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Superior Health Foundation hosts fall grants celebration

The Superior Health Foundation in Marquette awarded nearly $360,000o in health-centered large grant funding at its Fall Grants Awards Celebration on Thursday evening at the Holiday Inn in Marquette. Presenting Sponsor The Superior Health Foundation gave out $22,246.01 in mini-grants, $37,267 in large grants and $299,975 in funding to address pediatric obesity in the Upper […]

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Munising Public Schools purchases AED with pink proceeds from 2015

Last year, the Superior Health Foundation partnered with Munising High School on Painting the Peninsula Pink. A portion of the net proceeds from day sponsorships and the revenue raised from pink merchandise was donated back to Munising Public Schools to be used for a health-centered project. With the funding, Munising purchased an automatic external defibrillator […]

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Superior Health Foundation awards nearly $10,000 in mini-grants in first quarter of 2015

MARQUETTE – In the first quarter of 2015, the Superior Health Foundation awarded $9,539.76 in mini-grant funding to benefit 11 projects all across the Upper Peninsula. “The SHF Grants Committee has been busy, but in our world, that’s a very good and positive thing,” said SHF Executive Director Jim LaJoie. “We’re proud to support many […]

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SHF, SAIL gearing up for annual gala!

  The Superior Health Foundation is excited to announce that it will be hosting the Third Annual Gala on Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Great Lakes Rooms at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. The evening will bring together great friends while establishing new, long-lasting relationships with others. The Superior Health Foundation’s mission is to assist […]

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SHF accepting mini-grant proposals, equipment fund established

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For 2015, the Superior Health Foundation is again accepting mini-grant applications to help provide funding for small, innovative health-centered projects within the Upper Peninsula. Students, neighborhood groups, local clubs, non-profits, and anyone within the Upper Peninsula who wishes to improve the quality of life in their community are encouraged to apply. Students need an adult […]

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Superior Health Foundation seeking golf partner for 2015

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Are you a non-profit with a health-centered mission? If so, the Superior Health Foundation is interested in partnering with you on an upcoming event. The Superior Health Foundation annual fundraising golf event will be held this summer (time and date to be announced shortly) at the Red Fox Run Golf Course in Gwinn. Proceeds from […]

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SHF awards mini-grant funding to Marquette Care Clinic

The Superior Health Foundation presented a mini-grant for $2,500 to the Marquette Care Clinic to support the funding for training and educational materials for the “Tranquil Tears” Resolve Through Sharing Perinatal Bereavement/Grief program at both of its locations. Pictured, from left, are Bruce Seely, PhD and Dr. Dan Arnold of the SHF Board of Directors; […]

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Superior Health Foundation accepting grant proposals to improve children’s oral health

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The Superior Health Foundation is pleased to announce it is now accepting grant proposals to improve oral health for children across the Upper Peninsula. In May, the Superior Health Foundation hosted an Upper Peninsula Children’s Oral Health Summit in Marquette. More than 60 people, including many dental health professionals from across the U.P., provided insight […]

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SHF Organ Donation Fund helps Calumet resident

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CALUMET – No one has to tell Nabil Reyes of Calumet the importance of the Organ Donation Fund offered through the Superior Health Foundation. Recently, the 33-year-old kidney transplant patient needed to travel to the University of Wisconsin in Madison to meet with the transplant team to be considered for a new kidney. A native […]

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