News and Events

​ANNUAL 5K: June 24

​New Leaf New Life Annual 5K Run/Walk (details)
Location: ​New Leaf New Life, 1010 S. Walnut St.
​Cost is $20 (includes event registration & T-shirt: see details)
Saturday, June 24; Event starts @ 10 AM [rescheduled from April 29, due to rain]
​See this page for more details!  Sign up at EventBrite!


Congratulations to New Leaf - New Life volunteer Mary Goetze on winning a 2017 Bloomington Be More Award!  As the awarding group states, "​Mary steps in when needed in order so New Leaf-New Life can best serve inmates, and has consistently found creative ways to improve inmates’ quality of life."  This is the third year in a row a New Leaf - New Life member has won a Be More Award, with Lindsey Badger winning in an award in 2016 and Wain Martin & David Meyer winning awards in 2015.

​Resource Party: A Free & Sober Event: February 24

An opportunity to find resources & support for those who need allies in Bloomington.  Learn about your rights, get help preventing evictions, get a phone set up, ... and join in for a sober dance party!  Resources: 5:30-8pm, Dance: 8-9:30pm, all at the Void, 1607 S. Rogers.  See the Facebook page for more details!

​Flat Tire Workshop & Bike giveaway: February 19

Learn basic bike repair & be given ongoing access to tools and bike parts for maintenance and flat tire repair!  And if you can already fix a bike, we'd love to have you, too, to help others!  ​The event is on Sunday, February 19, from 11am to 1pm @ NLNL (1010 S. Walnut, Suite H).  See the Facebook page for more details!

Volunteer Featured in BLOOM Magazine

Check out this article on Billy Young and the bike project that started at New Leaf - New Life!

MLK Day Activities: January 16

New Leaf - New Life was awarded 2017 MLK Grant Funds for two separate projects from Bloomington's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission!  Be on the lookout for more information on the ​Community Flat Tire Workshop and the ​Resource Building Collaborative Initiative

Past Events

To see some of our prior events, check out our Past News and Events page.