Michigan City, Indiana - Horizon Bank is pleased to announce the recent grant to Lacasa, Inc. of Elkhart and Goshen Indiana in the amount of $10,000 through the Horizon Cares Charitable Grant Program.
Lacasa is a nonprofit housing agency, with programs to help clients achieve financial stability. From becoming a homeowner to improving credit scores; from finding an affordable rental to receiving home repair assistance. Lacasa believes that everyone deserves a strong foundation.
The grant will help fund Lacasa’s Financial Empowerment Center, which provides adults with knowledge and tools to turn personal finances into a mechanism for family stability. David Eifler, Market President of Berrien County Michigan and North Central Indiana said of the grant, “It is a privilege to support Lacasa, as they are a pivotal organization in the community and create continuous opportunities for those who reside in Goshen and Elkhart.”
The organization offers several classes, including the Master It series which allows participants to focus on their credit, debt, and overall money management. In addition, Lacasa offers the DreamSavers Program which allows participants to receive up to $4,500 in matching funds towards the purchase of an asset. Lacasa offers classes at no cost, that are available in English and Spanish, and provided both virtually and in-person.
Lacasa, Inc. is a Community Housing Development Organization serving Elkhart County Indiana since 1970. Lacasa is strengthened by ties to state and national organizations and became a member of the NeighborWorks America Network in 1999. Lacasa programs are designed to create opportunity for personal empowerment, family stability, and neighborhood vitality. All Lacasa activities and services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran. More information about Lacasa is at www.lacasainc.net.
About Horizon Bank
Horizon Bancorp, Inc. is an independent, commercial bank holding company serving Indiana and Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary, Horizon Bank. Horizon Bancorp, Inc. 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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