Laura Jo's Cookies for Kids Fundraisers
All proceeds from our cookie sales will go to support our Montessori-oriented learning environments for
preschool-, kindergarten-, and elementary-aged children in the Bartholomew County, Indiana area. The ABC-Stewart school seeks to educate and prepare each child to make life’s journey as an independent, responsible citizen of the world. “Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.” ~Maria Montessoriy.
Actors Community Theater of Seymour
Actors Community Theater of Seymour (ACTS) is a non-profit organization founded in 2013. ACTS is dedicated to the propagation and preservation of the theatrical arts in the Seymour area. Through our love of theater, we have brought many wonderful shows to share with the Seymour residents and frequently receive patronage from residents in surrounding areas.
Adonai's Mercy House
Adonai's Mercy House began with a straightforward goal: to help impoverished children in the Philippines who are sick with cancer and other life-threatening childhood diseases. We currently provide food, clean water and help to pay for their treatments like blood and platelet transfusions, Chemotherapy, food, and medicine while they receive treatment
Advocates for Children
Monies will go towards the provision of Advocates who give a voice to abused and neglected children in Bartholomew, Decatur, and Jennings counties. Our CASA volunteers and Staff GALs advocate for the best interest of these children, seeking to give them a chance at a better future. We remain involved with these children until they find a safe, loving, ‘forever’ family in which they can thrive.
American Heritage Girls
Building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country.
Since 1991, Anchor House has been a vital service for homeless families and feeding the hungry. All money raised helps support our Food Pantry program and helps with the costs to operate the Emergency Family Shelter. Through food distribution in our Pantry, we provided 234,441 meals to families last year. 56% of those we serve in the Pantry are children. Through our shelter we house families for 8 weeks while they look for permanent, stable housing in Jackson County. We housed 48 families last year, 87 children among them. We like to partner with other local champions who want to build a support network around these families. Thank you so much for partnering with us to help families and children in our community.
Beloved supports kids in crisis and the people who care for them. We equip foster parents, kinship care providers, and social workers with resources that affirm the dignity and purpose of vulnerable children. By offering a new duffle bag full of essential care items as a replacement for the garbage bags traditionally carried by kids transitioning into foster care, we replace the lie of worthlessness with the truth that every child is precious and unconditionally beloved..
BCSF- The School Foundation in Columbus
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child has the ability to reach their full potential.
As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network,
Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between
adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18. We develop positive relationships
that ignite the power and promise of youth.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Indiana
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation's largest and oldest youth mentoring organization. We have been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century.
Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Our vision is all youth achieve their full potential.
Blessings in a Backpack
Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry. Every school-aged child in America has the nourishment needed to learn and grow. As a leader in the movement to end childhood hunger, Blessings in a Backpack strives to ensure children do not go hungry on the weekends by empowering individuals and communities to take action.
Bloomington North Cougar Bullpen
The Bloomington North Cougar Bullpen is reaching out to local businesses and families for support. We're gearing up for the spring season and are raising funds for equipment, new uniforms, bat bags and food for away games. We are hoping to be fortunate enough to find generous sponsors to help. We would greatly appreciate any donation you are able to make. The Cougar Bullpen is excited to provide support to Coach Hurt and his staff. Bloomington North has three separate baseball teams including Varsity, JV and Freshman, so it takes a lot to keep the program running smoothly. We hope you will consider supporting the team! Baseball practices will officially begin in just a few weeks, and we have a great group of players working hard preparing to represent the Cougars!
Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington
Monies raised from the purchase of cookies will go to support essential programming in Monroe County. Supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington provides much more than a place for kids to attend after-school each day. Your gift enables a child to reach their full potential, to become the best version of themselves, and to lay the foundation to accomplish their goals.
Boys and Girls Club of Indianapolis
The monies raised will go back into programming for one of our 12 sites. Here are a couple of examples of our national focuses: Power Hour which focuses on homework help for youth right after school. We also have our Triple Play program that teaches youth the importance of health, nutrition, and fitness.
