First Financial Bank reported in 2020 that the bank donated more than $3.5 million to assorted causes and employees provided more than 8,900 hours of community service.
There has been no shortage of giving among businesses across Indiana even as the pandemic has led some organizations to reduce operations.
The Salvation Army of Lake County’s decades of helping those in need around the Region prepared it for the difficult year that was 2020.
Additional assistance is coming to Porter County food pantries and homeless shelter services.
Residents and businesses throughout the Region and North Central Indiana have donated a range of items to support the missions of various groups.
The Valparaiso-based Shirley Heinze Land Trust protects everything from small vacant lots to its largest parcel, the 520-acre Ambler Flatwoods east of Michigan City.
The Society of Innovators at Purdue University Northwest recognized its 2020 Innovators in a virtual event Nov. 19.
Employees of Munster-based Peoples Bank, donated a total of $22,509 over a seven-month period to assist those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Way of Porter County has sent more than $1.5 million into the community to aid people and organizations combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
There has been no shortage of support from businesses and residents to assist organizations on the front lines of the pandemic.