Brightwood Community Center

Did You Know?

The Brightwood Community Center, a nonprofit organization, has been compassionately dedicated to building stronger families and vibrant communities for 89 years. Despite the chaos in the economy and the world at-large, the Brightwood Community Center continues to be a hub for the Brightwood community, delivering excellent programming while also giving hope to families around Indianapolis. Their goals are to cultivate and expand opportunities, skills, resources, and connections to enrich lives.

Programs include:

• Healing Circles, where community members can find support in addressing trauma in the community
• Youth Summer Camp, designed to increase reading, experiential learning, comprehension skills, build character and teamwork
• Workforce Development
• Pro Se Legal Assistance programs
• “Client Choice” food pantry twice a month, where clients can select foods that best meet their needs and all individuals are eligible. St. Mark’s volunteers help with stocking and assisting clients with shopping, on most Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Brightwood Community Center Food Pantry

“I was hungry and you gave me something to eat.” Big thanks to the many St. Mark’s volunteers who have been helping with the monthly food pantry for Brightwood Community families! BCC Food Pantry is now offering a “Client Choice” food pantry, once per month, on the 2nd week of each month. Volunteers help with shelving food on racks and assisting clients with shopping. Clients select foods that best meet their needs.

  • 2nd & 4th Tuesdays: 12:00 – 2:30 receiving food and shelving
  • 2nd & 4th Wednesdays: 1:30 – 4:00 help patrons shop/restock shelves

If you are ready to be the difference in a community’s life, contact Diane Newton for more information and to sign up: joediane244@att.net

Please contact Amy Adams if you would like to know more.