Serving at Nora Elementary


Serving Opportunities at Nora Elementary

Indianapolis is home to more than 14,000 Burmese refugees, and a large community of these families live right down the street from Church at the Crossing, in the Nora community.

There are several opportunities for you to serve at Nora Elementary School and the Nora community in very significant ways: 


Be paired with a student from Nora Elementary School to work one-on-one throughout the school year, focusing on reading. Tutoring times are flexible.

Contact Jill West at 


Meet at Nora Elementary Wednesdays 3:15-5 p.m. once a month 

Gleaner Food Bank provides a monthly food pantry to families of Nora Elementary School.  Join a team of CATC people and Nora teachers to unpack the food truck, stock shelves, and greet families and help them select pantry items.

Nora Food Pantry is also looking for donations of hygiene items such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, and diapers  Quantities of 20 per item are most helpful.

Upcoming Dates:

  • August 15, 2018
  • September 19, 2018
  • October 17, 2018
  • November 14, 2018
  • December 19, 2018
  • January 16, 2019
  • February 20, 2019
  • March 20, 2019
  • April 17, 2019
  • May 15, 2019

Contact: Rachel Herbig, 


The Nora Coat Giveaway is an amazing project that Church at the Crossing has sponsored for the last 6 years at Nora Elementary.  Through this project, we have the opportunity to distribute 600+ coats to students so that they will not be without a coat this winter.  This is a HUGE project and we need your help to set-up, and to help kids try on their new coats.  

  • Set-up is on Sunday, October 21; 5 p.m. (good opportunity for families)
  • Coat distribution is on Monday, October 22; 8:30 a.m. – noon (7th graders and up only, please) 



Every October, we provide a Trunk-n-Treat experience at Nora Elementary’s fall festival. This is a great all-ages event and a fun opportunity for families and small groups to serve together.

Friday, October 26
5:15 p.m.
Nora Elementary


Contact: Jill West |