Sheriff's charities donate $1,000 to Reed City Fire Department

Over $40,000 given to local nonprofits to date

Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin presented the Reed City Fire Department with a donation check of $1,000 recently, which will be used to purchase rescue jackets.

Lake County Sheriff Rich Martin presented the Reed City Fire Department with a donation check of $1,000 recently, which will be used to purchase rescue jackets.

Photo courtesy of Sheriff Rich Martin

LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office charitable campaign presented a check for $1,000 to the Reed City Fire Department for rescue jackets recently.

The Reed City Fire Department covers Chase and Pinora Township in Lake County.

“It was a privilege to issue out another check today from one of our charity campaigns,” Sheriff Rich Martin said. “We reached over the $40,000 mark in donations tonight.”

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 campaign has given to over 32 non-profits with donations to date totaling over $40,000.

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 — $1000VFW 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
  • Lake County Senior TRIAD/Council on Aging — $1,000
  • Reed City Fire Department — $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.