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Covenant HealthCare Offers Yoga Classes Tailored to Patients with Cancer Thanks to Saginaw Community Foundation Grant

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May

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“This yoga class is one of a kind.  We have all had cancer.  When one of us has upcoming tests, a setback or health worries, we have our own little tribe behind us providing support whenever needed.  We are never alone in our journey.  I don’t know what I would do without this class and

Bridgeport Days Festival Scholarship

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Jan

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  The Bridgeport Days Festival Committee was established in 2006 for the purpose of hosting an annual community festival. The all-volunteer group made a significant personal time commitment to ensure a successful event. All committee members had a long history of community involvement.   Proceeds from the annual festival were given back to Bridgeport non-profit

Tax reform and charitable giving

29

Dec

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Tax reform and charitable giving Getting a few dollars knocked of your tax bill probably isn’t the main reason you give to charity.    If you’re like most of us, you give because you care about the health of children, about a clean environment, or great arts programming, because a neighbor asked you, because quality

Making Connections in Our Neighborhoods: Saginaw Community Foundation launches ABCD pilot program

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Dec

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Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) has selected the Unity in the Community Neighborhood Association as its pilot neighborhood to participate in an Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) process. The neighborhood is located on Saginaw’s East Side between Perkins St. and E. Holland Ave. and E. Genesee Ave. and S. 23rd St. The Saginaw County Community Action Center

Positive Results Downtown Scholarship

29

Nov

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Positive Results Downtown Saginaw (previously recognized as PRIDE in Saginaw, Inc.) contributes to the cultural, social, recreational and economic life of the Great Lakes Bay Region.     It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. It was organized in 1975 by a group of business leaders in the community with goals to stop the deterioration of the

FASFA Assistance at Delta College

20

Oct

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Need help with your FAFSA? Delta College will be offering students assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during the dates and times listed below. Financial Aid Staff from Delta College will be available to help families obtain a user ID and complete the form. No appointment or reservation is needed. 

Bob and Betty Grills Scholarship

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Sep

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  This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Robert “Bob” Grills and Elizabeth “Betty” Grills.   Bob was a graduate of Flint Central High School where he was Michigan State Debate Champion his senior year. Robert received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Michigan, School of Business. He married Elizabeth

Jack Foote Memorial Scholarship

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Sep

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Jack Foote was born and raised in Saginaw, Mich. In 1951, he graduated from Arthur Hill High School. He later married Bonnie Wiltse to whom he was married for 60 years. Together they have two sons (John and Bill), seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.   Jack lived his life mentoring young people, many of who

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $410,798 in 3rd Quarter 2017

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Sep

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Between June 9 – Sept. 12, 2017, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $410,798 supporting 26 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes. Through the first three quarters of 2017, SCF has granted $939,034.   Organizations interested in applying for a grant through SCF can learn more at our Grants page,

Hurricane Irma : How You Can Help

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Sep

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                    Hurricane Irma left behind a catastrophic trail of widespread flooding and damage through the Caribbean, Florida, and the southeastern United States. If you would like to help with a donation, we’ve put together a list of organizations compiled the Council on Foundations.   • Broward

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