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Foodbank of Northwest Indiana



Our 2021 Strategic Partner:

Each year, the Board of Directors selects a charitable organization to adopt as a strategic partner for the year.  We are proud to announce that the Foodbank of Northwest Indiana has accepted our offer for 2021.  

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has been leading the Region’s fight against hunger since 1982 and distributes more than 4.5 million meals each year to hungry kids, adults, and seniors across Lake and Porter counties. Each month the Food Bank serves more than 23,000 individuals through its 100+ partner agencies and programs like Mobile Marketplace, Commodity Supplemental Food Program for seniors, and the BackPack program.


In Northwest Indiana, nearly 100,000 individuals are food insecure, meaning they lack access to enough good, nutritious food for themselves and their families. In other words, one in six people in our community doesn’t know where their next meal will come from. Because of generous supporters, corporate partners, and grant monies, the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is able to provide hope to thousands of our hungry neighbors.

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and a member of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization and a powerful network of 200 food banks across the country.

Check out the video below to take a behind-the-scenes look at how the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana staff, volunteers, and community work together to feed thousands of hungry individuals and families across the Region.

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2020 SHRM Learning System Champion

NWI SHRM has been awarded the 2020 SHRM Learning Champion status.

We're so happy to be able to share this accolade with the members, sponsors, and friends of NWI SHRM!

SHRM Learning System Champion ~


We are pleased to inform you that your chapter has been awarded the 2020 SHRM Learning System Champion status.


SHRM Certification has strong momentum as we continue to see growth in the number of people who are SHRM certified, employer awareness, and job postings citing SHRM certified as preferred or required qualifications. And growth across the country in SHRM chapters promoting SHRM certification to their members.

We know that your chapter’s support of SHRM’s Certification is an integral part of our success and we thank you for all that you have done to elevate the HR Profession! The SHRM Learning System Champion Recognition is our way of publicly thanking your chapter for promoting and supporting SHRM’s Certification to your members. Please know that we appreciate all that you do to support SHRM, the HR Profession, and our Education Partners offering SHRM Certification Preparation programs.

Again, Congratulations!!





SHRM Recertification Provider Policy Agreement

As a SHRM Recertification Provider I/we agree to:

  • adhere to all standards and guidelines as defined by SHRM.

  • designate a contact person who will be responsible for entering relevant educational activities into the online SHRM program database.

  • have the resources, facilities, and administrative support to deliver HR Competency and/or Knowledge related programming.

  • offer high-quality programming, developed and presented by appropriate subject matter experts, and utilize presenters/instructors/speakers with proven expertise in the field and the ability to facilitate learning.

  • provide programming that relates to the SHRM BoCK.

  • identify both the learning objectives and Competencies/Knowledge areas for each program offering with specific references to the SHRM BoCK.

  • have a participant evaluation process in place and utilize feedback to ensure continuous improvement in program content and quality.

  • allow SHRM to contact program participants to assess program content and quality.

  • use SHRM methodology to award the appropriate number of PDCs for individual offerings. Credit is awarded based on the actual educational time spent in the program.

This program is valid for Professional Development Credits (PDCs) (programs that are non-degree related) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP.


  • 1-hour and 15 minute concurrent conference session = 1.25 PDCs

  • 3-hour e-learning course = 3 PDCs

  • include a process for determining attendee participation for passive-format programs (e.g. webinars, video conferences, audio casts, self-directed e-learning).

  • ensure qualifying programs are at least one hour (e.g., 45-minute presentation with 15 -minute Q&A period).