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 The Indiana Association of United Ways (IaUW) Board of Directors has named United Way of Porter County (UWPC) as the Community Impact Rising Star. UWPC was honored at the recent State Leaders Conference Awards Banquet in Indianapolis.   The Rising...
Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014
United Way of Porter County (UWPC) hosted its Annual Celebration on March 11 at Portage 16 IMAX. The event honored and recognized outstanding community partners and participants in the 2013/2014 campaign. Event sponsors included Farrall Wealth and...
Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014
United Way of Porter County (UWPC) is pleased to announce it received one out of the three coveted GEM Awards given out each year, along with several first and third place wins and an honorable mention in the 2014 GEM Awards.   Golden Excellence in...
Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Hilltop Neighborhood House awarded a $21,225 grant from the Cargill Cares Foundation for their Healthy Kids Healthy Choices Food Program.   Hilltop Neighborhood House serves 118 children annually in their child care program as well as another 67...
Posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
   Due to the extreme weather, the United Way of Porter County office will be closed on Monday, January 6th and will reopen Tuesday the 7th at 8am. Please use extreme caution with this weather and know your local resources for those at risk:...
Posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014
Americans Volunteered 7.9 Billion Hours in 2012; Gen Xers and Parents Lead the Way Washington, D.C. — A new national study released today by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC...
Posted: Monday, December 16, 2013
Everybody needs a buddy sometimes.   That's especially true for elementary-aged children looking for someone to which they can read.   The United Way's I Need A Hug literacy initiative is looking to connect local first and second graders in Lake and...
Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2013
United Way of Porter County (UWPC) hosted its 4th annual Valparaiso Half Marathon on November 10. All proceeds raised at the event went to UWPC’s Power of Youth Council. The student-led council is a United Way initiative that is comprised of Porter...
Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Success By 6, an early childhood initiative of the United Ways of Lake, LaPorte and Porter Counties, awarded nine local agencies grants totaling $88,000 on September 6, 2013.  The United Way Success By 6 released an RFP (Request for Proposal) to...
Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Hannah Wozniak dug into the soil at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, pulling up weeds near a parking lot. The Wheeler High School junior was among nearly 200 students from area schools who got out of bed early Saturday to spruce up Taltree as part...
Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2013

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