Emergency Services, Housing & Food

Affordable Housing Fund for the Greater Michigan City Area: Supports affordable housing for low-to moderate- income households.

American Red Cross Endowment Fund – La Porte County Chapter: Provides relief to the victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Gary: Provides a Christian response to help meet a variety of human needs in LaPorte County.

Food Bank of Northern Indiana Fund: Helps feed hungry families in LaPorte County.

Home Team Project Fund: Supports the coalition of agencies and individuals who gather to address the topics of housing and homelessness in La Porte County.

Homeward Bound, Inc. Endowment Fund: provides a financial hand up to people moving out of homelessness or those at risk of becoming homeless.

Housing Opportunities Endowment FundSupports development and provision of safe, decent, and affordable housing and customized support services.

Interfaith Community PADS Endowment Fund: Supports the organization in providing food, shelter and resource referrals to the homeless population in our community.

La Porte County Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund: Supports relief and recovery efforts that impact the residents of La Porte County in the event of any disaster.

La Porte County Habitat for Humanity, Inc.: Supports work to build decent affordable housing to enhance lives and strengthen the community.

La Porte County Meals on Wheels EndowmentDelivers nutritious meals to the homebound in La Porte County.

Michigan City Holiday Meals: Provides funding for holiday (Thanksgiving and Christmas) dinners for people in the Michigan City area who would otherwise go hungry or be alone.

Michigan City Homeless Fund:  Supports Sandcastle Shelter for women and children that provides temporary emergency lodging with the goal of securing permanent housing.

Lorraine Gehrke Orlowski Fund for Housing & Homelessness: Assists in preventing homelessness and helping people who find themselves without a safe and habitable place to live.

The Salvation Army of LaPorte Endowment Fund: Provides support to The Salvation Army of La Porte, Indiana to provide basic human services to those in need as described by its governing documents.

The Salvation Army of Michigan City Endowment Fund: Helps the Salvation Army meet people’s most basic needs.

The Salvation Army of Michigan City Major Building Repairs Fund: Maintains buildings so that it can provide “soup, soap and salvation” to those in need.

Stepping Stone Shelter Endowment FundProvides emergency shelter for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.