Charities/Service Clubs

Published January 25, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Jon Kohlmann discovered that chocolate chip cookies and personalized notes can go a long way.

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Published January 24, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Vets Returning Home in Roseville has been helping homeless veterans for the last seven years, but the last year has been the most challenging of all.

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Published January 23, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A place for comrades to gather and share war stories, for relatives to celebrate a new member of the family, for people to come together and enjoy a meal or entertainment is now in need of help from the community it supports.

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Published January 22, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — A turbulent 2020 is over, but a couple of local charities continue to expect brisk demand in 2021.

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Published January 18, 2021

ROYAL OAK — From noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, the Royal Oak Woman’s Club facilitated its first of two donation drives to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

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Published January 16, 2021

TROY — The coronavirus has taken a sledgehammer to the U.S. economy, leaving many in a precarious position where money is tight and options are limited.

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Published January 15, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — You’ve seen them before outside the local grocery store, and chances are you’ve heard the ringing of a bell calling for donations for the less fortunate. What you’ve seen and heard is the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign, an annual fundraising drive with an $8 million goal.

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Published January 11, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Food Pantry has a new base of operations.

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Published January 7, 2021

HAZEL PARK — Once upon a time, the Grinch tried to steal Christmas. But last month, he helped Hazel Park Youth Assistance to brighten the holidays instead.

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Published January 7, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Nearly 20 years after their newborn daughter, Erin, died due to severe heart defects, Tammy and Cliff Patton have given back to their community.

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Published December 30, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Local residents in need will stay warmer this winter thanks to a coat drive held at a Grosse Pointe Woods business.

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Published December 25, 2020

FERNDALE — The efforts of one young teen have led to a local cat shelter receiving tens of thousands of dollars in grant funding.

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Published December 23, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — For the last four Christmas seasons, this being the fifth, a local family has given back to other families facing medical challenges.

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Published December 17, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Public and private entities throughout Oakland County have been working together to solve the problem of providing a winter night shelter to the homeless population during a global pandemic. The rotating night shelter program, established in 1993, initially was canceled this year due to COVID-19.

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Published December 17, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident was among four community members who were recognized Nov. 15 as Distinguished Volunteers on National Philanthropy Day by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter for their dedication to Ascension hospitals in southeast Michigan.

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Published December 16, 2020

ROSEVILLE — For eight years Dominic’s Christmas Wish has helped make the holidays a little happier by collecting books, pajamas and toys for kids staying in shelters and for other aid organizations.

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Published December 11, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — For the eighth time, an anonymous donor brought joy and celebration to the counters at the Salvation Army’s Warren Community Center when they discovered that a 1980 South African gold Krugerrand had been dropped in the kettle at Kroger, 23191 Marter Road, on Dec. 8.

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Published December 8, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County has been informed by Simple Recycling that they will be suspending their bagged clothing collection services due to health, safety and business concerns related to COVID-19.

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Published December 8, 2020

TROY — Students from the Troy School District are rallying together this month to help youth build important social skills while supporting organ and tissue donation across Michigan.

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Published December 8, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MOUNT CLEMENS — Clinton Township Supervisor Bob Cannon and Mount Clemens Mayor Laura Kropp are officially part of a friendly challenge to see which municipality can collect the most toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Program.

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