Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

The latest positive news written by residents and organizations in our community.

Cancer Services Receives Generous Lincoln Financial Foundation Grant

Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana has received a $39,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to support the Client Advocate Program. This program provides financial assistance, practical resources and emotional support to people in our community who have cancer. It ensures that our friends and neighbors with cancer have the knowledge and tools they need while fighting the disease.

Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lincoln Financial Group, believes in empowering people to live greater lives, which advances culture and empowers greater positive change. Its grant is part of Lincoln Financial’s annual $10 million investment in its local communities’ youth education, economic and workforce development, human well-being and arts programs.

About Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana

Cancer Services’ mission is to enhance the quality of life of those affected by cancer by providing meaningful resources, information and compassionate assistance. Last year, 2,787 local people with cancer and their families received emotional support and practical resources. Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana helps people who live in Allen, Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties.

About Lincoln Financial Foundation

The Lincoln Financial Foundation, established in 1962, is a nonprofit organization formed and supported by Lincoln Financial Group. Under the Foundation guidelines, grants are made in the areas of arts, education, human services and economic/workforce development.