YOU DID IT!!! #FeedTheNeed $5,000 Match Challenge Meets Its Goal!

A total of over $10,000 was raised to enable Heart of the City Mission Foundation to complete its van purchase! This will help HOTC nourish people and foster nutrition where it is needed most. 

#FeedTheNeed $5,000 Match Challenge


• #FeedTheNeed will take place October 19-26, 2020.

• Donations received within that time period will be matched $1 for $1 up to $5,000.

• Donations may be made online on the HOTC website - simply select Heart of the City Mission Foundation and follow the instructions for online giving. Click Here To Donate.

• Donations may also be made by check and mailed to: Heart of the City Mission Foundation, 1651 Cass St, Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Earn-A-Bike Program COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 has impacted many of the Heart of the City programs including the Earn-A-Bike Program. 

Two Easy Ways to GIVE When You SHOP!

Shop and help earn donations from:

Thank You for Giving On #GivingTuesday

Thank you to all who contributed to #GivingTuesday on May 5, 2020. It helps us do many things, including to load volunteers' vehicles to distribute food directly to our community. The $3,009.60 that was raised...

2020 Raymond Rosenberger Award Recipient: Tim Stauffer

He never forgot that day, and the gratefulness he felt has followed Stauffer throughout life. He wanted others to feel that kind of neighborly love. So, he became the giver, striving to feed people physically and spiritually.


#GivingTuesdayNOW is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.

HEARTFUL 2020 Event Postponed

Like so many others, HOTC we find ourselves in unprecedented times.  HOTC has made the decision to postpone “HEARTFUL 2020” fundraiser originally scheduled for April 22, 2020.

Heart of the City Receives $10,000 Grant

The Heart of the City Mission Foundation (HOTC) announced recently that it has received $10,000 to help fund the distribution of rescued food.

HEARTFUL 2020 POSTPONED - Your Donation Will Still Be Appreciated!

Click Here to Donate and Attend:
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Empyrean, 25th Floor, PNC Bank Building, Downtown Fort Wayne 

2019 Christmas Eve Neighborhood Walk

Bring your family and friends at noon on Christmas Eve and help with the annual "Christmas Eve Neighborhood Walk".

Getting Food Where it is Needed

Heart of the City Mission Foundation not only runs an onsite food pantry, but they also load up vans and SUVs and take the food to where the people are that need this help.