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Community Impact Partners


American Red Cross
“Together, we can save a life”
Sue Gulley, Director
721 Riverview Ave
Elkhart, IN 46516

“Enhancing the lives of people with disabilities”
Donna Belusar, President
19670 SR 120
P.O. Box 398
Bristol, IN 4507
(574) 848-7451

Boys & Girls Club of Goshen
“Our promise to tomorrow...inspiring and enabling today's children”
Kevin Deary, President
306 Crescent
P.O. Box 614
Goshen, IN 46527
(574) 534-5933

Boy Scouts, LaSalle Council
“Offering young people responsible fun and adventure”
Pat Bridges, Executive Director
1340 South Bend Ave.
South Bend, IN 46617

“Preventing child abuse by valuing children and strengthening families “
Candy Yoder, President/CEO
1000 W. Hively Street
Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 295-2277

Council on Aging
Tammy Friesen, Executive Director
230 East Jackson Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 295-1820 

Family Christian Development Center

Mark Mikel, Executive Director
P.O. Box 227
Nappanee, IN 46550
(574) 773-2149

Family Services of Elkhart County, Inc. 
“We are making a difference”

Jennifer Doty, Executive Director
132 State Street
Elkhart, IN 46516(574) 295-6596

Heart City Health Center
Vernita Todd, President/CEO
236 Simpson Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 293-0052

“Every family deserves the chance to build a better life”
Larry Gautsche, President
202 N. Cottage 
Goshen, IN 46528
(574) 533-4450 

Laurie Neumann Nafziger, CEO
330 Lakeview Drive
P.O. Box 809
Goshen, IN 46527
(574) 533-1234

Ribbon of Hope
Loretta Salchert, Exeuctive Director
600 East Blvd.
Elkhart, IN 46514
(574) 389-7379

Salvation Army- Elkhart 
Captains Nicholas & Jodi Montgomery
300 N. Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 970-0088

Salvation Army- Goshen
Majors Al & Karen Hanton
P.O. Box 114
Goshen, IN 46527
(574) 533-9584

Walnut Hill Early Childhood Center
Carol McCrory, Executive Director
1201 S. 11th Street
Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 534-1884



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When we LIVE UNITED... Elkhart County does more... it's that simple.

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Helping children and youth achieve their potential.

  • Kindergarten Readiness
    Readiness to succeed in school means children enter kindergarten developmentally on track.
  • Elementary Readiness
    Reading on grade-level by fourth grade means elementary students are prepared to succeed in later grades and to graduate from high school
  • High School Graduation
    Academic achievement is reflected in one-time high school graduation rates

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Promoting financial stability and independence.

  • Adult Education
    How can adults best engage with post-high school learning opportunities to, in two years or less, move from a low-skill job to a middle skill job?
  • Financial Literacy
    How can a family best learn the fundamental money skills they need to successfully meet their basic needs?
  • Savings & Assets
    How can a family best develop the assets they need to remain financially stable during changes in income, illness or other events.

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Improving people's health.

  • Dental
    Untreated dental health problems interfere with the ability to learn, eat and work.
  • Hunger
    If a person is hungry, everything else in life becomes a challenge.
  • Medical Self-Advocacy
    How can a family best learn the fundamental skills they need to successfully navigate a difficult diagnosis?

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