"Grace Beyond Borders"


Grace Beyond Borders is a non-profit organization located in East Chicago that provides resources and services to the homeless and those impacted by drug addiction. They were recently awarded a grant of $4,000, courtesy of the Legacy Foundation and Foundations of East Chicago to be used to fund a meal bag program for the homeless and food insecure. “Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte recently spoke with Marcus Martin the founder of the organization about the mission of the organization and the work it is doing to help end homelessness in northwest Indiana.


On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the City of Gary’s EMS 224 Fund problems, a walk-a-thon is planned to help combat homelessness in the Region, Carter Barrett reports on the Young Democrats of America convention happening in Indy, Gov. Eric Holcomb recently launched his re-election bid and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Porter County Office of Community and Economic Development Director Tony Rodriquez. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

Grace Beyond Borders

Grace Beyond Borders NWI is an organization with a mission to offer hope, love and care to the invisible homeless population in Northwest Indiana. On Saturday, August 3rd they will host their 2nd Annual Face of Grace Walk-a-thon to raise funds to continue the work of impacting the lives of those struggling with homelessness, hopelessness and drug addiction. Lakeshore Public Radio’s Dee Dotson recently spoke with Marcus Martin, founder of the organization.     

Lake County Democratic Party

Today:    Our conversation with Lake County Democratic Party chairman Jim Weiser on the new candidates on the general election ballot -- some of whom are just getting involved in local politics.  Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson talked with "Grace Beyond Borders" founder Marcus Martin about the Aug.


Today:  The issue of homelessness in northwest Indiana is far from going away, so we bring back our conversation with Marcus Martin, an East Chicago resident with "Grace Beyond Borders Northwest Indiana,"  a non-profit organization with a mission of combating homelessness in the region.  Northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer helps us get ready for all of the changes that we'll face in preparing our income tax returns this year. 

Natons Well website

Today:   We have a conversation with Marcus Martin of East Chicago-based "Grace Beyond Borders Northwest Indiana," a non-charitable public organization with a mission to combat homelessness in the Region.  They have a 30-day campaign underway called "A Night Without A Home," where Marcus sleeps with the homeless each night to raise awareness about homelessness and to solicit support for an emergency shelter.