Angie’s List Helps Neighbors Stay Safe, Cleans up Area; Company’s Phase 1 Indy Do Day Activities involves more than 50% of workforce

INDIANAPOLIS (October1, 2015) – Hundreds of Angie’s List (Nasdaq: ANGI) campus-based employees will be away from their desks for part of this week, spreading out across the near East Side as part of the company’s Indy Do Day activities.

This week, more than 50 percent of the workforce will help local neighbors in a wide range of activities.  Later in the month, Angie’s List teams that work at its Landmark Building location on Meridian Street will help other organizations.

The schedule* for Thursday, October 1:

  • Assess existing and install new smoke alarms if needed in homes in the New York Street and Sherman Drive area. Angie’s List and American Red Cross volunteers will work with with city safety officials 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Trash pickup and weeding in areas near the Angie’s List campus at 1030 East Washington Street 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Engaging with seniors at the John H. Boner Community Center at 2236 10th Street 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Landscaping, window washing, trash pick up and mulching at the Lutherwood Residential Treatment Center 9 a.m. – noon to help prepare for a weekend Open House at 1525 North Ritter Avenue.
  • Cleaning the Outreach Hope for Homeless Youth house and vans, organizing a clothes pantry and preparing food for clients 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 2822 E. New York Street.
  • Cleaning up Willard Park and the surrounding neighborhood near 2345 Pagoda Drive, as well as building benches and working in a community garden from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for the Riley Area Development Corporation.
  • Organizing a food pantry, painting, weeding, gardening and building pallet gardens for Westminister Neighborhood Ministries  8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The schedule* for Friday, October 2:

  • Trash pickup and weeding in areas near the Angie’s List campus at 1030 East Washington Street 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Organizing donation rooms and sharing lunch with children at the Children’s Bureau at 1575 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Engaging with senior citizens at the John H. Boner Community Center at 2236 10th Street 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Mulching, landscaping and planting at Washington Irving School 1250 East Market Street 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The company’s Indy Do Day work comes on the heels of the company awarding its first round of Angie’s List Foundation grants.  Twenty local groups that focus on helping the disadvantaged and underserved near the Angie’s List corporate headquarters on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis shared in $50,000.

*Times are approximate. Some of the shifts may change in accordance with how quickly the work gets done and to accommodate lunch breaks.

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