Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties are "The Region." And Real Life is for it. As part of the Chicago Metropolitan area, we embrace our diversity, work ethic, and everything that makes it easy to call The Region home. Scroll down for more info on how we are #fortheregion.


Check out our partners listed below that we work with and through to Love God, Love People, and Serve the World in The Region.

Portage Community Garden

Reinvigorating our community through growing flowers, plants, fruits and vegetables, and donating produce to existing local charitable organizations, such as food banks.


Housing Opportunities

Resolving and preventing homelessness in Porter and LaPorte Counties.


Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

Mission: To feed people today, and end hunger tomorrow by inspiring and collaborating with our community.Vision: A community free of hunger.


Family Promise

Family promise allows communities to develop comprehensive, holistic solutions for families facing homelessness. Coordinated compassion helps them rebuild their lives with new skills and ongoing support.


Portage YMCA

Putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy mind, body, and spirit for all.