Thursday, April 26, 2018

2018 Community Events Calendar

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.

FORT WAYNE PET FOOD PANTRY

The Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry is at a critical low level of dry dog and cat food. To donate 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.

AMERICAN RED CROSS – VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The American Red Cross, Blood Services has Volunteer opportunities for Blood Donor Receptionists at the 1212 E. California Rd. site and at the Lutheran Hospital Fixed Site.

The 1212 E. California Rd. location has Saturday and Sunday opportunities for two shifts, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to  1:30 p.m. The Lutheran Hospital Fixed site has opportunities on Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please contact Pam Schroeder at 260-480-8218 for more information. 

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/ .

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