Ernest and Mildred Delco Fund Story

A boy was born in 1907. With his father passing away five months later, his mother was forced to place Ernest “Ernie” in a Budapest orphanage. At that time, she worked as a servant and therefore was unable to have him with her. Nearly 15 years later, the boy’s Iowa...

The Carley Dickard Story

  Todd and Stephanie Dickard describe their family experience as ‘a story of ayoung person who made an impression.’ It’s a sad story, but it’s one where grief finds an outlet in the power of doing good. Todd and Stephanie’s daughter...

The Carstens Legacy for Michigan City

John and Dorothy Sieb Carstens’ connection to the Michigan City business community spanned three generations. Dorothy’s grandparents owned the Star Market. John’s grandfather established the Carstens Brothers department store in the 1870s. For many...