Results

School on Wheels by the numbers:

During the first ten years, School on Wheels:
Engaged 1,740 volunteer tutors
Tutored 3,299 homeless children
Provided 33,889 hours of tutoring
Provided 1,560 backpacks filled with school supplies
Distributed 8,151 school uniforms

A history of impact:

2001
- School on Wheels founded by Sally Bindley
- Launched flagship “Tutors in Action” program at 2 locations
- Awarded 501(c)(3) nonprofit status
- Provided 158 hours of tutoring with 11 tutors
2002
- Partnered with 2 new locations
- Provided 338 hours of tutoring
2003
- Launched www.indyschoolonwheels.org
- Sally received St. Francis Spirit of Excellence Award
- Provided 1,298 hours of tutoring
2004
- Featured in Anne Ryder Hope to Tell
- Received Indiana Achievement Award
- Sally named a Distinguished Hoosier by Governor Joe Kernan
- Moved office to College Avenue
- Provided 3,130 hours of tutoring
2005
- School on Wheels day proclaimed by Major Bart Peterson
- Sally received iWoman Humanitarian Award
- Sally named to IBJ’s Forty Under 40
- Received IYI Investment Award
- Provided 3,385 hours of tutoring

2006
- Received WIBC Business Excellence Award
- Provided 4,083 hours of tutoring
2007
- Sally received RTV6 Leadership Award
- Provided 4,027 hours of tutoring
2008
- Launched “Ignite Learning” parent advocacy program
- Created new logo and branding
- Moved office to 62nd Street
- Provided 4,796 hours of tutoring
2009
- Received CHIP Blueprint Champion Award
- Provided 5,965 hours of tutoring
2010
- Piloted “Project LIFE” program
- Enhanced mission, vision and strategic plan
- Provided tutoring at 11 partner locations
- Provided 6,708 hours of tutoring with 414 volunteer tutors
2011
- Held first summer arts-enrichment programming
- Honored as GenCon Indy 2011’s “Charity of Choice
- Sally and School on Wheels featured in Family Circle magazine