Our Community Partners

Elkhart County Community Partners & Programs

ADEC - Care & Job Skills for disabled children and adults

ALICE Report - Survey and results about families in our community who are Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed (the working poor)

Boy Scouts, LaSalle Council  - Home based scouting adventure program for scouts and non-scouts

Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County - Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury & Nappanee care and education of school aged children

CAPS - Child & Family Advocacy Center & Healthy Families both helping families to succeed

Center for Healing and Hope (Emergency Services Tithe) - Low cost/barrier health care

Church Community Services Inc. (EST) - food pantry and Seed to Feed Program - establishing food security in Elkhart by providing fresh, local produce to those in need

COAD Community Organizations Active in Disaster (EST) - Community-wide coordinated disaster response born out of 2018 flood relief efforts and currently focusing on COVID-19

Community Conversations  - Real time needs assessment within our community

Council on Aging - Transportation services for seniors to needed appointments

Cultivate Culinary - Seeks to end the cycle of hunger by providing a food rescue service

Elkhart Community Schools - The HUB (wrap around resources for parents, individuals and students) & Move2Stand (research based bullying awareness and prevention)

Elkhart County Clubhouse - Housing and job skills for people living with mental illness

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) - Faith Mission, Salvation Army of Elkhart & Goshen, The Window, Suzanna’s Kitchen, Church Community Services, Middlebury Food Pantry, FCDC, & YWCA

Family Christian Development Center - Providing prescription case management helping individuals manage their own care

Familywize - Discount prescription card that helps individuals save up to 50% on needed medications

Goshen Community Schools - Invested in volunteer coordinator and mega-tronics pilot

Gr8t Beginnings in Elkhart County - Early childhood coalition

Heart City Health Center  - Thrive United partner

Interfaith Hospitality Network (EFSP) - Advocating and providing for the most marginalized and finding solutions

LaCasa - Financial Empowerment Center

Lexington House of Elkhart - A work centered community for people with persistent mental illness

Oaklawn - Prescription assistance

Open Door Pantry Nappanee (EST) - Food pantry

Page the Puppy - United Way's kindergarten readiness initiative, currently being piloted in Goshen

Postal Carriers Food Drive - Guidance Ministries, Faith Mission, Suzanna’s Kitchen, Salvation Army, St Johns, Christ’s Commissary, Bristol Food Pantry, Middlebury Food Pantry, Salvation Army of Goshen & The Window

Read United - Volunteer reader programs matching community members with students to enhance reading skills

Ribbon of Hope - Cancer care and support navigation

Salvation Army of Elkhart (EFSP, EST) - Emergency food and shelter programs

Salvation Army of Goshen (EFSP, EST) - Emergency food and shelter programs

Success by 6 Summit - Annual United Way event raising awareness for early childhood care and success

Thrive United - This United Way program provides free coaching, resources, and up to $1,000 to help struggling working families reach financial, wellness, educational, and other goals

United Way Coat Drive (EST) - Annual coat drive to provide warm winter items with children who need them

Walnut Hill Early Childhood Center - Affordable quality childcare

WNIT Public Television - Education Counts Programming Sponsorship

YWCA North Central Indiana, Inc. (EFSP, EST) - Safe Haven Women's Shelter

 

LaGrange County Community Partners & Programs

Agape Mission of LaGrange - Providing shelter for families in LaGrange County

Clothes and Food Basket of LaGrange - Providing food and clothing for families in LaGrange County

Community Harvest Food Bank - Providing food assistance for families in LaGrange County

Elijah Haven - Providing shelter and utility assistance for families in LaGrange County

Familywize - Discount prescription card that helps individuals save up to 50% on needed medications

LaGrange County Council on Aging - transportation for seniors

Mongo UMC Food Pantry - Providing food assistance for families in LaGrange County

Read United - Volunteer reader programs matching community members with students to enhance reading skills

Thrive United - This United Way program provides free coaching, resources, and up to $1,000 to help struggling working families reach financial, wellness, educational, and other goals

 

Noble County Community Partners & Programs

ALICE Report - Survey and results about families in our community who are Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed (the working poor)

ARC Noble County Foundations - Promoting and protecting the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Big Brothers Big Sisters NEI - Creating and supporting one-on-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth

Boomerang Backpacks - Nourishing low-income elementary students on weekends by providing free food bags

Cole Center Family YWCA  - Youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility

Common Grace Ministries - Providing rent, utility, and medication assistance

Community Learning Center - Programming,  education, meeting and event partner 

Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) - Providing a voice for powerless children involved in judicial proceedings

Drug Free Noble County - Reducing the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs through education, enforcement, treatment, and prevention

East, Central, and West Noble School Corporations

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) - Catholic Charities, Central Noble Food Pantry, Noble House Ministries

Familywize - Discount prescription card that helps individuals save up to 50% on needed medications

Helping Hands of Orange Township - food pantry

Kendallville Day Care - daycare for ages infant to 5 years old

Life and Family Services  - Providing free and confidential services to support families of Noble County

Lighthouse Childcare & Learning Service - daycare services for teen parents, low-income families, and others in need of childcare

Noble County Community Organizations Active in Disaster - Community-wide coordinated disaster response

Noble County Council on Aging - Community-wide transportation and senior services

Noble House Ministries - Domestic violence shelter, homeless shelter, and Level 3 recovery house

RSVP (Catholic Charities) - Free income tax preparation services

St. Martin's Healthcare - Serving the uninsured and underinsured needs of Noble Co. residents

Thrive United - This United Way program provides free coaching, resources, and up to $1,000 to help struggling working families reach financial, wellness, educational, and other goals

YWCA of NEIN - Domestic violence shelter, addiction recovery, and education services

 

 
*Note: This is a partial list of the organizations and programs that Crossroads United Way supports. Through designations and community projects we work together with hundreds of organizations to help support every person in our communities.