Celebration of Life and Alger County CHAMP Fund
Celebration of Life has become the signature event for breast cancer awareness and support in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The annual fundraiser not only honors the many breast cancer survivors and supporters throughout Alger County and beyond, it yields funds to support our Alger County CHAMP Fund (CHemotherapy And Mammography Program) – which provides the following:
- Breast Cancer Assistance Grants to assist Alger County residents facing breast cancer with breast cancer treatment-related expenses including, but not limited to, insurance co-pays, doctor’s office visit fees, prescriptions, transportation and childcare;
- General Cancer Assistance Grants to assist with all forms of non-breast cancer treatment-related expenses;
- Energy Relief Grants to assist Alger County residents facing breast cancer with utility bill arrearages;
- An Angel Closet at Munising Memorial Hospital that provides free scarves, wigs, and other items to individuals suffering from chemotherapy-related hair loss;.
If you or someone you know is in need of assistance and meets the requirements below, please complete and submit the online application below.
Click here to download CHAMP Grant Eligibility Requirements.
Please note that there is one application for all grant programs. Be sure to check the appropriate box to indicate which grant you are applying for.
Click here to download CHAMP Grant Application.
The Eric & Danielle Beverly Scholarship Fund
Established in 2007 and administrated in partnership with the Alger Regional Community Foundation, this annual program awards a Munising High School graduate a one-time grant in the amount of $500. The program gives preference to student-athletes who demonstrate leadership, academic excellence, and plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in a medical-related field. Applications and information are available each spring at Munising High School. Meet our scholars....
"During the first five years of our marriage, I battled breast cancer twice and Eric sustained multiple injuries. We know the importance of quality and compassionate medical care. We believe that to whom much is given, much is also expected. This is just an opportunity for us to help young people pursue their dreams." Danielle Beverly