Community Involvement

Blackburn & Green Community Involvement:

Tom Blackburn and R.T. Green have donated their time and energy to programs aimed at making Indiana a better place to live.

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Here are some of the programs they support:

Annual Bike Giveaway

Allen County Courthouse Preservation Trust, Inc.
Formed in 1994, the Allen County Courthouse Preservation Trust, Inc. began the task of restoring the magnificent Allen County Courthouse. Contributions go towards daily operations and events like the “hanging of the wreath.” Learn more by visiting www.allencountycourthouse.org.

Honor Flight Northeast Indiana
The Honor Flight Network is a nonprofit organization that honors America’s veterans by flying them to Washington, DC. Contributions to the Northeast Indiana chapter go towards ensuring all flights are free to Indiana veterans. For more information, visit www.hfnei.org.

Safety Village
Safety Village is an entire town, complete with stop signs and municipal buildings, built to kid-size scale. It is used to teach school children hands-on lessons in safety education.

ARC of Northeast Indiana
ARC of Northeast Indiana serves people with disabilities. Its goal is to help people with impairments to lead full, enriched lives by assisting them in job opportunities, living arrangements, and many other programs.

SCAN Overview
SCAN, an organization dedicated to the safety and support of abused or neglected children, is a not-for-profit effort also committed to parental training for the prevention of abuse. The organization also places great value on the role of family when considering a child’s personal development. Contributions help to sponsor awareness efforts such as SCAN’s annual “Tailgate with SCAN” party. For more information, please visit www.scanfw.org.

River City Thunder 9U Baseball
River City Thunder 9U Baseball is a Fort Wayne, community-based little-league team. Sponsorship of the team goes to pay expenses and provide funding for competition all season long.

History Center
The History Center is home to the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society, its museum, and collection of some 26,000 artifacts, photographs and documents representing the history of Fort Wayne, Indiana and greater Allen County. Contributions to the organization support student trips to the History Center and Chief Richardville House where they gain a better understanding of and appreciation for their community through the physical exploration of history. For more information, please visit www.fwhistorycenter.com.

The Thirteen Step House Inc
The Thirteen Step House Inc helps men in the greater Fort Wayne, Indiana area safely and effectively recover from alcohol and drug addictions. Contributions to organization help provide the tools necessary for men to secure and maintain sobriety as they return to the families and communities. For more information, please www.13stephouseinc.org.

Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc.
The Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, Inc. works to alleviate hunger through the full use of donated food and other resources. Contributions to the organization help support the increase in public awareness of and community involvement. Learn more at www.communityharvest.org.

The Timmy Foundation
The Timmy Foundation seeks to help meet medical needs by providing basic medical care and serving people with severe medical problems in third-world countries.

Lifeline Youth & Family Services
Lifeline Youth & Family Services works to strengthen children and their families. They serve more than 8,000 children and families a year by offering a full range of programs to meet families needs.

Special Olympics
Special Olympics is made up of passionate, committed individuals from every walk of life, who recognize the value and unique gifts of people with intellectual disabilities. And who, together, share the common belief in dignity, equality and opportunity for ALL people.

Walk for Animals
The mission of Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is to ensure public health and safety as well as prevent pet overpopulation, animal neglect, and animal cruelty through education, rescue, and law enforcement. Part of this effort includes their annual Walk for Animals which we proudly support.

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #36 of South Bend Appreciation Award

Paralyzed Veterans of America Certificate of Appreciation

Huntington University

4-H

Lake George Conservancy

World Baseball Academy Spring Auction

American Legion Post 357

Doggone Best Chili Challenge

JAHS Mock Trial Team

Summit City Spartans

Aboite Softball League Sponsorship

Aboite Softball League Sponsorship

Cure JM Foundation, Miles for Maddie Sponsorship

Healthier Moms and Babies

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fort Wayne Urban League

Riley Children Hospital

Indiana University Foundation

Wounded Warriors Project

Franklin College

Community Foundation of Whitley County

Fort Wayne Gardener’s of America

The Navigators