Join Grow Wabash County in Supporting Local Charities on Giving Tuesday
22 Nov 2022
Celebrate Giving Tuesday with us this month, a day where people throughout Wabash County and communities throughout the world give back and donate to the causes that matter to them most. This annual global celebration encourages people everywhere to give, whether it be a monetary donation big or small, time spent volunteering, or some other way to help someone in need. This year, Giving Tuesday falls on November 29th.
Giving Tuesday inspires togetherness in Wabash County and all communities. It is an important reminder to take some time out of our busy lives to help those who really need it. Helping someone can range from first-hand efforts in spending time with someone suffering to making a contribution to a local charity.
Organizations and Charities In Wabash County
There are so many organizations and charities in Wabash County that are making a difference. These places can have a positive impact on children, animals, the environment, and even more. Many of these depend on both donations and volunteers to keep their operations up and running and to be able to deliver their services to the public.
Becky Arnett has been Executive Director of Wabash County Habitat for Humanity since June. Prior to that, she had been a Habitat partner and homeowner.
"Habitat for Humanity depends on donations from individuals and organizations to build homes in Wabash County,” Arnett said. “Participating in Giving Tuesday is a means for people who want to donate to a worthwhile cause.”
How Supporting Local Charities Benefits Our Community
Charities and nonprofits contribute greatly to both local economies across the U.S. and the overall national economy. These entities provided approximately 12.3 million jobs in 2016, which is equal to 10.2 percent of private sector employment in the U.S. and is now equal to employment in the manufacturing industry.
Local charities and nonprofits not only create jobs, but they also improve quality of life, whether it be directly assisting people and causes or strengthening Wabash County’s sense of community. They help make Wabash County a wonderful place to live as an individual or with a family. Supporting them will lead to children learning the importance of caring for others. Plus, every dollar that is donated to a Wabash County charity on Giving Tuesday helps the local economy as it is money that stays in the community.
“I think it is important for benefactors to know that their money stays here to help families within the communities in Wabash County," Arnett said.
Give Back in Wabash County!
This Giving Tuesday, we are celebrating the power of giving in Wabash County. Our community members are welcome to assist in bringing about some positive change. The staff at Grow Wabash County invites community members to look at the local charities and nonprofits below and find a way to lend them your assistance this Giving Tuesday!
- 85 Hope
- Arc of Wabash County, Inc.
- Belgian Draft Horse Corporation of America
- Bowen Center
- Community Foundation of Wabash County
- Daniel's Place, Inc.
- Don Wood Foundation
- Downtown Wabash, Inc.
- First Friends Early Learning Ministry
- Freedom Academy
- Friends Counseling
- Grow Wabash County
- Hands of Hope
- Heartland Career Center
- Honeywell Foundation
- Indiana Tech
- Indiana University Kokomo
- Ivy Tech Community College
- Josiah White’s
- Learn More Center
- LIFE Center
- Lighthouse Mission of Wabash County
- Living Well in Wabash County CoA, Inc.
- Manchester Alive
- Manchester Community Schools
- Manchester University
- Metropolitan School District (MSD) of Wabash County
- Pathfinder Services, Inc.
- Paul Speicher-Ralph Naragon Advised Non-Permanent Fund
- Purdue Extension Wabash County
- Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana
- Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
- Transform Consulting Group
- Vernon Health & Rehabilitation
- Visit Wabash County
- Wabash Carnegie Public Library
- Wabash City Schools
- Wabash County CASA
- Wabash County Christmas Spirit
- Wabash County Habitat for Humanity
- Wabash County Historical Museum
- Wabash County Solid Waste Management
- Wabash County United Fund, Inc.
- Wabash County YMCA
- Wabash First UMC
There are many more Wabash County charities and nonprofits to keep in mind this Giving Tuesday. Donate, volunteer, or lend a hand to a friend or neighbor this November 29th to help support your favorite cause!