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Get to know Project Lifesaver with Detective Lieutenant Charlie Klein

It's been nearly a year since Project Lifesaver launched in Michigan's Copper Country, and with that Portage Health Foundation thought it would be a great opportunity to catch up with the project's lead, Detective Lieutenant Charlie Klein from the Houghton County Sheriff's Office. Detective Lieutenant Klein is the featured guest on the 63rd episode of the PHF Podcast. He mentioned that more than 20 families are participating in the program, with overwhelmingly positive comments coming from the families. So far the program has only been activated once, and it ended with the child being found moments before Project Lifesaver's technology was fully activated. Project Lifesaver is free to the first 50 families in Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties. This is possible thanks to a Portage Health Foundation grant. Learn more about Project Lifesaver, make a donation to financially support the project and find out how you can sign up someone in your life by visiting