Category: Giving

December 22, 2014

IRA Makes Gift of a Lifetime

Turning retirement accounts into charitable good ... Read on »

December 23, 2013

Family Giving is a Holiday Tradition

The Kusch Family leads by example. ... Read on »

February 14, 2013

100 Women Who Care

Join us Thursday, March 21 at the Port Huron Golf Course and experience the powerful feeling of charitable giving. ... Read on »

November 15, 2012

Matching gift opportunity doubles end of the year donations

Clint and Barbara Stimpson are matching dollar for dollar every gift made to the Programs & Services Fund. ... Read on »

March 14, 2012

YAC Delivers Minigrants

Fair Haven Elementary receives $1,000 total ... Read on »

February 15, 2012

100 Women Who Care

Experience the power of charitable giving. ... Read on »

January 23, 2012

Major Gift for Port Huron Schools

PHASD endowment fund receives $100,000 gift! ... Read on »

August 23, 2011

HIS Life Foundation supports Friday Food

Raises $6,600 for Woodrow Wilson Elementary Students. ... Read on »

June 2, 2011

Discover The Blue Campaign

Community Foundation Supports Expansion of the Discover the Blue Campaign
... Read on »

April 18, 2011

Double Your Money With a Gift to Education

Now through August, the Kresge Foundation will match every donation into our College Access Fund dollar for dollar! ... Read on »

February 4, 2011

Community Foundation Awarded $50,000 Challenge Grant

This grant will help expand and sustain the college access initiative. ... Read on »

December 28, 2010

IRA Charitable Rollover Returns!

Take advantage of this tax incentive by January 31, 2011 and you can still claim it as a 2010 deduction. ... Read on »

Giving is On Sale - 75% Off!

Are you looking for a less taxing way to give? A $200 gift costs as little as $50, thanks to the Michigan tax credit and a federal deduction.  ... Read on »

December 16, 2010

Addressing Childhood Hunger

Too many children in St. Clair County are hungry.  During school, at-risk students receive breakfast and lunch, but many have little or no food on the weekends.  ... Read on »

December 14, 2010

The Promise of a Better Life

The Douglas and Elda L. Webb Scholarship Fund was established because the Webb family believes every gift into a scholarship fund is a promise of a better life. ... Read on »

June 28, 2010

Cargill donates $15,000 and YAC adds $10,000 to Back to School 2010

Cargill awarded $15,000 to provide over 1,150 at-risk kids with backpacks and school supplies and YAC granted $10,000 to fund 770 kids.  The Foundation’s 2010 goal is to raise $42,900 to help 3,300 kids have the school supplies they need to start school.   
... Read on »

June 2, 2010

Match Day Results

Over $174,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations and programs on June 26! ... Read on »

May 6, 2010

Match Day Returns!

This year, we will once again bring together the “doers” from St. Clair County - our residents, other non-profits, volunteers, business and government - to raise money for organizations providing emergency services in our community such as food, shelter, medical care and clothing. ... Read on »

April 26, 2010

All in the Family

Family Advised Funds, or Donor Advised Funds as they are legally called, allows a family to establish a charitable fund and award grants based on their own values, beliefs and goals. ... Read on »

April 22, 2010

Belle River Kicks Off Weekend Food Program

Bill Westerhof, 5th grade teacher at Belle River Elementary School in Marine City, has spent his career helping kids succeed in the classroom. In April, after a year of planning, Mr. Westerhof launched a program designed to impact at-risk students attendance, reduce behavior issues and increase their attention span. “More and more students from low income families are coming to school on Monday hungry. We can feed them breakfast and lunch during the week, but many have little or no food on the weekends.” Mr. Westerhof found a way to break that cycle with the Blessings in a Backpack program.
... Read on »

March 31, 2010

Books Fitness & Fun

March is reading month and the Women’s Initiative has teamed up with 15 community groups and organizations to promote reading and fitness to over 3,000 students.  ... Read on »

March 19, 2010

Kids In Distress and the Community Foundation

To the many generous supports of KIDS and the Community Foundation ... Read on »

February 16, 2010

Top 10 Reasons to Give Through Your Community Foundation

As the late night comics continue to battle… we thought we would provide a Top 10 List of our own! ... Read on »

Roth IRA Conversion

Start your legacy in 2010.  There has never been a better time to make a meaningful gift to this community. ... Read on »

December 7, 2009

Make the Gift of a Lifetime Before Year-End

Transfer your IRA tax-free before special legislation expires December 31. ... Read on »

Council on Aging Establishes Endowment Fund

Matching grant will help Council on Aging Fund grow. ... Read on »

Community Foundations Offer a Less Taxing Way to Give

Join the 400 Club and help transform our community. ... Read on »

July 17, 2009

Women’s Initiative Donors Enjoy Knowlton Ice Museum

Women’s Initiative donors and guests had the pleasure of touring Downtown Port Huron’s newest gem, the Knowlton Ice Museum.  The July 17th reception provided an opportunity for Women’s Initiative donors to bring guests and learn how their focus on education is helping youth succeed throughout St. Clair County.  ... Read on »

May 11, 2009

Match Day Announcement

Celebrating 65 years of improving the quality of life in St. Clair County ... Read on »

May 4, 2009

Over 2,000 Books Given To Students

Family Read Nights distribute over 2,000 books to elementary school students ... Read on »

March 2, 2009

Back to School 2009

Back to School is a community sponsored event, organized by the Community Foundation’s Women’s Initiative, to help kids from low income families in St. Clair County have a successful start to school. ... Read on »

October 10, 2008

Economic Rescue Package Includes Help for Charities

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a two-year extension of Charitable IRA legislation, making it easier for Americans to give to causes they care about. ... Read on »

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