On Monday, December 21, Portage Health Foundation (PHF) visited 18 non-profit organizations from throughout the four-county community to deliver nearly $600,000 in checks. The money came from almost $400,000 in community donations and a $200,000 match by Portage Health Foundation.
This year there were two checks for more than $100,000, including the largest one, $131,965 for Omega House. This year's final tally was $594,514.28. In total through four years this campaign has helped Copper Country non-profits raise $1,267,381.88.
- Swedetown Trails Club - $23,263.47
- Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home - $39,074.27
- Big Brothers Big Sisters - $29,283.47
- Dan Schmitt Gift of Music - $8,798.46
- Keweenaw Random Acts of Kindness - $6,493.47
- Ahmeek Fire & Rescue - $24,839.74
- Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly - $112,623.97
- Copper Country Senior Meals - $19,311.45
- Dial Help - $32,923.12
- Friends of Porkies - $9,168.46
- Keweenaw Family Resource Center - $30,779.80
- Omega House - $131,965.82
- Ontonagon County Cancer Association - $6,693.47
- Simple Kindness for Youth - $25,497.47
- Superior Search & Rescue - $2,628.47
- Copper Harbor Trails Club - $23,965.44
- 31 Backpacks - $47,134.80
- Baraga County Shelter Home - $20,069.14
For photos from all 18 check deliveries, check out Portage Health Foundation on Twitter (@phfgive).