Our Community Partners

2020 Community Partners in Elkhart County

2-1-1 - Resource navigation hotline and referral service
ADEC - Care & Job Skills for disabled children and adults
AGAPE Backpack Program - Backpacks stuffed with schools supplies for children
ALICE Report - Survey and results about families in our community who are Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed (the working poor)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County - Youth mentorship in school and out
Boy Scouts, LaSalle Council  - Merit program
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) - EFSP and Innovation 
COAD Community Organizations Active in Disaster (EST) - Community-wide coordinated disaster response born out of 2018 flood relief efforts
Community Conversations  - Real time needs assessment within our community
Council on Aging - Transportation services for seniors to needed appointments
Elkhart City Homeless Coalition - Advocating for the most marginalized and finding solutions
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 & 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 City Homeless Coalition - Advocating for the most marginalized and finding solutions
Goshen Community Schools - Invested in volunteer coordinator and mega-tronics pilot
Gr8t Beginnings in Elkhart County - Early Childhood Coalition
Guidance Ministries Homeless Day Service (EST) - Advocating and providing for the most marginalized and finding solutions
Heart City Health Center  - Dental care and prescription assistance
Interfaith Hospitality Network (EFSP) fundraising - Advocating and providing for the most marginalized and finding solutions
LaCasa - Roosevelt Center Summer Program and Financial Literacy
Oaklawn - Prescription assistance
Open Door Pantry Nappanee (EST) - Food Pantry
Postal Carriers Food Drive & United Way - 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
United Way Coat Drive & Southside, Inc. (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

2020 Community Partners in LaGrange County


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

Bright Point - Provides rent and utility assistance for families in LaGrange County

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

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

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

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


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