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Portage Health Foundation raises more than $234,000 for nonprofits in its For Tuesday fundraiser | WJMN

HANCOCK, Mich. (WJMN) – The Portage Health Foundation (PHF) has raised more than $234,000 for 22 nonprofits to date in its For Tuesday fundraising. PHF had previously announced that it would donate up to $200,000 to nonprofits as part of the event.

“I think the reason that there’s probably going to be more donations this year, I think goes back to the fact that we’ve been doing this for five years,” said Michael Babcock, Director of Marketing and Communications at PHF. ,” said Michael Babcock, Director of Marketing and Communications at PHF. “We’ve been gaining momentum since it first started. This will be the fifth year in a row, assuming we finish higher than last year, a fifth year of growth on this program, and I think what’s happening is that it’s become part of the holiday tradition. of everyone. ”

Donations will be accepted until midnight PHF website. Donations can be divided among up to 22 participating organizations. For organizations like Advanced Search and Rescue, Tuesday donations represent a large percentage of operating income for the year.

“It was a great event that was very helpful to us,” said Darian Reed, Senior President of Search and Rescue. “Especially because we are one of the smaller organizations, but we serve an area as large as Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties in search and rescue services. A lot of the funds we get from here are actually going towards the training, resources and equipment we need to keep going. “

For a complete list of the 22 participating organizations, click here.

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Emma Bowman

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