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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.
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.
BEAR Reading Center
We are a non for profit childrens Tutoring Center in South Bend that specializes in aiding children with Add, Adhd, and Dyslexia. We are currently putting on many fundraisers in the coming year to help us keep the doors open and keep assisting kids in the local community..
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 Elkhart County
We inspire and empower youth by offering a safe place after school and during the summer by providing character building programs.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County-Nappanee Club
The Boys & Girls Club mission statement is: To inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
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.
Brethren Retreat at Shipshewana Lake
A valuable and distinctive outdoor ministry located on the south side of Shipshewana Lake. We seek to impact youth, refresh adults, and reconnect families. Our guests experience Christian hospitality at ministry focused facility. We are specialist in church, family, and organizational events. Enjoy pleasant staff, comfortable accommodations, excellent food service and meeting space for 100 guests. Located one mile west of Shipshewana on a 202 acre fishing lake. Our peaceful campus offers two lodges, Tabernacle, Dining Hall, Cozy Cottages, and recreational amenities. We value our guest’s comfort. Volunteers can assist with food service, housekeeping, landscaping, routine maintenance, renovations projects requiring; carpentry, plumbing, electrical, roofing skills.
Builders of Hope
We do home repairs for low income homeowners in Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties. Volunteers opportunities included interior and exterior painting, drywall replacement/repair, siding replacement, and general property cleanup.
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.
Children and Family 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.
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.
City of Elkhart Parks and Recreation Department-Park Foundation
The Elkhart Parks & Recreation Department provides and maintains quality parks, facilities, open/natural spaces, and services to enhance the physical, social, and emotional well being of Elkhart's citizenry.
Combined Community Services
We are a nonprofit organization located in Kosciusko County! We provide a number of services for those in our community; both immediate and long term! immediate services is our food and clothing pantry for clients to receive items the day they walk in the door. Long term services is our "Hand Up" and "Project Independence" which help clients reach their financial, educational and future goals. Our slogan is "To provide comfort, hope. and resources for neighbors in need" We are mainly run on volunteers, and even the smallest acts of service make the biggest impact, so we'd love your help!
Concord Community Schools
We are Ox Bow Elementary School. We have a volunteer program called SOAR that allows community volunteers to mentor individual students for 30 minutes each week. Teaching experience is not needed and all supplies are provided. We would be thrilled to have you volunteer here.
Corpus Christi Catholic School
The curriculum at Corpus Christi School, as based upon diocesan guidelines, seeks to meet the needs of all students and is integrated with the Gospel values set forth in our philosophy. The content and methods used in the different subject areas reflect concern for the students' academic and moral growth. Christian values are infused in the daily interaction between students and teachers and among the students themselves. Through a well-defined curriculum, enrichment opportunities and supplemental programs we strive toward excellence in learning and harmony in our school atmosphere.
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.
Cultivate Culinary School & Catering
Cultivate Culinary School & Catering is devoted to ending the cycle of joblessness, poverty, and hunger in the local communities of northern Indiana by providing a food rescue service and job training in the culinary arts. Food rescue is the practice of gathering edible food that would otherwise go to waste from places such as restaurants, grocery stores, produce markets, or dining facilities and distributing it to local food banks, food pantries, and emergency food programs. Help us achieve one of our goals of ensuring no one goes hungry in northeast Indiana by volunteering with us today!
Dismas House of Indiana
We are transitional re-entry for men & women returning from incarceration. We help men & women integrate into society and society integrate with those coming home. We eat dinner as a family Monday-Thursday at 6:30 pm. When people come to Dismas to volunteer to cook they sit and dine with the residents so that reconciliation can begin. We have been in downtown South Bend, IN for 32 years and have helped over 1,300 men and women become productive citizens. we also have college students who live in the house to make our re-entry house a home!
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PO BOX 4571
SOUTH BEND, IN 46634-4571 (US)
PO BOX 4571
SOUTH BEND, IN 46634-4571 (US)
Downtown South Bend
Downtown South Bend, Inc. (DTSB) continually works to improve our community’s quality of life through creative marketing and promotion, coordinated public/private initiatives, effective economic development and business recruitment. DTSB strives to add vibrancy and vitality to the downtown in many ways, including producing over 100 events annually. These events highlight the downtown and its various entertainment, dining, retail and recreation options, creating a unique experience for residents and visitors of all ages.
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 Community Schools
Elkhart Community Schools is a district that serves approximately 12,500 students, and is known for high-quality programs, exceptional teachers, superior learning environments, and strong parental and community support.
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 Public Library
Elkhart Public Library is a tax supported government organization that provides free material and resources to the community members we serve. Our mission is to educate, enlighten, and entertain.
