Cami’s New Life ~ IFM/The Lighthouse ~ Great Things Happen When We LIVE UNITED

The following story is being shared with the permission of Interfaith Mission/The Lighthouse about one of their clients and the success that she has had since coming to live there. ” I came to The Lighthouse after I was released from rehab.  I was diagnosed with PTSD and involved in therapy.  The Lighthouse helped me create

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One Community, Inc. ~ Great Things Happen When We LIVE UNITED

A group of community-minded and heartfelt residents have developed a new philosophy when it comes to serving their neighbors. One Community is a new nonprofit based in South Whitley, Indiana. The group has a focus to connect residents in the small town, beginning with senior citizens. Lunch and Camaraderie is a lunch service for those

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TROY Center School ~ Great Things Happen When We LIVE UNITED

At United Way of Whitley County we love advocating for programs and services that give hope and change lives.  We recently read this post by Nikki Trier, Director of TROY Center School and asked if we could share it with the community.  Great things happen when we LIVE UNITED and there is no doubt GREAT

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Whitko High School Graduation Coaches ~ Great Things Happen When We LIVE UNITED

We love to share success stories and realize we do not do it often enough !  Following is an example of how your contributions to United Way GIVE HOPE and CHANGE LIVES for students at Whitko High School through the Graduation Coaches program.  A Graduation Coach works with a small group of at-risk students at

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SPARK THE MATCH ~ CONTRIBUTIONS MATCHED DURING THE 2014-2015 UNITED WAY OF WHITLEY COUNTY CAMPAIGN

United Way of Whitley County is thrilled to announce a matching grant opportunity for your contributions to the 2014-2015 campaign.  The grant was received by United Way of Whitley County through an opportunity offered by the Indiana Association of United Ways.  Here is the information you need to know to find out if your contribution

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Meet Scott Duffitt ~ 2014 United Way Volunteer of the Year

We all have special talents. Things we can do to help.  And, when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all.  This is true for Scott Duffitt, United Way of Whitley County’s 2014 Volunteer of the Year.  Scott has a true passion for youth in Whitley County and uses his

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2014 Day of Caring Countdown

Volunteers will take on a variety of community service projects as part of the United Way of Whitley County’s Day of Caring event to be held Tuesday, September 16th throughout Whitley County. Currently, there are projects in the three main towns within Whitley County; Columbia City, South Whitley, and Churubusco, and that has not occurred

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Feasibility Study for Food Hubs in Indiana ~ Take the Survey

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) is preparing a Feasibility Study for Food Hubs in Indiana. The purpose is to assess the needs of growers and consumers regarding the potential for regional food hubs operating as part of a statewide network to facilitate the marketing and access to specialty crops. The project is funded by

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Congratulations, 2014-2015 Community Investment Grant Recipients

Recently, United Way of Whitley County Board of Directors announced the recipients of their 2014 – 2015 Community Investment Grants.  There were a total of 22 grant requests and subsequent panel interviews, however the Board of Directors narrowed the recipient list to 15 of those organizations.  We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate

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TROY Center School Graduates Seven Students

Graduating seniors from TROY Center, an alternative school in Whitley County, received their diplomas Monday evening at a ceremony held at the school. “We are so proud of you,” said Nicole Trier, TROY’s administrator.  “You’ve worked very hard and have come so far.” As part of the night’s ceremony, math instructor Bill Webber spoke and

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