Across the country, the Y helps people give back and assist their neighbors by offering them opportunities to volunteer, advocate and support programs that strengthen the community. During the YMCA’s 4th Annual “Operation Thanksgiving Dinner,” 55 families received nonperishable food items to create a Thanksgiving meal. Forty-seven different …Read More
Keeping Kosciusko REMC families warm this holiday season just got a little easier for Combined Community Services (CCS) with a $10,000 donation from KREMC. Annually, Kosciusko REMC donates to the CCS Winter Heating Assistance Program, but this year the $5,000 donation was doubled with the help of CoBank, …Read More
The Local Emergency Food and Shelter Programs Board for Kosciusko County has received notice that Kosciusko County is being awarded $11,786 through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. Federal funds are awarded through the Department of Homeland Security. A national board was established to distribute funds appropriated by …Read More
InkFreeNews.comJoe BoalsUpdated: Nov 27, 2012 @ 2:37 PM
The annual public consignment toy sale has been set and event organizers are asking for good quality used or new toys and other kid-friendly items. Organizers request toys in good shape be dropped off between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Dec 10-13, and 9 a.m. …Read More
The Cultural Council and Owen’s Supermarket East in Warsaw are hosting s 25 Sleighs of Christmas community sharing event to benefit the less fortunate in our county. The 25 Sleighs of Christmas is a collection of food and goods that will begin this Friday, Nov. 23, in the …Read More
Masterson Chiropractic Clinic, 725 E. Market St., Warsaw, donated $846 plus hundreds of canned goods to Combined Community Services as a result of the clinic’s Patient Appreciation Day on Nov. 8. Patient adjustments cost just $10 that day, and patients could pay that amount or donate canned goods. …Read More
Mission Point Community Church and Grace College are partnering with Owen’s Supermarket on East Center Street, Warsaw, to host the second annual Super Market Sweep: Give ‘Till You Drop event on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Super Market Sweep is an all day event for the Warsaw Community members …Read More
The 11th annual Turkey Lurkey 5K Run/Walk to benefit Combined Community Services is coming up on Saturday, Nov. 17, and pre-registrations are now open to participants. All of the proceeds from the Turkey Lurkey 5K Race are used to support the many programs at Combined Community Services that …Read More
On Saturday, I went skydiving for charity and am happy to announce nearly $2,000 was raised for the Combined Community Services Food Pantry.
The money was collected largely online via a special link that was on StaceyPageOnline.com.
The CCS Food Pantry still needs financial help to stock the shelves for what is being predicted to be a harsh winter. That means many of our friends and neighbors will be struggling to heat their homes and fuel their vehicles and will need the extra help provided by CCS.
You can donate anytime of day or night and even season by clicking on the CCS link. The CCS Food Pantry feeds more than 560 families each month.
Don’t let Saturday’s weather forecast stop you from having some fun and coming out to help a great cause. Coming up on Oct. 27, myself and so far approximatey 7 other people have agreed to take the plunge from 13,000 feet to benefit Combined Community Services Food Pantry. …Read More
On Aug. 25, the Elite Frogs parachute display team, comprised of U.S. Navy SEALs, parachuted over Lake Wawasee in Syracuse. On that day, Ron Baumgartner, president of The Papers Inc. and StaceyPageOnline.com, did a tandem skydive with the team, which was part of a fundraising event for the Wawasee Navy SEAL …Read More
As I sort through my emails and Facebook messages today, I find – much to my comfort – that I will not be jumping from a plane alone. And alone I mean, other than the guy I’ll be strapped to! Thus far, 7 people have told me they …Read More
On Saturday, Oct. 27, I will jump from a perfectly good airplane to raise money for the Combined Community Services Food Pantry. Why am I doing this? I blame Jason Branham and Chris Rager – and because the CCS Food Pantry is in need of food. While I’m …Read More
To date, One Dog at a Time Rescue Pet Food Pantry of Kosciusko County has provided 5,761 pounds of dog food and 1,966 pounds of cat food to Combined Community Services of Kosciusko County. The ODTR Pet Food Pantry at CCS distributes food to pet owners who are …Read More
The Greater Warsaw Ministerial Association is sponsoring the 28th Annual Kosciusko CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Sept. 30. The walk will begin with a time of prayer at 1:30 p.m. at Center Lake Pavilion, 119 E. Canal St., in Warsaw. Walkers collect pledges to support the efforts of Church …Read More
September is Hunger Action Month and, in conjunction with International Housekeeping Week, Wyndham Garden and Bennigan’s conducted a nonperishable food drive to help residents of Kosciusko County. Wyndham Garden and Bennigan’s employees were able to collect several boxes of food to donate to Combined Community Services. Pictured, from …Read More