Portage Mutual Insurance is lending a helping hand to organizations in the community.

They've donated $40,000 total to six different groups in Portage.

President and CEO John Mitchell visited the Family Resource Centre, where he presented a cheque for $5,000. He then made his way to the Community Foundation of Portage & District and, while the physical size of the cheque was much smaller, the dollar amount was the same.

a cheque presentation to the community foundation.

Mitchell was then joined by Randy Owens, Director of Marketing, Brand, and Sales for Portage Mutual Insurance, where they presented $5,000 cheques to Sunset Palliative Care and the Portage District General Hospital Foundation.

Past president Tom McCartney was the last to present cheques to Portage organizations, as the Fort la Reine Museum and Portage Heritage Inc. each received $10,000.

Portage Mutual Insurance has donated to many local organizations in the past, with Fort la Reine Museum receiving $5,000 before the beginning of their 2021 summer season.