financial assistance. educational help. emotional support.
United Way of Gratiot & Isabella County
United Way provides leadership and resources to improve the quality of life in local communities by generating revenue, creating awareness and engaging volunteers.
MOUNT PLEASANT AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
The Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation (MPACF) is a tax-exempt public charity that enables people and businesses the opportunity to establish their own charitable fund or contribute to an existing fund. Contributions to these funds are permanently endowed, which means these gifts will never be spent. The assets of all funds are commingled for investment purposes and managed professionally. Each year the earnings from investments are used to award grants that will benefit charitable programs and organizations that address the needs of Isabella County residents.
AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation
The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation was established in 1944 under the terms of the will of Mrs. Elsa U. Pardee, whose life was taken by cancer on October 2, 1944. Mrs. Pardee provided a $1 million trust fund "for the promotion of the control and cure of cancer." Since 1944, this family-run foundation has proudly granted over $135 million to support research programs directed toward discovering new approaches for cancer treatment and cure, and financial support for cancer treatment.
KARMANOS CANCER INSTITUTE
At Karmanos Cancer Institute, they are always staying continually committed to groundbreaking original cancer research and treatments. They can confidently say that we are among the first to offer many up-to-date and advanced cancer treatment options, so you can be confident in knowing that you’ll receive the very best in cutting-edge care.
The Nancy J. Carey Cancer Support Group is a local group of women who have or have had cancer; the support group is open to any who are fighting or have fought breast cancer.
call for a ride: 989.772.9441
I-Ride provides public transportation within Isabella County. Their buses are equipped with either a lift or ramped entrance for persons using mobility devices. They are open 359 days a year and offer shared ride curb-to-curb service. They provide free transportation for cancer patients, to and from medical appointments.