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Horizon Bank Donates $10,000 to Unity’s La Porte County Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund

MICHIGAN CITY, IN — Horizon Bank has donated $10,000 to Unity Foundation of La Porte County’s La
Porte County Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund to aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The Unity Foundation of La Porte County is ready to assist La Porte County residents and will utilize
their resources in the most impactful ways to serve the community’s needs during this challenging time.
We hope other community members consider contributing to their La Porte County Disaster Relief and
Recovery Fund,” said Steve Kring, Regional President for Northwest Indiana.

“Unity activated our Disaster Fund and made early grants to frontline organizations for food and
supplies. We are grateful for Horizon’s support as we deploy funds at the right time to support those
most vulnerable.” said Maggi Spartz, President, Unity Foundation of La Porte County.

To learn more or contribute to the La Porte County Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund, visit There are no fees, (except credit
card) and it is not endowed meaning funds can be used immediately.

About Horizon Bancorp, Inc.

Horizon Bank has pledged $250,000 in aid for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are
being allocated across several not-for-profit groups who are working to assist affected individuals in the
communities we serve in the States of Indiana and Michigan. Horizon Bank, Inc. is an independent,
commercial bank holding company serving Indiana and Michigan through its commercial banking
subsidiary, Horizon Bank. Horizon Bank may be reached online at Its common
stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.

About Unity Foundation of La Porte County

Since 1992, Unity Foundation of La Porte County has served donors, nonprofits and local communities.
As La Porte County’s community foundation, it manages approximately $30 million in assets, administers
more than 325 charitable funds, and has distributed more than $19 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 or call 219-879-0327.

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