Benefit for DL Hollingsworth & Family

A benefit event for DL Hollingsworth & Family. DL is battling metastatic melanoma and this event will help offset costs of treatment, etc.

The event will be held on Saturday, March 7th starting at 2 pm with food, music, raffles, and fundraising. with an auction at 5 pm.

Join the FB page "Benefit for DL Hollingsworth" to see an up-to-date listing of auction items, as well as info about the event.



Art of Chocolate

LifeDesigns' signature chocolate event is the Art of Chocolate,a tasting gala with a New Orleans’s Mardi Gras theme!
Decadent desserts from local chefs will be displayed for your tasting pleasure before a delicious dinner.  The Art of Chocolate might be the only event where you get to see an artist paint a live chocolate! Throughout the evening, a Mardi Gras theme will be featured in the art, food, music, and auction items. Wearing masks is encouraged! In fact, we'd love it if you bought one at the event (there are plenty to choose from!).
For dinner, you will enjoy classic New Orlean's Etoufee with chicken andouille sausage, and shrimp over basmati rice. (A vegetarian Etoufee with bell peppers, onions, celery, eggplant, tomato & zucchini is available but you MUST request this by February 14.

For special food requests, call, text, or email Stephanie (574) 606-7687 or


2020 Bloomington Go Red for Women


Evening of the Arts at BHSN

Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 30th for an Evening of the Arts, "A Celebration and Exhibition of the Visual and Performing Arts"
at the Bloomington High School North Media Center.
The program begins at 6 pm and goes until 8 pm and is free to attend though donations to the Bloomington North Arts Program are appreciated.
Contact Stephanie for more information at 812-330-7724, ext. 53474.



Annual Soup/Chili Supper Fundraiser

Come on out to the Community Building 4-H Fairgrounds on February 22, 2020 from 5pm-8pm for the Annual Soup/Chili Supper fundraiser hosted by the Monroe County 4H Goat Club. 

Entry is a $5 per person donation at the door, as additional donations will be welcome.

Activities include: Awesome dinner of chili, soups, vegetarian soups, salads, and desserts!

There will also be a Silent auction of baskets and baked goods


Special Olympics Indiana Polar Plunge

The Bloomington Polar Plunge at IU to benefiit Special Olympics Indiana is Saturday, February 22, 2020 at IU's Skjodt Assembly Hall.

Registration is from 10:30-11:30am in the North lobby, with the Plunge at 12:00 noon.

To plunge, participants must raise a "bear" minimum of $75 (a student can plunge with a minimumof $50, but they will not receive the t-shirt). All who raise the $75 minimum receive an official Polar Plunge long-sleeved t-shirt. With additional prizes and incentives offered to those who raise more. Bring a towel and a change of clothes.

Log on to to register and find ot more information.


Bloomington Park and Recreation's Banneker Teen Institute

This Bloomington Parks and Recreation's Banneker Teen Insitute is a drop-in program for students ages 12 through 17. The after-school sessions include homework help time, choice activities, weekly field trips, and free time guided by Banneker Community Center staff.

Volunteers are invited to engage with teens and serve as meaningful role models, assisting with academic tutoring and with leading clubs or recreation time. Anyone interested in volunteering can find out more information at


Volunteer Opportunities

Bloomington Volunteer Network

Looking to volunteer in our community? Various organizations have a variety of ongoing needs. To check out opportunities, go to

You can also check out their calendar for a variety of events put on by non-profit organizations!


Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard


Mother Hubbard's Cupboard increases access to healthy food for all people in need in ways that cultivate dignity, self-sufficiency, and community. To get involved by donating or volunteering, go to


Alzheimer's Association


The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosts support groupS across the state for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Support groups are free and designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. 


Bloomington Spouse Support Group

IU Health Hospital, Community Health Building

333 Miller Drive

First and third Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm

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