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Homeless & ReEntry Helpers, Inc.
7528 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis, IN 46226 USA
(317) 547-0500
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HRH's Weekly Newsletter from www.IndianaHelpers.com - 13 October '08
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Editor's Notes

I'm sorry this weeks newsletter is late but my computer went out Friday evening and I just got it back up earlier today.

Our News


Our Events Calendar

Picture a bare dinner plate, with only a few scattered empty ketchup packets in evidence, and these words written on the plate: "To 18,000 kids in Indianapolis, this is dinner."
16Oct Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Interfaith Hunger Initiative ("IHI") - invites the community to give up their lunch that day and join them on Monument Circle to learn more about hunger in our community and around the world, and to become engaged in the war against hunger. It is a war that can be won when we come together.  The event will be emceed by local journalist, speaker and former TV news anchor Anne Ryder. She will welcome to the podium Jim Morris, President of Pacers Sports & Entertainment and former Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program, as well as several faith leaders.

Information on the hunger situation and how to get involved will be available from several organizations. The public is encouraged to give up their lunch for that day -- experience an Un-Lunch Hour -- and donate their lunch money to help those who often go hungry every day at lunch. Long-range awareness and commitment are the goals of IHI, however, not just a one-shot donation.  For complete information on the mission and goals of the IHI, go to www.interfaithhungerinitiative.org.

22Oct08 Wednesday - Trusted Partners - is hosting an Information Night for anyone interested in helping prevent homelessness in Indianapolis. It is from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Immanuel United Church of Christ, 402 E. Prospect St., Indianapolis, 46225.  Trusted Partners matches volunteer mentors with individuals who are at high risk of becoming homeless. Come learn how to be part of the solution!" | For additional information, please visit Trusted Partners Web Site.
19Nov08 Wednesday - Indiana Multicultural Career Fair - Presenting the 17th Annual, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Campus Center, Indianapolis, IN | from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Over 80 Employers Expected With Opportunities In: Accounting ~ Finance ~ Sales ~ Marketing ~ Engineering ~ Technology ~ Computer Science ~ Communication ~ Healthcare ~ Management ~ Government ~ Non-Profit ~ and many more!

Our Job Fairs Calendar & Classified Ads for Jobs
Temporary & Part-Time Jobs usually lead to Gainful and Full-Time Employment

15Oct08 Wednesday - State of Indiana Job Fair - Join us for the first annual on-site job fair - From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Indiana Government Center South, 302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 | Pre-register for this exciting event here (Note: Reference Job ID 559243) - Are you looking to begin your career or advance your career in a dynamic and energized environment? If the answer is yes, then we invite you to explore all the opportunities within state government. | For additional information, please visit Indiana Job Fair.
16Oct08 Thursday - Bayh's Annual Job Fair - Senator Evan Bayh will host his sixth annual Job Fair, Job Training and Small Business Summit at the State Fairgrounds.  Job seekers will be able to meet with representatives from more than 80 local businesses and take advantage of job training and employment assistance services.  Experts also will be on hand for local entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses.

22Oct Wednesday Correctional Officer Trainee Applicants - Indianapolis Juvenile Correctional Facility, 2596 Girls School Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46214. Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Applicants need to have their applications on line prior to the job fair to receive an interview. Applicants should bring their driverís license and high school diploma to the job fair.

23Oct08 Thursday - Monster.com - Meet with top employers from Indianapolis at the...  Indianapolis Job Fair | Sheraton Hotel City Centre, 31 W Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 | from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM | Get additional information and directions 317-635-2000.
WorkOne's IndianaCareerConnect.com  |  IN DOC Job Fairs  |  State of IN Jobs  |  City of Indy & M/C Jobs  |  Indy Star - Jobs in Indy  |  NUVO - Jobs in Indy  |  American Classified - Jobs in Indy  |  Kijiji - Jobs in Indy  |  Indianapolis Recorder - Jobs in Indy  |  Indy Employment Guide - Jobs in Indy  |  Indiana Job Fairs  |

Our Quick Topics Page - Over 150 Topics in 30 categories

Our Quick Topics_Print Out Page is a list of Topics that can be printed out for easy reference.  This "Single Source" information page contains information from Adoption, Aids/HIV to Victim Assistance & Voters Registration.  You can print it and carry it with you for easy reference.  It currently contains over 150 topics, listing goods and services that are needed by persons that are homeless and in and out of jail/prison.  Most Topics list the complete address, phone, fax email address and web site address of those Service Providers that can offer help.  Within the next couple of weeks HRH will have a smaller version, listing individual Service Providers for your particular needs.  These information booklets will be made available to the jails, prisons, pastors, case workers, and other Service Providers as "Pass Outs" for their clients.  For more information on this upcoming "Information Booklet" service, please give us a call, or keep checking your Weekly Newsletter.

Our Helpers Press Releases

Office of the Mayor | City County Council

Our Helpers Calendars & Newsletters - They want you to check regularly

WorkOne - East WorkOne - West  |  Wayne Township Schools - Adult Basic Education 3Sep08 thru 31Jan09 | Warren Township 1Oct08 NewsletterBOI - Business Ownership Initiative Upcoming Schedule of Work Shops |

Our Helpers Regularly Scheduled Meetings - They would like for you to attend

Weekly - M.O.V.E.  |
Monthly - |  C.H.I.P. - C.H.I.P.'s Calendar

Our Research & Reference Info - The more you know, the more you can help.

Need information on the Homeless or ReEntry Industry?  Click on: Our Research & Reference Page

Our Needs - Our Helpers need Help Too!

Plainfield Correctional Facility (PCF or IYC) -
1)  Arts and Craft Leader/Teacher Needed - to help our PLUS program with Community Service Projects.  2)  Volunteers &  Mentors - to help our PLUS Program participants. | Please contact Tracey Ridge, Program Director | tridge@idoc.in.gov, or call 317-839-2513 # 1371 or # 1501.

Meet Me Under The Bridge
On Sunday afternoons a group of volunteers team up to feed the homeless at Willard Park in the downtown area. They start feeding at 3:00 pm.  All the food is hot and homemade by their group.  After they are done there they move to Washington and Rural to the parking lot at the library.  They are currently feeding between 150 & 200 people every Sunday.  If you are interested in helping out, and you want more information please don't hesitate to contact Kim at 317-222-8741, or email her at: always_pray@comcast.net.

MUSIC TEACHER & Blue Jeans (sizes 32 thru 38) -
The Pendleton Correctional Facility
- Volunteers that can teach musical instruments, especially give guitar lessons, and any kind of musical Instruments you may have that are still in good working order that you may want to donate to the prison - they are also looking for all types of arts and crafts supplies for their Arts and Crafts classes. | Please contact Wayne Scaife, Community Services Director at WScaife@idoc.IN.gov.

Volunteers & Helpers Always Needed - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Our prisons in Indianapolis, Plainfield, and Pendleton are in need of persons that can serve "inside" the prison system as Teachers, Tutors, Mentors and Instructors.  If you would like to be a volunteer (Helper), please Click on HRH's Contact-Us Page, or call Don Hawkins at 317-547-0500 #11 and he can help direct you to an organization that can use your special services and talents.  To contact the Indiana Department of Correction directly, Please click on: Indiana D.O.C. for additional information, or Click on: Indiana D.O.C. Volunteer Form.
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