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.
The Goshen Theater is a historic venue in the heart of Downtown Goshen, Indiana focusing on providing arts programs for everyone. The Theater often hosts concerts, free movies, events, and live theater. Goshen Theater is a meeting place and cultural hub for all citizens of Goshen, and is constantly expanding its programming to make the arts accessible to all people. In addition, there are several meeting and class spaces in the building that host dance classes, community meetings, receptions, and downtown public events.
Grace Brethren Church of Osceola, Inc
Grace Church in Osceola has the mission of connecting people to God, connecting people to people and connecting to our community. We open our property and buildings up to many community groups who either need a place to meet or who could benefit from our resources. We have an indoor playground that gets a lot of community use throughout the winter and we now are installing a commercial grade outdoor playground for our community and church family to enjoy.
Greencroft Goshen, Inc.
Greencroft Goshen Healthcare is a licensed healthcare facility offering a full range of nursing care, rehabilitation and therapy, chaplaincy, and social services. A Life Enhancement Team coordinates and provides stimulating activities for residents.
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
Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County has been part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.
Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County
Build homes for people in need in Elkhart County.
Here Kitty Kitty Rescue
Here Kitty Kitty (HKKR) is dedicated in rescuing the lives of abandoned and homeless cats and kittens in Elkhart, Indiana and finding them a furever home.
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!
Horizon Education Alliance
HEA supports Networks of business, school and community stakeholders to develop Pilot Projects to design, test and adopt solutions to improve local education outcomes. Through HEA, community stakeholders work together to provide every child in Elkhart County with a strong foundation for learning. We equip children and families with tools to develop social, cognitive and executive function skills. HEA works together with middle schools, high schools, post-secondary schools and businesses to implement a new college and career pathways system.
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. There are openings at Lincoln Primary Academy for May 22nd from 8am until 1:30pm. Volunteers must attend a training session for an hour, one to two weeks prior to the event.
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.
Kiwanis Foundation of South Bend
Kiwanis is a global organization, founded in 1915, of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time; the Kiwanis Club of South Bend is a part of Kiwanis International. Kiwanis International and its family of youth-oriented service leadership programs have benefited communities in more than 80 countries for 103 years. Kiwanians have been improving the South Bend community since October 28, 1916, through many programs, fundraisers, and service projects that focus on better serving the underprivileged youth in our local community.
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)
Lifeline Youth Ministries
Lifeline is a ministry that provides a safe, family-like atmosphere for youth from 3rd-12th grade. Our Mission: Serving inner city youth by demonstrating the love of God & communicating His message to see lives transformed. Our Vision: To share God's love by providing inner city youth with caring role models, teaching basic life skills, developing student leaders and connecting students to local churches.
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P.O. Box 73 174 State Street
Elkhart, IN 46515 (US)
P.O. Box 73 174 State Street
Elkhart, IN 46515 (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.
Love You Longer
Support group created by young moms for young moms.
LoveWay provides therapeutic equestrian experiences for individuals with a diagnosed disability - physical, cognitive, or emotional. LoveWay was founded in 1973 to provide a program of therapeutic horse riding in northern Indiana. LoveWay is a Premier Accredited Center of PATH Intl (Professional Association Of Therapeutic Horsemanship International). Mission: “Transforming the lives of individuals with special needs through comprehensive therapeutic equestrian services.”
Our mission is to: 1) humanely and proactively reduce the free-roaming cat population of Northwestern Indiana/Southwestern Michigan 2) eliminate the barriers that free-roaming cat caretakers encounter with spaying and neutering colony cats 3) educate the community on the merits and methods of Trap/Neuter/Return practices
MICHIANA Five for the Homeless
We serve the unsheltered Homeless
Michiana Partners for Parkinson's
We opened a first-of-its-kind nonprofit gym in 2016 to provide an effective form of physical exercise exclusively for people who are living with Parkinson's Disease. This non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine is dramatically improving the ability of people with Parkinson's to live independent lives.
Middlebury Chamber of Commerce
The Middlebury Chamber of Commerce is working continuously for the advancement of Middlebury through economic development, by means of maximizing resources, comprehensive planning, and creating a strong link between community, businesses, education, and government. We firmly believe that together, we get things done.
Middlebury Then and Now
Middlebury Then and Now is an all-volunteer organization that was formed for the purpose of promoting and supporting family-friendly events and activities that showcase the beauty and history of Middlebury and the surrounding area.
Minority Health Coalition Elkhart County, Inc.
