Being part of a community means giving back to it. There are countless organizations in Fort Wayne that provide value to our area and are eagerly waiting to hear from you. They can always use more volunteers, patrons, participants, and support.
Do you have a way others can get involved in the Fort Wayne community? Let us know!
Strong character. Belief in self. Personal growth. While they are too busy having fun to realize it, these are just a handful of the many positive values instilled in kids who attend the Game Day Sports Camp, which takes place starting June 10th at Concordia Seminary on North Clinton.
Fort Wayne Mad Ants star Ron Howard... more
The Fort Wayne Club was started in 1989 by a small group of community leaders who felt the city had a need for a place young boys and girls could go after school and in the summer and get positive reinforcement in an open, accepting environment.
Hope House, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization offering State Certified transitional residential programs for homeless women in recovery from chemical dependency.
At Hope House you can volunteer:
Little River Wetlands Project is a nonprofit land trus founded in 1990 with the goal of restoring and preserving wetlands in teh watershed of the little River, a headwater tributary of the Wabash River. Its primary project area encompasses 25,000 acres of land once known as the Great Marsh, in Allen and Huntington Counties, Indiana.
The Franciscan Center, Inc., was founded in 1989 by Sally Ley and the late Jean Kelly as a homeless shelter an sack lunch program. The worldwide Secular Franciscan Order however, was founded over 800 years ago by St. Francis of Assissi, and was the inspiration for the St. Charles Fraternity in Fort Wayne to create the Franciscan Center. Over... more
"Our Clothing Ministry is one fo the largest outreach ministries of HUMC. IN 2010 we served 1897 people. We serve clothing to individuals and families and groups. We send items to agency caseworkers, food banks, fire victoms, and more." - Huntertown United Methodist Church
Cancer Services is committed to helping people with cancer by providing individual support, durable medical equipment, information, transportation, health supplies, financial assistance, complementary care and support groups.
Thank you for your interest in Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, and your willingness to volunteer your time... more
Volunteers are the lifeblood of United Way and its agency partners. Non-profit organizations could not survive without them.
United Way of Allen County's primary volunteer opportunity is with our Education Network, an initiative designed to connect community members with organizations that provide opprtunities to work with local... more
Summit Equestrian is a non-profit therapeutic riding center located in the La Cabreah neighborhood of Fort Wayne, Indiana. We strive daily to improve the lives of children and adults of ALL abilities through the interaction with horses. We focus on addressing cognitive, physical and emotional disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic... more
"Our Mission is to seek out the lonely, the hurtiing, the lost, being His ands and feet, spreading His love and blessings to those that are down and out on the streets of Fort Wayne. We also serve those that are going through the rehab program at the local Salvation Army in Fort Wayne by offering hygiene items to them, being a support... more
Rotary-Rotaract Perfect Gift Blood Drive
American Red Cross Donation Center
Thursday January 3, 2013 2pm – 7pm
1212 E. California Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Submitter: Lauren Kingseed
EventLocation: American Red Cross
Community Center Services
The Community Center offers a wide variety of
services to the community such as: Foot Care
Clinic, Three Ladies and..., How's Your Hearing,
Diabetic Screening, Senior Health Insurance
Assistance Program (SHIP), Legal Counseling,
Volunteer Opportunities... more
Mom's Offering Mom's Support (MOMS) Club is an international organization, with two outstanding chapters in Fort Wayne. This is great for the stay and home mom or those who are trying to juggle working and being there for their little ones. It's great to see your children learning to interact with other area kiddos. We do lots of playgroups... more
It is the mission of the Friends of the Parks to promote the stewardship and celebration of the scenic, historic, and recreational resources of the parks and public spaces in Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana.
Friends of the Parks is active in promoting the stewardship in many different ways. Whether it is through service events... more
The mission of the Fort Wayne Urban League is to enable urban residents and others to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.
For over 90 years, the Fort Wayne Urban League has helped thousands of Fort Wayne residence achieve their goals of reaching their full potential and becoming self-sufficient.... more
OUR MISSION: To provide, through the power of Jesus Christ, a home for the homeless, food for the hungry, and hope for their future.