Boys and Girls Club of Johnson
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Johnson County is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens by providing quality programming to the youth of Johnson County that focuses on education, the arts, technology, health and physical fitness in a safe and positive environment. We fulfill our mission by providing programming through athletics, after school and summer programs. All donations help us keep our fees low for families.
Boys and Girls Club of Seymour
To inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us the most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.
Broken & Beautiful exists to serve children in crisis in Jackson County, IN. We do this through support and education of families of origin, foster families, and adoptive families as well as those who serve them such as DCS and CASA. The money raised from this fundraiser will go to support children removed from their homes in the form of journey bags with clothing & essentials as well as support of foster families to provide stability for these children.
High School Theater
Brownstown Central Elementary School
High School Choir
High School DECA
High School Riley Dance Marathon
All funds raised from Laura Jo's Cookies for Kids will benefit BCHS Riley Dance Marathon, which goes directly to Riley Hospital for Children. Our goal for the 2020 dance marathon is to raise $4000 for The Kids. Thank you for your support.
Brownstown Central High School Yearbook
BCHS yearbooks are offered to students at a reduced rate. All proceeds will be used to help cover the additional cost to produce the yearbook.
Tribal Council Brownstown Central Middle School
Busy Bee's Academy
Center Grove Bantam Football League
Center Grove Bantam Football costs over $230K per year to operate. We are a Non for Profit league that owns and operates our own 38 acre facility. We provide player and coaches equipment and IHSAA officials to ensure player safety. We are dependent on Community and League Fundraising to continue to provide the highest quality facility and league in Central Indiana.
Center Grove Education Foundation
At the Center Grove Education Foundation, we share in the belief that every Center Grove student should have an exceptional educational experience. For over 20 years, we have been providing grants to fund additional learning experiences and resources for our students & teachers.
Child Care Network
All of our funds that we raise with our fundraisers go 100% into teacher grants and student scholarships. We were able to finally create four-year renewable scholarships for college or trade schools and we are hoping to increase the amount that we can give for scholarships as well as increase the amount that we have to offer for teacher grant cycles. All monies collected are used to help enrich the education of all children in the Clark-Pleasant school system.
Cloud of Witness Ranch is a place where children and adults with disabilities, veterans and families and first responders can come to find healing for their body, mind and spirit. Our program centers around the power of horses in our lives. The relationship with a horse both in riding and on the ground helps an individual strengthen their body, educate their mind, build confidence and the ability to trust in themselves and others again.
Coffin Siris Syndrome (CSS) is a rare genetic disorder that affects children of all ages. Kids with CSS face challenges including but not limited to communication, cognitive and motor delays, seizures, feeding disorders, sleep apneas, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), significant medical needs and a variety of other health concerns. The Coffin Siris Syndrome Foundation exists to care for the CSS community and support research that will further the understanding of this rare gentic syndrome
Donations support the team’s needs for equipment expenses and funding events such as team bonding, senior night, community outreach and volunteer activities.
All proceeds from the purchase of cookies goes to the Columbus North and East Men's and Women's Soccer Teams to help with the purchase of new uniforms, soccer equipment, away game meals, and any other requirements that the coaches may have. Since soccer is considered a "fringe" sport, these teams have to work hard with other fundraisers such as the Kiwanis Duck Drop, the Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser, car washes and even selling mums. The teams participate in the "Two Teams, One Goal" fundraiser for the American Cancer Society every year and have raised over $2000 a year for cancer research.
Game Day Cheer is a team consisting of all high school grade levels. This squad set a goal at the beginning of the season to represent Columbus North High School and the City of Columbus in 2 regional competitions in hopes of receiving an invitation to compete at Disney World in Orlando, FL. Their hard work has paid off! Our squad was selected to compete at one of the nations most prestigious cheerleading competitions. We are now committed to making sure that all Game Day cheerleaders are able to travel to Disney World to compete and have the experience of a lifetime. All donations will go towards travel fees, lodging, entry fees, gym rentals and to help keep the cost down for our cheerleaders to attend an event they will never forget.
