DeForest Buckner, Colts Launch Partnership With Big Brothers Big Sisters
DeForest Buckner, Indianapolis Colts and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana announce partnership at Children's Museum/
2023 Playground Build
More than 150 volunteers from the Indianapolis Colts and local partners joined together on "Colts Community Tuesday" for the 15th Annual Playground Build to construct a new play space at Lew Wallace Elementary School #107 in Indianapolis.
Kicking The Stigma Colts and Bears joint service project
The Colts participated in a joint service project with the Bears at the Grand Park Events Center. Players and coaches from each team built Kicking The Stigma Kits for elementary-aged children that promote kindness, provide stress-relieving activities, and raise awareness about the importance of being kind and wrote thank you notes for mental health professionals that will be delivered throughout the community on World Mental Health Day, October 10th.
DeForest Buckner 2023 Colts Skills Camp
Check out some of the highlights from the 17th Annual Indianapolis Colts Skills Camp hosted by All-Pro defensive lineman DeForest Buckner.
Colts At Bat at Victory Field
Colts All-Pro and Pro Bowl lineman Quenton Nelson threw out the first pitch at the Colts At Bat event with the Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field!
Colts At Bat at Louisville Bats
Colts linebacker Zaire Franklin was on hand to sign autographs, take photos and throw out the first pitch during Colts At Bat with the Louisville Bats at Louisville Slugger Field!
Colts At Bat at Fort Wayne TinCaps
Colts defensive lineman Grover Stewart was on hand at Thursday's game to sign autographs and throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Colts At Bat event with the Fort Wayne TinCaps at Parkview Field!
Hope To Dream 2023
The Indianapolis Colts and Kenny Moore II teamed up with Ashley to host Hope To Dream, an evening event surprising 50 local children in foster care with brand-new beds and beds sets!
The children receiving the beds were identified by Hands of Hope, which is dedicated to supporting families, kids and others involved with the foster care system.
Touchdown For Trees
The Indianapolis Colts kicked off its new Touchdown for Trees program this week by joining volunteers from Coke Consolidated, Meijer, and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to plant a total of 100 trees along the Fall Creek Greenway on the city's northeast side.
Mental Health Awareness Month: "Stronger Together"
In an effort to join the national movement and raise awareness, we observe Mental Health Awareness Month and our goal to continue to kick the stigma by educating Colts fans and the Indiana community, providing resources, and advocating for change in the space.
In part, we are launching our exclusive "Stronger Together" T-Shirt, created by Homefield, to represent the strength in numbers and our community. Proceeds from the Kicking the Stigma Collection benefit the Kicking The Stigma Action Fund. Available online and in the Colts Pro Shop at Lucas Oil Stadium.
2023 Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala
Former Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano returns to Indianapolis for the 11th Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala joined by Washington Commanders Head Coach and cancer survivor Ron Rivera. Chuckstrong has raised nearly $14 million for cancer research at the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center to support cancer research focused on improved treatment options for patients.
The Irsay Institute Launch Event
At a kickoff event for the new Irsay Institute, IU President Pamela Whitten joined Kalen Jackson, vice chair and owner of the Indianapolis Colts, and Bernice Pescosolido, Distinguished Professor of Sociology in the IU College of Arts and Sciences and director of the institute, to celebrate the opening. The Irsay Institute, a new research institute at Indiana University in Morrison Hall on the IU Bloomington campus, has formally launched its mission to become a leading national center for addressing the stigma surrounding mental illness and other health issues such as HIV, epilepsy, cancer, dementia and addiction.
Black History Month: Book Fair at Ralph Waldo Emerson School #58
The Indianapolis Colts celebrated Black History Month by hosting a book fair at Ralph Waldo Emerson School #58. Colts team mascot Blue, members of the Colts Cheerleaders, and Colts staff were on hand for individual reading time and to assist kids with "shopping" time where each student had the opportunity to select two books, free of charge.