TEAM AMI Helping Gleaners Food Bank

Lending Both Time and Expertise to Help Gleaners Food Bank

Gleaners is making an important difference for Hoosiers across the 21 counties they serve. During the challenging times we’ve all experienced the last few years, Gleaners has seen an amazing outpouring of support from our community. Every volunteer is an invaluable part of their fight against hunger.

Members of our Asphalt Materials team were on site at the Indianapolis Gleaners location on Waldemere Avenue on the 13th of September. The team helped package over 100 orders, which included enough for nearly 6000 meals.

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TEAM AMI Builds 1000 Kits to Help Indianapolis Hunger Relief Efforts

The event was held on August 10, 2022

Asphalt Materials, Inc.’s (AMI) Indianapolis headquarters hosted a Snack Pack Kit Build on August 10 and assembled 1000 Snack Packs. These packs will be distributed through Second Helpings, a local Indianapolis hunger relief agency, Kids Snack Pack Kits provide nutritious snacks for children experiencing food insecurities.

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Asphalt Materials Partners With United Way To Fight Hunger

Event will take place on August 10, 2022

Asphalt Materials, Inc.’s (AMI) Indianapolis headquarters is hosting a Snack Pack Kit Build on August 10. Distributed through Second Helpings, a local Indianapolis hunger relief agency, Kids Snack Pack Kits provide nutritious snacks for children experiencing food insecurities.

Our goal is to donate 1000 Snack Packs to Second Helpings and currently and we are recruiting team members to help achieve this goal.

This event is part of a larger initiative of Asphalt Materials Inc., which is partnering with 20 United Ways across the Midwest on volunteer projects. The company’s Indianapolis location is partnering with United Way of Central Indiana for the August project. The business will host another project in November, at the same time, the company’s other locations will volunteer with their local United Ways over the course of one week.  

United Way’s basic needs work helps provide Hoosiers with affordable housing, reliable transportation, access to healthcare services – and healthy food.  The need is great: Nearly 40% of Indiana households cannot afford to meet their basic needs, according to United Way.  

“We are so grateful for the partnership with AMI and their commitment to the communities they operate in,” said Ashley Furois, United Way’s vice president of workplace fundraising. “These kinds of volunteer opportunities make a real difference to families who are facing economic instability because it’s one less worry in a sea of overwhelming and difficult decisions they face every day.” 

Volunteers for the August event will be building kits during the times listed below. 

  • 11AM-12PM
  • 12PM-1PM
  • 1PM-2PM
  • 2PM-3PM
  • 3PM-4PM

#AMISERVES means that the AMI team is committed to building a safer, more enriching and sustainable world in the communities where we live and work.

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Amelia Earhart. A Spotlight on Women in STEM.

Amelia Earhart was More Than Just an American Aviator

Born July 24, 1897 

We celebrate Amelia Earhart as a pioneering woman of science, someone who participated in and promoted STEM education, much of it here in Indiana.  In 1935, Earhart became a visiting faculty member at Purdue University as an advisor to aeronautical engineering and a career counselor to female students.

Being an Indiana company with deep roots stretching all the way back to 1930, you might imagine the connections with Purdue University are also deep-rooted. We are a company that is involved in construction, materials, chemicals, and environmental services with research and development across all of our businesses. These areas of parallel commonalities to a Purdue University STEM education are just a few reasons why these roots are so deep.

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Facility Spotlight: Warsaw, IN

Location: Warsaw, Indiana

2820 E. Durbin St. Warsaw, IN 46580

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 6:30am – 3:30pm

Office: 574-267-5076

History:

This plant was originally located in Columbia City and was owned by Bituminous Materials and moved to Warsaw in 1975. The Warsaw plant has been part of the AMI family since 2009.

Products:

We provide different emulsion products out of this facility including non-tracking and polymer modified.

Fun Facts:

Truck & Rail access

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