HIGHLAND, IN. – Strack & Van Til teamed up with Sojourner Truth House in a donation-matching partnership for Giving Tuesday on Nov. 28. The funds raised will help homeless women and children living in Lake County.

Sojourner Truth House is a ministry of hope and help for homeless and at-risk women and their children sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. Through hospitality, advocacy, integrative services and collaboration, participants improve their quality of life and that of the community in a safe, trusting environment.  The organization believes in empowering women and children in need by providing them with basic life skills.

The donation-matching partnership directly helps women access the services provided by the Sojourner Truth House.  Services such as employment training, healthcare screenings and counseling to improve their quality of life.

On Giving Tuesday, the donations will be matched up to the first $5,000 raised by the community.

Jeff Strack, president and CEO of Strack & Van Til, is thankful for the opportunity to support Sojourner Truth House.

“We developed a strong relationship with Sojourner Truth House,” Strack said. “Our core mission is to make Northwest Indiana a better place to live. We are fortunate that, through our business, we can help organizations like Sojourner Truth House at various capacities and bring awareness to others of the services they provide to those in our community.”