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NL Saturday Serve

03/18/2017

Join us this Saturday, March 18th at 9am as we gather out at Camp Red Cedar to help clean up around the grounds & out in the woods. Dress warm & bring a pair of gloves. If you'd like, bring your chain saw too! Family friendly & light snacks provided. Questions please call Jeff @ 402.2649 Where: Camp Red Cedar, 3900 Hursh Rd 46845 When: Saturday, March 18th, 9am - Noon More Info

2016 Year End Celebration

12/08/2016

Work Hard. Do Good. Love Wins

Event is Sold Out and at capacity... Thank you for your interest in joining us. Join NeighborLink Fort Wayne supporters on Thursday, December 8th from 6-8:...More Info

Family & Generational Volunteer Training

03/19/2016

3/18 Update - We are going cancel this session due to lack of interest. If any of you were interested, but just couldn't make this particular time, know that we're always available for coffee, a phone call, or trading some emails about the subject. We mobilize over 1500 volunteers a year and have seen all kinds of different family situations accommodated at NeighborLink. Simply hit the Contact Us Button and send us a note. https://www.nlfw.org/contact Join us on Saturday, March 19th from 9 a....More Info

Group & Individual Volunteer Training

03/05/2016

Join us on Saturday, March 5th from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. for a training on group and individual volunteer opportunities. Have you ever wondered if some projects are better suited for groups and some for individuals? What if you are an individual who wants to serve with a group, but you aren't sure where to connect. We can help! Join Andrew Hoffman to learn more about group and individual volunteer opportunities as well as dynamics. The training will be located at our office at 2826 S Calh...More Info

How to Use the NeighborLink Website Training

02/06/2016

2.5 Update - CANCELLED - Due to lack of interest, we will be cancelling this training session. If anyone has specific questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us. We're happy to help over the phone, via email, or we can even setup an online tutorial where we can share our screen. Join us on Saturday, February 6th from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. for an introduction to NeighborLink Fort Wayne's website. Brett Meyer will teach you how to use the new website. It is full of features that will help...More Info

Hands-On Power Tool Training

01/23/2016

Join us on Saturday, January 23rd from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. for a hands-on power tool training session. Jeff Shatto and Mark Cass will teach you how to use a variety of saws, nail guns, and other power tools that may help you while working on a project. Come and learn from two experienced handymen the basics of power tools. We know you will have fun and learn a lot! Our goal is to take some of the intimidation away that comes with the idea of using these tools for the first time. This trai...More Info

Introduction to NeighborLink Training

01/09/2016

Join us on Saturday, January 9th from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. for an introduction to NeighborLink Fort Wayne and for a time for questions about anything related to our work. Andrew Hoffman will share how NeighborLink was formed, how it all works and where we are heading in 2016 & beyond. It's vital to know the philosophy for why we do what we do and to learn where you fit in that story. Come with any questions you have in order to maximize our time together. The training will be located at o...More Info

Neighbors At The Table Fundraising Event

12/07/2015

12.4 Update - Our event has sold out. If you weren't able to purchase tickets in time, we apologize and invite you to one of our future events. We hope to do 3-4 of these kinds of events in 2016, so expect to hear more about those. Connecting neighbors for the sake of relationship and transformation is at the heart of what we do. Our vision has always been to facilitate neighborhood development through the mobilization of local churches, businesses, and concerned neighbors. In an effort to celeb...More Info

Foodstock Volunteering

07/25/2015

The local food truck association is hosting Foodstock this coming Saturday and in exchange for making a donation to NeighborLink is asking for volunteers to help with event operations that include setup, trash duty, and teardown. It's not glamorous work, but it'll be fun to hang out as a group, get some good food, and serve the local community in this way. Overall timeline: 9:30a - 8:30p # Of Volunteers Per Shift - 6 Shifts: 9:30a - 12p 12p - 3p 3p - 6p 6p - 8:30p If you can help ...More Info

March Volunteer Training

03/28/2015

Join us on Saturday morning, March 28th from 9-11a, for an introduction to NeighborLink Fort Wayne, a walkthrough on how to get involved and begin volunteering, and for a time for questions about anything related to our work. Andrew Hoffman and Jeff Shatto will co-lead the session and share their years of experience running the organization and leading projects of all sizes and scopes. There are few projects or scenarios these guys haven't seen. These sessions are designed to provide tho...More Info

