Charities/Service Clubs

Published June 19, 2019

FRASER — A group of about five women who identify as the Naughty Knitters created an art installation — otherwise known as a yarn bombing — on the fence that surrounds the tennis court near Fraser City Hall.

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Published June 18, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS/ROYAL OAK — Once a year, children, teens and young adults with cancer have the opportunity to forget their worries and spend a week at Camp Māk-A-Dream in Gold Creek, Montana, at no cost to families.

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Published June 17, 2019

HARPER WOODS — For many years, the Dads Club of Harper Woods supported Harper Woods High School and helped out throughout the city on various projects that improved the community.

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Published June 14, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Hundreds will gather in downtown Mount Clemens on June 25 to stand up to domestic violence and sexual assault during Turning Point of Macomb’s second annual Peaceful Assembly.

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Published June 11, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Joe Warne doesn’t just talk the talk, he walks the walk — a rather long walk.

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Published June 11, 2019

FRASER — As time goes on, more and more people are becoming more comfortable talking about their own battles with substance abuse, and their families show support in solidarity.

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Published June 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Daniel Ainsworth has pledged to bike at least 500 miles during the month of June while raising money for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund through the fifth annual Great Cycle Challenge USA.

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Published June 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — A fundraiser held at Rackham Golf Course raised thousands of dollars to improve the grounds of the course. A pair of Huntington Woods residents organized the fundraiser, which brought in $7,000 to improve the course. The event, called the Short Game Skills Challenge, was a 36-hole, par-3 tournament and was held May 18.

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Published May 31, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s something many people take for granted — going into a park for a picnic and having a seat at whatever picnic table is available. But for those in a wheelchair, it may not be that easy.Read More

Published May 28, 2019

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — Anthony Mastronardi’s mindset toward his condition is one of determination and the ability to overcome obstacles.

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Published May 23, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Volunteerism can be difficult, discouraging and often thankless work. But at the awards luncheon each year for the Madison Heights Community Round Table, or MHCRT, kudos are given to those who dedicate themselves to the greater good.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROSEVILLE — On May 14, the Knights of Columbus chapter at St. Pio of Pietrelcina Catholic Church in Roseville presented checks to three local organizations that aid people with intellectual disabilities.

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Published May 14, 2019

BERKLEY — A local musical therapy organization will host a concert to raise funds for its mission. The D-MAN Foundation, a nonprofit organization that aims to help people with quadriplegia, traumatic head injuries, spinal injuries and other diseases through musical therapy, is hosting a concert with its D-MAN All Stars from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St. in Pontiac.

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Published May 14, 2019

ROYAL OAK — More than a million Michigan residents live with chronic kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan.

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Published May 14, 2019

CLAWSON — On June 1, the fifth annual Shatter the Stigma 5K will return to Clawson City Park, but this year, it will include a new family festival to encourage camaraderie and increased awareness.

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Published May 14, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Optimist Club is inviting the local community to join it for its annual golf outing fundraiser on Sunday, June 2.

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Published May 14, 2019

DETROIT — Northeast Detroit nonprofit LifeBUILDERS will be continuing housing repair and rehabilitation programs thanks to a Michigan State Housing and Development Authority Neighborhood Enhancement Program grant.

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Published May 10, 2019

MACOMB COUNTY — Residents will be able to help out the hungry soon without leaving the comfort of their homes. The nationwide Stamp out Hunger Food Drive will be coming to Macomb County May 11.

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Published May 8, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — They say it takes a village to raise a child. For the local nonprofit Spaulding for Children, that rings true.

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Published May 8, 2019

FARMINGTON — A community is only as strong as the people living in it — that was the sentiment shared over a banquet-style breakfast at Farmington Youth Assistance’s 34th annual Youth Recognition Awards April 30 at Glen Oaks Country Club.

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