Community Organizations

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.

 

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Chain for Hope Congressional Legislative Action Group

Address827 West 17th Street 47404
Description
 
Voluntary community group that organizes to speak to our state and national representatives in support of progressive legislation. We meet once a month and welcome new participants and volunteers.
ContactJohn Arthos
jarthos [at] indiana.edu
812-679-8175
Year Established2017
Incorporation StatusUnincorporated
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Children Cope with Divorce

AddressJustice Building
301 N. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

An educational program for parents and other interested persons who want to minimize the impact of divorce on children. All persons who divorce in Monroe County and have underage children are required to attend this program. After attending the seminar, participants receive a certificate and their attendance will be confirmed in court. Each parent should schedule the class within 30 days of filing for divorce.

 

Client Registration - 877-840-2673/317-722-8201

ContactCarolyn Hester (Program Coordinator)
(800) 248-6540
Additional ContactTwylia White
twhite [at] vnsi.org
317-517-2704
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Childrens Corner Cooperative Nursery School

Websitehttp://www.bloomingtonchildrenscorner.org/
AddressFairview United Methodist Church
600 W. Sixth Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

A parent-cooperative nursery school. Children's Corner is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, an independent accrediting system sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

ContactBloomingtonCCCNS [at] gmail.com
812-337-7897
Year Established1956
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Childrens Organ Transplant Association Inc. (COTA)

Websitehttp://cota.org/
Address2501 Cota Dr
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Children's Organ Transplant Association is a nonprofit organization based in Bloomington, Indiana that helps raise funds for and promote awareness of children and young adults in need of life-saving organ, bone marrow, cord blood, or stem cell transplants.

ContactRichard Lofgren (Executive Director)
cota [at] cota.org
800-336-2682
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Christmas for Kids Inc.

Websitehttps://rsutter208.wixsite.com/online-fundraising
Address3219 Allendale Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

Mission: Through the gift of a shiny new toy, the Christmas For the Kids Inc. provides joy and hope to disadvantaged children who might otherwise be overlooked during the holidays. Sponsor a toy and give a child recognition, confidence and a positive memory for a lifetime.

Starting the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas for the Kids will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in donation boxes at The Herald-Times, Black Lumber, Liberty Family Dentistry, Rural King and Cummings Bookkeeping in Ellettsville. All donations must be made by Dec. 16, and toys will be distributed Dec. 19.

Monetary donations to Christmas for the Kids can also be made by sending a check made out to Christmas for the Kids Inc., 3219 Allendale Drive, Bloomington, IN, 47401, or online.

ContactBob Sutter
rsutter208 [at] aol.com
812-361-9484
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Christmas for the Kids Inc.

Address3219 Allendale Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Christmas for the Kids (formerly known as Monroe County Toys for Tots) collects toys and raises money to make sure area kids in need get a great gift for Christmas.

Monetary donations to Christmas for the Kids can be made by sending a check made out to Christmas for the Kids Inc., 3219 Allendale Drive, Bloomington, IN, 47401.

ContactBob Sutter
812-961-0552
Year Established2016
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

City of Bloomington Volunteer Network

Websitehttps://bloomington.in.gov/volunteer
Address401 N Morton St, Suite 260
PO Box 100
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

The City of Bloomington Volunteer Network is your one-stop source for volunteer information in Bloomington and Monroe County. We invite you to connect to your community through volunteering to "be the change!" See here for volunteer opportunities:

Mission: The City of Bloomington Volunteer network exists to mobilize volunteers to address community issues and build on community assets.

ContactLucy Schaich (Director)
getconnected [at] bloomington.in.gov
812-349-3433
Year Established1980
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Commission on Multicultural Understanding (COMU)

Websitehttps://studentaffairs.indiana.edu/dean-students/commission-multicultural-understanding/index.shtml
AddressIndiana University
705 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

 

COMU uses committees made up of students, staff, and faculty to enhance the campus climate through education and increased communication on issues of oppression, gather information and encourage activities that increase awareness and understanding of racism and other forms of oppression, and promote greater communication on campus among all persons, regardless of race, age, religion, ability, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.

ContactSuzie Chung
comu [at] indiana.edu
812-855-4463
Additional Contactsukchung [at] indiana.edu
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