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On July 25, Lake Area United Way and the United Way of Porter County, in cooperation with Congressman Pete Visclosky, came together to host a “Superheroes Against Hunger” Canstruction competition at Southlake Mall. The competitors consisted of...
Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
United Way of Porter County (UWPC) is excited to announce a pilot program – Kinder Kamp – to prepare children entering into kindergarten this fall with the skills they need to be successful. UWPC is the recipient of a kindergarten readiness grant...
Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The young scientists and mathematicians of Northwest Indiana put their skills to the test as they started their journey to build can sculptures out of canned food, or (canstructures). This event served as a pep rally for the whole program, a...
Posted: Monday, July 7, 2014
What is Canstruction® you ask? It's a collaborative initiative with United Way in cooperation with Congressman Pete Visclosky and Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.  What's the mission?  To feed and inspire the world – one can at a time. ...
Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014
United Way of Porter County (UWPC) is excited to welcome Kim Olesker to their team. She will fill the role of Regional Director of United Way Early Childhood Education Initiatives and will serve all three United Ways (LaPorte, Porter and Lake...
Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014
This annual event celebrates volunteerism throughout Northwest Indiana by bringing together teams from local businesses, municipalities, churches and civic groups to complete projects and make significant impact on the non-profit community. The...
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Free federal income tax preparations through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program achieved a new record of 538 returns completed for the 2013 tax year up 76 percent from the previous year. The VITA program has been hosted by the United...
Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014
A series of training sessions sponsored by A Positive Approach to Teen Health (PATH) and United Way of Porter County will help area nonprofits successfully carry out their missions and better serve our community throughout the summer of 2014. The...
Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014
On Monday, May 19, we are hosting our 4th Annual Golf Classic, presented by NIPSCO. A scramble with a shot-gun start is planned for a noon kickoff at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton, IN. Hole Sponsorships are still available for individuals...
Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
United Way of Porter County presented Jennifer Wright with the Northwest Indiana Success By 6 Service to Youth Award at its Annual Celebration on March 11. Since its creation 4 years ago, the award has been given out annually to a professional or...
Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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