Social Responsibility

Lake Area United Way Launches Lake Area COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund

Uniting Our Community to Help Workers Affected by COVID-19


(Griffith, Indiana)—Lake Area United Way launches the Lake Area COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund to raise financial resources to support the immediate and emerging needs of workers who are losing their income and are unable to pay their bills related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lake Area United Way Grants $500,000 in Basic Needs Services for Struggling Families

Workers Affected by COVID-19 Layoffs Can Seek Help at Local Nonprofits

(Griffith, Indiana)—This week Lake Area United Way funded $500,000 to service providers that support working families who cannot make ends meet. In this gig economy, many workers, particularly hourly workers in service industries like restaurants, retail stores, and hotels are vulnerable to the effects of work closures due to COVID-19 precautions.

Become a Real.Strong.Girl!

Real.Strong.Girls. is a dynamic community of women from all walks of life who are united in their belief that every girl in our community deserves the chance to reach her full potential. We fulfill our mission of building girls self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-resiliency through giving, volunteering, and advocating. We use the power of our time, talent, and resources to changes the lives of girls in our community living Struggling Working Families.