Previously Funded Projects

2015

A Hand Up, Inc: The Changing Room $2,000

Boy Scouts of America – LaSalle Council: Safe Harbor After School Scouting Program $1,825

Boys and Girls Club of Michigan City: My.Future $2,000

Boys and Girls Club of Michigan City: Project Learn $2,500

Catholic Charities – Diocese of Gary: Financial Assistance/Self-Sufficiency Workshop $2,500

Catholic Charities – Diocese of Gary: Children Vision Screening $1,625

Catholic Charities – Diocese of Gary: Wheelchair Ramp/Home Safety Repair Program $1,500

Citizens Concerned for the Homeless, Inc.: Grace Learning Center Job Preparation and Garden Training $2,000

Citizens Concerned for the Homeless, Inc.: Community Volunteer Growth Program $2,500

Citizens Concerned for the Homeless, Inc.: Better Parenting Through Coordinated Access $1,000

Community Food Pantry of Galena, Hudson, Kankakee, and Wills Townships: Funds to Purchase Food $3,000

Dunebrook, Inc.: Family Depot $1,000

Dunebrook, Inc.: Community Partners for Child Safety $2,000

Dunebrook, Inc.: Westville Little School $1,650

Food Pantry of Greater La Porte: Center Township Resource Center/Food Pantry “Real Meals” Project $2,050

Frontline Foundations, Inc.: Clinical Intake and Assessment Scholarships for the Indigent $2,940

Michigan City Holiday Meals Foundation: Michigan City Holiday Meals $1,000

Hanna Lions Club, Inc.: Hanna Tomorrow-Phase 2 $600

Family Advocates: Child Abuse Prevention Month Awareness $500

Hailmann Elementary School: Together We Achieve $1,775

Healthy Communities of La Porte County: Covering Kids and Families of La Porte County $1,500

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry: “Meat” the Need 2015-2016 $1,500

Hospice Franciscan Communities: Family Education & Support for End-of-Life $2,000

Independent Cat Society: Autoclave for Surgical Safety $1,694

International Friendship Gardens: Promoting Friendship Gardens through Digital Signage $500

Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana: Empowering Michigan City’s Future $1,625

Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana: Empowering Westville Youth $1,560

Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana: Training Wanatah’s Future Workers $1,560

La Porte Area Lake Association Inc.: Lake Weed Treatment $3,000

La Porte County Drug Free Partnership: Adult Mental Health First Aid $3,000

La Porte County Drug Free Partnership: La Porte County Above the Influence Youth Leadership Summit $2,500

La Porte County Meals on Wheels: Blizzard Box Bonanza $2,300

La Porte County Public Library Friends of the Library: Makerspace Curriculum Enhancement $3,000

La Porte County Symphony Orchestra: FESTIVAL! Classics Concert $750

La Porte County Symphony Orchestra: Symphony & Science – Earth, Moon and Planets $3,000

La Porte Family YMCA: S.T.E.M. Supplies for Elementary Age Students $3,000

La Porte Family YMCA: Supplies for Vacation and Snow Days $1,125

La Porte Meals on Wheels Inc.: Subsidized Meals $2,000

Leadership La Porte County Inc: High School Leadership Program $1,850

Lindsey O’Brien Kesling Wishing Tree Foundation: Carbon Monoxide Awareness Campaign $2,500

The Jack and Shirley Lubeznik Center for the Arts: Literacy through Art Initiative $3,000

Michigan City Area Schools: MCAS “Dress for Success” Fund $1,700

Michigan City Area Schools: Hours for Ours High School Mentoring Program $1,850

Michigan City Area Schools – Open Door Adolescent Health Center: Student Success Team- Problem Behavior Intervention $3,000

Michiana Marine Detachment #1348: 2015 Toys for Tots Campaign $500

Michigan City House of Hope: Michigan City House of Hope Youth Empowerment Program $500

New Prairie Middle School: Mentoring4Success $1,850

Open Door Community Alliance, Inc: Open Door Community Alliance Medication Assistance Program $2,050

Parents and Friends, Inc.: Community Match for Vans $1,000

Parents and Friends, Inc.: Day Services $1,500

Parents and Friends, Inc.: Day Camp, Fund Day, YMCA Membership $1,500

Purdue University: PNC Center for Early Learning – Library Sprouts $2,000

READ La Porte County, Inc.: 2015-2016 English Language Classes $3,000

REAL Services, Inc.: Aging in Place $2,125

Rebuilding Together La Porte County, Inc.: Rebuilding Together La Porte County $1,775

Reins of Life, Inc.: Nuzzles & Snuggles $900

The Salvation Army of La Porte: Backpack Food for Kids $1,825

The Salvation Army of La Porte: Christmas Food Boxes $1,650

The Salvation Army of La Porte: The Diaper Project $1,500

The Salvation Army of Michigan City: Men’s Homeless Shelter Program $3,000

The Salvation Army of Michigan City: Weekend Backpack Program $2,125

The Salvation Army of Michigan City: Diaper Bank $500

Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc.: Unmet Children’s Mental Health Needs $1,850

Shirley Heinze Land Trust, Inc.: CIMBY Environmental Education Project $500

The Social and Learning Institute: Therapeutic Yoga Program for Special Needs Adults $900

The Social and Learning Institute: Special Needs Software Project $525

South Shore Leadership Center: SLYCE Community Partner Project for La Porte County $1,500

Sacred Heart Catholic Church: St. Francis Ministry Food Pantry $2,500

The Pax Center: Healthy Living Program $2,500

The Pax Center: Homeless Program $1,500

The Pax Center: Community Meal – Soup Kitchen $1,000

Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Inc.: Shelter Food Assistance Program $2,432

Supplemental United Pantry, Inc.: Winter Full Pantry $1,500

United Way of La Porte County: Getting Ahead $1,500

Urban League of Northwest Indiana, Inc.: Project Ready $2,000

Women’s Care Center: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby Educational Series $2,500

Youth Service Bureau Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County: Kids on the Block $1,550

Youth Service Bureau Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County: School Buddies $1,950