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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.
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.
INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMUNITY OUTREACH EVENT
On Thursday May 19th from 10am to 2pm Trine University - Ft. Wayne will be hosting a Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs Community Outreach Program Event. The event is a one stop shop for Veterans, Service Members, and Dependents. There will be employers on site that are planning on conducting some "pre-interviews". They ask that individuals dress in business casual and to bring a resume. To register for the event please go to https:ftwayne-coe.eventbrite.com . For more information call toll free: 1-844-480-0009 or go to www.in.gov/dva.
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! For more information or to be apart of Big Brothers Big Sisters go to www.bbbsnei.org or call 1-260-456-1600.
NELSON'S CHICKEN & RIB BBQ
On Saturday May 28th at the J.O. Morys' in South Milford the annual Nelson's Chicken & Ribs BBQ will be taking place. The event is from 10:00 am until the food is sold out. The sponsor for this event is Big Long Lake Association. For more information about the event call 1-260-417-9875.
FT. WAYNE VISION WALK, BENEFITING THE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS
WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 2016 Registration: 8:30 a.m. | Walk Starts: 10 a.m. WHERE: Headwaters Park – Germanfest 333 South Clinton Street, Ft. Wayne, IN 46802 DETAILS: Join hundreds at the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ Ft. Wayne Vision Walk to help raise awareness and funds for sight-saving research for retinal diseases including retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and Usher syndrome, which affect more than 10 million Americans. People are invited to form teams or walk independently at the free, family-friendly event, which will also include activities for children, refreshments, entertainment and more. To participate or support the Vision Walk, visit www.FightBlindness.org/FtWayneVisionWalk. Contact: Rachel Martin, Events Manager, RMartin@FightBlindness.org, 847-680-0100!
SAVING A LIFE ONE KIDNEY AT A TIME
Did you know that ten percent of Americans have some type of chronic kidney disease? Michelle from Marry Me In Fort Wayne.com 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 save her life. The donor must be blood type b or type o and within the ages of eighteen to sixty five. 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.
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 fund 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.
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