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Thursday, May 28, 2015
(Published in The Times of NWI 5/28/2015) GRIFFITH | The Lake Area United Way is narrowing its focus as it converts from its traditional broad-based approach to dealing with the community's needs though its member agencies. By taking what it...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Recently an incident occurred at United Way Worldwide involving Organized Labor, which presents an opportunity for us to clarify--and celebrate--our long, strong history with Labor. United Way Worldwide (UWW) is the headquarters for our...
Monday, May 4, 2015
Our hearts go out to the many communities devastated by the recent tragic earthquake and aftershocks that struck Nepal and the surrounding areas. United Way Worldwide has established a Nepal Earthquake Recovery Fund with a focus on long-term...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Purdue Calumet students will let mothers whose circumstances have been upended by domestic violence know that people are thinking about them. Students and mentors in the Center for Learning and Success partnered with Lake Area United Way...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Schererville, IN – Evelyn Harris, Resource Development Associate for Lake Area United Way, was recently given the Station Manager of the Year award for the organization’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).  The nationwide program is...
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Once able bodied, Stacey Clayton appreciates his new perspective as a disabled person following a midnight encounter with a young man outside his neighborhood grocery store in 1996. As his wife Theresa waited for him to return from what should...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
In northern Indiana alone, more than 36,500 persons have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The National Institute on Aging estimates that, as the aging US population grows, as many as 15 million American could be diagnosed with Alzheimer’...
Friday, December 12, 2014
 The Board of Directors of Lake Area United Way is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa M. Daugherty as its new President & CEO. Daugherty will succeed Lou Martinez, who recently announced his retirement after being at the helm of the...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
FUN, HIGH IMPACT EVENT! PackaPalooza is a yearly food packing event that takes place during the United Way's Day of Caring. Volunteers work together in teams to pack nutritious meals for those in need. Last year 400 volunteers came out to pack...

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