Portland Community Fund Christmas Giving Program
Applications for the Portland Community Fund Associations Christmas Giving Program are available at the schools, churches, Portland City Hall, Portland Area Service Group and Tom’s Pharmacy, Portland Food Bank, Portland apartments and the Portland District Library. Applications are also available online at portlandcommunityfund.org. All applications must be returned by Tuesday November 16, 2021.
Any family residing in the Portland School District that may need assistance or anyone who knows of someone who needs extra assistance should fill out an application. Each household will receive a complete Christmas dinner and children 18 and under will receive gifts. Distribution will be Thursday December 16th.
Collection boxes for donations of food and Giving Trees with tags on them will be in place before Thanksgiving. Stuff a bag food items needed are: bisquick/jiffy mix, instant potatoes, rice, gravy or gravy mix and broth, stove top dressing, can vegetables and fruit, jello and pudding.
Residents interested in adopting a family for Christmas please call Lisa Balderson at 517-930-1651 or Julie Dumas at 517-719-2514.
We will not be fundraising in our normal ways due to the effects of COVID 19. All donations directly impact residents of the Portland School District. If you would like to donate, please send a check to the Portland Community Fund Association, PO Box 524 Portland MI 48875. Your donation is tax deductible. Visit our website at www.portlandcommunityfund.org for more information and to consider making a one-time donation or committing to a monthly donation via PayPal or as a payroll deduction. You can also visit us on Facebook. Thank you for your support.