HANCOCK — The Portage Health Foundation Board of Directors has approved a restricted fund be maintained for the 2018 HOUGHTON COUNTY FLOOD RELIEF FUND.

For donors seeking an official conduit to contribute to relief efforts, the Portage Health Foundation has offered to serve in this capacity. Acting as the fiscal agent, the Portage Health Foundation Board has approved the creation of the Houghton County Flood Relief Fund and will receive, record, hold and disperse all monies contributed to this fund in a manner that is deemed appropriate by the PHF Board of Directors with input from the Houghton Count y Emergency Response leadership.

All monies contributed to this restricted fund will be used for the distribution of humanitarian relief and recovery efforts of the Houghton County Community during this most disastrous weather event.

Contributions can be made online by clicking here or by mail to: Portage Health Foundation, 400 Quincy Street, Hancock, Michigan 49930.

Donors are asked to please follow the online instructions and put FLOOD RELIEF in the comments section of your contribution so it can be properly recorded and allocated to flood relief efforts. If  sending a check, please put Flood Relief in the memo line.