VALPARAISO | Paul Schreiner looked out into the parking lot at Trinity Lutheran Church and couldn't help but notice a rusted out car parked there nearly every Sunday.
VALPARAISO | Joey Furdeck learned first-hand about the harsh reality of homeless children in Porter County after volunteering his time with Housing Opportunities.
VALPARAISO | Housing Opportunities and Rainbow International of Northwest Indiana Restoration and Cleaning have partnered together for a local food drive. When booking a service between now and March 1, 2013 with Rainbow International of NWI, a customer may donate any item on the Housing Opp…
VALPARAISO | Housing Opportunites, an organization committed to offering housing hope by offering programs encompassing prevention, crisis intervention, and permanent housing, is one of 17 non-profits that will benefit from Porter County GIVE Day.
VALPARAISO | Providing for three children can be challenging for any parent, but for Laurie Bruck, the challenge is extraordinary. Not only is Bruck a single mother, but she’s also unable to walk, making it difficult to earn enough money to support herself and her three children. Fortunately…
In 2011 Andrea Proulx Buinicki built upon a 16-year career in fundraising by starting her own philanthropy consulting firm, Giving Focus. The Valparaiso resident came up with the name of her firm because in her business she wants to focus on the act of giving.
VALPARAISO | The American dream of owning a home has never been more difficult than during the economic downturn in recent years. For others, keeping a home has been similarly challenging.
CHESTERTON | Philanthropy is defined as the love of people. There are many ways to be philanthropic, whether it is volunteering, serving on a nonprofit board of directors or committee, or giving a financial gift, just to name a few. As we go through life, how we want to “love people,” and ho…
VALPARAISO | You may be one of the 43 million Americans who grow more food in their home gardens than they can use, preserve, or give to friends. You can help reduce hunger in your community by growing an extra row in your garden and sharing the excess garden bounty with the Housing Opportun…
VALPARAISO | Don Quijote Restaurant, 119 E. Lincolnway will host a benefit noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 11. All proceeds will go to Housing Opportunities / Spring Valley to help the homeless.
VALPARAISO | Two homeless families will have a place to stay Monday after volunteers from a Valparaiso home improvement store complete renovations on two units at the Housing Opportunities building.
VALPARAISO | St. Theresa Catholic Deacon Bob Marben declared to the room of high school students Saturday morning they were there to be transformed before picking up a large squirt gun and taking shots at several participants.
VALPARAISO | The founder of a nonprofit home health care agency and the former chief of a Valparaiso child care provider were among those who received accolades Wednesday for service to their communities.
VALPARAISO | While doing an internship at Housing Opportunities early last year, Shannon Mellgren asked a part-time AmeriCorps worker about what she did.
VALPARAISO | There is still time to purchase tickets to the May 14th "Spring Tasting" event benefitting Housing Opportunities, Inc., held at Old Town Banquet Center on Calumet Ave. in Valpo.
VALPARAISO | Purdue University North Central students rolled peach-colored paint alongside businesswomen Saturday, brightening the dingy walls at the Spring Valley Shelter.
VALPARAISO | As thousands of college students head to Florida beaches to celebrate spring break, a group of students has come to Northwest Indiana, and it's not for the beautiful weather.
PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission approved contributing to both a homeless study and youth programs Wednesday.
For a year and a half, Kim Reed's home was wherever she and her daughter could lay down their heads at night.
VALPARAISO | On Dec. 5, Don Quijote Restaurante will host an all-you-can-eat fundraiser to raise support for Housing Opportunities, Inc., Northwest Indiana's provider of housing hope. More than 100 Spanish Club students from Valparaiso High School are helping to sell tickets to the fundrais…
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