospice patients and their families.

Cody Cole Blanton Memorial Endowment Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2004 by Chet and Mary Ann Blanton in memory of their son, Cody Cole Blanton. Because Cody enjoyed volunteering in the Moderate/Severe Disabilities Program at Plainfield High School, the Blantons thought it would be appropriate to designate grants for fun activities such as parties and field trips or other activities that will bring enjoyment to these students.

Brian's Wish Endowment Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2002 by the Hall family, in memory of Brian Hall. Brian's wish was that there would be more public awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The purpose of the Fund will be to provide support to the Johns Hopkins Packard Center for ALS Research.

Matthew Broderick Diabetes Awareness Fund

This non-permanent fund was established in September 2012 by Steve Broderick and his family, in memory of his brother Matthew, to support for and promote diabetes awareness in central Indiana.

Dr. James F. Elrod Fund
This endowed fund was established in 1998 by Dr. James F. Elrod. The purpose of this fund is to provide annual donations in the donor's name to the following: Amo High School Alumni Educational Grant Fund, Greencastle Presbyterian Church, Putnam County Library, Putnam County Hospital and the Coatesville Public Library.

Daniel Bruce Ewoldsen Memorial Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2003 by Bud and Helen Ewoldsen. The primary purpose of this fund is to assist families with newborn children suffering from birth defects. Further purposes of the fund include providing scholarships to children who are impaired because of a birth defect, but capable of working toward a post-secondary education.

Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry
This fund was established in 2011 by Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry to stock Hendricks County food pantries with meat provided by local farmers and hunters.

Habit of the Heart Fund
This fund was established in 2005 by the Habit of the Heart Committee. The purpose of this fund is to help meet emergency needs of Hendricks County youth and women. The Habit of the Heart Committee holds the Habit of the Heart Gala weekend, a fundraising event, each year in September.

Hendricks County Coalition Against Domestic Violence Fund
This non-permanent fund was established to provide support to organizations and projects in Hendricks County, Indiana, related to domestic violence issues.

Hendricks County Emergency Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2002 with a grant from the Lincoln Federal Charitable Foundation. The purpose of this fund is to provide funding in the event of a catastrophic emergency in Hendricks County.

Hendricks County Food Pantry Coalition Fund

This fund was created by a group of Hendricks County volunteers interested in creating a county-wide fund to provide gap-funding at various local food pantries. The fund would also be used to provide assistance for financial needs such as rent, utilities and basic needs and could be a resource for local churches that do not currently have benevolence funds set up.

Hendricks County Senior Services Non-Permanent Fund
This non-permanent fund was established in 2002 with a bequest to the Hendricks County Senior Services. The purpose of this fund is to give grants to Hendricks County Senior Services' Transportation Program

Hendricks County Senior Services Fund: Serving Seniors in the Spirit of Beth Ann Leach
This endowed fund was established in 1997 by Hendricks County Senior Services. This fund will provide support to the Hendricks County Senior Services to fulfill its role and mission as described by its

governing documents.

Hendricks Regional Health Fund
This endowed fund was established in 1999 by Hendricks Regional Health. The purpose of this fund is to further the programs of the Hendricks Community Chaplaincy Program.  HCGives.org (1)

Indiana University Health Hospital West Cancer Center Fund
This fund was created by Indiana University Hospital West to assist cancer patients receiving treatment at IU West. This patient assistance fund will be used to help pay for things such as gas cards, grocery gift cards, co-pays for prescriptions, emergent dental care prior to starting radiation therapy, other household needs, and accessibility to home or treatment.

Jonnie's Goodguys Fund

This fund was created by Andi Solero and others in memory of their friend, Jonathon Miller, to spread awareness of Marfan's Syndrome and other charitable causes.

Jordan's Place Fund

Jordan's Place Fund is a non-permanent fund for Jordan's Place to provide necessary resources for those families who have foster children.

Jordan's Place Endowment Fund

This fund was establised by Jordan's Place to provide necessary resources for those families who have foster children.

Kendra's Call for Komfort Fund

This field of interest fund was established in 2011 by Kendra's Call for Komfort to provide support for children going through chemotherapy.

Logan's Legacy Fund

Logan Parker Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Logan who would have been a senior at Avon High School this year. The scholarship will be designated to an Avon graduating senior and to a Ben Davis Vocational student who will be attending the Printing Program at Vincennes University.

Maeci and Gracie Give Back Fund
This nonpermanent fund was established in 2012 to provide support to children facing life-threatening illness with emphasis on Make A Wish Foundation, Riley Children's Hospital, Leukemia Lymphoma Society and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Russell and Claire Maltsberger Memorial Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2007 with a bequest from Russell Maltsberger. The purpose of this fund is to make grants to Riley Hospital for Children.

Josephine Mendenhall Legacy Fund for Special Needs Children
This non-permanent fund was established in 2013 in memory of Josephine "Jody" Mendenhall to provide support for children with special needs.

Miracles for Melanoma Fund
This endowed donor advised fund will provide support for awareness and research for melanoma.

Marsha Louise Moore Family Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2005 by Mr. and Mrs. Dan Moore. The purpose of this fund is to assist with public awareness and to promote education and/or knowledge of abuse or drug and/or alcohol addiction problems.

Nehemiah Ranch Fund

The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide support for Nehemiah Ranch located in Avon, IN, whose mission is to provide a fun, safe and faith-based environment for people of all ages to experience family-oriented activities that build relationships with other as well as Christ.

Barbara Ford Neher Leukemia Fund
This non-permanent fund was established in 2003 by Barbara's husband, Joe Neher, and her family. The purpose of this fund is to assist Hendricks County citizens struggling with leukemia.

Saxman Family Fund
This non-permanent fund was established in 2007 to benefit Plainfield School Corporation students in emergency need. Needs can include, but not limited to, eye exams, glasses, dental exams and clothing. These funds will be dispersed to the Plainfield School Corporation. Ray and Carolyn Saxman both taught in the Plainfield school system and are dedicated to helping students.

SCI Hope Fund

This fund was established by John and Tammie Wassen and Jim and Skip Tennancour after John suffered a spinal cord injury. The purpose of the fund is to provide independence and quality of life through financial grants to individuals with spinal cord injuries.

SCI Hope Endowment Fund

This endowment fund was established to provide support in perpetuity for SCI Hope whose purpose is to provide independence and quality of life through financial grants to individuals with spinal cord injuries.

Sheltering Wings Center for Women Fund
This endowed fund was established in 2005 by Dori Brauman. The purpose of this fund is to provide support to Sheltering Wings Center for Women to carry out its mission.

Sycamore Services/Hendricks County ARC Fund
This endowed fund was established in 1999 by the Sycamore Services Board of Directors. The purpose of this fund is to provide support to Sycamore Services.


Hancel and Dorotha Owens Sycamore Services Day Program Fund
This endowed fund was established in 1998 by Dorotha G. Owens. The purpose of this fund is to support the Day Program of Sycamore Services.

Westside Secondary Transition Council Fund

This fund was established by the members of the Westside Secondary Transition Council which is made up of representatives from Avon, Plainfield, Danville, Brownsburg, Ben Davis Schools and Sycamore Services. The purpose of the fund shall be to provide support to the Westside Secondary Transition Council to facilitate transition into adulthood for children with disabilities.