Impact Stories

A Part of Something Bigger

April is National Volunteer Month and an opportunity to recognize volunteers and the impact they make through their service to build stronger communities and transform our world. The Henry County Community Foundation is grateful for local citizens who are devoting their time, talent, and treasure to make a difference in Henry County.  We want to recognize […]

38 Years of Fighting Cancer for East Central Indiana

Even in these trying times, the fight continues to defeat cancer. Dealing with cancer is never easy but getting the most effective treatment close to home is a comfort to those who are in a fight to defeat the disease. Fighting cancer and keeping innovative and effective treatment locally has always been the number one […]

One Day with a Great Teacher

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” – Japanese Proverb Each year, the Community Foundation recognizes one great teacher in Henry County with the Teacher Excellence Award. This award is designed to elevate teachers who are encouraging students to achieve their goals. The fund for the Teacher […]

Investing in the Community with Victory Lane

As a pediatric physical therapist, Brett Fischer saw that families raising kids with disabilities were struggling not only physically, but also emotionally, relationally, and spiritually. This led him to build the organization, Victory Lane, with the mission to help families discover the power of connections and community. Natasha Hamilton, Victory Lane’s Fundraising Assistant, explained further, […]