The Rescue Mission provides support for many in our community each year. The Restoration House, Charis House, and Life House provide direct care to individuals in our community. The Treasure House helps... more
We are inspired by the Gospel to provide free primary healthcare services to uninsured, low-income residents of Allen County.
Matthew 25 relies on many in the community to provide services to those in need within our community. From medical professionals who provide their time and knowledge to the entire community... more
Friends of the Rivers is a nonprofit organization that was created to preserve and support the region's rivers. Rivers advocate, Dan Wire, serves as the Co-Chair of the organization and the primary contact.
The organization operates informally; however it has supported two very large projects in Fort Wayne.
The Downtown Improvement District (DID) is an Economic Improvement District established under State of Indiana statute. Our services improve the business climate of the district and allow owners of non-residential real property to more easily assess their own economic potential.
The DID has a not-for-profit corporation status and... more
Help our community preserve its precious natural resources through ACRES. Here's how they describe themselves.
As our cities and towns expand, with more and more rural properties being claimed for development, there is an increasing need to preserve what is left of our forests, prairies and wetlands. It is these natural lands... more
Looking for a way to get involved with the helping preserve the architectural history of Fort Wayne? Check out ARCH.
ARCH is a not-for-profit organization that advocates for the protection and preservation of historically and culturally significant assets and historic places in Allen County and northeast Indiana.
Are you looking for indoor or outdoor soccer, flag football, volleyball, indoor or outdoor baseball, in-line hockey, lacrosse or skills clinics? Well stop looking because The Plex is where you need to be. Leagues and tournaments happen year round so check out their website or call them for more information on their programs. Then head over to one... more
Mission: The Allen County SPCA will promote the prevention of cruelty to animals by providing a safe haven for animals, an effective and comprehensive adoption program, education and outreach programs for the community and deep and broad membership and volunteer programs.
The Allen County SPCA is always looking for willing to give... more
NeighborLink Fort Wayne invites Fort Wayne residents and organizations to seek free assistance from their neighbors, and invites Fort Wayne residents to join Volunteer project teams to provide free assistance.
Our mission is practical, neighbor-to-neighbor expressions of God's love.
If you ever had the desire to... more
The mission of Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, Inc. is to alleviate hunger through the full use of donated food and other resources and to increase public awareness of and involvement in our mission.
Community Harvest provides many opportunities to get involved the fight against hunger. Through its Tillman Road... more
Theology-on–Tap is a speaker and conversation series for people in their 20’s and 30's to learn more about the Catholic faith, make connections between faith and everyday life and enter into conversation with their peers.
We will meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month at Calhoun Soups, Salads, and Spirits in downtown... more
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Economic Development Alliance began in 2000 as the lead organization for economic development activities throughout the county. They are a not-for-profit organization supported by Allen County, the City of Fort Wayne, the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority. With a... more
Save Maumee Grassroots Organization was formed to create awareness about the conditions of the three rivers in Fort Wayne, Indiana, while also facilitating ecosystem restoration projects to help the entire Great Lakes Watershed. See more by visiting their website.
This organization is about addressing the rivers of Fort Wayne head... more
The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership (NEIRP) is a non-profit, investor-based organization that actively supports business expansion and economic growth in ten of northeast Indiana counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley.
Funded by foundations and private investors, NEIRP... more
The mission of the Little River Wetlands Project is to restore and protect wetlands in the Little River watershed southwest of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and to provide educational opportunities that encourage individuals to be good stewards of wetlands and other natural ecosystems.
The Little River Wetland Project helps operate and maintain... more
Fort Wayne Urban Gardening aims to address beatification, education, poverty reduction, and economic development, but promoting gardening in the urban context. The group began in 2010 and have helped a few different community organizations start gardens. The group continues to have conversation with other community organizations to host or manage... more
YLNI Mission & History
Big things are happening in Northeast Indiana. Our community, with its heart in the city of Fort Wayne, is a vibrant, fun place to live and work—full of opportunities for economic, social and cultural growth.
And growth is the very essence of Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana. With... more
The Active 20-30 Club of Fort Wayne was chartered in 1997 with 12 members. Since it inception, the club has grown to over 70 volunteers and 25 acive members and has raised over $115,000 for our local children. We continue to raise money and srive to be a bridge between corporate sponsors and the children desperately in need of support. We Continue... more