About

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The Whitely Community Council is a neighborhood association representing the Whitely Community, located in Muncie, Indiana. We value shared information and opportunities that improve lives. Our goal is to build an integrated education cycle for all ages that aligns schools, home, and the community. Donations to Whitely Community Council can be made via the website, by clicking “Donate” under the “Get Involved” tab, or by mailing a check to P.O. Box 665, Muncie, IN 47308, made out to Whitely Community Council.

Now Hiring – Executive Director

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Whitely Community Council is now hiring for the position of Executive Director. For more information about the position and how to apply, please click here.

Year of Growth – 2017

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The Centennial Project

In 2017, Whitely Community Council will welcome its first Executive Director and will raise funds to acquire a permanent office, meeting space, and food pantry location on Centennial Ave. Whitely is accomplishing great things and can continue to do so with your support. Donations for this project can be made to Whitely Community Council at P.O. Box 665, Muncie, IN 47308 or made in person at any Old National Bank location. Online donations can be made hereFor more information about the Centennial Campaign, click here or visit the “Community Goals” tab at the top of the page.

Major Projects – 2016

Year of Color

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The Year of Color was an ambitious series of public and private beautification projects consisting of painting, planting, repair, and public art installation.

To find out about Paint the Park Day which occurred on June 25. Click here.

To see the list of paint colors and learn how you can sign up to be part of the Year of Color residential beautification, click here.

Food Insecurity

whitelycoopWhitely has started the journey to make the food desert in the community bloom and to resolve the serious problem of food insecurity in our area.

We have created the Whitely Community Food Pantry. It is open the third Thursday of each month from 4pm-6pm. The pantry will be at Harvest Christian Fellowship, 1010 East Centennial, Muncie. It is open  only to those people who live in the Whitely area or are members of the Whitely Community Council. To use the pantry you must have an ID or a bill with your name and address showing you are a Whitely resident.

We need your help as volunteers. If you can volunteer some hours please contact Jay Zimmerman at pantryprojectwhitely@gmail.com or Mary Dollison at 288-1892.

Also we are raising needed funds to support the pantry and to begin to achieve our longterm goals. Our long term objective is to acquire property to house the pantry, and possibly a grocery store. Donations to help with funding for this project can be sent to Whitely Community Council at P.O. Box 665, Muncie, IN 47308. Checks should be made out to Whitely Community Council with the phrase “food insecurity” written in the memo line, to ensure the funds go to the appropriate project. You can also support the pantry through our GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for the Whitely Community Food Pantry project, please click here

Read the letter to the editor from Dr. Maude Jennings about our role in combating food insecurity here.