HEBRON | When Hebron’s National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society held their 13th annual Haunted House during fall break, they all keep in the backs of their heads that all the hard work leads to helping families out at Christmas time. This year, the groups raised more $4500 to…
Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses, Gary and Merrillville, teamed up in the spirit of the holiday season to hold a holiday food drive and provide gifts to children in need. Perishable food items were donated to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.
EAST CHICAGO | For more than 30 years, St. Catherine Hospital’s Christian Awareness Committee, an outreach committee of the hospital aimed at making a difference in the community, has helped old St. Nick on Christmas.
With less than two weeks left in The Salvation Army of Porter County's annual Christmas campaign, donations are coming in slowly.
Volunteers sort gifts Thursday at The Porter County Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. The program will provide Christmas gifts to more than 360 families and more than 700 children.
Kathy Childress, coordinator of the Salvation Army Porter County Angel Tree program, talks with Herb Hart, center, and "Tall Paul" Mateer, both of Valparaiso, and members of the Bikers for Christ Motorcycle Ministry who delivered $3,100 in cash and gifts Thursday to the program. The program …
SOUTH HAVEN | The Salvation Army Porter County Corps Community Center is accepting applications from people who need help with food, clothing and toys for the 2013 Christmas season.
GARY | Thousands of Christmas presents, including a fleet of colorful bicycles, filled the gymnasium floor at The Salvation Army Gary-Merrillville headquarters Friday during the second day of Angel Tree distribution.
PORTAGE | Thanks to the Porter County chapter of Bikers for Christ, some 40 youngsters will have gifts under their Christmas trees next week.
GARY | Thea Bowman Leadership Academy senior Keyera Lige said she feels good knowing the money she and her classmates raised mean other students will be able to unwrap a gift on Christmas morning.
Bowman Academy students raised $2,100 for gifts in their Angel Tree project.
MERRILLVILLE | AHEPA Chapter 78 helped spread Christmas cheer by serving as Angel Tree volunteers at The Salvation Army in Gary this holiday season.
Methodist Hospitals celebrated the holidays with Angel Tree donations, patient visits from the RailCats and Methodist Max mascots, special holiday meals for employees, Methodist choir performances, a Christmas Book-Give-Away by the Gary Literacy Coalition and hospital staff confessions heard…
MERRILLVILLE | Two parish groups from Our Lady of Consolation Church joined forces to continue the tradition of the parish's annual Christmas Angel Tree.
SOUTH HAVEN | In the past two years, record numbers of Porter County residents have come through the doors of the local Salvation Army headquarters looking for help.
With the growing financial stress most families are experiencing, there is the added concern of how to bring some joy to their children during the holidays.
A fundraising event in honor of Amanda Bach, the 19-year-old Portage woman found slain last month, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at Centennial Park in Munster. Tickets are $25 and include heavy hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, DJ music and a cash bar. All proceeds benefit the Bac…
ROSS TOWNSHIP | Ross Township Trustee Joseph Shudick said his first month in office has been busy.
Taft Middle School and Timothy Ball Elementary School are joining the city of Crown Point to sponsor the annual food drive.
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