March 13

Annual Meeting & Dinner

VNA Annual Meeting & Dinner March 13, 2023

Please join us for a celebration as we honor staff and community members, present scholarships, and remember Pat Bodensteiner, founding member of VNA Hospice.


March 20

March for Meals – Community Action Week

The annual March for Meals campaign is a national, month-long effort hosted by Meals on Wheels America, designed to generate public awareness about senior hunger and isolation and to celebrate the invaluable services provided by senior nutrition programs - like VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County. We are inviting community members to help support our efforts by delivering meals, attending fundraisers and sharing your experience. By participating in March for Meals, you will be able to help educate our community on this life changing service provided by VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County.

Community Champions Week March 20 - 24th

Come deliver meals with us! We’ll have a small reception then deliver meals to our neighbors in the following areas:

  • Tuesday, March 21st - Chesterton, Indiana
  • Wednesday, March 22nd - Valparaiso, Hebron, & Kouts, Indiana
  • Thursday, March 23rd - Portage, Indiana

If you’re interested in assisting with meal delivery on these days please RSVP to Julie Kissinger at (219) 531-8030 or by email and she will provide you with further details.

Give Back Nights

  • March 2nd 4-8PM – Panera Bread, Portage, Indiana
  • March 6th 4-8PM – Culver's, Portage, Indiana
  • March 20th 4-8PM – Panera Bread, Valparaiso, Indiana
  • March 21st 4:30-8:30PM - Culver's, Valparaiso, Indiana
May 7

Stroll for Hospice

Come celebrate and support the VNA Hospice program that has provided compassionate care to more than 15,000 patients and families in our community. Together we can make best days possible for patients and their families as they face the end of life journey.

After a 2.1 mile stroll through downtown Valparaiso, participants enjoy family activities like dancing to a DJ, picnic lunch, raffle baskets, bounce house, kids' crafts and face painting, informational booths and more!


June 3

Hops for Hospice

Featuring 100+ beers from local, independent and national breweries, locally-inspired foods, and one of the hottest bands around, Smalltown. Admission includes unlimited beer tasting, regionally inspired food samplings, and a commemorative glass.

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June 28

VNA NWI Hospice Military Stand Down

Please join us for a celebration of veterans in the Northwest Indiana community. Learn More

Nov 8

VNA NWI Hospice Military Stand Down

Please join us for a celebration of veterans in the Northwest Indiana community. Learn More