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ADEC proudly advocates for and serves people with developmental and intellectual disabilities so they enjoy lives full of choice and possibility. For 65 years, ADEC has been a source of independence and security for people with disabilities in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties. ADEC serves more than 1,000 clients and families with programs such as adult day services, group homes, children's summer camp, children's after school, guardianship and employment services.
Family & Children’s Center is one of northern Indiana’s major non-profit human services agencies. We serve more than one thousand children and families annually throughout St. Joseph County through our early childhood and parent education and support programs. Family & Children’s Center is dedicated to strengthening the holistic health of young families through Healthy Families, The Brain Train and parenting programs. Our mission is to build strong families and healthy children.
American Red Cross of Northern Indiana
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Nearly every second of every day, the American Red Cross is providing comfort and care to someone in need. Our presence in nearly every community nationwide ensures local volunteers are available to provide lifesaving support through five distinct lines of service: - Blood Services - Disaster Cycle Services - Preparedness, Health and Safety Services - Services to the Armed Forces - International Services Guided by our fundamental principles of impartiality and neutrality, the Red Cross serves all individuals. The Red Cross builds community resiliency, improves emergency health outcomes, and improves safety,
Bashor Children's Home
Bashor Children's Home is a 501-C-3 non profit child welfare agency affiliated with the United Methodist Church. We provide help for troubled children and their families through residential care, day treatment/ alternative education, foster care, and many other services. Bashor has become a regional provider for services over the last 90 years and works with over 150 children daily from 22 counties and 3 different states.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County
The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that chance their lives for the better, forever. By matching youths with caring volunteer mentors, Big Brothers Big Sisters creates brighter futures and a stronger community in Elkhart County.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity, with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We have been the leader in one-to-one mentoring for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County serves children ages 6-14.
Botanical Society of South Bend
The Botanical Society of South Bend was formed to manage and upkeep the Potawatomi Conservatories. Designed and built in the 1960's by Lord & Burnham, one of the 20th century's pre-eminent designers of greenhouses, the Conservatories were gifts from Ella Morris and the Muessel-Ellison Foundation to the people of South Bend. Recent renovations will preserve these beautiful structures for future generations. As part of our mission, the Conservatories act as a center for botanical education. Every year, we offer a variety of classes in gardening and plant care, science workshops for children, and special lectures. School groups of all ages are welcome to visit and use the Conservatories as a resource for learning.
Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County
At Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County we have a bold vision: that success is within reach of every child. The Club's mission is to serve the youth of our community by providing social, physical, academic, cultural and family experiences in a safe environment and to help develop a value system that will improve the quality of their lives and lead them to become productive, responsible citizens. It is a positive mission that we meet head-on with life-changing programs and a caring, dedicated staff. We are there when kids are the least supervised and the most vulnerable. We offer programs afterschool each weekday and throughout the summer. Kids learn to work and play together. They are given structure and responsibility. Their attitudes change, they become more confident, develop character, and learn why it is important to get an education. They are motivated to avoid alcohol, drugs, and tobacco, and make safe choices.
Builders of Hope
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Camp Millhouse is a residential summer camp for children & adults with disabilities. We serve campers between the ages of 7 and 75+. While we have been on Kelly Road in South Bend, IN for the past 77 years, we are celebrating our 80th anniversary this year! In addition to our summer camp program, we also offer spring & fall camp weekends & off season get-togethers. We are not a United Way agency & we do not receive government funding. We survive thanks to the generosity of individuals, businesses & organizations who believe in the power of a camp experience in everyone's life. With only 2 year-round staff, we depend on volunteers to help us get camp cleaned and closed up for winter & re-opened in the spring. We also need volunteers during the summer. One big area of need is during our check-in on Sundays from 1:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. If you would like more information about Camp Millhouse or would like to tour our camp, please give us a call. We'd love to talk to you! 574-233-2202
CAPS Child And Parent Services, Inc
Our mission is to ensure that every child lives a life free from abuse and neglect. CAPS accomplishes this through education, advocacy, and intervention with families and the community to support safe, stable, nurturing relationships for all children.
Cares is an organization that provides mentors to the students of Elkhart Community Schools. Mentoring is one on one and requires 30 minutes each week. Also, in partnership with United Way of Elkhart County, there are volunteer opportunities within the Read United campaign. These programs are known as; Real Men Read, Reading Camps and Spring into Reading. Studies show that students that have mentors and volunteers in their day are 85% more likely to graduate from high school. We have a waiting list of students at every building. Be a Hero. Mentor a Child.
Center for Community Justice
Mission Statement The Center for Community Justice is transforming communities of Elkhart County through Restorative Justice. Our Vision Vibrant communities - Safe, just, and engaged.
