01/30/12  Starke United, Inc. is a member of the Indiana Associations of United ways and has announced that they are accepting applications from non-profit organizations in Starke County who wish to apply for undesignated funds from the 2011 fund-raising campaign.

Sandy Kersting-Rudd, Vice-chairman of the Allocations committee for Starke United reports that applications are available in the Starke United office at 53 W. Lake Street.  Applications can also be obtained through email at info@starkeunited.org or maybe downloaded from the website at www.starkeunited.org. An organization must be an IRS qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization or be able to prove their non-profit status.

Applications are due back in to the Starke United office by February 27th, 2012 by 3 p.m. Central time.  The committee will then be meeting on March 12th, 2012 to determine their recommendations for the distribution of the funds.

The following areas of concern are: education, income and health. It is Starke United’s goal to create “lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of problems”.  Together we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.

For more information contact the Starke United office at 574-772-7506