With the world slowly getting back to business, residents and leaders continue efforts to provide support and resources for those on the front lines of the pandemic and to aid people learning to live in an environment of new restrictions.
With a team of more than 600 volunteers, Meals on Wheels of NWI delivers more than 1,700 meals daily. In October 2019, the organization delivered its milestone 8 millionth meal.
As businesses and other organizations return to either normal or limited operations as public restrictions fueled by the pandemic ease, support continues pouring in to assist groups on the front lines as well as those affected by the crisis.
In recent weeks donations by volunteers and other support have been plentiful during the pandemic.
Manufacturers across Indiana have answered the call to produce personal protective equipment for those on the frontlines in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Porter County recently was awarded $161,046 through the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program to support local food pantries and homeless shelter services, according to the United Way of Porter County.
Service organizations assisting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic have been overwhelmed in recent weeks by people seeking help for an array of needs from food to help paying bills but residents and businesses have stepped up to provide aid.
Determining how to get back to business under a new normal as the Region and world begin resuming life activities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will be no easy task, but resources are emerging to provide guidance.
In recent weeks assorted donations of supplies and dollars have been made by residents and businesses to organizations caring for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the weeks since the first coronavirus cases were reported in Indiana, donations have poured in and manufacturers have boosted production of personal protective gear for those on the frontlines fighting the pandemic.