#Charituesday – Single Family Living Non-Profit Organization vs. Tigerlily Cat Rescue

Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 8/15/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 8/22/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Single Family Living Non-Profit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We provide positive guidance and outreach to single families in the area of finances, relationships, family care, counseling, life skills, stress management and economic development. Educational assistance, mentoring, tutoring, and home retention.

Wish List:
Laptop Computers, Software
Housing
Storage, Education Building
Books K-12
Furniture: beds, couches, chairs

Volunteer Opp ortunities:
Teachers
Lawyers
Social Workers
Marketing
Regular Volunteers
Interns for paperwork

Tigerlily Cat Rescue

 

 

 

 

 

Tigerlily Cat Rescue is a 501c3 non-profit, all-volunteer animal rescue organization, committed to helping homeless cats and kittens find forever homes, and to helping reduce the pet overpopulation problem.

We provide foster homes for cats and kittens, including food, litter, emergency and basic veterinary care for the animals in our organization. We are dedicated to making every effort possible to present healthy, friendly cats and kittens for adoption, and to promote spaying and neutering!

Wish List:
Purina One and ProPlan Dry and Wet Cat/Kitten Food, Foster Homes, Tidy Cat Clumping Litter, Petsmart Gift Cards, and Feliway Spray and Diffusers.

Volunteer Opp ortunities:
Person to put on fundraisers, collect food barrels in stores and place canisters in businesses to collect money, and foster homes.

 

#Charituesday – March of Dimes, Southeast Michigan vs. Habitat for Humanity, Macomb County


Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 8/1/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 8/8/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

March of Dimes, Southeast Michigan

 

 

 

 

The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality. The March of Dimes carries out this mission through community services, advocacy, research, education and
support.

Wish List:
– Diapers, New
– Pack and Plays, New
– Sleep Sacks
– New Baby Items

Volunteer Opp ortunities:
We have community events that we are always looking for folks to volunteer for, we need in offer volunteers as well as companies to sponsor, create teams and or support in other ways.

Habitat for Humanity, Macomb County

 

Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. We build or rehab safe affordable homes for people of low-income who are willing to partner with us! We also provide exterior repair and complete kitchen and bathroom deconstruction services. Our ReStores are amazing treasure troves for everyday items such as couches and tables, as well as for unique gift items and antiques.

Wish List:
5 desktop computers for office operations
Outdoor salt
New and used household items
New or used van
New or used tools

Volunteer Opportunities:
New builds, Rehabs, Exterior Repair, ReStore assistance, Office assistance

#Charituesday – Angels’ Place vs. Lighthouse of Oakland County


Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 7/18/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 7/25/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Angels’ Place

 

 

 

 

Angels’ Place provides people-centered services, including homes and professional support, for adults with developmental disabilities. Our homes offer a Christian family environment of love and compassion, coupled with an atmosphere of acceptance, dignity, well-being and the potential for personal growth and acceptance.

Wish List:
Paper Products – toilet paper, paper towels,
Kleenex, garbage bags, cereal, oatmeal, canned
tuna fish, chicken, canned fruit and vegetables,
soups
Use of a storage unit for 1+ years
Laundry detergent, window cleaner
New vacuum cleaners, carpet cleaner, large plastic
storage bins
Car Wash Coupons, paper shredder (not strips)

Volunteer Opportunities:
Yard clean ups at one of our homes, helping to decorate a home for Christmas, bring a meal to one
of the 20 homes.

 

Lighthouse of Oakland County

 

 

 

 

 

Lighthouse of Oakland County provides guidance and resources to help Southeast Michigan individuals and families move from economic crisis towards stability and self-sufficiency. Lighthouse operates Oakland County’s only five-day-per-week
food pantry.

Wish List:
Non-perishable food especially proteins such as peanut butter also soups, tuna, canned fruits and vegetables.
Personal hygiene products are also needed.

Volunteer Opp ortunities:
Lighthouse offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities from event volunteers, to receptionists, food pantry volunteers, and other
opportunities. Please call us to find out more.

#Charituesday Contest – Kadima vs. Arts & Scraps


Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 7/4/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 7/11/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Kadima

 

 

 

 

 

Kadima provides comprehensive residential, therapeutic and social services to all people with mental health needs as they move forward in their lives. Kadima delivers these services while providing education and outreach to the broader community to ensure positive mental health outcomes for all.

Wish List:

Bedding (single and double beds) and bath towels
New or used vehicles
Sports, entertainment/cultural event tickets for
clients to attend
Supplies for painting, drawing, sculpting,
photography, beadwork, etc
Personal hygiene supplies to create a closet
Non-perishable food donations

Kadima has many great volunteer opportunities for individuals, groups and families. Our annual Gardening Day takes place at the beginning of June and is a great one-time event for individuals, families, groups and business teams.  There are also ongoing opportunities working directly with clients, as well as many committee roles, including the Lois Zussman Kadima Golf Classic, Engagement Committee and Creative Expressions Council.

 

Arts & Scraps

 

 

 

 

 

Arts & Scraps reimagines 28 tons of recycled material, inspiring 275,000 people of all ages to think, create and learn. Programs are a community store, curriculum-oriented workshops for all ages, creative activities at public events and kits for classrooms and individuals.

These are items we must purchase: children’s scissors, packaging tape, cleaning supplies/liquid hand soap, copy paper, rolls of standard paper towels for dispenser. Visit http://ArtsAndScraps.org for a list of materials from home or business you may be throwing away.

