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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to take that step with us by joining the global Relay For Life movement.
When you walk to end cancer at a Relay event, it's your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness about what we can do to stay well from cancer and raise money to help fuel the world's largest walk to end cancer.
For more information regarding relay for life visit www.relayforlife.org.
PURPLE IRIS FOUNDATION
Plant Hope for Pancreatic Cancer. Follow Purple Iris Foundation on facebook and twitter. For more information on how to get involved in the community and beyond call 1 855-259-4747 (IRIS). Or visit their website at purpleirisfoundation.com.
YWCA NORTHEAST INDIANA
Join the YWCA as they take a Stand Against Racism! Learn how to become a participating site or sponsor by visiting the website www.standagainstracism.org/become_participating_site.
FORT WAYNE PET FOOD PANTRY
The Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry is at a critical level of dry dog and cat food. For donating to the pantry call 260-478-4851. Check them out on Facebook or online at fwpetfoodpantry.com.
ADULT LIFE TRAINING, INC.
FREE recycling for businesses and individuals who bring their unwanted electronics to the ALC Campus at 3301 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 for secure recycling. Advance pickup at your business is available: Call John Nash at 260.432.0014 x128 for details.
HUNTINGTON UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL
Experience a day in the life of a graduate counseling student, take advantage of the QA opportunities with current students and faculty, tour the Lifespring Counseling Center, and enjoy dinner on us. Come when you can or stay all day! Find all the details at
FREE HOME HEALTH SAFETY CHECK- ALLEN COUNTY
Home Instead Senior Care of Allen County and the surrounding areas of northeastern Indiana Offers Free Home Safety Checks and Easy Fixes to Reduce Accidents; Ensure Safety of Seniors Get a free safety checks and support resources are part of Home Instead Inc.’s broader Making Home Safer for Seniors program. To request a free home safety check or the home safety checklist, please call the local Home Instead Senior Care office at 260-485-2424.
MATCHINGDONORS.COM- DONATE ITEMS TODAY!!!
Matching donors.com helps people register to be a donor for someone in need of an organ. They also provide the oppportunity to donate your vehicles, boats and more to those in need. Just in the US alone 19 people die each day waiting for an organ donor transplant. Sign up today to be apart of the donor list for the possibility of receiving a new organ. Become a donor today to help save the lives of people all around the United States. Be apart of a better future for those in need. Go to matchingdonors.com to become a donor today.
ARTLINK TO HOST A FREE SCREENING OF ART 21's ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: CHICAGO
Join Artlink Thursday, December 8 from 7:00-8:00pm for a free
screening of ART 21's Art in the Twenty-First Century: Chicago. "Chicago is a city rooted in industry and towering architecture, and
artists in Chicago are disrupting urban experience through
experimentation." Learn more about Nick Cave, Chris Ware, Barbara Kasten,
and Theaster Gates, four contemporary artists living and working in
Chicago. This event is produced in collaboration with ART21, a nonprofit global leader
in art education, producing preeminent films on today's leading visual artists
and education programs that inspire creativity worldwide. For more information,
contact Maddie at Artlink at firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNUAL WALK OF TREES 2016
The annual Walk Of Trees festival will be taking place on December 9th & 10th. The time for this event is from 5pm to 8pm. The location of the event is at the Clugston Senior Apartments in Columbia City. There will be raffle tickets available for purchase. Proceeds from the event will benefit low-moderated income residents.
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2016
The festival of lights will be held December 8th to the 11th at Lakewood Park Baptist Church. They will be performing the musical "Four Tickets To Christmas". For information and to purchase tickets please contact Lakewood Park Ministries at 1-260-925-2006.
SANTA AT THE TRAIN STATION - A BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY HARVEST FOOD BANK
On Sunday December 11th from Noon to 4pm Santa will be at the " The Train Station". There you will get the opportunity to meet Santa, make Christmas ornaments and bake sale items will be available for purchase. The event is free and a monetary donation or non-perishable food items will be accepted to benefit the Community Harvest Food Bank.
AMERICAN VETERANS CLUB - AARON's BATTLE CHARITY EVENT
On December 17th at the Amvets Post 33 in Fort Wayne an event for the not for profit charity Aaron's Battle will take place. The event is to help raise money for medical expenses for the Stone family as their son battles to stay alive. The event will begin at Noon and will end later that day. If your interested in donating you can go to caringbridge.org and search aaronstone3. For more information please call 1-260-610-8885.
