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2019 Community Grants Recipients

Through the support of various RCCF funds and donors like you, grants have been established to support the vital work of nonprofit organizations serving our community. Many of these groups assist our most vulnerable neighbors. Others enhance life for all.   The 2019 community grant funds are supporting three projects – one that honors the  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Zach Morgan

Zach Morgan’s work as a Change and Learning Consultant for International Business Machines (IBM) has kept him busy traveling the world for the past 8 years. Zach is part of a team that trains employees how to adapt to large software system changes. Because he has done so much traveling and moving around for his  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Mitchell Wagoner

Mitchell Wagoner is currently working as a maintenance coordinator at Corteva Agriscience in Rushville. Because of his position, Mitchell is able to help Corteva Agriscience give back to the Rush County community. Mitchell budgets money and makes orders that buy supplies from local businesses instead of from somewhere outside of the community. In his personal  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Casey Yager

Registered Nurse Casey Yager is helping countless people in the Emergency Room at Decatur County Memorial Hospital. Even when her shift at the hospital is over, Casey is still helping patients by volunteering at children’s screenings and immunization clinics. What dedication! Her other volunteer efforts include giving time and money to St. Mary’s Church through  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Grant Hill

RCHS senior Grant Hill is proud of his hometown roots and the work ethic being a Rush County farmer has given him. When he is not working in the fields or feeding the cattle on his family farm, Grant is playing football and participating in FFA, Principal’s Advisory Board, Union Progressive Farmers 4-H Club, and  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Leah Kemple

Leah Kemple is studying biology in her freshman year at Purdue University. She also plays clarinet in the famous Purdue All American Marching Band and wants to be in Zoo Club and volunteer at animal shelters around Purdue. Before moving off to school, Leah could often be seen downtown working at the Mocha Moose coffee  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Nicole Dora

Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) alumna Nicole Dora is involved with the organization again as an advisor to this incredible team of Rush County youth. When she was on this team previously, it made her more aware of what was going on in the community. Nicole now feels called to help the current youth, especially her  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Sami Smith

RCHS Junior Sami Smith is one busy girl between her extracurricular involvements, homework, and work on the farm with her father, brother, uncle, and grandpa. Sami is involved with FFA, FCA, International Club, Richland Farmers and Farmerettes 4-H Club, Main Street Christian Church Youth Group, and Little Flatrock Christian Church Youth Group. Somehow, she still  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Taylor Mock

Taylor Mock is serving the Rush County community by working as a Lead Commissions Clerk at Rush Memorial Hospital. She also works as a Guest Navigator at Major Health Partners and is furthering her career by studying Human Resources Management through Western Governors University. When she isn’t busy working or studying, Taylor is giving back  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Hannah McGee

Hannah McGee is currently a junior at Butler University studying Public Relations and Advertising with a Spanish minor. She works at several on and off campus jobs, and interns at Mustard Seed Gardens wedding/event venue. Also, Hannah is involved with Public Relations Student Society of America and serves as Butler’s vice president of the organization.  … Read more