LAPORTE, IN. — In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Sacred Heart Church in LaPorte, Indiana is pleased to report that they recently received a generous Grant donation from Horizon Bank to support the work of their parish food pantry.
“The grant in the amount of $2,500.00 was awarded on April 5, 2020 and will help serve the needs of the greater LaPorte Community. We are so thankful for Horizon’s support in this great time of need,” stated Deacon Frank J. Zolvinski.
"Investing in the well being of our communities is a priority, and we know the Sacred Heart Church will provide struggling families with much needed food during these difficult times," stated Steve Kring, Regional President of Northwest Indiana.
The pantry serves over 1170 families a year and operates every Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. for the past 15 years.
Food donations may be put in a box in the entrance area of Sacred Heart Office (on Niesen St.) on Tuesday & Thursdays from 9:00 a.m.-Noon. The food donations will be divided between our two food pantries to help our La Porte Community.
About Sacred Heart Parish
Sacred Heart Parish was founded in 1913, the third Catholic Church in LaPorte. Sacred Heart is a lively and dedicated Catholic community. Through the years many have gathered here to work, pray, and worship in the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Founded by Polish immigrants, the parish is now one of three churches that makes up LaPorte Catholic Church. To learn more about the founding and history of the parish, explore at www.catholiclaporte.org/sacred-heart.html
About Horizon Bank
Horizon Bank has pledged $250,000 in aid for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are being allocated across several not-for-profit groups who are working to assist affected individuals in the communities we serve in the States of Indiana and Michigan.
Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Indiana and Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary Horizon Bank. Horizon also offers mortgage-banking services throughout the Midwest. Horizon Bancorp may be reached online at www.horizonbank.com. Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.
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