Fund Story

Sandra (Sandy) Young dedicated nearly two decades of her career to supporting good works and positive impact in La Porte County through her leadership and work with Healthy Communities of La Porte County, La Porte County Drug Free Partnership and Unity Foundation of La Porte County, Sandy wishes to honor the communities’ outstanding nonprofits by helping provide grants forever. Sandy’s parents, Bill and Ruth Young set a positive example for Sandy by supporting food-based charities. The Sandra L. Young Community Fund will benefit generations to come through helping a wide variety of projects and causes.

  • 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 3.5% per transaction. When donating online, we invite you to select the option 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
  • If you prefer to donate by check, our mailing address is 422 Franklin St, Suite C, Michigan City, IN 46360. Please include the fund name(s) you wish to donate to in the memo line.