Yoopers come together to raise over $1 million for #give906

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UPPER PENINSULA, Mich. (WJMN)- Giving Tuesday, Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development report that $1,040,724.67 was donated online through 3,199 transactions based in the Upper Peninsula. This does not include match dollars, donations made offline or donations of products.

#give906, the Community Campaign for the Upper Peninsula, had originally set a projected monetary goal to raise $906,000.

Other Giving Tuesday success stories in the Upper Peninsula:

  • Portage Health Foundation raised $217,781.02 for 15 organizations in Copper Country. In addition, they matched $100,000, bringing their campaign total to $317,718.02.
  • YMCA of Marquette County raised money to provide free swim lessons to 46 youth.
  • Lake Superior Theater raise $2,305, which was matched by an anonymous donor to bring them to $4610.
  • 906 Adventure Team raise $6,000 to support their programs in Delta, Gogebic and Marquette Counties

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