United Way of Porter County Annual Golf Outing Raising More Than $57,000 for Community Impact Programs
United Way of Porter County annual golf outing raised more than $57,000 on Monday, May 21 thanks to the support of more than 50 businesses and 140 golfers, selling out the event.
International Subaru of Merrillville goes to great lengths to make everyone feel welcome, bringing the Subaru Love Promise to life by showing respect to all people and working to make a positive impact on the communities in which their customers live and work.
Safe Harbor at Lake Hills Elementary School celebrated nine talented fourth graders on Wednesday as the students unveiled a mural they created through the after-school program, which provides educational, artistic, and other developmental opportunities to elementary, middle, and high school students within Michigan City Area Schools.
Fronius USA, through their HOPE (Helping Others & Providing Energy) program, recently spent two working days working with the Portage Community Garden. The Fronius HOPE program is the leading manufacturer’s corporate social responsibility program, focusing on engaging staff in community involvement and volunteerism. Fronius employees spent their afternoons preparing the gardens, planting, and beautifying the garden for its service season.
McColly Real Estate, care of McColly Charities, is sponsoring a peanut butter and jelly drive. Peanut butter and jelly is a great staple for families in need. Peanut butter is one of the most needed items for all food banks due to its popularity, long shelf life and high protein amount.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Receives Lake Area United Way’s 2018 Partner Agency Award
At Lake Area United Way’s Partner Luncheon Award held at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana was honored by United way with the Agency Partner of the Year Award.
Last fall, an all-inclusive park was installed at Founders Square in Portage, Indiana with a mission to unite children of all abilities. With warmer weather becoming the norm, this will be the first full season that families can take advantage of the fun!
The project was spearheaded by Hannah’s Hope, a local organization that serves children with special needs. Jacob’s Ladder, a pediatric rehabilitation center and service in the region, has partnered with the park to offer instructions and insight on how to use some of the equipment.
Parents can find a QR code at each structure. Once scanned by a smartphone, the code will redirect parents to a page on the Jacob’s Ladder website that offers instructions for using the equipment safely as well as activity ideas that...
Feeding the nearly 100,000 food insecure people across Lake and Porter counties is no small task, but is one that the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has proudly taken on since 1982.
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United Way of Porter County hosted its Youth Day of Caring event on Saturday, April 21 at Gabis Arboretum.