Neighborlink Go Day November

11/15/2014

Join us this Saturday, November 15th as we gather at Fellowship Missionary Church @ 9am in the morning. We'll divide up into teams & head out to serve those in need of having their leaves raked up. Any questions, please feel free to give Jeff Shatto a call @ 260-402-2649 Bring your rake or leaf blower, gloves, a tarp if you have one & don't forget to dress warm! Fellowship Missionary Church 2536 E. Tillman Rd Fort Wayne, In 46816More Info

FMC Go Day October

10/18/2014

Join Fellowship Missionary Church on Saturday, Oct 18th as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Rd. Fort Wayne, In. 46816 Servi...More Info

FMC Go Day September

09/20/2014

Join Fellowship Missionary Church on Saturday, Sep 20th as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Rd. Fort Wayne, In. 46816 Servi...More Info

NE Christian Go Day September

09/20/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Saturday, Sep 20th as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at NE Christian Church, 4900 Stellhorn Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 Service time between 8a -...More Info

NE Christian Friday Serve Day September

09/19/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Friday, Sep 19th. This service event will focus on building relationships with each other & our neighbors. Please join in as you can for what will surely be a fun a meaningful day. Specific details of this project to be posted once available. Meeting location TBD Service time between 8a - 3pmMore Info

Neighborlink Go Day September

09/13/2014

Join us this Saturday, September 13th as we head out & paint fire hydrants along Trier Rd. Everything you need will be provided, just show up in your old painting cloths! Meet at the southwest corner of Trier & Hobson Rd. Service time between 9a - 12pm More Info

NE Christian Go Day August

08/23/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Saturday, Aug 23rd as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at NE Christian Church, 4900 Stellhorn Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 Service time between 8a -...More Info

NE Christian Friday Serve Day August

08/22/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Friday, Aug 22nd as they meet for breakfast at 7am then head out & serve a neighbor in need. This service event will focus on building relationships with each other & our neighbors. Please join in as you can for what will surely be a fun a meaningful day. Specific details of this project to be posted once available. Meeting location TBD Service time between 7a - 3pmMore Info

First Assy Community Care Day

08/19/2014

Join us as we serve along side First Assembly's Community Care ministry today. We'll gather at 8:15, get our assignments then go out & serve the vulnerable in our community. The group joins back up for lunch then if you can stick around we'll finish up our projects before calling it a day around 3pm. A great way to plug in, build new relationships & help out your neighbor! Contact Jeff @ 402-2649 for more details Meeting location: First Assembly, 1400 W. Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne,...More Info

FMC Go Day August

08/16/2014

Join Fellowship Missionary Church on Saturday, Aug 16th as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Rd. Fort Wayne, In. 46816 Servi...More Info

First Assy Community Care Day

08/12/2014

Join us as we serve along side First Assembly's Community Care ministry today. We'll gather at 8:15, get our assignments then go out & serve the vulnerable in our community. The group joins back up for lunch then if you can stick around we'll finish up our projects before calling it a day around 3pm. A great way to plug in, build new relationships & help out your neighbor! Contact Jeff @ 402-2649 for more details Meeting location: First Assembly, 1400 W. Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne,...More Info

Neighborlink Go Day August

08/09/2014

Please join us for a time of learning how to be a better coach & volunteer. We'll also be answering questions on the ins & outs of our website. Looking forward to seeing you there! Meet at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Rd, Room #104, Fort Wayne, In. 46816 Service time between 9a - 11amMore Info

First Assy Community Care Day

08/05/2014

Join us as we serve along side First Assembly's Community Care ministry today. We'll gather at 8:15, get our assignments then go out & serve the vulnerable in our community. The group joins back up for lunch then if you can stick around we'll finish up our projects before calling it a day around 3pm. A great way to plug in, build new relationships & help out your neighbor! Contact Jeff @ 402-2649 for more details Meeting location: First Assembly, 1400 W. Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne,...More Info

First Assembly Community Care Day

07/29/2014

Join us as we serve along side First Assembly's Community Care ministry today. We'll gather at 8:15, get our assignments then go out & serve the vulnerable in our community. The group joins back up for lunch then if you can stick around we'll finish up our projects before calling it a day around 3pm. A great way to plug in, build new relationships & help out your neighbor! Contact Jeff @ 402-2649 for more details Meeting location: First Assembly, 1400 W. Washington Center Rd, Fort Wayne...More Info

NE Christian Go Day July

07/26/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Saturday, July 26th as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at NE Christian Church, 4900 Stellhorn Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 Service time between 8a ...More Info

