Recent Fundraising

We always are deeply appreciative when organizations hold fundraisers on behalf of DDIY. We thank them for their time, commitment, and donation efforts. Here are some recent fundraisers and their donations.

Noteworthy Women’s Chorus – $1,000

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Calumet.
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The only women’s barbershop chorus in the Copper Country, Noteworthy is recognized for its intricate, a cappella harmonies and fun, accessible melodies. Noteworthy Women’s Chorus always takes a free-will offering for local charities during its concerts. They always welcome new members and invites all women who enjoy singing to come to the concert for an introduction to barbershop music.

GeekU.P. – $4,500

Saturday, September 14, 2019
MUB Ballroom – Michigan Technological University
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Founded by Shana Porteen (Black Ice Comics) and Actress/Voice Actress Patricia Summersett, GeekU.P. celebrates art and geek culture (local and abroad) through comics, cosplay, video games, and more. This is an annual interactive geek festival bridging fandom with discovery all while raising money for charity. Each year, GeekU.P. selects a different group to fundraise during the festival.

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