Traven Family Fund Makes Donations to Local Nonprofits

The Door County Community Foundation recently announced that the gift of the late Lee Traven continues to do wonderful things for Door County. The Traven Family Fund is a permanent endowment that Traven established at the community foundation to forever benefit the charities he cared about the most. For the third year in a row, the Traven Family Fund will make significant donations to benefit the following organizations: The Ridges Sanctuary, Peninsula Music Festival, Good Samaritan Society – Scandia Village, The Clearing, Ministry Door County Medical Center Foundation, Lawrence University – Björklunden, Wisconsin Public Radio, The Sustainability & Advancement Grants Program of the Door County Community Foundation.

“While some of our donors prefer to remain anonymous, Lee created the Traven Family Fund so that his family’s legacy will live on forever,” says Bret Bicoy, president & CEO of the Community Foundation. “We celebrate and honor Lee every year as a way to thank him for making this incredible gift to Door County.”

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