2020-21 United Way Partner Agencies

Alzheimer’s Association

Wraparound Program: To assist people with Alzheimer’s disease and acute behaviors to remain in the community and prevent premature long-term care placement.

Bay Cliff Health Camp

Bay Cliff is a non-profit summer therapy & wellness center that promotes health, welfare, happiness and independence of children and adults with physical disabilities residing in the U.P.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Community and School Based Mentoring:  Creates positive relationships between local children and caring community members that have direct and measurable impact on the child’s life and future.

Catholic Social Services

Counseling for Low-Income Residents – Counselors are available for families and individuals who have depression, anxiety.

Cancer Care of Marquette County

Cancer Patient Care Services: An all volunteer organization that provides patient care services to cancer patients who are unable to respond to catastrophic health care costs created by the disease and its treatment. Sponsors prevention and detection programs.

Child & Family Services

Strengthen children and families by providing high-quality programs throughout Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Community Action Alger Marquette

Meals on Wheels: Provides nutritious meals and social contact to homebound seniors which cost effectively allows frail, isolated seniors independent living options in their home environment.

Dial Help

Crisis/Suicide Intervention: Crisis hotline, suicide hotline, information, referrals, web-based resources and suicide prevention and awareness activities.

Great Lakes Recovery Center

Bridges Program: Addresses the needs of addicted adolescents to form healthy relationships with others. Youth are matched with elder adults who have mental or physical health issues. They work together to perform community service activities and relationship building.

Greater Ishpeming Commission on Aging

Western Township Outreach Worker: Seniors residing in rural townships of Republic, Michigamme, Champion, and Humboldt receive services to live independently, safely, and with dignity in their own homes.

Girl Scouts of the NW Great Lakes

The Girl Scout Leadership Experience will teach girls to discover themselves, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place.

Janzen House

Basic Needs: Provides housing, food, support and guidance to meet individual needs and goals of homeless in Marquette County in an adequate, safe, alcohol and drug free environment.

Lakestate Industries

Lakestate Industries is dedicated to helping people recognize and maximize their abilities, overcome barriers, and support them in reaching their highest level of employment and community inclusion.

Lake Superior Hospice

Lake Superior Hospice provides compassionate end of life care to the patients and families we serve through our commitment to clinical excellence, high quality services, education, advocacy and collaboration.

Lutheran Social Services

Welcome Home Program: Provides housing assistance and support services to homeless individuals and families including but not limited to rental assistance, transportation and access to basic needs.

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity

20 Years of Building Dreams: Using donations of money, materials and labor, MCHFH and low-income families build and rehabilitate homes which are purchased by the families via no-interest mortgages.

RSVP (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program)

By enriching the lives of seniors by matching their interests with volunteer needs within our community.By enriching the lives of seniors by matching their interests with volunteer needs within our community.

Propylon Nonprofit Housing

Independent Care Services: Provides supplemental funds for tenants to purchase chore services, personal care and transportation at a level which insures independent living for adults with disabilities.

STAR Children's Bereavement Services

To provide grieving children and their families a safe environment and support system within which to share experiences, learn together and understand that they are not alone in their grief.

Superior Watershed Partnership

Superior Watershed Partnership promotes community actions that ensure a sustainable environment; this includes K-12 education and conservation programs for young adults.

Trillium House

Trillium House Care Fund: A hospice house housing guests at the end of their life, providing care for them and their families.

Teaching Family Homes

Teen Tuesdays: Provide local youth with positive, substance-free activities and demonstrate community-wide effort to support local youth.


Strong Kids Scholarship Program: Provides YMCA memberships and programs to all, regardless of their inability to pay.

Negaunee Senior Center

The purpose of the Negaunee Senior Center is to address the needs of the senior population in our area, making the lives of our seniors rich through a range of services.


Lake Superior Village Youth and Family Center

To provide a safe, healthy and supportive environment for youth and families where they gain positive skills to be successful contributing citizens