Salute to Families breakfast

The Salute to Families breakfast provides an opportunity for you to become inspired, connected, and engaged in supporting the human services provided by Families First. It also serves to raise your awareness about the many challenges faced by individuals and families here in central Indiana and the great work happening to strengthen and empower each of them during their times of challenges and hardship.

The 2018 event netted nearly $46,000. These funds will go directly to help local individuals and families find the help they need to move past challenging situations and reach their full potential. 

The 2019 event is Tuesday, September 24. Be sure you stay informed. Sign up for our eNews.



Spread Cheer during the 2019 Holiday Season Through the Annual Gift Lift.

Wish Tree: Set up a wish tree at your place of business, church or school!  Gift tags will be provided to hang on the tree with suggested items to be purchased (October-December).

Gift Donation: Sponsor an individual by purchasing from their wish list (wish lists distributed in October).

Donations: Donations will be used to support the purchase of gifts for individuals in need.

Volunteer: Wrap gifts at the GIVE A WRAP event on Saturday, December 7th, at Zion Evangelical Church of Christ, 603 N New Jersey St, Indianapolis, IN 46202.  This activity can be broken down into shifts between 9am-12pm.  This is a fun activity for the whole family!

Contact if you, your place of business, church or school is interested in making the holidays brighter for those experiencing mental health challenges. 


The artist Jerry Gray displayed over 50 pieces of his art at Northminster Presbyterian Church on November 3rd. The original 20 pen and ink drawings in the “Indy Series” were silently auctioned for the benefit of Families First. 

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