Animal Care & Education Animal Lovers Fund: Promotes the welfare and care of animals within La Porte County. Independent Cat Society: Promotes the welfare of all animals, especially cats, and an aggressive spay/neuter program in the Northwest Indiana region. La Porte County Small Animal Shelter: Supports the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter to provide a safe and caring environment for stray animals in need. Michiana Humane Society: Supports homeless and/or abused domestic animals while educating the community with kindness for all. Polad Animal Care Fund: Helps animals that have become homeless as a result of their owners death, disappearance, or inability to care for them. Washington Park Zoo Fund: Supports the MC Zoological Society, especially animal care and habitat improvement. Clarence Weinkauff Jr. Grant Fund: Promotes the 4–H swine program and the breeding of swine in La Porte County.