The Upper Peninsula Catholic Foundation (UPCF) announced its annual distribution to Catholic schools across the Diocese of Marquette. In total, more than $230,000 has been distributed to eight Upper Peninsula schools prior to the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.

St. John Paul II Catholic Academy in Menominee received $24,955.01.

UPCF connects faith with charitable giving through long-term support for the future needs of Catholic ministries in the Diocese of Marquette. This year’s $230,000 distribution to Catholic schools represents a 12.8% increase over last year and is just a portion of what the UPCF distributed to a variety of ministries across the Upper Peninsula.

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