NE Christian Friday Serve Day July

07/25/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Friday, July 25th as they meet for breakfast at 7am then head out & serve a neighbor in need. This service event will focus on building relationships with each other & our neighbors. Please join in as you can for what will surely be a fun a meaningful day. Specific details of this project to be posted once available. Meeting location TBD Service time between 7a - 3pmMore Info

FMC Go Day July

07/19/2014

Join Fellowship Missionary Church on Saturday, July 19th as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Rd. Fort Wayne, In. 46816 Serv...More Info

Neighborlink Service Night July

07/15/2014

Join Neighborlink on Tuesday night, July 15th as we head out & serve a neighbor in need. This service event will focus on building relationships with each other & our neighbors. A great opportunity for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about, meet some new friends and help a neighbor with a need. Specific details of this project to be posted once available. Meet at Neighborlink, 2826 S. Calhoun St. Fort Wayne, In. 46807 Service time between 5:30p - 8:30p More Info

Neighborlink Go Day July

07/12/2014

Join Neighborlink on Saturday, July 12th as we head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at Neighborlink, 2826 S. Calhoun St. Fort Wayne, In. 46807 Service time between 9a - 12pm More Info

Neighborlink Go Day July

07/12/2014

This Saturday's service event will be canceled. Please join us on Tuesday night, July 15th as we work on painting the trim on the home of Audrey. Hope to see you this Tuesday evening! More Info

NE Christian Go Day June

06/28/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Saturday, May 31 as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at NE Christian Church, 4900 Stellhorn Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 Service time between 8a - 1...More Info

NE Christian Friday Serve Day June

06/27/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Friday, May 30 as they meet for breakfast at 7am then head out & serve a neighbor in need. This service event will focus on building relationships with each other & our neighbors. Please join in as you can for what will surely be a fun a meaningful day. Specific details of this project to be posted once available. Meeting at 7am for breakfast @ Willie's Family Restaurant, 6342 St Joe Center Rd or rally with us at 8am over at NE Christian Church, 4900 Stellhorn...More Info

CVC Service Event

06/21/2014

Crime Victim Care needs volunteers to help clean out and paint a room in the basement of St. Patrick?s, 2120 Harrison St. We are looking at June 14th & June 21st (if work is not finished) 10AM-mid afternoon (or however long volunteers can stay). We?re looking to get as many people as possible since there is a lot of cleaning to be done and we will be painting the entire room. We will have supplies, however if volunteers want to bring their own that would be great in case we run out! Volu...More Info

FMC Go Day June

06/21/2014

Join Fellowship Missionary Church on Saturday, June 21 as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Rd. Fort Wayne, In. 46816 Servi...More Info

Neighborlink Service Night June

06/17/2014

Join in with Jeff & a couple other men tonight as we do some power washing & scraping on a home in preparation for painting this Saturday. We'll be meeting directly at the project site tonight so please contact Jeff directly at 402-2649 for exact details.More Info

CVC Service Event

06/14/2014

Crime Victim Care needs volunteers to help clean out and paint a room in the basement of St. Patrick's, 2120 Harrison St. We are looking at June 14th & June 21st (if work is not finished) 10AM-mid afternoon (or however long volunteers can stay). We're looking to get as many people as possible since there is a lot of cleaning to be done and we will be painting the entire room. We will have supplies, however if volunteers want to bring their own that would be great in case we run out! ...More Info

NE Christian Go Day May

05/31/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Saturday, May 31 as they head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. These will be simple projects that anyone can join in on that day. Great opportunities for volunteers to learn what NeighborLink is all about and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up. Meet at NE Christian Church, 4900 Stellhorn Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 Service time between 8a - 12p...More Info

NE Christian Friday Serve Day May

05/30/2014

Join NE Christian Church on Friday, May 30 as they meet for breakfast at 7am then head out & serve a neighbor in need. This service event will focus on building relationships with each other & our neighbors. Please join in as you can for what will surely be a fun a meaningful day. Specific details of this project to be posted once available. Meeting location TBD Service time between 7a - 3pmMore Info

NeighborLink GO Day: May

05/24/2014

Join NeighborLink Fort Wayne on Saturday, May 24th as we head out and serve a few neighbors that are seeking assistance through our website. NeighborLink will lead 2-4 simple projects that anyone can join on that day. It's our way of creating opportunities for volunteers to show up, get to know what NeighborLink is all about, and meet some new friends who also want to help a neighbor with a need. We'll post more specifics as they come up, but you should email Jeff Shatto, our Director of Mob...More Info

