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Help NEAR celebrate and build our 100th house.
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Here's to the next hundred homes!

Dear neighbor,
I’ll just come right out and say it: in 2017, NEAR will develop its 100th home in our continuing revitalization effort of St. Clair Place. We could not be more excited. And we need your help.

Just six years ago, St. Clair Place was one of the hardest-hit neighborhoods in Indianapolis. Over 40% of the properties in this Near Eastside community were vacant. Shop owners struggled to attract customers. But there were so many bright spots.
 
With the help of many neighbors, partners, and supporters, NEAR has brought that vacancy rate down to 30% through asset-based community development. Almost all of the homes we’ve built thus far are intended for affordable homeownership, which has helped to rebuild the neighborhood’s population without displacing a single resident. (More on our impact below.)
 
And we’re just getting started. Imagine the possibilities of the next 100 homes. Imagine an even more bustling 10th Street corridor. As we gear up for this milestone (keep your eyes and ears open for an announcement of a summertime celebration), we could use your help.
 
Will you contribute to make our 100th home more affordable than ever and our neighborhood even more vibrant?


Here's how you can make #100 happen:

Send Support
$10, $100, $1000, or anything in between.
Furnish the Home
Help us fill #100 with household items.
Plant a Tree
$25 will help us plant 100 new trees.
Cover the Walls
Create or donate a piece of local art.
Roll Up Your Sleeves
Develop community by volunteering.
Pave the Walkway
$100 for 1 of 100 inscribed pavers.
Contribute Now
We count on your partnership to be able to develop the next 100 affordable homes out of abandoned houses and long-vacant lots—bringing hope and value to our Near Eastside neighbors.
 
Wishing you peace and Happy Holidays.
With gratitude,
John Franklin Hay

NEAR's Impact By the Numbers

Thanks to the partners helping us reach 100 homes

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