Day of Caring

Indiana Tech is adding a new community-focused event to its annual homecoming schedule, beginning this October.

The university will hold Indiana Tech Day of Caring on Tuesday, Oct. 1., to kick off Homecoming 2019 festivities. The fruits of the day’s labors will support United Way initiatives.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Andorfer Commons Dining Hall

Volunteers will assemble 60 emergency meal kits and 200 literacy kits. The meal kits will be distributed by Associated Churches to needy members of the community. Literacy kits will be distributed to the YWCA and Early Childhood Alliance.

2:30-4:30 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne, 2609 Fairfield Ave.
Brightpoint Headstart at East Wayne, 801 E. Wayne Street

  • Projects at the Boys and Girls Club include providing help with homework (primarily middle-school mathematics), helping in the gym and, possibly, discussing your career path with students.
  • Volunteers at Brightpoint Headstart will be helping with landscaping on the playground and other areas of the facility.

Volunteering for these initiatives is open to Indiana Tech faculty, staff and students. Anyone who participates in the off-site initiative is guaranteed an orange ​Day of Caring t-shirt. Participants at the on-site event will get a t-shirt while supplies last. Those wishing to participate in Indiana Tech’s Day of Caring can register at

For more information, contact Bethany Ballard, Indiana Tech associate director of student involvement,, or 260.422.5561, ext. 3440.