Keweenaw Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund to begin distribution

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KEWEENAW PENINSULA — The Keweenaw Community Foundation is now accepting applications for victims of June flooding to receive assistance from their Disaster Relief Fund.

The KCF said that as a result of the Father’s Day flood that hit the region on Sunday, June 17th, the Disaster Relief Fund was set up as a way for donors seeking an official conduit to contribute monetary relief efforts.

The KCF reports that their Board of Trustees will begin the distribution process for the monies accumulated.

The initial funding will result in the distribution of $1,000 Visa gift cards to those individuals whose homes falls under the majorly or completely destroyed spectrum per the list complied through the Houghton County Unified Command.

An application can be obtained online by clicking here, by calling 906-233-6621, or emailing dial.help@dialhelp.org.

Completed applications must be submitted to Dial Help for review. After review, qualified applicants will be notified with instructions for the redemption process.

The KCF also said, “We understand that not all individuals who receive this information are eligible at this time and we hope that with the donations that continue to roll into our Fund, that we can reach out to a wider range of individuals during our next phases of distribution.”

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