“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

—Winston Churchill

Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin Charities

Charities We Support

Autism Society of Indiana

Autism Society of Indiana

On September 30, a team of FSTN staff members will be participating in the Autism Acceptance Walk to raise autism awareness in the community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Wabash Valley

Every year, we work with Big Brothers/Big Sisters to adopt “Littles” at Christmas time to provide gifts for children in need.

Chances And Services For Youth

Chances & Services for Youth

Some of our attorneys serve as Teen Court judges to help provide second chances to first-time offenders in Terre Haute. We also donate to different fundraisers to support this valuable organization.

FSTN Charities

Conner's Center

About 4-8 times a year, some of our team members serve lunch at Conner’s Center, a homeless shelter serving women and children in Terre Haute. We also make financial contributions to support the mission of this vital organization.

Down Syndrome Indiana

Down Syndrome Indiana Buddy Walk®

At Down Syndrome Indiana’s Buddy Walk®, FSTN team members sold t-shirts, made a monetary donation, and walked to help spread down syndrome awareness.

FSTN Charities

Emily's Walk

Members of the FSTN team walked to donate funds to charity during Emily’s Walk, an event organized to celebrate the life and community service of Emily Lou Herrington, of West Terre Haute.

Families By Choice

Families by Choice

Families by Choice is an organization dedicated to providing members of the community with the transitional housing and resources they need to move into independent housing. Last year, our employees made a contribution from our firm’s Jeans Money—money raised by employees who contribute $1 every day to wear jeans to the office.

FSTN Charities

FSTN Blessing Box

In 2017, FSTN is setting up a blessing box outside our offices. We will fill it with food, household items, and personal hygiene products for the public to take if they need it. We are one of the first businesses—and definitely the first law firm—to utilize this concept in Terre Haute.

Hospice of the Wabash Valley

Hospice of the Wabash Valley

Every year, we donate to the Hospice of the Wabash Valley by purchasing tulips for our employees on Administrative Assistants Day.

Indiana Blood Center

Indiana Blood Center

FSTN team members show up in strong numbers to support our four blood drives a year benefitting the Indiana Blood Center.


march of dimes

March of Dimes

Every year, our law firm raises money by walking to support March of Dimes’ mission to fund lifesaving research and programs to end premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality.

race for the cure

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen is the largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States. We participate in their Race for the Cure event every year and provide a monetary donation to help the organization’s mission to cure breast cancer.

relay for life

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life cancer walks unite people all over the country to fight back against cancer. Our team participates in Indiana each year and provides a financial contribution to help fund breakthrough cancer research.

safe and sober

Safe & Sober Cab Rides

We provide people throughout the community with safe and sober free cab rides home several times each year, including:

  • New Year’s Eve
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • Patrick’s Day
  • Blues at the Crossroads Festival (2-day event)
  • Halloween
  • The night before Thanksgiving
  • and other local festivals or fairs by request only.

salvation army

Salvation Army

Every year around Christmastime, members of our team volunteer to ring the Salvation Army bell at a local Walmart store.

special olympics indiana

Special Olympics Indiana

We volunteer for three days at the Special Olympics and provide a LIVE photo booth to the athletes. The athletes come in to our open-air booth, try on some fun props, have their photo taken, then receive prints of their photos a few seconds later to take and cherish. In 2017, we completed our 7th year operating a photo booth at the Special Olympics.

Humane Society

Terre Haute Humane Society

On occasion, our employees head to the Terre Haute Humane Society shelter to take a photo with a cat or dog. We post the photos on social media to help raise awareness and find forever homes for pets in need.

the will center

The WILL Center

The WILL Center works with disabled people in the community to builds ramps so they can use a wheelchair to get in and out of their homes. Our team donated money to help the organization to fulfill its mission, and some of our employees volunteered to help build a ramp to help improve the quality of life for one of our neighbors.

united way

United Way

Several of our attorneys support United Way’s mission to advance the common good in our community all year, and our law firm makes a yearly donation to help the organization improve education, financial stability, and health in Indiana.


Wabash Valley Health Center

A local clinic in Terre Haute, the Wabash Valley Health Center helps low-income and no-income households afford primary medical care, dental care, behavioral health services, and physical therapy. FSTN is working with the clinic to raise funds to build an addition onto its dental practice.

Wabash Valley Veterans Services

Wabash Valley Veterans Services

FSTN collected canned goods, provided food, and contributed a monetary donation to help support Terre Haute veterans in need.

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