Spirit Awards 2019

Celebrating the Spirit of Volunteerism

United Way of Porter County once again partnered with The Times of Northwest Indiana to present the Spirit Awards. The Awards celebrate passionate, courageous volunteers who are dedicated to serving their communities and exhibiting what it means to Live United.

57 incredible individuals were nominated this year. A volunteer panel narrowed the selection down to seven worthy winners. See photographs and read more about each volunteer in The Times and on our Flickr account



Tracy Allen
Diane Anselm
Lauren Arnold
Joe Baczynski
Jay Bechtel
Jay & Nancy Bedolla
Brian Bolin
Jeni Bolton
Marie Buckingham
Christorpher Buggs
Doris Carbins
Beverly Casey
Saul, Rachel & Sael Cordero
Sharon Costas
Dawn Disher
Jerry Dixon
Ahna Dunn
Shelly Fink
Nancy Flynn
Kimber Goehl
Linda Hardin
Diane Havrilla
Debora Herrera
Jocelyn Hibshman
Steve Ingram

Jason Kegebein
Brooke Lamb
Darlene Lawson
Ross LeBleu
James MacKenzie
Antoinette Mercier
Rudy Moyado
Tom Muchesko
Jody Nelson
Mary Pacquin
Mitchell Peters
Yvonne Postelmans
Timothy Rice
Joan Rodriguez
Nate Scheerer
Victoria Schoeder
John Schoening
Leo Simon
Tiffany Stahl
Andrea Starling
Naomi Suiter
Ken Turner
Matt Welter
Sherlanda Willis
April Yates