Charles Black Community Center | Donate Now

Be a part of something powerful. Support the Charles Black Community Center – a South Bend mainstay celebrating 50 years of establishment and service.

The Center offers a wealth of programs, from basketball camps to senior fitness classes to a music therapy series – all at little or no cost to the community. Every dollar the center makes is directly reinvested back into public programming for patrons of all ages.

Charles Black Community Center Brick Campaign: Honor a family member, a friend, a loved one, or an organization with a commemorative brick. This brick will be engraved with a name or message and installed on the property of the Charles Black Community Center, where it will be part of our community forever.

Charles Black Community Center Fund: Choose to give any dollar amount to strengthen and enhance the center’s ongoing low-cost programs and activities for all ages.

Your donation will ensure these programs thrive for the Center’s next 50 years and beyond.

Thank you for your support of the Charles Black Community Center. For more information, please contact the VPA’s Chief Development Officer, Annie Smith, at or (574) 235-5940.