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30-Hours of Online Giving to Strengthen La Porte County ‘Now & Forever’

MICHIGAN CITY, IN — Unity Foundation of La Porte County is celebrating 30 years of impact by hosting La Porte County Gives, a 30-hour fundraising event from 2 pm Friday, September 30 until 8 pm Saturday, October 1. La Porte County Gives benefits 56 local, charitable causes with endowed funds at Unity. Donations will be matched in proportion to dollars raised, and participants will share an additional $31,000 in special prizes.

“You don’t want to miss this opportunity to help us make history, support a variety of worthy causes and strengthen La Porte County now and forever,” said Jamie Miller, Unity Foundation Development Officer.

Visit laportecountygives.net to learn more, view participants and donate.

Since 1992, Unity Foundation of La Porte County has served donors, nonprofits and local communities. As La Porte County’s community foundation, it manages over $40 million in assets, administers more than 325 charitable funds, and has distributed more than $22 million through direct grants and scholarships. The Council on Foundations has deemed Unity Foundation in compliance with all Indiana and national ethical and operating standards for community foundations. Unity Foundation’s mission is to strengthen La Porte County now and forever by building permanent endowments; providing leadership; offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone; and, being a catalyst for social and economic vitality. For more information, please visit uflc.net or call 219-879-0327.

SEE LIST OF PARTICIPATING FUNDS

Give Day Participating Funds
• African American Empowerment Fund
• Anam Cara Endowment Fund
• Arts In The Park Endowment Fund
• Beechwood Golf Course Endowment Fund
• Boys and Girls Club Endowment Fund
• Children’s Fund (Dunebrook)
• Court Appointed Special Advocate Endowment Fund (Family Advocates)
• DeCamp’s Band of Brothers Fund
• Dunes Arts Foundation Endowment Fund
• Erdheim – Chester Disease Global Alliance Fund
• Foundations for Youth Fund (Youth Service Bureau of LaPorte Co.)
• Friendship Botanic Gardens Endowment Fund
• The Gardner and Guerrucci Memorial Endowment Fund for The Social & Learning Institute
• The Graduates of Isaac C Elston High School Education Support Fund
• Hanna, Indiana Community Fund
• Homeward Bound, Inc. Endowment Fund
• Housing Opportunities, Inc. Endowment Fund
• Interfaith Community PADS Endowment Fund
• Junior Achievement Fund
• La Lumiere Scholarship Fund
• La Porte City Park Foundation Endowment Fund
• La Porte County Meals on Wheels Endowment Fund
• La Porte County Small Animal Shelter Endowment Fund
• La Porte County Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund
• La Porte Family YMCA Child Care Center Fund
• La Porte Little Theatre Club Endowment Fund
• Leadership La Porte County Endowment Fund
• Lindsey O’Brien Kesling (LOK) Wishing Tree Foundation
• Lubeznik Center for the Arts Endowment Fund
• MCHS Athletic Booster Club, Inc. – Capital Fund
• Michiana Humane Society & SPCA Endowment Fund
• Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation
• Michigan City Education Foundation
• Michigan City Homeless Fund (Citizens Concerned for the Homeless)
• Open Door Community Health Alliance Endowment Fund
• Paladin Fund
• Power For Good Fund (Unity Foundation)
• READ La Porte County Literacy Fund
• Reins of Life Michigan City Endowment Fund
• Ron Wood Jr Memorial Water Safety Fund
• The Salvation Army of La Porte Endowment Fund
• The Salvation Army of Michigan City, Indiana Endowment Fund
• Samaritan Counseling Centers Joseph & Suzanne Morris Endowment Fund
• Save the Dunes Conservation Fund
• Sculptor Isamu Noguchi Tribute Fund
• Shirley Heinze Land Trust Endowment for La Porte County
• Stepping Stone Shelter for Women
• Teacher Innovation Fund for MCAS (Michigan City Area Schools)
• Thomas C. & Blanch G. Stokes Community Fund
• United Way of La Porte County Endowment Fund
• Unity Foundation County-Wide Scholarship Fund
• Unity Foundation Operating Endowment
• VNA Hospice of NWI Endowment
• Westville Community Fund
• Westville Police Department Scholarship
• Worthy Women Recovery Home, Inc. Endowment Fund

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