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Latest News and Events from Portage Health Foundation

May 20, 2022

Joseph Kirkish enriches the lives of others

By imparting his passion, interests, education and talents

There are many people that contribute to our community in ways that are memorable and make this a unique place to call home. Some, by their very presence, have established themselves as part..

May 16, 2022

Recreation opportunities set to be improved with sizable investment

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is excited to announce six projects sharing $105,714 in investments covering a wide range of improvements to recreational opportunities in Michigan’s Copper Country. This year’s investment includes two projects in..

May 9, 2022

Healthcare Administration Scholarship Accepting Applications

Applications Due by June 13

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is proud to award the James Bogan Health Administration Scholarship to a deserving resident of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties of Michigan. PHF will award one scholarship..

May 6, 2022

Capturing Kids’ Hearts fosters youth potential at Keweenaw schools

The Portage Health Foundation (PHF)'s annual report from Fiscal Year 2020 was recently released. Over the coming weeks a series of feature articles from the publication will be posted on the PHF website. You can see a PDF of the full report at ..

April 26, 2022

Stanton Township safer with ice rescue equipment

New equipment partially funded in 2021 by Portage Health Foundation

When most people think of the brave volunteer firefighters and first responders in Stanton Township, they likely think of hot environments like a house fire or their live fire..

April 21, 2022

PODCAST: Sexual Assault Awareness Month with Dial Help’s Paige Setter-Hallwachs

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and for the fourth straight year Dial Help is bringing it to the attention of Keweenaw residents with their #CopperCountrySAAM campaign. This year Portage Health Foundation is jumping in as a sponsor of..

April 19, 2022

PHF Food Initiative: Connecting Local Families and Local Food

The Portage Health Foundation (PHF)'s annual report from Fiscal Year 2020 was recently released. Over the coming weeks a series of feature articles from the publication will be posted on the PHF website. You can see a PDF of the full report at ..

April 14, 2022

Coming Together to Get Through Pandemic | PHF Annual Report Story

The Portage Health Foundation (PHF)'s annual report from Fiscal Year 2020 was recently released. Over the coming weeks a series of feature articles from the publication will be posted on the PHF website. You can see a PDF of the full report at ..

April 7, 2022

Guidestar once again has PHF at highest level

Platinum Seal awarded for second straight year

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar for the second year in a row.

“This is an added demonstration of our..

April 4, 2022

Volunteer emergency services grant program is back in 2022

$40,000 available to all Copper Country volunteer emergency services units – deadline May 18, 2022

Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is proud to announce a grant opportunity for volunteer emergency services providers, such as fire departments and..