Congrats, Financial Literacy Grads!

Last month, we celebrated as 19 students graduated from the Financial Literacy program. This program’s goal is to help each student take steps out of poverty by giving each individual the tools needed to manage and budget their financial resources well, and to encourage savings. We congratulate each of…

Hair Kutz 4Kids

This coming Monday, Monroe Circle Community Center will be bustling with activities as hundreds of kids will be lined up to get their Free Back To School Hair Cuts, school supplies, and book bags. This will be MC3’s second year hosting this annual event in partnership with South Bend…

747 Project

We often get compliments from people who are amazed, surprised how nice the Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) space is. The comments range from “Wow!” to “…I feel at peace here.” The interior design and layout as well as outside structure screams “You Matter To God! And the message has…

Remembering Fred…

This evening I attended a going home memorial for a dear friend to the Monroe Circle community. Although a sad occasion, the funeral home was filled with Joy as family and old friends reminisced about Fred and the life he led. “He loved the pantry” they recanted over and…

MC3 New After-School Volunteer Coordinator

As Director of Monroe Circle Community Center  (MC3), I am constantly reminded of the shoulders that this community development initiative stands upon. Beginning in 2001 with volunteer pioneers Jodi Manis, Sandra Groves, and Dan Blacketor from Granger Community Church with a passion to show kids living in the Monroe…