Minority Health Coalition has been in existence since 1994, our vision that no ethnic/minority child, adolescent or adult will experience preventable health conditions at any greater rate than non-minorities. MHC is a grassroots community organization has collaborates with community volunteers, health professionals and organizations who are concerned about the disparities and access to equal health care for ethnic minorities. Our mission is to strive to promote minority health through education, advocacy, service delivery, public relations, research and leadership; and to provide community representation for medically underserved individuals access to healthcare that will bring workable solutions for addressing personal, family and community problems.
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P.O. Box 218
312 Wagner Ave. Unit A
Elkhart, IN 46515 (US)
P.O. Box 218
312 Wagner Ave. Unit A
Elkhart, IN 46515 (US)
Monger 21st century clubs
Monger offers after school activities. We are in need of volunteers who can help students with homework, play a game with kids, mentor or teach a group of students a specific skill such as fishing or dancing.
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1100 E hively avenue
Elkhart, IN 46517 (US)
1100 E hively avenue
Elkhart, IN 46517 (US)
Monroe Circle Community Center
Monroe Circle Community Center exists to help the poor and marginalized find hope, healing, and love through the ministries of the local church. We serve 5 public housing neighborhoods through various programs including: food pantry, open cafe, financial literacy, adult education, health education, personal care item pantry, after school tutoring, kids bible club, pregnancy care classes, prayer ministry, and many others. Our goal is to develop relationships with neighbors in order that they may become revitalization and growth leaders in their own spheres of influence, using their own God-given strengths and abilities.
Noble County 4-H Exhibit Corp.
Noble County 4-H Exhibit Corp is a group that oversees the Noble County 4-H Program in Indiana. We are a non for profit group that is dedicated to the education of youth.
Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition
NIHHC’s mission is to provide preventative health care programs to the community through education, advocacy, physician referral, research, and the building of leadership among Hispanics, so that they may lead healthier lifestyles. In collaboration with numerous local agencies, foundations, schools, and volunteers, the NIHHC provides a variety of beneficial services, including: -Health care intervention programs -Health fairs providing free health screenings (e.g. lipid panel, cholesterol, glucose, clinical breast exams, kidney, vision, among others) -Referrals to physicians and health care facilities that are attuned to the Hispanic community’s needs -Advocacy for language interpretation and health insurance needs -Promoting community involvement by offering volunteer opportunities and leadership building skills -Cultural competency seminars for local agencies and schools in an effort to promote a more culturally friendly atmosphere for the community
Pillars of Elkhart
Pillars of Elkhart is an event focused group facilitating the renewal of Elkhart's spirit by making the downtown a vibrant destination. Dedicated to supporting local businesses, civic leaders and not-for-profits, Pillars encourages the philanthropic involvement of enthusiastic, young individuals. Pillars of Elkhart signature events include Oktoberfest & Chili Cook-off, Dog Daze of Summer, Trudge for Suds and support partnership with Cockopalooza cancer-fighting events. Are you ready to become a Pillar? Contact email@example.com to be added to the mailing list.
Premier Arts, Inc.
Premier Arts inspires the imagination and develops the creative spirit of our community. Its focus is on youth, family and lifelong learning. Premier Arts, the Resident Theatre of the Lerner Performing Arts Center, is comprised of professional staff guided by engaged community leaders serving as the board of Directors. Premier Arts, based in Elkhart, Indiana, is a recognized regional leader in providing diverse, professional performing arts education and entertainment. Premier Arts instills civic pride, confidence and character building for everyone engaged in its success. The region supports Premier Arts through attendance, contribution and volunteerism.
Quilt Garden Along the Heritage Trail located at The Barn Door
We have a Quilt Garden in front of our store that is part of the Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail.
Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail
Quilt Gardens are awesome! You have to see them! Come visit
Racing For Steve-O Foundation
Racing For Steve-O Foundation was formed in memory of Steve (Steve-O) Smith during his battle with brain cancer. He was known as one of the most decorated amateur triathetes of all time. Before passing in 2014, it was his wishes that all funds raised in his memory benefit Michiana's residents with special needs so they would have more opportunites to participate in recreational therapeutic activites, inclusive camps and modified sports. Racing For Steve-O is ran 100% by volunteers. His daughter, Sarah Cira, is the Executive Director who has grown the foundation from the ground up in honor of her father and our community with special needs.
READ UNITED connects community volunteers with students in Elkhart and Goshen Community Schools. There are three volunteer programs throughout the school year. "Real Men Read" and "Spring Into Reading" are held in the Fall and Spring, respectively. Volunteers read to a classroom 30 minutes a week, for a total of four weeks. "Reading Camps" are a one-to-one mentoring opportunity with a 2nd grade student struggling with reading skills. Volunteers spend one or two hours a week (after school) reading and playing skill-building games with a student. Volunteers may also be Subs. Reading Camps for eight weeks from late January- mid-March. The Read United programs are a great way to enrich the life of a child in our local communities!
