2014 National Day of Giving Will Benefit Local Organizations

By: Contributor Last Updated: May 1, 2014

give-local-porter-countyThe Porter County Community Foundation is joining community foundations across the country in a national day of local giving on May 6. Give Local Porter County is a 24-hour online event where the money raised will benefit a wide array of local causes.

It’s easy to give on May 6. Simply visit www.givelocalportercounty.org, choose the organization(s) you’d like to help, and give using your credit card. Your gift will combine with hundreds of others to make the maximum impact for the organization(s) you choose.

Help Porter County nonprofits win $10,000!
To win, participating Porter County nonprofit organizations must beat all other communities nationwide (in the small-community category) by collectively getting the most individual online gifts between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. on May 6. The $10,000 prize would be divided among the participating Porter County nonprofit organizations.

Who to Help
The following organizations are participating in GIVE Local for Porter County. Your gift on May 6 may qualify them for national and local cash prizes:

A Positive Approach to Teen Health
Best Buddies Pet Pantry
Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County
The Caring Place
Chasing Dreams
Dayspring Women's Center
Duneland Education Foundation
Dunes Learning Center
Family and Youth Services Bureau
Family Concern Counseling
Family House
First Contact
Frontline Foundations
Gabriel's Horn Shelter
Habitat for Humanity of Porter County
Hannah's Hope
Hilltop Neighborhood House
Housing Opportunities
Independent Cat Society
Jacob's Ladder Pediatric Rehab
Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry
Memorial Opera House Foundation
Mental Health America of Porter County
NeighborLink Porter County
Neighbors Corporation
Neighbors' Educational Opportunities
NorthShore Health Centers
Opportunity Enterprises
Pines Village Retirement Communities
Portage Township Food Pantry
Portage YMCA
Porter Co. Association for Handicapped Children & Adults
Porter County 4-H Council, Inc.
Porter County Cancer Society
Porter County Public Library System
Porter-Starke Services Foundation
Rebuilding Together Duneland
Rebuilding Together Hebron
Reins of Life
Save the Dunes
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
United Way of Porter County
Valparaiso Family YMCA
Valparaiso Theatrical Co.
Valpo Parks Foundation
Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County
Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry