Legacy Foundation hosts free holiday fun fair to kick off 2020 Census


’Tis the season to be counted! Legacy Foundation, along with other Lake County, Indiana, service organizations, will host a community fair on December 18 from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Jean Shepherd Community Center (3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN 46323). The free event will celebrate the holidays and share information about how to ensure your family is counted in the 2020 Census.

Attendees of all ages can enjoy interactive games and light appetizers while learning about community resources and the importance of the 2020 Census. A U.S. Census Bureau representative will be on-site to answer questions regarding the 2020 Census and to assist anyone interested in applying for a job with the Census Bureau.

To reserve your free tickets please visit www.legacyholidayfair.eventbrite.com or call 219-736-1880. Nonprofit organizations interested in being a vendor at this event should email Maranda Fishback at mfishback@legacyfdn.org.

This fun fair is a program of Legacy Foundation’s 2020 Census initiative, We Count Lake County, which aims to ensure all Lake County, Indiana residents are counted during the 2020 Census. To learn more about the initiative, please visit www.legacyfdn.org/census.

About Legacy Foundation

Legacy Foundation is a community foundation that supports the passions of philanthropic individuals, organizations, and businesses in Lake County, Ind. Through the generosity of many donors, Legacy has awarded more than $40 million to charitable causes since its founding in 1992. With a deep knowledge of local issues, we work creatively across the public, private and philanthropic sectors to address challenges throughout Lake County. For more information, visit www.legacyfdn.org.

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