The Pokagon Band presented checks totaling $860,000 to South Bend Mayor James Mueller and representatives from several area non-profits today at a ceremony at Four Winds South Bend

The Pokagon Band presented checks totaling $860,000 to South Bend Mayor James Mueller and representatives from several area non-profits today at a ceremony at Four Winds South Bend! 

Recipients included the City of South Bend, the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County, YWCA of North Central Indiana, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, Jobs for America’s Graduates Indiana, the Bowman Creek Project, Beacon Children’s Hospital, South Bend Community School Corporation, and South Bend Venues, Parks & Arts for the renovation of Howard Park.  These contributions are part of a voluntary local agreement between the Pokagon Band and the City of South Bend. 

Matthew Wesaw, Tribal Chairman of the Pokagon Band said, “These important organizations play a vital role in serving the community and we look forward to seeing what programs and initiatives they have planned for 2020.”