You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • General Wayne's new garden
  • Airport board sets out '15 salaries
    Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority members introduced next year's salary ordinance for airport employees Monday.
  • briefs
    City part of VA outreach program The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs will conduct community outreach programs in eight cities, including Fort Wayne.

Foundation unveils Let’s Give campaign

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is sponsoring Let’s Give Allen County, a one-day fundraiser that’s part of a national celebration of the 100th anniversary of community foundations.

The foundation aims to raise $50,000 between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. May 6.

Proceeds will benefit the following: Community Harvest Food Bank’s SeniorPak program, Cornerstone Youth Center’s Summer Youth Life and Job Skills Camp, Fort Wayne Cinema Center’s New Seating Campaign, Renaissance Pointe YMCA’s Student of Success program and the YWCA Northeast Indiana’s Crisis Shelter. Each has the opportunity to receive up to $105,000 in matching funds.

On May 6, donations can be made online at, or on Twitter @cfgfw and #letsgiveallencounty; or at the foundation’s office, 555 E. Wayne St.

– Journal Gazette