Thanks to your support, the Copper Country will be ready for recovery
The Portage Health Foundation Board of Directors has approved a restricted fund for the purpose of mobilizing resources for the citizens of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties.
For donors seeking an official conduit to contribute to relief efforts, the Portage Health Foundation has offered to serve in this capacity. Acting as the fiscal agent, the Portage Health Foundation Board of Directors approved the creation of the PHF COVID-19 Community Recovery Fund and will receive, record, hold and disperse all monies contributed to this restricted fund in a manner and purpose that is deemed appropriate by the PHF Board of Directors with input from PHF’s community partners, stakeholders, and municipal leadership.
All monies contributed to this restricted fund will be used for the distribution of health/humanitarian relief to residents in the service area of the PHF. Considering the declaration of this health crisis as a Federal Disaster, distribution of the monies will be used to help offset non-federally covered expenses for municipalities, citizens and other relief efforts as determined appropriate by the Board of Directors with input of the aforementioned stakeholders.
How to Contribute
Contributions can made using the form on this page, or mailed to Portage Health Foundation, 400 Quincy Street, Hancock, Michigan 49930. If sending a check, please put COVID-19 Recovery in the memo line.
To inquire about transferring other types of assets, please contact our office at (906) 523.5920 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If interested private and/or business donors are interested, contact Executive Director Kevin Store at (906) 523-5920.
COVID-19 Funding To Date
- 31 Backpacks ($5,000)
- Copper Country Senior Meals ($2,250)
- Ontonagon County Backpack Program ($2,700)
- Keweenaw Family Resource Center Baby Closet ($900)
- PPE Donations to Non-Profits
- Read for Relief Program at PLDL (up to $15,000)
- Free WiFi Hotspot Network ($3,800)
- Farmers Market PPE ($3,500)
- 15 Mobile Food Pantries ($66,000)
- Donation to Local Schools ($428,450)
- Doubling MTU's Lab Capacity ($142,359)
We're constantly working to address needs that present themselves through our network of community partners. Application information for funding support will be announced as more details of needed response are available.