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May 4, 2015

Simple Kindness for Youth Receives $3,000

L’ANSE, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,000 grant to Simple Kindness for Youth to help fund grants for local students in need. Simple Kindness for Youth works with teachers in Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw counties to provide $150 grants to local students to help fund the cost of clothing, sports equipment, books, travel for academic competitions and more. According... Read More

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April 29, 2015

Delta County Cancer Alliance Receives $2,000

ESCANABA, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Delta County Cancer Alliance to help fund upgrades to the organization’s office. Delta County Cancer Alliance is run entirely by volunteers and provides financial aid, transportation, equipment and other services to cancer patients in the community. According to Cheri Severinsen, president, the office need... Read More

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April 29, 2015

Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Receives $1,000

FAIRFIELD, Maine – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to the University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center to help fund the organization’s 2015 Maine NEW Leadership Program. The Maine NEW Leadership Program is a free, six-day, nonpartisan residential leadership program for 28 undergraduate college women. The program is designed to educate and inspire the n... Read More

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April 23, 2015

Robots to Come to Glacier High, Thanks to a Plum Creek Grant

KALISPELL, Mont. –  In support of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction at Glacier High School, the Plum Creek Foundation is contributing a $5,458 grant for the purchase of kits to build robots. The Glacier High School Technology Student Association (TSA) will use the grant to acquire VEX Robotics components so that more students can participate in hands-on a... Read More

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April 23, 2015

Plum Creek Grant Helps Theater Company Add More Space

KALISPELL, Mont. – The Plum Creek Foundation has contributed $3,500 to the Whitefish Theatre Company’s I.A. O'Shaughnessy Center Capital Campaign to add rehearsal and storage space to its signature building in downtown Whitefish. “For the past 15 years, the center has been the ‘front porch’ of Whitefish, welcoming new members to the community, attracting tourists, introducing children to t... Read More

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April 20, 2015

L’Anse Area Schools Receives $8,150 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

L’ANSE, Mich. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded an $8,150 grant to L’Anse Area Schools to help fund the purchase and installation of new fencing at the Hornet Park Athletic Complex. According to Carrie Meyer, superintendent, the athletic field at the Hornet Park Athletic Complex is used for physical education classes and sporting events. The new fencing around the field will sat... Read More

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April 14, 2015

Plum Creek Foundation Awards FOSS $2,000

Charleston, OR, March 31, 2015:  The Friends of South Slough (FOSS) non-profit has been notified by the Plum Creek Foundation that we have been awarded $2000 for project support in our Estuary Explorers education program. The Plum Creek Foundation is committed to working with others to promote sustainable forestry, conservation and rural communities. They partner with a wide range of non-p... Read More

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February 19, 2015

Penobscot Community Health Care Receives $9,850

FAIRFIELD, Maine – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $9,850 grant to Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) to help fund the Urgent Care Accessibility Project at Jackman Community Health Center (JCHC). The project aims to improve the urgent care facility at Jackman Community Health Center, which is part of the Penobscot Community Health Care network, by redesigning the center’s ... Read More

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February 12, 2015

Beecher Falls Volunteer Fire Department Receives $2,000

ISLAND POND, Vt. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Beecher Falls Volunteer Fire Department to help fund the purchase of new firefighter safety equipment and gear. According to Steven Young, fire chief, the department needs to replace its outdated, worn protective clothing with new, safer gear in order to comply with National Fire Protection Association code... Read More

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February 11, 2015

Richwood Pantry, Inc. Receives $8,000 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

LEWISBURG, W.V. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded an $8,000 grant to Richwood Pantry in Nicholas County to help fund the organization’s Pantry Restoration Project. Richwood Pantry provides more than 700 families in eastern Nicholas County with meals and clothing distributions each month. The pantry also serves as an emergency shelter during natural disasters.   According to ... Read More

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