Healthcare Foundation’s first-ever round of grants bestows $2.4M

La PORTE — Looking to make a significant impact on the health and well-being of the community, Healthcare Foundation of La Porte showered 44 organizations with more than $2.4 million Monday during its first-ever round of grants.

Among the largest of 61 grants announced during the luncheon at the La Porte Civic Auditorium:


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