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The Haven Youth Center Creates Art About Happiness

Local artist Suzane Lawler shows the Haven youth how to plan a poster using their "Happiness is..." phrases at an art class in mid April.
Photo credit: Emily Metheny

What is happiness?

The children at The Haven Youth Center can help you answer this question thanks to the help of a Community Foundation Art Grant.

Got Grain? 3 Tips for Making Charitable Gifts of Grain

Corn fields outside of Monrovia, Indiana. Photo Credit: Danie M. Becknell

The harvest is coming, and there is a way to not only benefit your local community by donating a portion of your crop, but also to receive valuable tax-saving benefits. As the Communications Officer for the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC) I have seen the impact charitable donations make on our community. Your gift allows you to make a lasting difference in the lives of your friends and neighbors through the CFMC's Impact Grants program, scholarships, or a donor advised fund -- The options are limitless, and it's all up to you.* What has prompted me to share this with you besides the growth of our summer crops? I am currently enrolled in one of Northwestern University's social marketing courses through Coursera, and I can't think of a better way to test these new skills than working with our local farmers.