Sackerson Charitable Foundation awards funds to local groups

ESCANABA — At a recent meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Edward J. Sackerson Charitable Foundation, the Trustees elected to award $141,764.00 to the following organizations:

Holy Name School, $65,870.20

St. Joseph / St Patrick Church, $4,790.56

Elks Major Projects, $1,197.64

Escanaba Lions Club – Sight and Blind Fund, $2,280.60

St. Vincent de Paul, $10,000

Salvation Army, $10,000

Community Action Agency Walk for Warmth, $10,000

Welcome Newborns/CFUP, $1,500.00

Community Action Agency / Foster Grandparents, $1,000

Bay Cliff Health Camp, $1,000

Dept. Health Human Services – Gifts for needy kids and elderly, $3,000

Pregnancy Services of Delta County, $1,000

Escanaba Youth Wrestling, $1,000

Gladstone High School Baseball Boosters, $1,000

Escanaba High School Baseball Boosters, $1,000

Bark River High School Baseball, $1,000

Delta County Cancer Alliance, $3,000

Toys for Tots, $1,500

Youth Assistance Program (YAP), $5,000

Special Olympics, $2,000

Gladstone Public Library, $2,500.00

Bark River High School Football, $1,000

Delta County Animal Shelter, $2,000

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, $1,000

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Delta County, $1,000

Escanaba Area Jr. Hockey Association, $1,000

Escanaba Township. Fire Dept., $1,125

Delta County RICC (Regional Inclusive Consumer Comm), $500

Delta County Sportsman Offroad Vehicle Assn., $1,500

Lakestate Industries, $1,000

Tri County Safe Harbor, $1,000

Wildlife Unlimited Delta County, $1,000

Mr. Sackerson was a lifetime resident of Escanaba. The Foundation is set up for the benefit of residents of Delta County.