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BP America Joins East Chicago Katherine House Boys & Girls Club’s 100 Year Celebration With a Gift for a Great Future

BP-America-Boys-and-Girls-Club-Donations-2018As excitement is building for the 100 Year Celebration of the Katherine House, and the renovation of the East Chicago Katherine House Boys & Girls Club, BP America pledged their commitment in helping Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana build GREAT Futures of East Chicago youth through a $20,000 gift.

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Multi Agency Academic Cooperative (MAAC) Foundation Awarded $20,000 Grant

NIPSCO-MAAC-Foundation-20000-Grant-Donation-2018The Multi Agency Academic Cooperative (MAAC) Foundation was recently awarded a $20,000 grant through the NiSource Foundation – the philanthropic arm of NIPSCO’s parent company – in support of expanding the education and training of first responders. In addition to the monetary grant, NIPSCO donated various meters and utility poles to develop a real life emergency training area on the 4.5-acre Emergency Service Training campus.

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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana and International Subaru of Merrillville Share the Love at Fill the Trunk Event


With Christmas just around the corner and winter settling in, the International Subaru of Merrillville partnered with Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to collect donations of warm blankets, hats, gloves, and scarves that will be delivered to Meals on Wheels recipients.

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Overhead Door Company of Northwest Indiana Spreads Joy of the Season to Fieler Elementary School

For 6 years now, Overhead Door Company of Northwest Indiana has donated toys to Fieler Elementary School in Merrillville so that children in need can wake up to a joyful Christmas morning complete with presents under the tree. Collecting toys gifted by their fellow employees, customers, and company president, Nathan Carrasquillo and Jay Abeyta delivered their donation to Fieler on Friday morning.

OverheadToyDrive3 Both Carrasquillo and Abeyta said that the toy drive is something they look forward to every year.

“We’re always looking for ways to give back to the community, and we’re fortunate enough as a company to be able to give back,” Carrasquillo said.

Annette Brown-Gilliam, Fieler...

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Candace's Rotary Round-Up: Merrillville

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Candace’s Rotary Round-Up: Merrillville

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem solvers who join together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Over the years, Rotarians have taken on global causes ranging from literacy and peace to water and health.

Many local initiatives are happening right around us! Scholarships for high school students, cleaning up of local parks and gifts of time, talent and treasure to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations are all the foundation of the Club’s motto: “Service Above Self”

I joined the efforts of the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club as a way to give back to the community I grew up in. Today, I bring you the Region’s...

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Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program a Holiday Tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Salvation-Armys-Angel-Tree-Program-a-Holiday-Tradition-at-Methodist-HospitalsMethodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to children in need. Employees teamed up with the Salvation Army to donate 179 Angels for their Angel Tree Program.

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Munster Surgeon’s Donation Helps Women Access Breast Cancer Care

Munster-Surgeons-Donation-Helps-Women-Access-Breast-Cancer-Care-2018Board Certified Plastic Surgeon David Robinson, MD, and his practice, Indiana Plastic Surgery, have made a $1,500 donation to the Women’s Diagnostic Center of Community Hospital. This contribution will benefit the breast diagnostic imaging fund, helping local uninsured women to receive imaging and biopsy services at the Women’s Diagnostic Center.

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Dealership Gifts $5,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana

Dealership-Gifts-5000-to-Boys-Girls-Clubs-of-Greater-Northwest-IndianaAmongst glimmering new vehicles, Dave Brubaker, general manager of Team Chevrolet in Valparaiso and his employees generously donated $5,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana. On hand to accept their extreme generosity was Ryan Smiley, president and CEO of the multi-county Boys & Girls Clubs organization.

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McCOLLY Charities Coat Drive a Huge Success!

McCOLLY-Charities-Coat-Drive-a-Huge-SuccessMcColly Charities would like to send out their sincerest ‘Thank you’ for sharing the Gift of Warmth! It truly warms the heart to know how much our local communities care. Due to an overwhelming response, over 450 adult and children’s coats were collected!

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Albert's Diamonds Multiple Sclerosis Check Presentation


On Friday, Albert’s Diamonds celebrated the support of friends and family that united together to benefit a disease which sets many in a health care financial rut. Alongside the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Albert’s team raised $309,000 to provide Hoosiers with free medical care assistance to those with Multiple Sclerosis.

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Lake Shore Ford to Hold Donation Drive for Local Food Pantry in Chesterton

Lake-Shore-Motors-to-Hold-Donation-Drive-for-Local-Food-Pantry-in-Chesterton-2018Our 1st Annual Stuff-A-Truck FOODraiser is here! December 1-21 help us Stuff a Truck with non-perishable food items for families in need this holiday season.

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