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Hebron’s National Junior Honor Society, Honor Society  helps families at Christmas

Hebron’s National Junior Honor Society, Honor Society helps families at Christmas

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…

January 20, 2014 9:29 am Photos

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Employees share the warmth of the season

Employees share the warmth of the season

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.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Hospital staff brightens the holiday for EC children

Hospital staff brightens the holiday for EC children

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.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Donations for this year's Salvation Army campaign coming in slowly

Donations for this year's Salvation Army campaign coming in slowly

With less than two weeks left in The Salvation Army of Porter County's annual Christmas campaign, donations are coming in slowly.

December 12, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Yule giving to Salvation Army lagging

Yule giving to Salvation Army lagging

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.

December 12, 2013 4:52 pm
Yule giving to Salvation Army lagging

Yule giving to Salvation Army lagging

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 …

December 12, 2013 4:52 pm

Salvation Army accepting applications for Christmas assistance

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.

November 04, 2013 8:00 pm
The Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree gifts to 1,700 children

The Salvation Army distributes Angel Tree gifts to 1,700 children

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.

December 21, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Porter County Salvation Army in home stretch of annual fundraiser

Porter County Salvation Army in home stretch of annual fundraiser

PORTAGE | Thanks to the Porter County chapter of Bikers for Christ, some 40 youngsters will have gifts under their Christmas trees next week.

December 17, 2012 6:30 pm
Thea Bowman students raise more than $2,100 for Angel Tree project

Thea Bowman students raise more than $2,100 for Angel Tree project

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. 

December 14, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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Students embrace Angel Tree project

Students embrace Angel Tree project

Bowman Academy students raised $2,100 for gifts in their Angel Tree project.

December 14, 2012 5:07 pm
Spreading Christmas cheer

Spreading Christmas cheer

MERRILLVILLE | AHEPA Chapter 78 helped spread Christmas cheer by serving as Angel Tree volunteers at The Salvation Army in Gary this holiday season.

January 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Methodist Hospitals shares the warmth of the season

Methodist Hospitals shares the warmth of the 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…

December 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Parish collects gifts for veterans' families and their own

MERRILLVILLE | Two parish groups from Our Lady of Consolation Church joined forces to continue the tradition of the parish's annual Christmas Angel Tree.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am

Salvation Army kicks off holiday season drive

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.

November 11, 2011 7:45 pm

Credit union seeks Angel Tree donors

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.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am

Fundraiser honors victim and benefits her family

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…

October 20, 2011 12:00 am
Christmas gifts provided by AHEPA

Christmas gifts provided by AHEPA

 

December 30, 2010 12:00 am

New trustee has busy first month

ROSS TOWNSHIP | Ross Township Trustee Joseph Shudick said his first month in office has been busy.

December 25, 2010 12:00 am

Donate food to help local pantries this winter

Taft Middle School and Timothy Ball Elementary School are joining the city of Crown Point to sponsor the annual food drive.

December 12, 2010 12:00 am
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