2020 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.
CANCER SERVICES COMEDY NIGHT
Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana Invite you to Comedy Night on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020. The event will take place at Sweetwater in Fort Wayne. The guest Comedian is Josh Sneed. The General Admission Tickets are $50 per person and VIP Tickets are $75 per person. Doors open at 6pm fir VIP Guests. To purchase tickets please go to cancer-services.org.
PHILLIPS HOUSE/KICK THE ADDICTION EVENT
On Friday, February 28th from 6pm to 9pm the Phillips House will be hosting an Addition Recovery Event in Ashley, Indiana. The location is at the Shiloh House of Prayer. There will be free food, live worship music, raffles and a good will donation is appreciated.
COPS AND ROBBERS 5K 2020
Join the Fort Wayne Police Departments Patrolmens Benevolent Association on May 2nd at Shoaff Park as they raise money for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. When you register you will have the option to choose team Copy or team Robbers. Each team will have a unique shirt. Registration is only $25. The race starts at 10:00am with the robbers team getting a 2 minute head start before the cops begin. You may pick up the race packet on Friday, May 1st from Noon to 6:00pm at the FOP Lodge, 2125 Olladale Drive. Registration is at www.getmeregistered.com . Please search Cops and Robbers 5k to register. Thank you for your support!