Nearly 1,100 Warm Winter Socks Donated For Homeless

Online sock retailer Sky Footwear has delivered nearly 1,100 pairs of warm winter socks to The Christian Center. Every month, Sky Footwear donates one pair of socks to a homeless shelter for every pair sold through its online store. The company chose the Anderson men’s shelter in October. The socks will be distributed to needy and homeless Madison County residents through its partner organizations.

BBF Giving BSU And MCS $1 Million

Dollars from Ball Brothers Foundation will assist Ball State University and Muncie Community Schools in their work together moving forward. BBF is giving them $1 million to support the placement of BSU faculty liaisons to help teachers with professional development, to integrate BSU teaching candidates into classrooms, and to research new methods of teaching and learning, among other duties. Funding will also support innovation planning and marketing efforts.

Report: Climate Change’s Impact On Indiana Tourism

A new report says Indiana’s tourism and recreation industry will have to adjust as climate change makes the state warmer and wetter in the coming decades. Monday’s report by Purdue University’s Climate Change Resource Center says the timing of outdoor recreational activities will shift by mid-century because Indiana’s winter season is expected to shorten by 20 to 25 days.

Cornerstone Taking Part In ‘Giving Tuesday’

Cornerstone Center for the Arts is participating in Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, November 27. Giving Tuesday is a worldwide day dedicated to strengthening communities, encouraging giving and celebrating generosity. For this year’s Giving Tuesday, Cornerstone has set the goal to raise at least $3,000 to cover the organization’s visual arts supply costs for the entirety of 2019 benefitting over 2,000 students.