Center for Healing & Hope
Center for Healing & Hope provides urgent care clinics for those who don't have insurance and don't have a doctor. This is possible through our volunteer doctors and nurses as well as interpreters, chaplains, registration and cashier volunteers. We have walk-in clinics three times a week, utilizing the lower level of Plymouth United Church of Christ at the corner of Plymouth and Main (SR 15) in Goshen. 70% of our patients are Latino and so we provide Spanish speaking staff to assist our patients through their initial medical issues and attempt to refer them to primary physician offices whenever possible. We are a faith-based organization and attempt to live out our founding mission (2001): "To provide opportunities and services for the poor and immigrant populations of Goshen and surrounding localities in a Christ-like manner so that such populations will become healthy physically, mentally and spiritually."
Center for the Homeless
Who We Are: The mission of the Center for the Homeless is to break the cycle of homelessness, bring together disparate groups so that each can discover the worth, dignity, and potential of the other, and to pioneer a service model that is worth replication. What We Do: The Center for the Homeless offers homeless families and individuals an on-site structured, step-by-step process to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. We help to serve the homeless and provide opportunities to more than 275 people every day.
Church Community Services
Church Community Services (CCS) was created nearly 50 years ago by a caring collaboration of area churches to serve the immediate needs of our neighbors with food and financial challenges. Today, that mission continues along with our expanding mission of helping families break the cycle of poverty through intensive training and counseling. Our Soup of Success program is an example of that kind of life-changing program. CCS is at "ground-zero" in the fight against poverty. Join us as we serve the immediate needs of families and the long-term needs as they learn to break out of the cycle of poverty.
Council on Aging of ELkhart County
Our mission is to keep seniors safe, healthy and in their home as long as possible. Through utilization of our Transportation, In Home Care and Life Enrichment support services, we focus on caring for mind, body and spirit. Our services are designed to enhance dignity and independent lifestyles for those transitioning through the aging process.
Edwardsburg Sports Complex
The Edwardsburg Sports Complex is a 102-acre outdoor sports and recreation facility under construction on the Indiana-Michigan state line in Edwardsburg, Michigan. The Complex is currently home to youth soccer, high school cross country, community events, and other family activities. The completed portion of the facility features 8 multi-purpose fields, running/walking trails, a playground, and several picnic pavilions. Construction is underway on the Complex's first baseball and softball fields. The Complex's mission is to develop, operate, and maintain a sports and recreation facility that enriches the quality of life for families and provides future generations of athletes with a place to grow and play in an environment that cultivates community, sportsmanship, leadership, health and wellness.
Elkhart Arts Alliance, Inc.
The Elkhart Arts Alliance, Inc. brings artists and musicians into frequent contact with the public with our monthly ArtWalk series in downtown Elkhart, a community gallery (Arts on Main) that showcases works of varying media from artists who live and work within 40 miles of Elkhart. Last, we collaborate with other Elkhart Co. arts groups to offer public art and music programs.
Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds
The Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds is a 380acre multi-use facility in Goshen, Indiana. It is the site of the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, one of the largest 4-H County Fairs in the nation, which is held at the end of July each year. The Fairgrounds also hosts more than a dozen RV Rallies every year and numerous other meetings, conventions and trade shows.
Elkhart Education Foundation
We enrich the educational experience for Elkhart's youth through innovative activities not funded by tax dollars. Our mission is to ignite the power of community, connect generous hearts with education, and to provide the resources needed for every child to excel inside and outside of the classroom through extraordinary learning experiences.
Elkhart Environmental Center
The Elkhart Environmental Center is an environmental education facility that opened in 1991 on a remediated city dump. It has over 33 acres of dedicated trails, prairie space, wetlands, and riverfront, which are always open to the public. The Center offers educational programs, events, and volunteer opportunities intended to connect the community to the environment. Information about the center's programs and events can be found online at www.elkhartindiana.org/eec or on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ElkhartEnvironmentalCenter.
Elkhart Youth Football League
Elkhart Youth Football League Inc (EYFL) affords every child grades three to six in Elkhart interested in tackle football the opportunity to play regardless of his family's income. EYFL is a non-for-profit organization (501c3) that is run and operated by volunteers. Our goal is to build a winning football culture in Elkhart. EYFL is a growing league with a deep community partnership with Elkhart Community Schools. EYFL is working as a catalyst for change in the football culture in Elkhart by building a solid foundation. EYFL is a USA Football Heads Up tackling certified program. The EYFL coaches football fundamentals, teamwork, and sportsmanship through healthy competition.
ETHOS Science Center
Hands-On Regional Science Center
Faith Mission of Elkhart
Faith Mission of Elkhart provides emergency and transitional shelter, food, counseling, support and a gateway to possibilities for homeless adults and families with children.
