Volunteers from NIPSCO and Texas Corral of Portage as well as Region residents were on hand to spruce up the garden, prepare meals and lead group activities at St. Agnes Adult Day Service Center in Valparaiso.
The United Way is seeking more than 1,100 volunteers to help nonprofit organizations around Northwest Indiana during the annual Day of Caring event Aug. 9.
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 […]
A Lake Station teen is among several people from around Indiana whose volunteer work and activism in their communities was recognized by the state through its Awards for Excellence. The awards, presented by Serve Indiana, a division of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, were handed out Nov. 8 at the annual awards ceremony at […]
Retired banker’s journey leads to most rewarding time of his life We are a community of volunteers. Most of you reading this already are giving back to your community, serving on the boards of nonprofits across Northwest Indiana or volunteering your time and talents to help fulfill the missions of other organizations. Community service in […]
MISHAWAKA – More than 20 new homes will be built in Mishawaka and another 20 repaired or renovated in the Mishawaka/South Bend area as part of a Habitat for Humanity International initiative led by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn. The 35th Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project brought the former president and […]
More than 1,000 volunteers turned out for the United Way’s annual Day of Caring event Aug. 10. Volunteers spent time on everything from beautification projects to collection drives. The program is billed as the largest single-day volunteer event in Northwest Indiana, according to the United Way of Porter County, which coordinated volunteers, connecting them with […]
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 […]