REACHING OUT TO THE COMMUNITY WITH WMEE
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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 http://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.
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.
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 opportunity 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.
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!
CALLING ALL AREA TEEN LEADERS! – M.AKING A. D.IFFERENCE LEADERSHIP EVENT
On February 25th at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum the RespectTeam and Mad Ants Basketball are teaming up for the second annual M.aking A. D.ifference Leadership Event for local middle school and high school students. This event is designed to encourage our area youth to step up as leaders in their homes, their schools, and in our community. Keynote Speakers this year will be Mad Ants Hall of Famer, Ron Howard, President of the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana, Marjorie Stephens, and a Special Student speaker. Students will enjoy the free event and free Mad Ants game following the event. Students are encouraged to bring money for concessions during the game since this will be occurring during dinner. $5 Concession Vouchers can be purchased with your ticket registration.
The event is open to any area 6th-12th grader that shows a desire to be a Leader in their Home, their School, and the Community! The doors open at 2:00, Event begins at 2:30, Game Tip Off at 5:00pm. The event is FREE to students, Adult Chaperones are $5 (limit of 1 adult per 10 students). Adult Chaperones must have a Background Check on file with an attending organization. The theme is Luau Night! The student dressed in the best Luau gear will receive a Prize Package from the Mad Ants!
Registration is required. Registration ends February 11th, 2018. Register at www.RespectTeam.com/events
HOOSIERS FEEDING THE HUNGRY EVENT
A non-profit organization, Hoosiers Feeding The Hungry, are helping hunger relief agencies with their meat needs. Some of the locations are local to the Fort WAyne Area. They are Community Harvest Food Bank and many others throughout the great Hoosier state. They will be doing a fundraiser along with Community Harvest Food Bank and Sweetwater to raise awareness about making a positive impact on the quality of life for Hoosiers by providing nutritious meat to hunger relief agencies within Indiana…One pound at a time. This fundraiser will take place at Sweetwater on Sunday May 20th from 2:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. At this event we will be having four bands, catering, cash bar, and an auction. For more information and to purchase tickets please call (260)233-1444 EXT 103.
3RD ANNUAL AJ ARNETT 5K HONOR RUN
On Saturday May 19th, 2018 the 3rd Annual AJ Arnett 5K Honor Run will take place. The race starts and finishes at Concordia Lutheran High School. The event will raise money for the Honor Flights of Northeast Indiana and Shepherd’s House. For more information and to sign up please go to www.ajarnetthonorrun.com or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ajarnetthonorrun/ .