Alger County CHAMP Fund
The Alger County CHAMP Fund (CHemotherapy And Mammography Program) provides the following grants and services for Alger County residents:
Breast Cancer Assistance Grants to assist breast cancer patients with treatment-related expenses including, but not limited to, insurance co-pays, doctor’s office visit fees, prescriptions, and transportation;
General Cancer Assistance Grants to assist with treatment-related expenses for individuals with other types of cancer;
Energy Relief Grants to assist Alger County residents touched by cancer with utility assistance.
If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, and meet/s the grant eligibility requirements, please complete and submit the online application.
Please note that there is one application for all grant programs. Be sure to check the appropriate box to indicate the grant for which you are applying.
The Angel Closet
The Angel Closet offers free hats and scarves along with assistance with wigs and other items to Alger County residents suffering from chemotherapy-related hair loss. The Angel Closet is located at Salon One-O-Five in Munising.
Please contact Karen Maxon at 906-202-0001 to learn more about The Angel Closet.
The Eric & Danielle Beverly Scholarship Fund
Established in 2007 for Munising High School students and expanded in 2018 to include all Alger County high schools, this annual program honors leadership and academic excellence.
Administered in partnership with the Alger Regional Community Foundation, the program awards two students a one-time grant in the amount of $500. Preference is given to student-athletes who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in a medical-related field.
Applications and information are available each spring at Munising High School and the Alger Regional Community Foundation. Congrats to our 2019 Scholarship winners – Daryn Johnson (Munising High School) who will attend the University of Michigan and Sydney Emard (Superior Central Schools) who will attend Northern Michigan University. Daryn and Sydney join a long list of award winners who have earned degrees from Michigan's best institutions and continue to demonstrate leadership and excellence in every aspect of their lives and careers.
Past Scholarship Winners
|2019||Daryn Johnson||University of Michigan|
|2019||Sydney Emard||Northern Michigan University|
|2018||Alec Blank||Finlandia University|
|2018||Tori Tyner||Grand Valley State University|
|2017||Marissa Immel||Michigan State University|
|2016||Sarah Schultz||University of Minnesota|
|2015||Maggie Davis||Northern Michigan University|
|2014||Diana Charboneau||University of Michigan|
|2013||Sara Sutherland||Michigan State University|
|2012||Courtney Riley||University of Michigan|
|2011||Ashley Hill||Bay College|
|2010||Adoree Killips||Michigan State University|
|2009||Andrew LaCombe||Michigan Technological University|
|2008||Stephanie Weymouth||Alma College|
|2007||Jillian Dolkey||Finlandia University|