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Trinity United Church of Christ and NIPSCO Bring Message of Serving and Community to Annual Sharing ENERGY for Thanksgiving

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“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat.” – Matthew 25:35.

It’s this scripture that has inspired the congregation of Trinity United Church of Christ in Gary since 2004, and Monday night, in partnership with NIPSCO, they hosted the 10th annual Sharing ENERGY for Thanksgiving dinner giveaway for the community.

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St. Jude House to Compete for $100,000 Grand Prize in the fifth annual Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge

St-Jude-Competes-in-Allstate-Purple-Purse-Challenge-2018_01 St. Jude House is one of nearly 300 domestic violence nonprofit organizations across the country participating in the 2018 Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge, which runs October 2-31. Now in its fifth year, the annual friendly fundraiser, which coincides with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, helps state and local providers of domestic violence services deal with funding gaps.

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Kenneth J. Allen Law Group, United Way of Porter County, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Donate 1,000 Turkeys in Annual Tradition


For the last three years Kenneth J. Allen Law Group in partnership with the United Way of Porter County and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana have donated more than 3,000 turkeys to our neighbors who need a little help this holiday season. 

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Overhead Door of Northwest Indiana Hosting 7th Annual Food and Toy Drive


When it comes to the holiday season, Overhead Door Company of Northwest Indiana raises local spirits in addition to high caliber garage doors. In the essence of giving back to the community, especially around the time of year when the gift of giving is most celebrated, the company hosts a local food and toy drive.

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The Mary Kay Foundation Honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month by Issuing $3 Million in Grants to 150 Domestic Violence Shelters Across the Country

St-Jude-HouseIn support of Domestic Violence Awareness, The Mary Kay FoundationSM announced today it is awarding $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters across the country. St. Jude House has received a $20,000 unrestricted grant to support local survivors of domestic violence in Crown Point, IN. This year’s grant contribution brings the Foundation’s total investment in its shelter grant program to $50 million.

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1,000 Hungry Neighbors to Receive Thanksgiving Meals in 2018

Food-Bank-of-NWI-2018Majestic Star Casino and Hotel, Jewel-Osco, and Chicago radio stations 101.9 The Mix, The New SHE 100.3 and 97.1 FM The Drive are partnering with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to provide 1,000 local families in need with Thanksgiving meal assistance. The Thanksgiving Community Care-a-Van will provide individuals and families with food for a complete Thanksgiving meal, including a turkey, vegetables, and other side items.

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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana's Jeff Provo and Joe Snyder: Why they Volunteer


For many volunteers at Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana, it’s more than just giving back: it’s about lending a helping hand to those who are taken for granted. For two delivery drivers in the Region, delivering food to the elderly gives them the opportunity to learn more about each person with every drop off.

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Attorney Kenneth J. Allen Donates $10,000.00 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Kidstop Program to Ensure Safe Before and After School Child Care

Boys-Girls-Club-of-NWI-Ken-Allen-Child-Care-Program-2018_01 Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland Injury Attorney Kenneth J. Allen makes it a practice and priority to ensure all youth have safe, fun, and educational opportunities during out-of-school time. Three years ago, Mr. Allen adopted Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Kidstop program by gifting the before and after-school childcare program $10,000 each year. Boys & Girls Clubs’ Kidstop program, provided in four different school systems in 11 different school sites, provides safe and affordable after school childcare for area families. The Kidstop program allows parents to work or attend school while knowing their children are safe in their home school, transitioning from the school day to an after-school program which provides endless learning opportunities,...

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Meals on Wheels Awarded Feeding Those in Need Grant to Serve Hammond

Meals-On-Wheels-NWI-New-LogoMeals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana (MOW) has received a helping hand to deliver nutritious meals to those in need.

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First Financial Bank in Crown Point Makes Donation to Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana

First-Financial-Bank-in-Crown-Point-Makes-Donation-to-Meals-on-Wheels-of-Northwest-Indiana Andrew Kyres, Vice President, Business Development Manager at First Financial Bank in Crown Point presented a donation for $300 to CEO Sandra Noe of Meals on Wheels Northwest Indiana as part of the bank’s recent customer appreciation day.

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Top Fuel CrossFit Hosts 24-Hour "Wodathon" to Support Lakeshore PAWS and Porter County Animal Shelter


For the next 24 hours, Top Fuel CrossFit will be hosting their Wod-a-thon to support the animals at Lakeshore PAWS and the Porter County Animal Shelter. Yes, you read that right! The gym will be open all night until 4pm tomorrow evening, hosting one hour blocked tag-teamed styled workouts.

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