Giving Back to our Communities

Part of our corporate culture is to find ways to continuously improve our business.  We take this one step further by dedicating significant resources to the improvement of the communities where we live and work.

Marian supports a multitude of organizations through donation of event space, financial contributions and dedication of employee’s time.  Marian makes it a priority to engage with our communities.  Below are a few of the organizations we support.

The Marian Ballroom

Marian Inc. in Indianapolis contains a welcoming event space with a view of the Indianapolis skyline.  The Marian Executives generously donate this space to many area Non-profit Organizations to hold celebrations, fundraisers and other important functions.  Listed below are a few events that have been held in The Marian Ballroom.

Cadeaux Ball – The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis host this annual event on the 4th floor.  The Cadeaux Ball is a black-tie event held during the Christmas Season.  Christmas gifts are donated by guests, and funds are raised for the charity.

Teachers’ Treasures – This charity has hosted their Caring Spirit Luncheon on the 4th floor and last year they raised over $40,000 for the charity.  Teachers’ Treasures provides teachers with donated educational supplies.

Jordan Reiger Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research – This charity has hosted their annual fundraising event on the 4th floor, including dinner with a silent and live auction.   Through this charity, funds are raised for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

John H. Boner Community Center – The Community Center holds their annual Harvest Party fundraising event on the 4th floor.  The John H. Boner Community Center inspires neighbors and partners to improve the quality of life on the Near Eastside by providing tools for change and growth.

IPS (Indianapolis Public Schools) – IPS has held the IPS Teacher of the Year Awards ceremony on the 4th floor.

Miracle Place – The Miracle Place holds it’s annual fundraising celebration, The Fiesta Celebration, on the 4th floor.  The Miracle Place, a Sisters of Providence charity, is a place of educational and social outreach on the near Eastside of Indianapolis.

Fair Haven Foundation – This Non-profit holds their annual fundraising event “An Evening with Fair Haven” on the 4th floor, which includes dinner and a silent auction.  The Fair Haven Foundation provides free housing for families who must travel long distances to Indianapolis for cancer treatments.

Church and Parish Fundraisers – Indianapolis Parishes have held fundraisers and celebrations on the 4th floor.  Some include the Saint Matthews Parish Gala, the Feast of the Holy Cross Silent Auction and Dinner and Saint Mary Catholic Church’s 25th Anniversary Party for Father Michael O’Mara.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful –  KIB has held their fundraising event, THRIVE, at Marian.  Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. engages diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive.

The Marian Ballroom event space

Attendees at KIB’s THRIVE event at the Marian Ballroom

Guests at the Caring Spirit Luncheon for Teacher’s Treasures

Oak Hill Academy Manners Lunch