The Columbus North Gridiron Club is a 100% volunteer driven organization that raises funds and supports the Columbus North Football Team. Our program relies heavily on fundraising to provide scholarships for team camp, scholarship for player packs, pre-game snacks and hydration, weekly team meals and fellowship, and after game meals for away games. Your support is greatly appreciated by our volunteers and our players of Dogpack Football. Go Dogs!
Columbus North Volleyball Club is a 100% volunteer driven organization that raises money for the volleyball program at Columbus North. The funds raised will be used for scholarships for sports skills camps, new equipment, uniforms, pre-game snacks and hydration, team meals and bonding events. Our program relies heavily on donations for our players and our program. We appreciate your support for Columbus North Volleyball Club. Go Dogs!
Columbus Youth Hockey provides various programs that allow children in our community to try and play the great sport of hockey. All proceeds from our cookie sales will help us provide scholarships and purchase equipment to make sure that any youth in our community who wants to play hockey can!
The Cortland Crushers 4-H Club is registered through the Purdue Extension. We currently have 43 Jackson County youth members grades K-12 enrolled into our club program. We use fundraising as a way to fund our monthly club activites, special group outings, end of year club awards, and also to help fund our community outreach efforts. 4-H is an orgainization that invests in the local youth. Their goal is to provide fun hands-on learning experiences for the youth that exercise the mind (head), commitment (heart), outreach (hands), and good choices (health).
CPHS Women's Basketball Parent Club
Crothersville Elementary School
Funds raised will be used to assist with student activities, supplies, etc.
CSA Lincoln Elementary PTO
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development, partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care.
The Imagination Library is a free children's book gifting program started by Dolly Parton in 1995. It is based at her Dollywood theme park near Pigeon Forge, Tenn. The program started by offering every child in Sevier County, Tenn., the area where Parton was born and raised, a free age-appropriate book each month in the mail until the age of five, regardless of family income. The Imagination Library program currently sends roughly 1.3 million books to children every month. The program has drastically improved literacy for the children enrolled.
Driving for Dyslexia
Driving for Dyslexia was founded in 2018, by Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Development driver Elliot Cox, at the age of 10, in memory of his hero Justin Wilson. Elliot uses his platform of motorsports to raise awareness of Dyslexia and funds for teachers to be trained in multisensory methods of teaching children with Dyslexia to learn to read. Since it's inception, Driving for Dyslexia has helped to raise approximately $78,000 to help children with Dyslexia, by partnering with other Dyslexia organizations. In 2020, Driving for Dyslexia has become a stand-alone charity, and it is our goal to give many scholarships for teacher training and continue to spread the "Dyslexia doesn't stop me!" message. We won't stop until all children have the opportunity to learn to read! Thank you for your support!
Emma's Art Kits
Family Service, Inc.
CAP stands for Child Abuse Prevention. CAP Adult Prom is an event that raises money for Family Services to provide community programming that focuses on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The CAP Program strives to educate ALL residents about child abuse and neglect to promote healthy alternatives and positive parenting practices.
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First Presbyterian Preschool
All proceeds from our sales will go to support educational programming for our preschool students ages 2 -5. The mission of First Presbyterian Preschool is to provide a safe and nurturing, innovative and inclusive education to all.
Flashes Aquatics is a youth swim club in Franklin Township that serves 170 members, ages 5-18. Flashes Aquatics is committed to developing athletes who achieve their highest potential technically, physically, and mentally while emphasizing strength in character, sportsmanship, and a life-long love of swimming.
FOP Cops and Kids
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 108 is dedicated to taking care of the children in our community. Proceeds will help with our Annual FOP Cops & Kids Christmas Shopping Program each year in December, sponsor youth league teams, provide scholarships for graduating high school students, and provide assistance to any youth or youth organization in need.
