Rick’s Picks

During the winter months, Wheeler Mission works tirelessly to ensure anyone needing shelter can come inside. Right now, we're preparing for this weekend's cold and icy weather. Recent reports show that homelessness is up 10% in Indianapolis, and the number of first-time guests increased by...

New Year, New Logo As we step into a brand new year, Wheeler Mission approaches a new milestone – 125 years of service. To prepare for this incredible anniversary, we released a brand new logo. The cross represents our unwavering commitment to Christ and the transforming...

Come In From the Cold We expect more than 2,400 people to enter our facilities throughout the weekend. In this short video, Rick Alvis discusses the current state of Wheeler Mission's men's and women's shelters as winter temperatures hit Indianapolis. If you can help, please give today. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T30h_IVGilU[/embed]...

Merry Christmas! Christmas can be a difficult time for our guests at Wheeler Mission. Because of your help and kindness, we can continue the work of serving and loving our neighbors in need. We are so grateful for your generosity this Christmas season. On behalf of...

Thank you Our 15th annual Drumstick Dash was a tremendous success! Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers and the thousands of people who ran and walked in support of Wheeler Mission. We are so grateful and wish you all a happy Thanksgiving! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emTtxEzO5FQ[/embed] Want a head start for...

Based on an unforgettable true story of forgiveness, friendship, family, and faith, SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME opens in theatres October 20. With two Academy Award® winners and two nominees, the film’s outstanding cast brings to life the New York Times bestseller that interweaves...

Sagamore Institute had the pleasure of hosting an event in May where they presented Baylor University’s Institute for Religious Studies recent research on homelessness. Troy Riggs, from Sagamore Institute and Rick Alvis, from Wheeler Mission, both spoke about the current needs in Indianapolis. Troy Riggs is...

Recently, Rick was interviewed on the radio by Mark Eckel with Comenius Institute. Rick shared his vision for Wheeler Mission, how Wheeler partners with other ministries in the community to serve the homeless, and shares stories of struggle, hope and recovery.   [button size='large' style='' text='Listen Here'...