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APRIL 2012

Stay Connected with TI

Teeing Up for Training, Inc. June 22, 2012 at 9AM 

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Online registration is open! Register here today! The 4th annual Teeing Up for Training, Inc. golf outing and silent auction event will be here before you know it and we have a NEW location! Take a look at the Heartland Crossing Golf Links website here.     $100 per golfer or $400 for a team This cost includes entry into all events, golf carts, access to driving range, 18 holes of golf, lunch, contests, and prizes. Put your golf skills to the test and see your team's name on the plaque of winners!     We are planning for an even bigger & better event than last year.  Your participation will help Training, Inc. provide career training for our local residents living in poverty and those who lack the life skills to secure sustainable employment.  Join us as we make an impact on the lives of your Indianapolis neighbors.

Volunteer Spotlight Rich Cunningham Training, Inc.’s board secretary, Amol Dalvi, extended Rich an invitation to one of our breakfast meetings. Rich and his wife, Sally, donate to other organizations that provide the basics of food, clothing, and shelter, so he was excited to learn more about Training, Inc. He believes the other programs he’s involved with are important, yet he was drawn to our mission and

Three easy ways to give to Training, Inc.!

1. Call 1-877-245-8277 2. Text "TRAIN" to       86132 to pledge We'll follow up with easy options for payment!

3. Use our QR Code to go directly to our online donation page.

With the way the weather has been lately - hot one day, windy the next, then chilly and rainy - you know it's Indiana! Our clothes closet could use some help to reflect the Spring and


believes the idea of helping others help themselves is more productive. “The clients at TI want to be here; they aren’t here as a requirement of another program. They are motivated to change their lives, and are making the investment in themselves to do so. Education and jobs turn the crank on the economy.  TI is helping a lot of people turn the economic crank. One of the things that I really dig about TI is the number of military veterans it serves.  These men and women have served America, putting their lives on hold and in harm’s way. I’m humbled by their sacrifice.  I feel honored to serve them through TI."   Rich has been a volunteer at Training, Inc. since 2011 and believes there are two reasons why others should get involved:   “First, if people want to help our community’s disadvantaged get on the road to long-term self-sufficiency, TI is a great program to support with their time, talent, and treasure.  Second, from a practical standpoint, TI has a 30-year track record of results: 5,000 served; 91% job placement; 83% 1-year job retention; 3:1 return on investment to the community. It makes good business sense.”

It's that time of year! Time to open the windows, let in the fresh air, and get to work!   We want our office to truly reflect a professional atmosphere for our trainees as well as staff and visitors. To accomplish this, our office could use a good scrubbing! We provide the cleaning supplies, you provide the elbow grease. This will include going through some different areas of the office to purge and organize.    This is a big project and we need as many helpers as we can get! Please join us Saturday, April 28 from  9am - 1pm.    We have a lot of fun on our Saturday volunteer days and we look forward to seeing you there! There will be plenty of coffee and snacks to go around. Please contact Katie Short to let us know you can make it! You can email or call her at  katie@traininging-indy.org or 317-264-6740 ext. 11.  

Stepping Stones

upcoming Summer weather. We are looking for donations of: short sleeve shirts khaki pants skirts light-weight cardigans Please contact Katie or Dawn to arrange a time to drop your donations off at our office.

In addition here are some food items we are seeking for our trainee lunch shelf: Individual servings of non-perishable items Pop-top soups & stews, Frozen entrees, Snack packs of crackers, Peanut butter, Dried fruit, Cans of spaghetti-o’s or similar, Vacuum-sealed pouches (tuna, etc) Thank you much for supporting Training, Inc. and all our wonderful trainees!

Like us on Facebook       It's an easy way to stay in the loop on daily activity here at Training, Inc. If you have a Facebook account already, it’s really easy to become our friend. Just login in to your account,


Cycles 197, 198, and 199 graduated on March 29th. Our guest speaker was Doug Karr (pictured below). Doug is the CEO of DK New Media. His speech was about his own personal struggles while finding the pathway to his current career. It was very informative and easily something our trainees  related to.  Doug is also a volunteer at Training, Inc. and we value the knowledge he shares with our trainees! 

type "Training, Inc." in the search box at the top of your Facebook homepage, and then click "Like."    Check out our page  and spread the word!

Please visit our website at www.trainginginc-indy.org. Become a fan on Facebook or follow us daily on Twitter       

April 2012 enewsletter  

June 22, 2012 at 9AM 1. Call 1-877-245-8277 2. Text "TRAIN" to 86132 to pledge We'll follow up with easy options for payment! 3. Use our QR...

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