community engagement

The Volkers Group has been deeply involved in our local community since we opened our doors in 1996. The Wabash Valley is a thriving area in the Midwest that offers wonderful opportunities for its residents. Below you will find some of the community events that we have been fortunate enough to be involved in. Scroll down to learn more about these great events and see how you can help your own community grow.

Team of Mercy

Team of Mercy

At our recent Client Appreciation Banquet, we announced Team of Mercy would be this year’s recipient of a donation made by The Volkers Group on behalf of our clients. Team of Mercy (T.O.M.) is a nonprofit organization that aims to assist survivors of suicide, in the critical 24 hours and the days following an attempted/completed […]


Father / Son Baseball Team

Father / Son Baseball Team

The Volkers Group has sponsored a father/son baseball team that has played in tournaments since 2000.  This year the team played well and made it in the history books.  Check out the link to read all about it!

2017 Fundraiser

The Volkers Group Strikes Out at Homelessness

The Volkers Group Strikes Out at Homelessness On March 6, 2017, members of the Volkers Group and their friends bowled for a great cause and had a great time “striking out”!  Proceeds from the bowling fundraiser went toward Families By Choice, an organization that fights to reduce the number of those homeless and hungry throughout […]

2016 - Toys for Tots

2016 – Toys for Tots

At our recent Client Appreciation Banquet (pictures below) we announced that Toys for Tots would be this years’ recipient of the contribution The Volkers Group makes on behalf of our clients. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters […]


Third Quarter 2016 – Celebrating 20 Years

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2015 Designated Charity - The Shoe Bus

2015 Designated Charity – The Shoe Bus

Every year we select a local charity to support as part of our client appreciation event.  This year, instead of donating money to a worthy cause, we donated socks and shoes… a lot of socks and shoes! The Terre Haute Women’s Club heads up a “Shoe Bus” project that provides shoes to Vigo County school […]

Open House Celebration

Volkers Group Open House

Thank you for celebrating with us! We hosted an Open House and Ribbon Cutting for our new office on October 6th. Now located at 2963 Erie Canal Road, Terre Haute, IN, we are pleased to have our new space to serve you better. You will notice the lack of stairs, the wide open spaces and […]


New Location- Open House

We are moving August 28th!   New address: 2963 Erie Canal Rd. Terre Haute, IN 47802 Same phone numbers Toll Free: 888-655-3774   Phone: 812-232-5822 Our phones may be down Aug. 28th. If you need to contact us and cannot get through, please call: Investment Planners: 217-425-6340   Open House Don’t forget to visit us! Tuesday, […]

Beyond the Office Walls

An old proverb states, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” We at The Volkers Group believe that to be true. We participate in many activities that give us joy and provide a service to others. While the following does not cover it all, we just wanted to share a little of […]

Feeding the Hungry of the Wabash Valley

Picture the setting. It’s Thanksgiving Day. Your family arrived early and stayed late. You laughed yourself silly, cheered at football on TV, and discussed Black Friday shopping. And some time during the day, you let out a sigh and said, “I ate too much.” Picture this setting instead. It’s Thanksgiving Day. Your family arrived early […]

Color Run

Inside of each person and each family is a story in the making. It doesn’t end, it just weaves through our lives and is carried forward by the next generation. Our family, like your family, have stories to be told, and much of the time, our stories become public, mostly by our own choice. We […]

Join us for a baseball game!

On July 25th, 2014, the Terre Haute Rex host the Quincy Gems at 7pm at Bob Warn Field.  The Rex team hopes to win back the division lead and make it to the playoffs.  A win against the division-leading Gems will help make this possible. We will also be tailgating in the parking lot along […]


Surviving the Color

The first annual Color Run for Team of Mercy will be May 31st.  Team of Mercy is an organization that assists families of suicide.  This inaugural event will be held in memory of Hannah Crist, Frank and Janet’s granddaughter and Kyle’s niece.  Proceeds from this event will be used to assist families with any necessary […]


Jamaica Food Kitchen

Sonya Doty and her husband Tim visit the beautiful island of Jamaica for an annual vacation each February.  While soaking up sun and avoiding snow is important, they also give back to the community during their visits.  This year they provided toothbrushes, toothpaste, and dental floss to over 100 kids and adults through St. Anthony’s […]


BBBS Bowl-a-thon

Jody Reinoehl recently threw a few gutter balls for Team Altrusa at the bowl-a-thon for Big Brother Big Sister of Vigo County. The fundraiser raises around $28,000 every spring.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vigo County’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth, primarily through a professionally-supported one-to-one […]


Raising Your Sleeve

What started out as a cold, wintery Saturday morning turned into an unexpected opportunity to share a message.  Once a month, I wake up a little earlier than usual and donate platelets at the Indiana Blood Center.  On Saturdays like this one, I bypass the normal morning rituals and instead, just grab my coat and […]


2013 Designated Charity – Salvation Army

Each year, the Volkers Group selects a different charity to receive a donation from our office and is declared at our annual Client Appreciation Event.  We are proud to announce that the recipient for 2013 is the Salvation Army.   The vision of the Salvation Army is to share the love of Christ through a balanced, […]


31st Annual Altrusa Chili Cook-off

The ladies from Altrusa International of Terre Haute, invite you to the 31st Annual Altrusa Chili Cook-off. Put it on your calendar for September 14, 2013 come out and enjoy the best chili variety around! It is a fun filled day that raises money for literacy programs in the Wabash Valley such as Vigo County […]


Volkers Group Sponsors 7th Annual Bat Festival

The Volkers Group will again help sponsor the Indiana Bat Festival held on the campus of Indiana State University. On Saturday, September 21, you will have the opportunity to learn all you could ever know about bats. Leading bat experts will be there to speak and there will also be live exhibits to see these […]