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Latest News and Events from Portage Health Foundation

September 23, 2022

Biblio Bistro: Fall in Love with Red Flannel Hash

You'll be falling in love with this Red Flannel Hash recipe! This delicious and affordable meal is made with as much locally sourced food as possible after Chef Michael and Dietitian Meghan made a trip to the Calumet Farmers Market to pick up goods.

September 8, 2022

#GivingTuesday 2022 Applications are Open for Non-Profits

Applications have officially opened for Portage Health Foundations’ (PHF) #GivingTuesday. Non-profit organizations who are interested in partaking in the 6th annual #GivingTuesday in the Copper Country are encouraged to apply.

 #GivingTuesday..

September 6, 2022

Using CKH to Choose Greatness This School Year

Below is a guest post written for the Portage Health Foundation (PHF) website by Darren Kinnunen, the principal at Horizons High School in Mohawk and a committee member for Superior Educators. 

Take a few seconds and think about your favorite school..

September 2, 2022

Biblio Bistro: Wild Blueberries, Wild People

Biblio Bistro is back for season three, and it starts off with a wonderful episode titled Wild Blueberries, Wild People! In this episode Chef Michael and Dietitian Meghan show off a bunch of amazing ways you can utilize the wild blueberries found..

August 22, 2022

PHF Launches AED Grant Program

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is announcing a one-time automated external defibrillator (AED) grant program to address the foundation's long-term sustainability goal of building safer communities.

In recent years, several requests have been made..

August 19, 2022

Community Health Interns Reflect on Summer 2022 Experience

The PHF Podcast is back with a new episode featuring Community Health Interns Ally Ronis and Lucy Campbell. The duo joined Portage Health Foundation staff during the summer of 2022. 

They helped with a number of projects, shadowed PHF staff through..

August 17, 2022

Ontonagon Mobile Food Pantry Set for September 7

On Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 12 p.m. a mobile food pantry will be hosted at Ontonagon Village Fire Hall. The event will provide a variety of foods, including fresh produce and dairy items, to approximately 300 families on a first-come,..

August 16, 2022

PHF supports 11 volunteer emergency first responder groups

Volunteer emergency services in Michigan’s Copper Country are now better prepared to help citizens thanks to $44,839.50 in grants from Portage Health Foundation (PHF).

The funding comes from a request for proposals that was released in early April..

August 15, 2022

How to implement healthful savvy cooking tips on a budget

Below is a guest post written for the Portage Health Foundation (PHF) website by Community Health Intern Allison Ronis. Ronis completed an internship at PHF during the summer of 2022.

As we as humans grow and age, we learn to realize how important..

August 11, 2022

Utilizing Emotional Intelligence: Building Better Health Through Self-Cultivation of 5 Components

Below is a guest post written for the Portage Health Foundation (PHF) website by Community Health Intern Lucy Campbell. Campbell completed an internship at PHF during the summer of 2022.

Emotional intelligence is the ability to perceive, use,..