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GUEST COMMENTARY: United Way's FamilyWize program makes good senseAre you an employer in Northwest Indiana seeing an uptick in employee absenteeism or turnover? Are you interested in improving productivity and profitability? It’s possible your...
Posted: Sunday, February 15, 2015
Recognizing not all families have the means to celebrate birthdays, high school students from the United Way of Porter County Power of Youth council made and delivered “Birthday Bags” to benefit the children of Walt's Place, a Hilltop Neighborhood...
Posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015
 For the fifth year, United Way of Porter County is offering free state and federal income tax preparation starting Monday, January 26 through its VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. The program will run through Monday, April 13....
Posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
For many families in Northwest Indiana, the holidays are not so merry and not so bright, as parents wonder how they are going to give their children a joyful holiday and still pay the bills. According to the ALICE Report published recently by the...
Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014
Reading, cute stuffed animals, and charity. Those aren't three words that are normally put together, but at Flint Lake Elementary they are synonymous. On Wednesday morning at Flint Lake Elementary second grade students presented a check of $234.16 ...
Posted: Friday, December 19, 2014
The holidays are all about giving, but the community has many gifts to give. To find a way to start a tradition of giving to those in need in the region, get involved with one or more of the many organizations and charities that desperately need...
Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014
VALPARAISO, Ind. - FamilyWize Community Service Partnership and United Way of Porter County are dedicated to building strong communities through better health. FamilyWize has been selected to help distribute 1,000 free flu shot vouchers provided by...
Posted: Monday, December 1, 2014
For the past few months, the United Way Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has been collecting handmade items to donate to local nonprofit agencies through its new Crafting for Love program. Various hand-crafted items, such as scarves,...
Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Over the course of the several months, a group of young professionals worked together to bring you TEDxCountyLineRoad. In a nutshell, TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting events focused on sharing “Ideas Worth Spreading.”...
Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
United Way of Porter County (UWPC) is hosting its 5th annual Valparaiso Half Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 9, with all race proceeds going to UWPC’s Power of Youth Council. The student-led program holds fundraisers that benefit community youth self...
Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014

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