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.

Here are some of the programs they support:

 

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