Foundation for Youth
Franklin Central Choirs
The funds raised will be used to help offset the fees associated with choir. Some of those fees include costumes, makeup, music and travel to competition, etc.
Graham Creek Elementary PTO
All the money and funds we earn through our organization is put into improvements for our school such as books for the library, technology devices for our classrooms, water bottle water fountains for our students to use, recently sanitation boxes for our library books to be sanitized in, as well as shared art supplies/classroom supplies.
Grassy Creek PTA
The HIKE Fund
If It Was Your Child
Immanuel partners with congregations and families throughout Seymour and surrounding communities to serve students in grades kindergarten through eighth. Our school is an extension of the ministry of Immanuel Lutheran Church and works cooperatively with all area Lutheran churches in providing for the spiritual, academic, and relational needs of our students.
Infancy Onward is a state-wide non-profit subsidiary of Mental Health America of Indiana. We help support professionals working with infants and young children through mental health and education. We provide an Infant Mental Health Endorsement®, an Early Childhood Mental Health Endorsement®, Reflective Supervision groups, an Early Childhood Mental Health Conference, and trainings around children and relationship building. Every year we have one conference in August, but we are trying to do some fundraising throughout the year, too. We use these funds to help support our Endorsements, our trainings, and a documentary we share throughout the state, No Small Matter.
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Hearing Aid Fund for School Age Children
JDRF works every day to change the reality of this disease for millions of people—and to prevent anyone else from ever knowing it—by funding research, advocating for government support of research and new therapies, ensuring new therapies come to market and connecting and engaging the T1D community. Founded by parents determined to find a cure for their children with T1D, Every dollar put toward research comes from donations, so when you support the JDRF with your time, talent, voice and, yes, your money, you enable them to advance even more research. The organization’s goal is to turn Type One into Type None.
Job’s Daughters is a youth organization for girls 10-20. Our focus is developing young women into leaders of tomorrow by affording learning, leadership and scholarship opportunities. With 11,000 members world wide and 150 members in Utah, we are proud to offer growth experiences for all our members. Now celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2020 we believe our motto of ‘Sisters, Leaders, Friends’ sums it up well.
Kids in Crisis - Intervention Team
KIC-IT began in 2011 as the need for homeless youth services was identified. KIC-IT collaborates with other organizations to support youth, ages 16-25, in breaking the cycle of homelessness by helping them achieve sustainable life change.
Lincoln Center Skate Club
Lutheran Central School
Madison Archery Team
Mentors for Youth of Dubois County Inc.
Pleasant Run Elementary
Porter County Community Foundation
Since 1996, the Porter County Community Foundation has been helping donors do more for the causes they care about and lending a hand to nonprofits serving those in need in our community. At PCCF, we GATHER generosity from our community, GROW it through investment in permanent endowment funds, GIVE part of that growth away, every year – forever, all for the GOOD of Porter County.
Red Alert Robotics
Red Alert Robotics is a FIRST Robotics Team located at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Indiana. We are in our 17th year of operation and serve kids grades K-12.
Red Nose Day
Riley Cheer Guild
Riley Cheer Guild is a volunteer auxiliary that provides comfort and cheer to patients and caregivers at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the IU Health adult hospitals on the academic health center in downtown Indianapolis.
Riley Children's Foundation
Riley Children’s Foundation is the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924. Money raised goes to ensure children have access to exceptional healthcare by funding pediatric research, education and care.
SATB2 Gene Foundation
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The Serenity Closet
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Seymour High School Archery Owls
The Seymour High School Archery Owls are a group of students 70 strong from 9-12 grades. Each year the Archery club starts in September and competes in numerous tournaments all the way thru June. Sending two teams of 24 archers each to tournaments takes a lot of funds for equipment, travel and entrance fees. Will you help us keep competing and "Changing Lives One Arrow at a Time"? Thank you for your support!