Family Christian Development Center
Family Christian Development Center is a faith based nonprofit in Nappanee, IN serving the communities of Nappanee and Wakarusa. FCDC programs include a Food Pantry, Clothing Closet, Baby Immunization Clinic, Medication Assistance Program, and Rent & Utility Assistance. Special events during the year include the Christmas Jubilee where parents have the opportunity to shop at no cost for gifts for their children and the Summer Lunch Program that provides free lunches to children age 18 and under at four different sites in the community.
Five Star Life
FSL is an organization focused on academic success, character education, social emotional learning, and leadership development through intentional mentoring, purposeful programming, and proprietary curriculum. Working with students and educators throughout the country, FSL continues to act as a catalyst of change through its dynamic areas of programming which include: FSL Afterschool Program, FSL Video Curriculum for Classrooms, FSL Day Trips, Summit Life Leadership Camps, and FSL High School Leaders Program. Summit, FSL's 300-acre facility, is the national leadership training center for current and future leaders to come and be trained in FSL's Core Values (respect, responsibility, integrity, sacrifice, and courage) and programming methods through experiential learning opportunities. Using this approach, students, educators, and groups can come to Summit, be trained, and take the FSL model back to their communities all over America, thus continuing the ripple effect.
Food Bank of Northern Indiana
The Food Bank of Northern Indiana serves Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, Starke and St. Joseph Counties. The Food Bank utilizes volunteers to work in the food pantry assisting clients and stocking ,sorting bread & pastries, assembling Food 4 Kids bags, mobile pantries, assembling senior bags/boxes, etc. Together, we can solve hunger.
Friends of the Elkhart Public Library
The Friends of the Elkhart Public Library support new and existing services, programs, and technologies, in order to help maintain a quality Elkhart library system. The Friends of the Elkhart Public Library is organized as an Indiana not-for-profit corporation and operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
Girls on the Run Michiana
At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event.
Goldenrod works to empower people of all abilities to reach their individual potential. We provide in-home care, respite care, community-based habilitation in both 24- and non-24-hour settings. The goal of our services is to enhance the self-esteem and self-worth of each person we serve through increasing daily living, social and communication skills. We do all of this with faith at the core of every service we provide.
Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc.
Goodwill exists to strengthen communities by empowering individuals and families through education, training, and job placement.
Goshen CIty Parks and Recreation Department
We have several city events and programs that we are in the need of volunteers for.
Goshen Historical Society/Museum
We are an all volunteer organization that has as its Mission Statement: "Preserving and sharing the ongoing story of Goshen".
Goshen Stars Soccer Club, Inc.
Goshen Stars is an all volunteer organization so that participation in soccer can be more affordable. The purpose of the Goshen Stars Soccer Club is to promote the development of select/travel teams for the more highly skilled players to play in area leagues and tournaments. The program provides quality soccer playing opportunities for youth with the desire to maximize their soccer potential. The Goshen Stars Soccer Club seeks to do the following: ? raise the skill level of players ? provide access to competitive youth soccer ? make soccer fun and enjoyable ? recruit and train players ? involve parents ? develop new soccer fields.
Our mission is to seek to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of each individual who walk into our doors needing help. We primarily assist the homeless and those who are economically challenged but also assist other community member who have educational or pastoral counsel needs. Guidance Ministries provides showers, laundry services, case management, a food and clothing pantries, a hot meals program, classes specific to employment goals and spiritual growth are offered regularly. In addition we offer outreaches of transportation, facilitate referral needs, and numerous additional services as needed.
Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County
Build homes for people in need in Elkhart County.
Hispanic Leadership Coalition
the primary purpose of the Hispanic Leadership Cialition is to provide leadership, support, strength, and unity to the hispanoc/latino population of the michiana area. This civic organization was also established as an advocacy for latino affairs.
Homeward Bound Animal Welfare Group
Homeward Bound is a group of volunteers who are dedicated to helping pets out of less than perfect situations & getting into FOREVER HOMES. We are located in Northern Indiana. Homeward Bound is a non profit organization that does not receive state or federal funding, in turn, we rely on fundraising and private donations. We are always looking for new volunteers. Even if you don't want to deal directly with dogs! We may still have an opportunity for you. Please send us an email, and just let that you want to help and we try to find a place for you!
Humane Society of Elkhart County
Our Vision - The Humane Society of Elkhart County seeks to create caring communities that advocate for the humane treatment of all animals. Our Mission - The Humane Society of Elkhart County is dedicated to promoting respect and responsibility to all animals and to the prevention of suffering and neglect through education, public service and adoption. Funding - The Humane Society of Elkhart County is a private 501c3 Not-For-Profit organization and relies on community donations to help support its mission. HSEC is not a governmental agency. However, it is contracted by the county and some cities in Elkhart County to provide animal control services to support stray, abandoned and owner released animals in Elkhart County.