Groups ages 8 and up (maximum of 25 volunteers) can visit the air-conditioned, heated private warehouse to prepare materials and pack kits; scheduled at the group’s convenience. Call Tonia at 313-640-9050. Small groups (maximum of 5) can assist in the store on Monday. Call Deborah at 313-640-4411 x 4. Individuals can drop in the store during open hours (Tuesday, Thursday 11a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 11a.m. – 4p.m.) to help. Check website calendar for event activities throughout the metro area. Volunteers aged 8 and up help families at creative centers. Registration is online through the site. Individuals can also volunteer in their area of expertise.

#Charituesday – Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS) vs. Career Dress

Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 6/20/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 6/27/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS)

 

 

 

 

 

COTS is a family only homeless shelter. We assist families in reaching their housing, economic, health, education and career goals through coaching, mentorship and support as they strive to overcome homelessness and break the cycle of poverty for next generation and beyond. Volunteer Opportunities include meal service, child care and tutoring.

 

Career Dress

 

 

 

Career Dress promotes the economic independence of low/moderate income women in Southeast MI by providing professional attire for women actively seeking employment. Volunteer opportunities are available. Call Career Dress at 248-481-8276 to discuss.

#Charituesday – The Lake House vs. Our H.O.M.E. Pantry

Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 5/23/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 5/30/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

The Lake House

 

 

 

 

 

The Lake House offers social and emotional support programs for men, women and children living with cancer, their families and friends. There is no cost to participate in programs.

Volunteers are needed for clerical work (phone calls, filing), community
outreach, in-house volunteers, and fund-raising.

Our H.O.M.E. Pantry

 

 

 

 

 

 

The mission is not only to provide meals but to offer other needed resources, opportunities and empowerment. The pantry falls under the City of Garden City’s Community Resources Department, which offers pantry clients no-cost state benefits application assistance to enroll them for health insurance and/or other assistance programs. The pantry is also under the Family Resource Center, which offers youth and family groups, such as Strengthening Families, along with many other resources. By appointment only, each person in a household receives 10 pounds of food per month. Note: There is a 50-pound maximum per household. The pantry serves Garden City residents only. Volunteers needed for Fall Feast on Thanksgiving Day and Children’s Christmas Party.

Volunteers are needed to stock shelves, pick up weekly Gleaners order and be pantry shoppers.

#Charituesday – Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) vs. South Eastern Michigan Indians, Inc.

Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 5/9/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 5/16/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighborhood Service Organization’s (NSO) compassionate and professional staff provides services that have impacted countless children, youth, adults, seniors, families, and communities since 1955. NSO’s empowering programs and services provide assistance for: older adults with mental illness; children, youth, and adults with developmental disabilities; youth leadership and advocacy training; year-round workforce development for youth, young adults and their parents; homeless recovery services; housing development; community outreach for psychiatric emergencies; call hotline for emergency shelter and housing resources in Detroit; training; and volunteer opportunities for individuals, groups, and organizations.

NSO offers a variety of one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. Visit our website for a list of current volunteer opportunities. www.nso-mi.org

South Eastern Michigan Indians, Inc. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are a non profit Urban Indian center, providing human services for American Indians & others eligible for services.

Volunteers needed for Fall Feast on Thanksgiving Day and Children’s Christmas Party.

#Charituesday – Just Ask Foundation, Inc. vs Gift of a Helping Hand Charitable TR

Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 4/11/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 4/18/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Just Ask Foundation, Inc. 

 

 

 

 

 

Education and Resource program dedicated to serving the disabled, the elderly, their caregivers and the general public with medical resources, support and network.

Volunteer Opportunities:
Social Media
Camera Operator
Editors
Writers
Public Relations
Appointment Setter

The Gift of a Helping Hand Charitable TR

 

 

 

 

 

Our mission is to provide safe housing for Veterans, Domestic Violence Survivors and their children. In addition, we provide technology and financial educational training computer classes for economically disadvantaged individuals in helping them to become self-sufficiency and learn the skills for career advancement. We provide basic needs to
thousands of families and individuals requesting our assistance during these challenging times.

Business and Community Leaders are needed to host various drives.

#Charituesday – Wayne-Westland Do Unto Others (DUO) vs. Six Feet Over


Join us in participating with this week’s #Charituesday contest!  We’ve chosen two non-profit organizations from the Fox 2 Gift Giving Guide for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate to Gardner-White!  No matter what, both organizations will receive at least a $500 gift certificate to Gardner-White – however – the winning organization will receive a $1,000 gift certificate!  Vote for your favorite organization below and join us by donating benefit to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 3/28/17 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 4/4/17 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Wayne-Westland Do Unto Others (DUO)

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne-Westland Do Unto Others (DUO) focuses on supporting the special needs community in Western Wayne county. Each year, DUO brings the special needs community together with the community at large to provide meaningful and fun social and athletic activities, educational classes that teach cognitive and life skills, and also helps to raise funds in support of our local Wayne-Westland Special Olympics athletic teams. All donations made to DUO go toward supporting our special needs community.

We are always looking for volunteers to help at our events and outing with event preparation, setup, chaperoning, amangerment of tasks, clean-up, etc. We are also looking for interested parties to join our board and/or as officers and help grow DUO. We accept volunteers of all ages as long as children 16 & younger are accompanied by a parent or chaperone.

Six Feet Over

 

 

 

Six Feet Over assists those with recent losses to suicide with funerals, memorials, clean up services, bills from time off work, among other services. We also focus on community outreach, resource connections, suicide awareness, prevention and education.

Volunteer opportunities include community outreach, event organizing, specialties and services: grant writing, Non Profit Law, writing/media, PR, etc. Volunteers need to be 14 & up, with signed parental consent.