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Mayors Support GIVE Day

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The mayors of Porter County's two largest communities have proclaimed November eighth “Porter County GIVE Day”, an effort . Portage Mayor James Snyder and Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas both signing proclamations in support of that day, when donations to seventeen local nonprofits will go even further in the fight against homelessness thanks to a match pool from sponsors.

The amount of the match will depend on the number of gifts contributed on November eight, 2012 only. Nonprofit organizations who will receive funds include Alice’s, The Caring Place, Dayspring Women’s Center, Gabriel’s Horn, Habitat for Humanity of Porter County, Harold “Hal” Kelley Respite House, Housing Opportunities, Moraine House, New Creation Business Advocates, Open Arms Shelter for Women, Opportunity Enterprises, Porter County Community Foundation Housing Assistance Fund, Porter-Starke Services, Rebuilding Together Duneland, Rebuilding Together Hebron, Rebuilding Together Valparaiso and Valparaiso Men’s Overnight Shelter.

Donors can give online or drop off checks in-person between 8 am and 5 pm at The Times, 1111 Glendale Blvd, Valparaiso. Only gifts received on November 8, 2012 through GIVE Day, will qualify for matching funds. More info at Region News at our website [lw]

To donate online, visit www.portercountygiveday.org

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