IKUS Life Enrichment Services
IKUS Life Enrichment Services (parent company of Indian Trails Camp) helps individuals with disabilities to discover their potential, experience great freedom, learn new skills, and have fun in a safe environment. IKUS gives clients the tools they need to make every day another best day. Because everyone wants another best day, IKUS serves individuals from five years old to eighty-plus. We also serve clients with a wide variety of disabilities, including spina bifida, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, congenital anomalies, down syndrome, autism, multiple sclerosis, arthrogryposis, cognitive impairments, and other developmental and/or physical disabilities, helping them to live joyful, productive lives through services that address each person's specific needs and goals. IKUS provides a diverse array of clients with a broad continuum of care that includes recreation, advocacy, meaningful relationships, supported employment,skill building, community living support, and more.
Junior Achievement - Lemonade Day serving Elkhart County
The vision of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement & Lemonade Day serving Elkhart County is to reach every child in Elkhart County with the inspiration of entrepreneurship, fundamentals of finance and the principles of earning, saving and sharing. -Junior Achievement- In partnership with educators, adult volunteers deliver professionally developed learning activities and share their experiences with students. They are igniting the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work in the 21st century global marketplace. Junior Achievement programs give pre-kindergarten through high school students the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.
Junior Achievement serving St. Joseph County
Help local students learn the importance of financial literacy, job readiness and entrepreneurship by volunteering for Junior Achievement (JA). Volunteers from the community enter the classrooms once a week for 45 minutes for 5-7 weeks and teach materials that are provided by JA free of charge. All volunteers will be trained by JA and you won't believe how much fun you'll have with the students. Each session has about 10-15 minutes of instruction followed by a game or activity that reinforces what the students just learned. Other opportunities include JA In A Day sessions where volunteers go into the classrooms for a one day experience and teach all 5 sessions of the curriculum.
Kelly Cares Foundation
The Kelly Cares Foundation was founded by Notre Dame Head Football coach Brian Kelly, and his wife, Paqui, after she battled breast cancer. Their passion was to help others as they were blessed with the means and platform to make a difference. The mission of the Kelly Cares Foundation is to strengthen Communities and inspire hope by investing resources to improve Health & Education. The communities touched by the Foundation are a model of educational success and wellness that provide hope and inspiration to all. In the belief that communities prosper as a direct result of active participation on the part of its citizens, the Foundation actively supports and promotes initiatives that encourage the engagement of individuals in their respective communities. The Foundation also promotes active volunteerism with its community members. We encourage those that want to give of their time, treasure, and talents to be a part of our events and activities to help us serve our mission.
La Casa de Amistad
La Casa de Amistad is a not-for-profit, charitable organization, which functions as a community center on the west side of South Bend. It was founded in October 1973 as a youth outreach program in response to the many needs confronting Hispanic teenagers. In 1975 La Casa officially incorporated and proposals were submitted petitioning additional funding for full-time personnel. As a result of various grants and numerous private donors, La Casa de Amistad in 1980 moved its operations from a home on South Warren Street to its current location at 746 South Meade Street. In 1985, La Casa became a United Way agency. In keeping with its original mission, La Casa continues to offer opportunities for Hispanic and other youth in order to help them succeed in society while, at the same time, maintaining a sense of cultural pride.
LaCasa of Goshen, Inc.
LaCasa is a community development agency, focusing on housing, whether it is through affordable rentals, homebuyer education, financial education, or home repair.
Lakeland Youth Center
Lakeland Youth Center's goal is to teach and prepare children to lead successful academic, social, and healthy lives. LYC offers a highly regarded Preschool, Sports Programs, and Family and Community Development events. * Our Preschool is staff is qualified and passionate about children and their futures. Students receive a rich, well rounded curriculum through hands-on learning centers, activities, and positive social interactions. * LYC's Sports programs strive to develop and promote physical health, teamwork, self-esteem, and leadership skills. We offer soccer, football, basketball, and golf and tennis camps. The programs benefit children of ages 5 through 14 and from all socio and economic backgrounds. * Family and Community Development events provide family recreational and cultural activities to strengthen family bonds and cultivate self-respect and self-esteem among the youth. LYC requires background checks for all youth mentors. THANK YOU!
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2603 Southridge Drive, South Bend, IN, United States
2603 Southridge Drive
South Bend, IN 46614 (US)
2603 Southridge Drive, South Bend, IN, United States
2603 Southridge Drive
South Bend, IN 46614 (US)
We are a church organization whos mission is to lead ordinary people to an extraordinary life with Jesus. We strive to be inwardly strong and outwardly focused.
LOGAN Community Resources, Inc.
LOGAN supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities so they and their families may achieve their desired quality of life.