This holiday season, the Morris Inn wants to show how thankful they are for their guests by letting them name their own rates! Upon check out, guests may pay what they think their stay was worth. 

And in the spirit of giving, the Morris Inn will donate 10% of each stay to United Way to help reduce poverty in St. Joseph County! 
For reservations, call 800.280.7256 and ask for the '12 Days' rate. 
Offer valid December 19-30, 2014. Taxes will be assessed upon check out. Rate of the day will be charged if guest does not check out at Front Desk.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. – United Way of St. Joseph County will be holding their Annual Board Meeting on February 26, 2015 at Crowe Horwath in South Bend. The meeting will educate participants regarding the effects of poverty in Michiana. United Way of St. Joseph County is a nonprofit organization working to reduce poverty by focusing on education, income, health and basic needs.


DJ Artimis from U93’s morning show will be broadcasting LIVE from the Martin's Super Market parking lot all weekend long! All donations collected at the event will benefit United Way of St. Joseph County's Team HEAT program.



United Way's Team HEAT program matches each $50 clients pay toward their monthly heating bills,
providing families with heat in the winter months. In addition, clients of Team HEAT receive financial
education and five months of help from a personal case coordinator, leading to year-round utility
services and a better understanding of monthly budgeting. 



For every bucket sold, Martin’s at Erskine Plaza will donate $5.00 back to Team HEAT!
12 Piece Chicken Bucket: $16.00
Offer valid: Friday 11/14 4:00 p.m. - Sunday, 11/16 8:00 p.m.
Limit 1 per customer. Valid ONLY at Martin’s at 926 Erskine Plaza in South Bend. No substitutions.
For every bucket sold, Martin’s at Erskine Plaza will donate $5.00 back to Team HEAT!
Limit 1 per customer. Valid ONLY at Martin’s at 926 Erskine Plaza in South Bend. No substitutions.


Fleece blankets will also be sold for $10 during the event with $5 from each sale going to Team HEAT.


Click below to learn the role these agencies play in supporting clients of our Team HEAT program.

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United Way thanks U93, The Stream and Martin's Super Markets—exceptional partners in driving change
to reduce poverty in St. Joseph County!  


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SOUTH BEND, Ind. – On September 29, 2014, United Way of St. Joseph County will proudly welcome Matt Harrington as its new President & CEO.  Interim President and CEO, Alfred Guillaume, Jr., will aid in onboarding before returning to retirement shortly after that time.

Over the last eight years, Matt Harrington has made a significant impact on the local community through his service as Vice President of Organizational Advancement at LOGAN Community Resources, where he worked to advance the mission of LOGAN through fundraising development, marketing, strategic partnerships, and all Employment Service programs including LOGAN Industries and Community Employment.

In addition to many other noteworthy achievements, most recently, Matt served as Chapter President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in 2012 and graduated from the University of Notre Dame Executive Fund Development Leadership Program in 2013.

“We are confident that Matt will lead the United Way, with its partner agencies, to new levels of success.  His passion for our community, experience in management, and understanding of collective impact will be vital in addressing the most pressing social needs in St. Joseph County,” said Chris Strafford, Executive Chair on United Way of St. Joseph County’s Board of Directors.

As the United Way of St. Joseph County embarks on the journey to reduce poverty by 25,000 individuals by 2025 and celebrates their 100th Anniversary, the timing of Matt’s recruitment was critical." I have been fortunate to have had such a rewarding career that has positively impacted many members of our community,” said Matt Harrington.  "I am honored to join the United Way team and be a part of the exciting work ahead of us."

United Way of St. Joseph County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating long-lasting change and meeting the needs of the community by ensuring that all residents have access to the building blocks to a better life. The mission of the United Way of St. Joseph County is to mobilize the community to collectively reduce poverty.