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strong mothers, strong children – for generations

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Project Home Indy on Living By Design

News: Project Home Indy on Living By Design

Learn more about Project Home Indy and the work we do to help homeless teen moms reach self-sufficiency. Cathy Holloway Hill shares PHI's story, and the success of one of our amazing alumnae moms, in this episode of Living by Design. Originally aired on February 21, 2016, at 6:00 pm.

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2016 Speakeasy Speakout

Event: 2016 Speakeasy Speakout

Celebrate with friends while supporting a great cause. 

Join us on April 22 at the Indiana Landmarks Center for a speakeasy-style cocktail hour fundraiser to support Project Home Indy. Enjoy music from Cool City Band, a photo booth, fortune teller, free hors d'oeuvres, complimentary Sun King beer and cocktails from Cardinal Spirits, period dancers, silent auction, and even a few feather boas. All of this is included with your ticket, and it will make an evening to remember!

Click here for tickets. Buy your tickets before March 1 for special pricing.

News: Teen Moms Find Future at Project Home Indy

In this article in the March 1, 2015 Indianapolis Star, Maureen Gilmer tells the story of Project Home Indy and its impact on teen moms in our community. An excerpt:

On the Near Northside, in a tidy two-story house, lives a family. Five teenage girls, four babies and a rotating cast of adults. The girls aren't related, except by experience.
The house is ruled by discipline, support and love.
Project Home Indy opened in 2011 as a refuge for homeless young women who are pregnant or parenting a young child. Together, they attend school, do their homework and raise their babies until it's time for them to make their own way in the world.

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News: "They turned my fear into strength"

The Indianapolis Star featured Project Home Indy and alum Carlynne in this article on December 20, 2015. An excerpt:

Pregnant, depressed and alone, 16-year-old Carlynne Tarpeh thought about taking her own life. ... Project Home Indy became Tarpeh's safe haven. "I thought I should just give up on life," Tarpeh, now 20, wrote in a letter about her experience. "Project Home Indy gave me hope and an instant family." 

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Project Home Indy is Indy Mom Strong

News: Project Home Indy is Indy Mom Strong

Lisa with the Indianapolis Moms Blog wrote this great post about Project Home Indy and our strong moms. This is the first in a series “Indy Mom Strong”, profiling mothers who have overcome obstacles and struggles in the midst of motherhood. An excerpt:

A first time mom. A newborn baby. This tiny being for whom you are now responsible and there is no instruction manual. Do you remember feeling overwhelmed? Sleep deprived, emotional, stressed? Now imagine you are sixteen, homeless, and carrying the emotional baggage of a traumatic past. This is the life for some young women in our city.

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