Seymour Cyclones Soccer
Seymour High School Football
The funds raised will go towards feeding the SHS football players, scholarships, camps, and equipment.
Seymour Lady Owls Soccer
Seymour Lady Owls Tennis
Thank you for enjoying a sweet treat and supporting our team. Through your purchase you will be providing much needed support for the LADY OWLS TENNIS TEAM in offsetting the cost for team uniforms, equipment and team bonding activities. Thank you for your support and enjoy your delicious cookies!
Southern Indiana Junior Rodeo Association
The Southern Indiana Junior Rodeo Association, Inc. (SIJRA) was established in 1996 to preserve and promote the sport of rodeo for children in Indiana and surrounding states. The founders wanted to create an association providing a competitive environment in which instruction would be a vital part of each and every event.
The SIJRA promotes the building of character and sportsmanship in our young cowboys and cowgirls. Responsibility, cooperation, good conduct and positive attitudes are life skills that our children develop enabling them to become outgoing and productive members of their communities.
Special Olympics Indiana
Sonya's Dance Zone
Sonya's Dance Zone is an all-inclusive dance studio in Columbus, Indiana. The funds raised will go towards offsetting fees for families of dancers who participate in the competitive program. These fees include entry fees, costume fees and make-up, to name a few. Thank you for your support!
St. Ambrose Catholic School
St. John Sauer's School
The monies we earn will be used for Technology.
St. Peter’s Lutheran School
Team Indiana Football
Team Indiana Football is a one hundred percent volunteer driven, non profit organization that was created in 2013 with the desire to bring together Indiana’s most elite middle school football players. Using the sport of football to teach life skills while competing against the best teams in the country with proper fundamentals.
Thrive Youth Group
All funds raised will go to supporting our summer mission trip.
Timmy Global Health
We are a locally based Indiana nonprofit but our work is with helping those most vulnerable in Ecuador, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic. We help bring health care to those in those communities. This includes medicines like prenatal vitamins, nutrition supplements to children, and other normal medicinations. For example, we helped provide nutrition supplements to 120 children in Guatemala who were facing extreme malnutrition just in 2020. We facilitate health mission trips with various medical students and medical professionals, who volunteer their time and services, to help these people with free doctor visits and treatments. In 2020, we helped provide PPE to these clinics. We have been around since 1997 and are 100% donor based. We have a unique blend of medical professionals that are donors, students aspiring to change the world through service and volunteerism, and others passionate about helping the world become a better place.
Toys For Tots for Bartholomew County and Jennings County
High School Cheerleaders
Money raised from selling cookies would go to support the Trinity Lutheran High school cheerleading program. This would help us purchase uniforms, bows, Pom Poms etc. since Trinity is a non-profit we must raise money to fund our program.
The Agency's mission is working toward the prevention and the elimination of domestic and dating violence. The Agency provides programs and services free of charge for Jackson County families that are dealing with domestic violence. These programs include a 24/7 Emergency Shelter, 1-800 Helpline, Non-Residential Services, and school based prevention programming for children in grades 6-12.
At Youth Connections, we focus on strengthening youth and families within our community. We are a National Safe Place agency and supervise all Safe Place locations for Johnson, Morgan and Brown counties. We also provide Youth and Family Mentorship programs within those 3 counties. Please take a look at our website and let me know if you think we are a good fit for your organization!
Youth Leadership Bartholomew County
For more than 40 years, Youth Leadership Bartholomew County has recognized thousands of local high school seniors for their leadership skills, high school accomplishments and their community service. To highlight the significance of Youth Leadership Bartholomew County, each registered student will participate in the following activities: An all day hands on leadership training by National Youth Leadership Council from Minneapolis, MN; Career development exercises; Speakers who are geared to empower and encourage; Scholarship awards to assist with the cost of higher education
Zion Lutheran School