The West End Health Foundation Awards Grant Recipients
The West End Health Foundation (WEHF) hosted a check presentation for the Spring Capital Grant Awardees and School Grant Awardees on May 15, 2023. The amount of funding for the Spring Capital Grants increased from $30,000 to $50,000 and doubled for the School Grants from $50,000 to $100,000.
The Board of Directors presented the following Spring Capital Grants and School Grantees with a check presentation: City of Negaunee received $10,000 for Lacombe Field Universal Access, County of Marquette – Rescue 131 received $8,000 for Kevlar vests and helmets, Courage Incorporated received $10,000 for the purchase of box truck, Marquette County Habitat for Humanity received $10,000 for their ramp program, Partridge Creek Farm received $5,700 for the build-out of farm produce cooler, Kiwanis Club of Ishpeming received $2,000 for Ray Leverton Memorial Playground, the Upper Peninsula Luge Club received $4,300 for Lucy Hill safety and security, NICE Community School District received $25,000 for health and wellness improvements, Ishpeming Public School District received $25,000 for student mental health support, Negaunee Public Schools received $25,000 for a district health coordinator and Republic-Michigamme Schools received $25,000 for mental health rescue.
For more information about the Spring Capital or School Grants or about the West End Health Foundation, visit www.westendhf.org or call (906) 226-6591 ext 104.