Northwest Indiana businesses found ways to adapt during COVID-19 virus shelter-in-place orders, and kept up with increased demand for shields and other protective supplies. Many companies also made changes to keep employees and customers safe.
Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana has faced increased demand to deliver meals to residents sheltered in place around the Region since March because of the pandemic.
The Salvation Army of Lake County, Porter and Jasper Counties, in partnership with Strack & Van Til Food Markets, is conducting a “Check-Out Challenge” campaign to raise emergency dollars for the Salvation Army’s services.
Highland-based Strack & Van Til Food Market is riding another wave of success since launching its partnership with online grocery delivery specialist Instacart in 2016.
Across Northwest Indiana, companies are finding ways to give back — whether it’s responding to a fire call, assembling snack packs for children through local YMCA programs, giving away meals at Thanksgiving, helping build a playground, working on a Habitat for Humanity project or raising money to benefit a food bank or the United Way.
Franciscan Health St. Clare Health Clinic food pantry will be able to provide additional assistance through its food pantry thanks to a $1,500 donation from the Merrillville Rotary Club.
Strack & Van Til and the Salvation Army of Northwest Indiana are partnering for the annual Checkout Challenge, a fundraising event to benefit programs to assist children, adults and families in Lake, Porter and Jasper counties.
Store checkout charity campaign makes million-dollar impact When it comes to charitable donations, several Region organizations can say every cent given does matter. Just ask Steve Beekman, executive director of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. In a decade’s time, more than $899,448 has been raised for his organization through Strack & Van Til’s Round […]