The Unity Foundation of La Porte County is part of a network of Northwest Indiana foundations invited by the Lilly Endowment Inc., to apply for funding under Phase VI of the Endowment’s GIFT initiative. This generous program allows the Unity Foundation of LaPorte County, Legacy Foundation, Porter County Community Foundation, and Crown Point Community Foundation […]
With the addition of four new funds, Unity Foundation of La Porte County has awarded scholarships to more than 100 students in the amount of $143,236. Recipients were honored – along with donors of the scholarships – during a celebration event at Heston Hills. Sponsorship assistance was provided by The La Porte Savings Bank and […]
The first in a series of community visioning sessions hosted by the United Way of La Porte County generated several ideas Wednesday morning at the Blue Chip Casino. Kris Pate, United Way of La Porte County executive director, says the visioning councils are an important step in transforming to an intentional focus on impact in areas […]
Purdue University North Central will have a FAFSA Help Weekend to help students and parents complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) paperwork on Saturday, Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 in Technology Building Room 265. The FAFSA is required for students to be considered for federal and state grants, loans and scholarships at […]
A recent donor was able to avoid including his RMD in 2013 taxable income by directing his IRA custodian to issue a check directly to Unity Foundation. His generous contribution was designated to a charitable organization in which he had a special interest. He was able to convert tax dollars to funds that will benefit […]
The Food Bank of Northern Indiana will offer its mobile food pantries, where fresh perishable items (dairy, grains, produce and protein) and dry goods are offered free of charge to northern Indiana residents. The Food Bank’s mobile pantry team set up tables at pre-scheduled locations where people can “shop” and select items that best meet […]
On Saturday, May 11, Campbell Soup Company will join forces with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to Stamp Out Hunger across America in order to provide assistance to the rapidly increasing number of Americans who are struggling with hunger. For more information about the annual Stamp Out Hunger effort in our community, ask your letter […]
Two La Porte County students have been named recipients of full tuition, four-year scholarships as Unity Foundation of La Porte County 2012 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.
Brittany Belkiewitz and Mitchell Orzech will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of their choice, and an annual $900 stipend for required books and equipment.