Children in Need Fund Grows

On December 7th, local philanthropists Dave and Sandra Falk presented a cheque for $1,000 to Janelle Botterill, to add to the “Children in Need Fund.”  “Dave and I saw it as an opportunity to give support for those who take initiative to help make Portage a better community, said Sandra. “We are particularly pleased that young people are supporting the Foundation and its work.”

On November 24, Janelle and Andrea Mitchell, members of the “Get Stuffed” volleyball team, signed a fund agreement with the Community Foundation of Portage and District to create the “Children in Need Fund.”  The team hosted a volleyball tournament and social on October 23, and the proceeds of $2240 formed the basis of the Fund. With the additional dollars the Fund has increased in size creating a new balance of $3240. Continue reading