Transportation Unit

Our Shriner Transportation Units are a free pick-up and delivery service for your family to and from the Shriners Hospital for Children. We provide you with a very comfortable handicap-accessible van and help loading and unloading your belongings. We strive to make your visits to our hospitals as stress free as possible.

  • Meetings: 1st Tuesday of month for 8am breakfast with 9am meeting.
  • Tates Place: 3051 Willowcreek Rd Portage IN 46368
  • Dues: $15 per year

2017 Officers


George Alex
(219) 762-6422

Vice President

Tom Leisure
(219) 405-0066


Bill Snyder
(219) 577-2117


Paul Crowell
(219) 477-2694

We have vans located in Knox, Hobart and South Bend. To arrange transportation to get to a Shriners’ Hospital in either Chicago or Cincinnati, please contact one of the following:

Knox & Michigan City Area

Dave Shepard
(219) 926-8577

Gary, Hobart and Portage Area

George Alex
(219) 762-6422

South Bend Area

Ed Higgins
(574) 654-7703

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