SAVING A LIFE ONE KIDNEY AT A TIME
Did you know that 10% of Americans have some type of Chronic Kidney Disease? Michelle from Marry Me In Fort Wayne is in the 10% that is affected by end stage renal failure, a form of Chronic Kidney Disease. Have you ever thought about donating to save the life of someone you know or even someone you don't know?
This could be your time because Michelle and her family are asking the local community to consider donating a kidney to have her life. The donor must be blood type B or type O and within the ages of 18 to 765. As a donor you will not have to pay for anything. Michelle is a loving wife and a mother to three courageous daughters.
To see if you are a donor match please call 260-435-6211 or go to marrymeinfortwayne.com. One phone call and test could change Michelle's life forever.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Imagine a world in which every child stayed in school; graduated from college; got a job; reached his or her potential. Think of how amazing that would be! Right now, there are over 500 kids waiting to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Of those 500 kids waiting, 70% are boys. You have the opportunity to change a child's life for the better, forever. Donate. Volunteer. Start something BIG today with Big Brothers Big Sisters! Take the first step with Bowl for Kids' Sake! IT's a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you care about kids and can spare a few hours to have fun with your friends, then Bowl for Kids' Sake is for you!
COMMUNITY TO COME TOGETHER TO ASSIST LAURA SIEBOLD
Individuals in the community of Fort Wayne and the surrounding areas are coming together to assist Laura Siebold with her living and medical expenses. Back in October Laura and her husband were on a motorcycle ride in sunny Florida when suddenly they were hit by a vehicle traveling well above the speed limit. Sadly Laura's husband did not make it but Laura did. There are still multiple procedures and physical therapy that Laura must go through to be able to start doing the day to day tasks again. Currently there is a gofundme in place to help raise money for Laura's medical and living expenses. Please go to https://www.gofundme.com/436a54hh to donate today. Help make a difference during this time of need for Laura and show that she has community support.
THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY MAN OF THE YEAR 2016
The local LLS is creating events to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and to bring awareness of the two cancers that take the lives of loved ones everyday. The events will be taken place all around the local area. They include: Movies, Craft Beer Tasting, Open Mic Night, Bourbon Tasting, Ladies Night Out (Cinco De Mayo), LLS Ride and FW FD Motorcycle Ride, LLS Tennis Tournament. The opportunity awaits those that are interested in helping out those in need. For more information on these events and to learn more about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society go to: http://www.DougSchenkel.com. To like or to follow the local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society go to Doug Schenkel LLS Man Of Year 2016 Campaign.
WHO'S A HOOSIER — WHO AND WHAT MAKES INDIANA GREAT!
Do you live in Indiana? Have you ever resided in Indiana? Do you have family
who once made Indiana their home? If you answered "yes" to any of
these questions, then you know someone who is a Hoosier.
In celebration of the state’s bicentennial, The Genealogy Center invites
Hoosiers to contribute images of “life lived in the small places” as that is
what makes, and has made, Indiana great. We are interested in old and new
images of daily life and the people of Indiana that showcase Hoosier life.
These can include children at play, people at work, people hanging out,
sporting events, homes and buildings, and so much more. The Genealogy Center will collect Who’s a Hoosier images from
December 11, 2015 through December 11, 2016 in honor of Indiana’s 200 years of
statehood. To show your Hoosier pride, please contribute a picture along with a
description of the image, detailing Who and What Makes Indiana Great!
These photos will be shared in a collection in the Allen County Public
Library's Community Album. NOTE: Put an asterisk [*] after your name if you do not want it to appear on
the library's Community Album website. Submitting your photograph(s) gives the library permission to use the item(s)
in any manner it deems appropriate. Questions? Please feel free to contact us at 260-421-1225 or Genealogy@ACPL.Info.
LOCAL MUSICIAN TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT CANCER TREATMENT
Will Certain is raising awareness in the community about Cancer, how it affects loved ones, the individuals with cancer and how to help in the time of need. Will's mom is currently battling with a type of cancer that could be cured through treatment. He is asking the community to come together to raise awareness, to fight for her ability to get treatment and overall save her life. He has a gofundme page set up in honor of raising money for her treatment. He has created a song solely about his mom's fight to stay alive and how much cancer can impact ones life. The link to see his video is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0xQP0uPWRg&feature=youtu.be . The GoFundMe page is: https://www.gofundme.com/ybk9r6dw.