La Porte County Red Cross Endowment Fund   

The La Porte County Red Cross Endowment Fund was started in 1999 by caring board members to provide relief to the victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

Fund Story:

One LaPorte County family experienced an apartment fire that left their home unlivable. They did not have insurance or a place to stay, so the Red Cross immediately provided financial assistance for a hotel stay and basic needs, such as food. In addition, the Red Cross provided several referrals for permanent housing, but since they were on a fixed income, housing options were limited. The Red Cross provided supplemental housing assistance to help the family pay for temporary housing until they were able to get their next paycheck and pay the first month’s rent for permanent housing. Red Cross services helped this family avoid temporary homelessness and financial insolvency in the face of disaster

 

Donation Information
  • Your gift is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
  • You will receive a tax receipt electronically for your records once your donation is processed.
  • Gifts by credit card incur a processing fee for each transaction which will be deducted from your gift. The current fee is 2.8% per transaction. We invite you to increase your gift to cover this fee so that your charitable intent can be fully realized.
  • If you would like to make a one-time or recurring payment from a bank account, please contact the Unity Office at (219) 879-0327 or unity@uflc.net.

If you prefer, you can mail your donation to:

Unity Foundation of La Porte County
PO Box 527
Michigan City, IN 46361