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Mayor's Office of the Front Porch Alliance

The Mayor’s Office of the Front Porch Alliance is proud to work with faith-based and community organizations that serve Marion County residents.

The Front Porch Alliance focuses on building partnerships with community groups to improve the quality of life within our neighborhoods. This is accomplished by educating organizations and cultivating ideas to help them grow and expand their positive influence in our community.

Events & Programs

2014 Pack the Pantries

The Front Porch Alliance is proud to continue our annual Pack the Pantries tradition, supporting the Indianapolis hunger relief efforts of our food bank partners during the holiday season when the need is greater, please click here

2014 Community Service Awards

Mayor Ballard recognizes outstanding volunteers from Marion County each year for their service to our community. For more information, please click here.

Grow- N- Indy

​The Front Porch Alliance launched a pilot gardening initiative in 2013 called Grow-N-Indy. The program helped increase Indy residents' access to nutritious food and to encourage light activity.

For more information on the 2014 Grow-N-Indy program, click here.

"On The Front Porch"

The Front Porch Alliance now has a television show! 'On The Front Porch' is designed to inform our community and connect neighbors with resources that will help change and improve their lives. 'On The Front Porch" can be seen on WCTY Channel 16 or by clicking this link.

To watch June's "On the Front Porch" with Purdue Extenstion-Marion County, click here.