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December 28, 2017

Recap: Be A Blessing Christmas Parties

We’re sending out a special thank you to all of our staff, volunteers, and individuals who made this holiday season so special. Thanks to them, we were able to Be A Blessing to hundreds of our Building Dreams scholars through the Musser Elementary field trip and Elementary Christmas parties. Our toy drive allowed children at George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academy and PLA at IPS 93 to choose toys and games to take home for Christmas! The donation of funds from our communities allowed us to take over 44 students from Sharon, PA on a field trip to Indianapolis, and volunteers served as chaperones throughout each event.

Our students from Musser Elementary joined Marlin Jackson and family on a weekend trip to Indianapolis. They spent time at Salesforce learning about technology and business, got their hair and nails done thanks to Paul Mitchell Salon, and had a five star dining experience at Sullivan’s Steakhouse. Along with these experiences, the students got to go on a shopping spree at Walmart and attend the Colts Thursday Night football game! There was laughter and smiles all around over the weekend and we’re thankful that these scholars were able to be on the receiving end of generosity this holiday season.

Another group of students who benefitted from the caring hearts of others were our Building Dreams students at George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academy and PLA at IPS 93. From a pizza party, to arts and crafts and playing with new toys, these scholars learned how to put the values they’ve been working on in the classroom to good use. They saw real life examples of philanthrophy and volunteerism in order to recognize what it looks like from others. We heard many “thank you’s” and couldn’t be more proud of the hard work these kids have put in this semester.


Fight For Life Foundation would like to thank the following sponsors for their genorosity to our Be A Blessing campaign:

Fast Track It Online Auctions

Esco Communications

Joe’s Grille


Toy Drive Collection Sites:

Fast Track It Online Auctions

The Yoga Studio Carmel and Broad Ripple

CycleBar Traders Point

Joe’s Grille

Forest Dale Elementary School


Strategic Capitol Partners


Georgetown Market

Citizens Energy Group

Point Comfort Underwriters


Jump & Play

Fleece Fitness

Interstate Utility Trailer

Surgical Care Affiliates

Fed Ex Supply Chain



Storage, Organizing, Delivery: 

Esco Communications

Bridgeport Baptist Church

Field Trip Sponsors:

Indianapolis Colts

Bullseye Event Group

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Paul Mitchell Salon




Papa John’s


Christmas Party Sponsors:

Papa John’s-Food

Citizens Energy Group- Volunteer

Defender Security- Volunteers

All toy collection sites