Community Fund Events
Coat Drive: The Portland Community Fund will be having a coat drive from October 6th through October 24th. Adult and children’s clean, useable coats will be collected along with hats, mittens, gloves, boots and other outerwear. A donation box will be located near the high school office. Other donation boxes will be located at Portland City Hall, local churches and the Edward Jones office.
A “Stuff the Bus” will be provided by Portland Public Schools, G&B Pool Supplies, Goodman Farms and Double A Dairy to collect coats, not regular clothing. The bus will be located near G&B Pool Supplies on Grand River.
Those in need: On Saturday October 25th from 10:00 until 1:00 coats and outerwear will be available to anyone needing them at St. Andrew Lutheran Church located at 8867 Kent Street in Portland.
Christmas Giving Program: Applications for the Community Fund's Christmas Giving Program will be available starting October 6th and are available at the school, Portland City Hall, and Tom's Pharmacy. Any family living in the Portland school district that needs assistance or knows someone that could use assistance can submit an application. For more information, please contact Lisa Balderson at 517-930-1651.