The Elkhart County Homeless Coalition’s annual Box City event is today from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The event will take place in the Civic Plaza in downtown Elkhart.
The Homeless Coalition will offer a free chili lunch at noon and the Noon Optimist Club will offer another free chili meal at 5:30 p.m.
Steve’s Gym will provide a martial arts demonstration at 5 p.m. and the 4-H Pay it Forward club will perform the Stone Soup skit at 6 p.m.
The Homeless Coalition will be taking donations of candles, socks, hats, gloves scarves and winter coats throughout the day.