Tuesday, November 27, 2018, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose:  to encourage giving and celebrate generosity. 

The Community Foundation's goal is to raise $10,000 for the Community Grants Fund that supports local charitable programs and projects year-round.  CFPC is also  promoting 8 other local  nonprofits that will participate in  GivingTuesday this year:

Star City Lions Club - began collecting monetary donations at their annual pancake breakfast October 7 to  support the Reading is Fundamental program.  Donations may be made through October 16 and mailed to 4126 S 250 E, Star City.

Friends of the Panhandle Pathway - will collect donations to reach a $1,000 goal to strengthen the Panhandle Pathway Endowment fund.

Pulaski County Purdue Extension  - will accept monetary support for the Mary Powers Extension Education Fund that  supports Pulaski County Extension Service  training, meetings, and educational travel costs. Donations will be accepted at the extension office or CFPC office.

Pulaski County Human Services - is selling Gutwein Popcorn to raise funds for both senior centers and the Community Reading Corner.  Contact Jacki Frain at 946-6500. 

Community Wellness Center of Winamac- will seek contributions on November 27 for their financial aid program that assists families and children who cannot afford youth programs or gym memberships.  Call Mike Banta at 946-4150 for more information. 

UPTOWN Project - will sell spice and dip mixes starting October 13.  Proceeds will be split between the UPTOWN Project Endowment Fund and the Montgomery Mercantile. Call Darlene Mellon at 219-567-2224 for more information.

Peak Community Services - encourages donations to improve the Winamac day service area.  Donations will be accepted at the Winamac office starting in November.  Contact Harrison Smith at 574-753-4104.

Monterey Tippecanoe Township Public Library - is collecting monetary donations for programming/art supplies for the Adult Art Club. Contact Renita Pothoff for more information.