How the community can participate


1. Donate gift cards, coupons, products, or resources
Examples of some of the donated items in prior years: 

  • 200 dozen eggs from a local egg company (1 dozen per family unit)
  • Varying grocery items to create over 300 grocery bags of items (1 bag per family unit)
  • Chips and salsa from a local restaurant to serve as snacks throughout the day
  • Coupons to visit a local car mechanic for a free oil change

2. Donation of time and services are also welcomed
Examples of some donations in prior years: 

  • Free flu shots and varying health screenings from local health clinics
  • Barbers and hair salon staff to assist in cutting hair
  • Photographers to assist taking family photos

3. An information table of your organization’s services that can assist people with their needs

  • Table space and chairs provided
  • In an effort to encourage guests to stop by the booth and talk with the representatives, the guests receive a door prize ticket for every booth they visit. Several door prizes are awarded toward the end of the evening.

Community Groups that provided an information table:

  • Baker Youth Club
  • Beaman Home  
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters  
  • Brightpoint  
  • Cardinal Services
  • Combined Community Services
  • Crosswinds Youth  
  • ECA/Early Childhood Alliance  
  • Fellowship Missions  
  • Gateway  
  • Goodwill Career Center
  • Habitat For Humanity
  • Head Start  
  • Heartline
  • Healthy Families
  • Lutheran Social Services  
  • NIHHC/Northern Indiana Hispanic Health
  • Salvation Army
  • Warsaw Housing Authority  
  • Work One World Compassion Network  
  • YMCA

Community groups that provide donations:

  • CE National  
  • Combined Community Services  
  • Conley Barber Shop  
  • Egg Innovations          
  • Grace College  
  • Indiana Wesleyan University  
  • Ivy Tech Community College  
  • Karla Ellis Photography  
  • Meijer  
  • Sodexo Food Service  
  • Walmart
  • World Compassion Network
  • Hair Stylists:
    • Renee Case and Robin Stillfer – Bar’lon Haircuts for Men
    • Crystal Reed – Expressions Salon/Amanda Miller

A Times Union “Thank You” advertisement will be posted to recognize all donors.

For more information, contact We Care Warsaw coordinator, Dave Rank at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..