Category: Breast Health Fund


With the beginning of Painting the Peninsula Pink (Oct. 1) right around the corner, the Yooper Shirts store is now open to order pink shirts to support the North Dickinson Nordics! The shirts are available in unixex, women’s and youth sizes. Each shirt is $12. SHF is partnering with the Read more…


Peggy, an Army veteran, has traveled and lived all over the world.   Yet, with a love for the beauty of the terrain, her heart kept calling her back to the Upper Peninsula and her hometown of Sault Ste. Marie. A graduate of Lake Superior State University with a bachelor’s degree Read more…


Many women feel anxious waiting for the results of a mammogram.  It can be especially nerve-wracking if your doctor calls you back for more testing.  Getting called back is common, yet it doesn’t make it less stressful.  Jennifer has been called back for additional testing after past mammograms due to dense breast Read more…


Painting the Peninsula Pink is an Upper Peninsula-wide effort to raise awareness about the Superior Health Foundation’s Breast Health Fund.  Each year, SHF fundraises for the entire month of October to assure funding is available for individuals across the U.P. who may need assistance with out-of-pocket breast health expenses not otherwise Read more…


Jamie has lived in Iron River her entire life. She and her husband have been married for more than 38 years. Like a number of women, Jamie has a yearly mammogram. This past summer, however, her mammogram detected a spot. She followed up with her physician to schedule a second Read more…

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