Charities/Service Clubs

Published September 18, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Fleece & Thank You will attempt to break the Guinness world record for the most people making “no-sew” fleece blankets simultaneously at one event and is requesting the help of the public.

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Published September 17, 2019

The Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan 2019 Step Up for Down Syndrome Family Fun Day and Buddy Walk will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at the Detroit Zoo, located at 8450 W. 10 Mile Road in Royal Oak. The event’s goal is to combine family-friendly fun and the concept of inclusion for all. 

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Published September 17, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville nonprofit Vets Returning Home recently received a $10,000 donation from Sterling Insurance Group, of Sterling Heights, to help veterans in crisis.

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Published September 16, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Gardeners Club recently hosted its biennial flower show at the Shelby Township Library, and it was full of creativity, blooms and bright colors.

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Published September 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Walking to stop domestic violence is a priority for Dan Maiorano.

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Published September 13, 2019

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods-Grosse Pointe Woods Lions Club is inviting members of the public to bring their appetites and join it for its annual pasta dinner fundraiser Oct. 12.

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Published September 10, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Those looking to improve their spirits this September are invited to join the Eastpointe Rotary Club for its wine and beer tasting on Friday, Sept. 20.

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Published September 9, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — In an ongoing effort to raise awareness and prevent bullying, a local foundation is inviting the community to attend a presentation on cyberbullying at its annual fall luncheon Oct. 4 in Shelby Township.

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Published September 9, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Local veterans at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 129 in Shelby Township are asking why someone would want to vandalize their garden after discovering that it had been vandalized Aug. 26.

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Published September 4, 2019

ROCHESTER — After a weekend of chemotherapy at William Beaumont Hospital, 18-year-old Jackson Kingsley and his mom, Melissa, returned home to find that their condo had been completely transformed by The Suite Dreams Project. 

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Published September 4, 2019

PARK — The location of a nonprofit led the Grosse Pointe Park City Council to have to sign off on a charitable raffle.

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Published August 30, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Easton Clark is only 3, but the Macomb Township youngster, who was diagnosed with alopecia areata when he was 1, held a charity lemonade stand Aug. 14.

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Published August 30, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — An upcoming charter event is billed as a night of fun, community and support of a new club.

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Published August 30, 2019

UTICA — A group of volunteers in Utica hopes to make child hunger a thing of the past throughout Utica Community Schools.

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Published August 27, 2019

METRO DETROIT — High school and college students who are considering design and engineering careers may want to check out the American Society of Body Engineers Foundation, also known as the asbe Foundation.

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Published August 26, 2019

UTICA — The Utica community recently came together to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation after donations were stolen during a break-in at Dave & Buster’s in Utica Aug. 14.

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Published August 21, 2019

TROY — Emily, 32, is getting a new mindset through the life skills program offered through Grace Centers of Hope, a nonprofit shelter in Pontiac.

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Published August 21, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Knowing it is gradually outgrowing its current space, Neighbors United is looking to move its headquarters to a new location.

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Published August 20, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Although classic car cruises and shows abound throughout the summer, it is the only 100% charity car cruise in Michigan, during which Shorewood Kiwanis partners with five other local charities to gather donations and sell cruise T-shirts for their cause.

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Published August 20, 2019

DETROIT — Each summer, nonprofit LifeBUILDERS gathers its volunteers to rehabilitate dilapidated and blighted homes in the Regent Park neighborhood of Detroit for its annual Build Week efforts.

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