“Being the richest man the in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. . . Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful. . . that’s what matters to me.”
When Portage resident Desiree Christian began volunteering with a small animal rescue that was soon closing its doors, she hopped into action and took over as owner.
Hospice Artisans and Crown Point High School art students pool their talents to benefit Hospice of the Calumet Area
CROWN POINT | Hospice of the Calumet Area’s Hospice Artisans recently formed a new and unique partnership with Crown Point High School’s National Art Honor Society.
Two Sunday fundraisers will benefit the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, a "Picture Your Pet with the Easter Bunny" event in Gary and a "Bunco for the Animals" party in Schererville.
HIGHLAND | Fair Haven Center for Women will host its first Drive-Thru Shower for Wish List Needs on Saturday under the front canopy at Calvary Baptist Church, 9516 Kennedy Ave.
ST. JOHN | The St. John The Evangelist Respect Life Ministry has launched a project called Billboards for Babies to raise awareness.
GARY | Rebuilding the Breach Ministries, which owns and operates the Bakery House, a residence for indigent men at 4913 Broadway, recently dedicated a new kitchen at the residence which was a contribution of Ross and Lexi (Orfanos) Pangere of Crown Point. The restaurant quality appliances re…
GARY| Men at The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center received new bathrobes, socks and ties recently, purchased from contributions by members of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Munster and First Presbyterian Church of Highland and through a Legacy Foundation Fund begun by Westminst…
Become a docent at either the Bead Town NWI gallery in Crown Point or Gary through March 4 and a local investor will donate $5 for every hour worked.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School students won the Spread the Love Peanut Butter Food Drive challenge sponsored by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana by donating 1,557 jars of peanut butter. The traveling trophy is displayed in the front display case at CPHS.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Charitable efforts by Prairie State College prior to its semester break helped both children and veterans over the holidays.
HAMMOND | The Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund raised a record $48,793.31 during the holiday season.
HIGHLAND | Lifelong Chicago Bears fan Bob Haskell, of Highland, had his allegiance sorely tested last month, when his Bears lost a must-win thriller in the NDL regular-season finale to the reival Green Bay Packers.
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Pictured are representatives of the St. Francis De Sales students who participated in Operation Care Package. From left are Kaitlyn White, Alma Solis, Tiara Barnes, Brandon Story, Olivia MacGowan, Isabella Serrano and Mikiya Carmona.
CHICAGO | Operation Care Package, http://www.operationcarepackages.org/, is dedicated to providing care packages to the military serving the United States around the world.
GARY| Christmas came early for 25 families who received complete holiday baskets provided Dec. 23 by Manhood Foundation inc. in conjunction with the Alpha Chi chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. The families were identified through local churches and local schools. Each basket contained…
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