Baldwin Lions Club receives $1,000 donation from Sheriff's Charities

Local nonprofits continue to benefit from ongoing campaign

Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin presented the Baldwin Lions Club with a donation of $1,000 recently as part of the ongoing Lake County Sheriff's Office Charitable Campaign to assist local nonprofits.

Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin presented the Baldwin Lions Club with a donation of $1,000 recently as part of the ongoing Lake County Sheriff's Office Charitable Campaign to assist local nonprofits.

Photo courtesy of Sheriff Martin

LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office charitable campaign presented a check for $1,000 to the Baldwin Lions Club recently.

“It was a privilege to issue out another check today from one of our charity campaigns,” Sheriff Rich Martin said. 

The Lake County Sheriff’s charity campaign includes the Sheriff's Returnables for Charity, the Blessing of the Bikes Shirt Drive, the Special Cause Sheriff Patch Drive, the challenge Coin Drive and the Winter No Shave/Beard Campaign.

The amount given to non-profits by the charitable campaign to date totals over $38,000.

The campaign has donated to the following charities:

  • AMVETS Post 1988 — $2000
  • Luther Lions Club — $2000
  • VFW Post 5315 — $2000
  • Bread of Life Food Pantry — $2000
  • Peacock Senior Center — $1000
  • Irons SDA Community Center/Pantry — $1000
  • Henrietta Summers Senior Center — $1000
  • Baldwin Youth Football Club — $1000
  • Chase Public Library — $1000
  • Luther Fire Department — $1000
  • Shrine Of The Pines Museum — $1000
  • Williams Island Park Improvement — $1000
  • Idlewild Beautification Projects — $1000
  • Lake County Historical Society — $1000
  • Martin John Heritage Museum in Irons — $1000
  • Hollister Senior Center — $2000
  • Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer Center in Reed City — $2000
  • Lake County Merry Makers in Idlewild — $2000
  • WMCMH Autism Treatment and Counseling — $2000
  • Evergreen Church in Lake Township — $1000
  • AMVETS Motorcycle Riders 1988 — $1000
  • VFW Auxiliary Post 5315 — $1000
  • Lincoln township fire Department — $1,000
  • Living waters Fellowship Church in Baldwin — $1,000
  • Luther Museum — $1,000
  • Rose Lake Youth Camp — $1060
  • Irons Boy Scout Troop 61 —$1000
  • Lake County Ministries — $1,000
  • Idlewild community Development Organization — $1,000
  • Baldwin Lions Club — $1,000
  • Other/Smaller Donations — $400

The Lake County Sheriff’s Charitable Campaign would like to thank all those who have contributed to these programs. They are ongoing programs that will continue to benefit charities within and around Lake County.

If you would like to contribute your returnable bottles or cans, please contact the Lake County Sheriff’s office at 231-745-2712.

If you know of a charity or non-profit that could use a donation, please email Sheriff Martin at rmartin@co.lake.mi.us
For more information follow the LCSO Facebook page, call 231-745-2712, or contact Sheriff Martin.