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For the fifth year, United Way of Porter County will be hosting the United Way Regional Volunteer Center’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program.Informational meetings for VITA volunteers will be held on Monday, Nov. 10 at 8am, 10am, 1pm,...
Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014
By: George Kuebler, United Way of Porter County VITA SupervisorTaxpayers taking advantage of the Northwest Indiana Taxpayer Assistance Coalition have found the service “a godsend,” said one retiree. His is one of many comments by taxpayers who used...
Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014
Held at the Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor's Center in Chesterton and sponsored by the United Way Programs of La Porte, Elkhart, and Porter counties, 100 teachers from the 3 counties were present on Friday, as Candace S. Meyer, Founder & CEO,...
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
United Way of Porter County (UWPC) is pleased to welcome its two newest board members, J.J. Peller and Carl Wenz, who will both serve 3-year terms. J.J. Peller is a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch Bank of America in Merrillville, Ind., where he...
Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 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 programs that...
Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Fuzzy friends from bears and dogs to pigs and frogs arrived at 106 classrooms across Northwest Indiana. The Reading Buddies program, sponsored by the United Way of Porter County in partnership with the Valparaiso University softball team, helps...
Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014
Since 1957, the United Way of Porter County has been raising funds to help the people of Porter County from beginning of life through the end of life. “We truly are a Porter County organization, made up of all Porter County volunteers. The money we...
Posted: Sunday, September 28, 2014
About 70 volunteers filled the community room of the United Way of Porter County’s offices on Friday, filling more than 500 backpacks with school supplies. Brenda Rogers, director of emergency services for Porter Regional Hospital and Portage...
Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014
On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, United Way of Porter County held a CEO/Leadership Breakfast in anticipation of this year’s Annual Fall Campaign at Indiana Beverage in Valparaiso. After an hour of breakfast and networking, Jon Leetz, President of...
Posted: Thursday, August 14, 2014
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to get things done in Northwest Indiana, while making a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It is a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in...
Posted: Thursday, August 14, 2014

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