Small Things: Year End Celebration

12/03/2013

Work Hard. Do Good. Love Wins Event is Sold Out and at capacity... Thank you for your interest in joining us. Join NeighborLink Fort Wayne supporters on Thursday, December 8th from 6-8:30pm for a year-end celebration event. We will be gathering at the Hoppy Gnome's new brewery space next to their restaurant downtown for dinner and a celebration of all the incredible work that's been done in 2016 thanks to our volunteers, partners, and donors. 2016 is proving to be another successful year full of...More Info

Summer Training Series: Power Tools Instructional Session

08/07/2013

Have you ever struggled to help with a project because you weren?t sure how to use the tools? We?ll provide equipment and offer basic instructions on how to use a variety of power tools including: - Cordless drills - Miter saws - Circular saws - Nail guns - Many more More Info

NeighborLink Summer Picnic

08/04/2013

A summer celebration event for NeighborLink recipients, volunteers, and coaches at the Rockhill Park Pavillion. We'll provide meat, buns, paper products, and beverages, and we'd like everyone else to bring a side dish to share if possible. Please RSVP so we know how many people are coming. More Info

Summer Training Series: Intro to NeighborLink

07/26/2013

Executive Director, Andrew Hoffman, will share about NL?s beginning, our purpose, and our dreams for the future. He?ll help you understand our mission and how you can join us. The same training is offered on July 11th. More Info

Summer Training Series: Coach Training

07/16/2013

Transitioning to the role of coach can present a few challenges, so a veteran coach will offer some advice. We?ll discuss how to encourage volunteers, serve recipients, and be a great leader for NL.More Info

Summer Training Series: Intro to NeighborLink

07/10/2013

Executive Director, Andrew Hoffman, will share about NL?s beginning, our purpose, and our dreams for the future. He?ll help you understand our mission and how you can join us. The same training session is offered on July 27. More Info

Summer Training Series: Living in the Tension

07/01/2013

As you may have noticed through NL projects, serving others often puts us in tense situations. Steve Binkley will give some helpful tips about how to handle that tension so you can continue loving your neighbor.More Info

Fire Hydrant Painting

06/15/2013

  This summer, we will be launching out into the community of Fort Wayne to paint all the fire hydrants that need painted this year. We've partnered with the City of Fort Wayne to help them complete a task that gets overlooked, but makes a visual impact on our neighborhoods and communities. Plus, NeighborLink will receive $5 for every fire hydrant painted.   Each hydrant needs to be wire brushed and painted yellow. All supplies will be provided. Each team will meet at a pre-determined location b...More Info

Hack-a-Thon

04/26/2013

  Event Details Starting at 6pm, we?ll gather at Founders for a night full of website development for NeighborLink Fort Wayne. The goal is to get as much of the new website NLFW is developing programmed as possible. You can read about why we're rebuilding the website here. NLFW?s key developer, Brett Meyer, and designer, Josh Tuck, will be leading everyone that night in order to make sure anyone that volunteers that night has clear direction. NL director, Andrew Hoffman, will also be there to ma...More Info

April 20th - Winter Training Series

04/20/2013

This event has been cancelled. We've found that we need to have 10+ people in the group to have the best training environment, and unfortunately we only had a few that were interested in the training. If you were hoping to come or have questions you'd like to ask us, please contact us. We'd be happy to support you.      NeighborLink projects can be difficult and can often leave us with more questions than we have answer for. The Winter Training Series is an opportunity to gather and learn from e...More Info

March 16th - Winter Training Series

03/16/2013

NeighborLink projects can be difficult and can often leave us with more questions than we have answer for. The Winter Training Series is an opportunity to gather and learn from each other. Taking these opportunities to learn how to love your neighbor well will better equip all us to serve our community. These sessions are more conversations than lectures. Take a look at the sessions below and plan to join us.    Introduction to NeighborLink - Andrew Hoffman will share how NeighborLink was formed...More Info

RENEW

12/10/2012

Next year will be our 10th anniversary at NeighborLink Fort Wayne, a milestone that is for us both hard to believe and reason to rejoice. It's also a reason to reflect, to focus on the hundreds and thousands of community members we've given back to and to celebrate the incredible volunteers who've made it possible through their faith, their compassion and their commitment to building a stronger community through deeds and dedications. Most importantly, however, it's a chance to renew. To renew o...More Info