REAL Services, Inc.
The mission of REAL Services is to assist in establishing a community in which those we serve can maintain their independence to the maximum degree possible and find meaning and satisfaction throughout their lives. REAL Services volunteers are caring individuals who are a key resource in fulfilling the REAL mission. REAL Services volunteers make a difference in the lives of the elderly and disabled, every day. We have many opportunities for you to volunteer and we could match your volunteerism to your interest.
RETA is a family and pregnancy medical resource center that provides support to parents from their first ultrasound through their kids' teenage years. Our free and confidential services include pregnancy testing, limited obstetric ultrasounds, as well as programs for moms and dads who want to lead their families into healthy choices and abundant lives.
Riverview Adult Day Center
Riverview ADC serves seniors and special needs adults in the Elkhart area who cannot be safely left alone, who demonstrate a decline in cognitive functioning, or who just need to connect more with others. We offer respite for full-time caregivers, and help individuals to continue living with loved ones who work full or part time. We provide two levels of programs designed around our client's cognitive abilities. As the only adult day center in the Elkhart area, clients can chat with friends during a fun-filled day, while a licensed and certified staff helps to monitor health conditions. Clients enjoy regular daily activities as well as special events, all within a loving, family atmosphere.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Michiana
Ronald McDonald House of Michiana provides a home-away-from-home for families of Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. The RMH provides meals, showers, laundry and overnight stays as well as a comforting place of rest during a stressful time. We serve any family with a child who is 21 and under at Beacon Children's Hospital.
Ruthmere Museum is the region's premier 1910 Beaux Arts historic home of Albert R. and Elizabeth Beardsley. Albert Beardsley joined the Miles Medical Company (later Miles Laboratories) and greatly contributed to its growth and development.
Our mission is to provide support in a safe environment where grieving children, teens and their families can share their experience as they move through the healing process. Ryan's Place, a non-profit children's grief center, provides grief support to children, teens and their families. Ryan's Place provides support to youth and their families in our community by offering peer-to-peer grief support in our bimonthly programs, school-based grief support groups, and individual grief counseling.
Salvation Army Kroc Center
The Kroc Center provides and accessible environment that enriches the lives of everyone in our community by providing opportunities for holistic individual success. The Salvation Army Kroc Center helps to provide utility assistance, financial aid, Christmas assistance, and much more. All of our monies raised during Christmas time goes right back into the Family Resource Center, here at the Kroc Center. The money allows us to continue helping the St. Jo Community throughout the next year. We have many more programs at no cost to the community as well. Free Opportunities:Free Opportunities: - BIBLE STUDY & WORSHIP GROUPS - CHARACTER BUILDING - FIT KIDS 360 (view video on Fit Kids 360 program) - MID-WEEK FELLOWSHIP - MISSION LITERACY - MUSIC LESSONS (THROUGH SCHOLARSHIPS) - PRAYER, PREACH & PRAISE - SINGING COMPANY Low-Cost Opportunities: - AM PLAYTIME - BASKETBALL SKILLS & DRILLS - READING WITH RJ
Saratoga Springs Little League
Saratoga Springs Little League is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization offering baseball to the youth who live within or go to school in the Saratoga Springs, NY school district. Saratoga Springs Little League is a recreational baseball league for players ages 4-13, with games played at West Side Recreation. Players wanting more opportunities to learn and compete at a higher level participate in Saratoga Stars Youth Travel Baseball, playing against teams from across the Capital Region. Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Saratoga Springs Little League program assists youth in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball® program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than stellar athletes.
Shepherd's Cove Clothing Pantry
The Shepherd's Cove Clothing Pantry is a faith-based ministry assisting people in need by supplying clothing, household items, furniture and providing information for the betterment of the people in the Michiana area. We also have a personal care program where we provide help with hygiene and cleaning items. We also have an over the counter medicine and vitamin program.
Sojourner Truth House
Sojourner Truth House (STH) is a 501(c) 3 not for profit organization located in Gary, Indiana and is sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. STH serves homeless and at-risk women and their children and underserved members of the community through three streams of service. Clients staying in local shelters come to the day center for help obtaining benefits, referrals to community support agencies, basic skills and employment training, healthcare screenings and referrals, counseling and assistance with finding housing. Once they have satisfactorily completed STH class programs and obtained housing, clients can maintain support through therapeutic programs and ongoing case management as members of the Transitional Outreach Program Participant (TOPPs) program. Community clients come to the food pantry for help meeting intermittent basic household needs.
Songbirds of Northern Indiana, Inc.
We rehabilitate wild songbirds; both migratory and urban. Our Facebook page shows a lot of what we do.