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AED’s Delivered to Local Organizations Courtesy PHF

Last year, the Portage Health Foundation ran a one time grant application cycle to provide AED’s to local organizations in the Copper Country.

Cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the US, so in response to a community need, the PHF has finally received and delivered the AED’s.

This is the full list of recipients:

  • Ahmeek Village Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department – Ahmeek Village Hall
  • Baraga Area Schools – Administrative offices and gymnasium
  • Baraga County Road Commission – Main Garage in L’Anse
  • Bootjack Fire & Rescue – Northland Lawn, Sport & Equipment
  • Bootjack Fire & Rescue – Dreamland
  • Bootjack Fire & Rescue – 3 First responder vehicles
  • Calumet Township Drill House (Copper Country Curling Club) 
  • Calumet Township Fire & Rescue Department – Rescue Truck
  • Copper Country Angel Mission 
  • Copper Country Senior Meals 
  • Copper Harbor Visitors Center
  • Dee Stadium
  • Dial Help 
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Finnish American Heritage Center
  • George Gipp Arena
  • Houghton County Courthouse – 2nd Floor by stairs and on 4th floor by fire escape/elevator
  • Houghton County Road Commission – Calumet Garage, Ripley Garage, Elo Garage, Alston Garage, Kenton Garage
  • Houghton County Sheriff’s Office – 6 Officer vehicles
  • Jeffers High School
  • Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office – Office and 2 patrol cars
  • Ripple Recovery Residence
  • South Range Elementary School
  • Swedetown Chalet
  • Western UP Health Department – Hancock Clinic, Baraga Clinic, Ontonagon Clinic, Travel clinics/ mobile health unit

There is no current plan for the PHF to offer another round of grants for funding AED’s. 

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