United Way of Porter County Women United raised $10,000 through its recent annual Bunco Bash event to support the PACT Recovery Program in Valparaiso.
A total of 570 volunteers took care of 68 projects around Northwest Indiana during the United Way’s annual Day of Caring Aug. 9.
The Northern Indiana Bank On Alliance and Centier Bank have partnered to provide access to financial education and no- to low-cost banking services geared to help the working poor.
Porter County recently was awarded $77,000 by the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program to support local food pantries and homeless shelter services.
United Way of Porter County seeks nominations of outstanding volunteers for its annual Spirit Awards. As an initiative of the United Way Regional Volunteer Center program, the Spirit Awards, now in its third year, recognizes volunteer activities happening throughout Northwest Indiana. Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 15. “We are looking for everyday passionate, courageous […]
Businesses based in Eastport Centre Business Park in Valparaiso raised more than $22,000 to support United Way of Porter County social service programs. Participating businesses included Chester Inc., McAfee Animal Hospital, Sensit, 1st American Management, Great Lakes Labs, Vertical Financial Group, Shoremet, Fairway Laser and Ivy Tech Community College. “Eastport Centre businesses are amazing to […]
United Way Pacesetters’ goal to boost business philanthropy Chester Inc. has a long history in Valparaiso, and it has evolved beyond being the business whose roots are connected to the iconic Orville Redenbacher popcorn. Chester Inc. was founded in 1947, said Rich Shields, the company’s director of marketing and business development. The firm today has […]
The United Way of Porter County AmeriCorps Program seeks 29 people to support community initiatives in Lake, Porter, LaPorte and Marshall counties. The program’s team members will support area nonprofit and school programs. AmeriCorps members serve as high school and college career advisors, K-12 tutors in area schools and nonprofit capacity builders. The 2018-19 AmeriCorps […]
VALPARAISO – United Way of Porter County has launched Pacesetters, a new corporate social responsibility initiative to help businesses meet social responsibility goals. Pacesetters provides an easy way for corporations to get more involved in the community, the United Way said. Pacesetter organizations select from a variety of giving back options to help fulfill their […]
VALPARAISO – The United Way of Porter County’s annual golf outing raised more than $57,000 through the support of more than 50 businesses and 140 golfers, who sold out the event. Rain failed to hinder participants who ventured out to the Valparaiso Country Club, which featured a Party on the Green theme. “We support education, […]