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Projects Funded by 2018 Pints for Half-Pints Proceeds

Projects Funded by 2018 Pints for Half-Pints Proceeds (October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019) IPS #48 (Louis B. Russell School, 3455 Central Avenue) Provided funding to enable each grade to have a field trip. Trips were to the Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Zoo, Conner Prairie, Microsoft coding, Holliday ParkDonated books signed by speakers at […]

Projects Funded by 2017 Pints for Half-Pints Proceeds

Projects Funded by 2017 Pints for Half-Pints Proceeds (October 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018) Shortridge High School: International Baccalaureate (3401 N. Meridian) Funded the purchase of materials for costume design Purchased electronic balances to enable accurate measurement of mass in science experiments Funded purchase of sheep hearts for science class Helped fund the purchase […]

Full STEAM Ahead­­­­––We’re Pumped for Art!

Learning to create and appreciate art is important to young children as they develop critical skills such as motor, language, decision making, visual, cultural, academic and more. Some may regard art education as a luxury, but simple creative activities are known to be important building blocks of child development.  Arts education increases vocabulary development, understanding […]

Hooray for Pints Sponsors!

Where would we be without our sponsors?  Through their generosity, they help ensure a successful Pints for Half Pints event and provide greater profit to help Midtown school kids.  Let’s all raise a glass to these 2016 Pints for Half Pints sponsors: Platinum Cyberian Technologies   Gold Style Hair Salon Marigold Gary Price Attorney at […]

Nine Breweries (Plus Wine this year) — Support Midtown Kids

Fifth Annual Pints for Half Pints (2016) Members of Broad Ripple Kiwanis have been working since last fall to bring you another outstanding event to help children and schools in our community.  We’ve partnered again with Indiana breweries and local merchants to raise thousands of dollars for camp scholarships, programs, and equipment all of which […]

Projects Funded by 2015 Pints for Half-Pints Proceeds

All Girls FLL Challenge

Thanks to all who participated in the 2015 Pints for Half-Pints. Your generosity helped us fund several STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) supplies and opportunities at Midtown schools. Lessons in Puppetry – Broad Ripple Magnet High School Gear for Film Project – Broad Ripple Magnet High School Soundation Subscription – Eliza Baker School 55 Toner […]

So Many Great Beers….So Little Time!

“Every loaf of bread is a tragic story of grains that could’ve become beer, but didn’t.” – Walter Thornburgh So many great craft beers….so little time!  Make the most of your time and money at Pints for Half Pints. Visit the About page for details on the 2015 fund-raiser for STEAM programs at Midtown schools. Eight excellent area […]

Full STEAM Ahead for Art!

For young children, learning to create and appreciate art is more important than ever to their development. While school curricula in the United States have shifted heavily in recent years toward reading and math, that is all beginning to change. Some may regard art education as a luxury, but simple creative activities are some of the […]

Good Beer, Good Time, Good Cause


The Broad Ripple Kiwanis Club (BRKC) invites you to its annual Pints for Half-Pints fundraiser. This event has quickly become a fall tradition for those who appreciate a good craft beer while helping raise money for midtown Indy schools. We’re lucky to live in a great city that is home to some of the finest […]