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Successful Collaborations


One Step at a Time

Changing Footprints realizes the great need for shoes around the world as protection from diseases and a gateway to education. Because of that need we collect new and gently used shoes for distribution to homeless, disaster-stricken, or underprivileged people locally, nationally, and internationally regardless of race, religion, gender, or ethnicity. We operate from warehouses located in Rushville and Indianapolis, Indiana as a nonprofit, registered 501(c)3 organization, founded in 2005. As our reputation has grown, we have had the pleasure of working with many social service agencies, church missions, medical relief teams, military personnel, and disaster relief teams, requesting shoes for their missions. We never lose sight of our mission since we work personally with teams who actually take the shoes and see that they reach those in need.

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4-H of Rush County

Purdue Extension

4-H began over 100 years ago, and has since grown into the largest youth development program in the nation. 4-H prepares young people to be leaders in their community and around the world through hands-on experiences alongside their peers and caring adults. Backed by a network of more than 6 million youth, 540,000 adult volunteers, 3,500 professionals, and more than 60 million alumni; 4-H delivers research-based programming around positive youth development. 4-H is delivered through America's 109 land-grant universities and the Cooperative Extension Service reaching every corner of our nation.

In Indiana, 4-H can be found in all 92 counties as delivered through Purdue Extension. Community clubs, afterschool programs, school enrichment, camps/workshops, and special interest programs are all ways youth across Indiana can be involved with the 4-H program.

Our Agencies: Clients


Changing perspectives. Changing lives.

M.o.R.E. for Kids operates under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people and our volunteers.

Formerly known as Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Rush County, we have used the knowledge and resources of BBBS of America and tailored it to specifically fit our community and our kids.


Phoenix House

RCVA/Phoenix House helps victims of abuse rebuild shattered lives and gain self-reliance by providing assistance with legal and mental health services, GED/college classes, parenting and job-related training, and child-related issues. We do this with compassion and a strong belief that there is hope and an opportunity for healing.


Food Pantry

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team.


Ride Rush

RCSCS cafe provides nutritious meals and a chance to enjoy activities throughout the week for area seniors Meals are provided for those 60 years older and spouse for a suggested donation of $2.50. Those under the age of 60 can enjoy a meal for a small fee. Each location offers wheelchair access. Reservations should be made by calling the Rush County Senior Center.


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Salvation Army vision statement is “to deepen our spiritual life, unite in prayer, identify and develop leaders, increase self-support and self-denial, emphasize our integrated ministry, reach and involve youth and children, stand for and serve the marginalized, encourage innovation in mission, communicate Christ unashamedly, reaffirm our belief in transformation, evangelize and disciple effectively, and provide quality teaching resources.” In a nutshell, the vision statement describes the Salvation Army as a dependable organization determined to create a world where every person feels is their home.

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