No Programs. Office Open.

It is a snow day, but our offices will open for clients with appointments and our food pantry will open as scheduled at 2PM. Our youth programs (Yo Puedo Leer, Crece Conmigo, and Adelante) are canceled today.  Thank you for understanding and please drive safe out there!

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2016 Beach Night Trivia!

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Trivia Night 2015

On Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 6PM the La Casa de Amistad Board of Directors will be hosting their annual Trivia Night event at Stanley Clark School. We sold out the event last year and this year are making teams of 8 so that we can accommodate the most teams. We are still accepting sponsorship of this event and are not selling individual tickets, just team registrations.

Updated Event Info HERE

EVENT SPONSORS (sold out)

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TEAM SPONSORS ($200)
Sponsor will receive ONE team table for Trivia Night event (8 seats)
Logo/Name printed on brochures on the tables.
Mentioned during opening and closing of the program.

Register a Team $100
We expect the event to sell out and sponsors receive first chance for tables. A team will receive one table (8 seats).

All proceeds from Beach Night Trivia directly support the youth and advocacy programs at La Casa de Amistad, Inc. Any questions about our programs or the event please call us at 574.233.2120.   

Deadline for Sponsorship to be included in all marketing materials is January 20th, 2016, we can accept some afterwards but recognition options could be limited.  Logos and marketing will be displayed online as soon as sponsorships are confirmed.
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Comcast Internet Essentials Learning Zone

On Friday (1/22/16) we joined Comcast and the South Bend School Corporation and community partners the Latino Task Force for Education (LTFE), Keith Giden Community Center, and New Horizons Church to announce the newest Comcast Internet Essentials Learning Zone… on the westside of South Bend!

It is an exciting project that brings faith based organizations, non-profits, our local schools and agencies like La Casa de Amistad together to help local families cross the digital divide. We held a press conference in the offices of the Latino Task Force for Education in the Marycrest Building on Western Ave. We had a great turnout of media, elected officials and local leaders and supporters. Check out all the coverage:

Learning Zones Press ConferenceSouth Bend Tribune
WNDU
WSBT
Fox28

Thank you to Comcast for making this grant and program possible. Thank you to our other partners and supporters The Boys and Girls Club, El Campito, NAACP, and everyone who helped make it possible. This grant strengthens and bolsters our portfolio of programs to help our families on this important issues, Digital Literacy.

If you have questions you can call our office or stop in for materials and more information on Internet Essentials or to sign up for computer classes.

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Closed for MLK Day Observance

We will be closed on Monday, January 18th, 2016 in observance for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Please take the day to reflect on your role in making our community a better place for everyone to live.

MLK Jr. Day_Rotator New Size“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The staff, volunteers and board of La Casa are proud to be helping advance the dream of MLK in our community. If you want to join our efforts please let us know. On January 19th many local events and activities are happening, check them out:

MLK Celebration: SB Heritage
MLK Day Concert: IU South Bend

Check out other local and regional celebrations of the life and contributions of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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