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Virtual Campaign Launch

Join in with others across the community for our VIRTUAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCH!!! Thursday, September 3rd at 2:00 p.m. you will meet our 2015 Campaign Chair, view our new campaign video, and learn ways you can be a part of changing someone's story. Don't worry if you can't "attend" at the designated time,...

Free School Supplies for Elementary Students

First Church of Christ, Bluffton, is hosting a fun family event on Saturday, August 1st from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at the 4-H Park.   A picnic lunch with hot dogs and other treats will be served! Fun activities and games are planned! They will distribute FREE backpacks and school supplies for...

Free Lunch for Children & Teens

All children ages 18 and under can eat a free meal every day - Mondy through Friday - at Bluffton Elementary School cafeteria.  Children must arrive during serving time, 11-12:30pm, and meals have to be eaten at the school (no carry out).  The Free Summer Lunch program ends July 31st and is closed July 3rd.

Now Taking Golf Registrations for Annual Golf Classic

Sign up your foursome for a fun day on the links ~ Thursday, June 11th at beautiful Timber Ridge Golf Course outside Bluffton.  Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30.  Cost is just $85 per golfer.  Contact Maribeth at (260) 824-5589 to get onboard! 

Share Your Love of Reading

Our executive director, Pamela Beckford, has spent every Monday morning this past school year sharing her love of reading with local kindergarteners.  She knows that reading to children every day is important to grow their vocabulary and help with reading comprehension.  Here Pamela is pictured with two...

Business Before Hours

United Way will be announcing an important new community initiative, and a day full of youth-centered activities starts at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School.  Join us for muffins, coffee and door prizes from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Read Across America Day

To celebrate Read Across America Day, our executive director, Pamela Beckford, spent the day traveling to kindergarten classrooms across the county and reading Dr. Seuss books to the children. She read to over 100 kindergarteners!  Here she is pictured at Ossian Elementary School.

National 2-1-1 Day

February 11th is 2/11 . . . it's National 2-1-1 Day! In 2014 nearly one out of every 10 Hoosiers contacted 2-1-1 for help, with over 1 million referrals made! Call 2-1-1 or 1-877-502-0700 today for FREE, confidential, 24/7 information and referral. You can also search the online database at...