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United Way Of Porter County

Labor liaison serves United Way in Lake and Porter counties

Labor liaison serves United Way in Lake and Porter counties

Debra Townsend, of Portage, was recently named as a shared AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison by Lake Area United Way and United Way of Porter County.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

United Way Places in Every Category at 2014 GEM Awards

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County (UWPC) is pleased to announce it received one out of the three coveted GEM Awards given out each year, along with several first and third place wins and an honorable mention in the 2014 GEM Awards.

April 01, 2014 4:26 pm

United Way Youth Council to host dance marathon

PORTAGE | United Way of Porter County’s high school council, the Power of Youth, will host the first county-wide dance marathon for high school students. The Live United Dance Marathon will be held at the Portage Township YMCA on Feb. 28 from 6 p.m.-midnight.

February 24, 2014 2:35 pm

United Way of Porter County to Offer Free Income Tax Preparation Again for 2013 Taxes

VALPARAISO | The United Way of Porter County, for the fourth year, is offering free income tax preparation, both state and federal for the 2013 tax year. Free tax preparation, for those who qualify, will begin Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 and run to Thursday, April 10, 2014.

January 17, 2014 3:52 pm

Valpo Half Marathon a Success for United Way Power of Youth Council

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County (UWPC) hosted its 4th annual Valparaiso Half Marathon on November 10. All proceeds raised at the event went to UWPC’s Power of Youth Council. The student-led council is a United Way initiative that is comprised of Porter County high school students wh…

November 27, 2013 3:55 pm
Lakeside Wealth Management Kicks Off United Way of Porter County Campaign

Lakeside Wealth Management Kicks Off United Way of Porter County Campaign

VALPARAISO | Representatives from Lakeside Wealth Management, a leader in financial services in Northwest Indiana, presented Sharon Kish, President of United Way of Porter County, with a check for $40,000 for this year’s United Way campaign.

September 18, 2013 8:21 am

Valpo Half Marathon to Benefit United Way Power of Youth Council

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County (UWPC) is hosting its 4th annual Valparaiso Half Marathon in November, with all race proceeds going to UWPC’s Power of Youth Council. The student-led program holds fundraisers that benefit community programs that are focused on youth self-esteem.

September 12, 2013 2:46 pm
United Way Honors Dr. Jerry and Mrs. Linda Rodenbarger with the  “Dorothy M. Porter Outstanding Volunteer Award”

United Way Honors Dr. Jerry and Mrs. Linda Rodenbarger with the “Dorothy M. Porter Outstanding Volunteer Award”

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County recognized Dr. Jerry and Mrs. Linda Rodenbarger as this year’s recipient of the Dorothy M. Porter Outstanding Volunteer Award at its Campaign Celebration recently held at Strongbow Inn. This annual award is the highest form of volunteer recognition fr…

May 30, 2013 5:06 pm
Dr. Daniel Keilman receives United Way Success By 6 Service to Children Award

Dr. Daniel Keilman receives United Way Success By 6 Service to Children Award

VALPARAISO | The recipient of the 2012-2013 United Way Success By 6 Service to Children award was Dr. Daniel Keilman. He was recognized and presented with the award at the 2013 United Way of Porter County Campaign Celebration.

May 30, 2013 1:18 pm

United Way’s Power of Youth Council to allocate $10,000 to local agencies

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County…… The “Power of Giving” grant allocations ceremony will take place at the United Way of Porter County in Valparaiso on Thursday, May 23 at 6:00 pm. The United Way’s high school council, the Power of Youth, will allocate $10,000 to area non-profits for…

May 22, 2013 9:37 am

VITA Program Free Tax Preparation Appointments Still Available at United Way of Porter County for 2012 Taxes

VALPARAISO | The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at United Way of Porter County, still has openings through April 11. Both state and federal taxes can be prepared free for the 2012 tax year, for those eligible.

March 13, 2013 4:54 pm
Networking, philanthropic group unites United Way supporters

Networking, philanthropic group unites United Way supporters

VALPARAISO | Young Leaders United offers volunteer, networking and educational opportunities while providing an avenue for individuals to support the United Way of Porter County.

January 25, 2013 2:54 pm
United Way hosts 300 World Changers volunteers

United Way hosts 300 World Changers volunteers

Nearly 300 young volunteers from around the country spent a week this past summer helping low-income homeowners and local nonprofit organizations make some much-needed repairs.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Big Schmooze raises big bucks for United Way

HOBART | Rubbing elbows and raising money is what it was all about at the third annual Big Schmooze. The Sept. 13 event served as the annual campaign launch for the United Ways serving Lake and Porter counties. The event also recognized the "Movers and Shakers of Northwest Indiana."

September 20, 2012 12:00 am

United Way announces new partnership with area golf courses

PORTER COUNTY | United Way of Porter County is pleased to announce a new partnership with six local golf courses: The Course at Aberdeen, The Brassie Golf Club, Creekside Golf Course, Duck Creek Golf Course, Forest Park Golf Course, and River Pointe Country Club.

May 31, 2012 10:38 am
Golf United golf classic will be May 21

Golf United golf classic will be May 21

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County invites golfers to their 2nd Annual Golf Classic, presented by Kramer & Leonard Office Products, on May 21 at Sand Creek Country Club, Chesterton. In just its second year, this premier event has grown to using all three 9's of Sand Creek's pristin…

April 23, 2012 2:17 pm
United Way Honors Caroline Shook as Outstanding Agency Professional

United Way Honors Caroline Shook as Outstanding Agency Professional

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County has recognized Caroline Shook, Executive Director of Housing Opportunities, as the "2011 Outstanding Agency Professional". This award, which includes a $500 stipend for continuing education, was announced at United Way's Annual Campaign Celebration an…

March 28, 2012 9:37 am
United Way Honors Dr. Larry McAfee with the "Dorothy M. Porter Outstanding Volunteer Award"

United Way Honors Dr. Larry McAfee with the "Dorothy M. Porter Outstanding Volunteer Award"

VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County recognized Dr. Larry McAfee as the recipient of the 2011 Dorothy M. Porter Outstanding Volunteer Award at its Campaign Celebration on March 15 at Strongbow Inn. This award is the highest form of volunteer recognition from United Way of Porter County a…

March 28, 2012 9:28 am

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

Walk-in free tax preparation Thursday at United Way of Porter County

VALPARAISO | A walk-in day for free tax preparation under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has been scheduled for Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the United Way of Porter County, 951 Eastport Centre Dr.in Valparaiso.

March 16, 2012 9:50 am
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