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Day Of Caring

Volunteers show they care

Volunteers show they care

VALPARAISO | Greg and Liz Farrell enlisted the help of their three children to spruce up and clean up the landscaping at the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice.

August 22, 2014 1:19 pm Photos

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Dare to Care by volunteering Friday at adult day center

GARY | We Care From The Heart Social Services is again partnering with Lake Area United Way for the annual Day Of Caring. This year, We Care From Thwe Heart's “Dare to Care” project will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at The Mary Lane Center, 4859 Georgia St., an adult day center and a…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Last week to register for United Way Day of Caring

Volunteer registration for the United Way Day of Caring will close at the end of day Friday. To join this regional volunteer event as a team or an individual, visit the United Way Regional Volunteer Center website at www.nwivolunteer.org for a list of projects.

August 11, 2014 4:08 pm
Volunteers teach local kids how to fish

Volunteers teach local kids how to fish

VALPARAISO | Talk about beginner's luck.

July 26, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Invasive plants as a business model?

Invasive plants as a business model?

Wheeler High School students pull Asian bittersweet vines, an invasive species, from along trails at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in September during United Way's Youth Day of Caring. Ecologist John Ervin thinks harvesting invasive plants for use in business would be a better solution to …

December 03, 2013 10:34 am
United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

VALPARAISO | Hannah Wozniak dug into the soil at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, pulling up weeds near a parking lot.

September 14, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

Wheeler High School students, from left, Jake Bertucci, Derek Butucci, Edgar Hedge and Dominic Davids pull Asian bittersweet vines from along a trail Saturday at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. The students were participating the in the annual United Way Youth Day of Caring.

September 14, 2013 3:33 pm
United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

High school students work to clean the outdoor classroom Saturday at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens during the United Way's Youth Day of Caring.

September 14, 2013 3:33 pm
United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

United Way youths dig into Taltree gardens

Students carry a tree limb trimmed during the United Way Youth Day of Caring at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. 

September 14, 2013 3:33 pm
Day of Caring at Salvation Army of LaPorte

Day of Caring at Salvation Army of LaPorte

LAPORTE | On August 23rd, ten staff members from the Carriage House and Cambridge Square (owned by Gene B Glick) participated with the United Way’s National event called “Day of Caring”. These 10 men and women volunteered their entire day to benefit the LaPorte Salvation Army.

August 30, 2013 1:51 pm Photos

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Volunteer spirit shines during Day of Caring

Volunteer spirit shines during Day of Caring

VALPARAISO | Community members will be come together Aug. 23 for the United Way’s annual Day of Caring.

August 14, 2013 5:19 pm
Day of Caring projects open June 1

Day of Caring projects open June 1

Valparaiso | Starting June 1, community members can join together for the United Way’s annual Day of Caring by forming a team, signing up and selecting projects.

May 30, 2013 4:09 pm
VU Day of Caring helps parks

VU Day of Caring helps parks

Eli Argueta  Zane Winter and Austin Bain, members of the Phi Mu Alpha fraternity at Valparaiso University, particpated in VU Day of Caring by helping re-mulch the ValPlayso playground Saturday morning.

September 22, 2012 10:17 am
VU Day of Caring helps parks

VU Day of Caring helps parks

Scott Campbell, a member of Valparaiso University's Phi Mu Alpha fraternity, helped wheel loads of mulch to the ValPlayso playground Saturday morning.

September 22, 2012 10:17 am
Volunteers are essential for the community

Volunteers are essential for the community

Austin Bain, a member of the Phi Mu Alpha fraternity at Valparaiso University, helps wheel loads of mulch onto the Val-Play-so playground as part of the United Way Day of Caring.

September 22, 2012 10:17 am
Still time to sign up for Youth Day of Caring

Still time to sign up for Youth Day of Caring

LAKE AND PORTER COUNTIES | Local high school students may still sign up to participate in the Youth Day of Caring, sponsored by the United Way.

September 09, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Day of Caring projects to help revitalize PCACS

Day of Caring projects to help revitalize PCACS

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services is seeking volunteers for its Day of Caring projects, which focus on improvements at the agency’s building and grounds.

July 18, 2012 2:13 pm

Central High students show that they care

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago Central High School's new chapter of Skills USA (Food Management & Nutrition Division) recently completed a year-long service project supporting the residents of the Carmelite Home in East Chicago.

June 20, 2012 12:00 am
Tyler Kent named Valpo planning director

Tyler Kent named Valpo planning director

VALPARAISO | After serving as interim planning director for more than two months, Tyler Kent was appointed Friday to the position full-time by Mayor Jon Costas.

May 11, 2012 1:41 pm

United Way Day of Caring is Aug. 24

PORTER COUNTY | Friday, August 24th is this year's annual United Way Day of Caring so mark your calendars now!

March 23, 2012 3:51 pm
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