Tuesday, September 25, 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. 

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
There will be a blood drive on Saturday September 15th, from 11am -5pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on 5401 St. Joe Road in Fort Wayne. Sign up online @ redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “ldsfw”.

FORGOTTEN CHILDREN WORLDWIDE 6K COMPETITIVE RUN, 3K FAMILY WALK

On Sunday, September 23rd starting at 1pm at Pine Hills Church in Fort Wayne the first annual FCW 6K Run and 3K Family Walk will take place. The registration is at 1:30 pm  and the race starts at 2:30 pm.  The cost is $20 per person, $15 per person (group 4 or more), or fund-raise $100. To purchase tickets or fundraise for this event, please visit https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/go4h2o

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