#Charituesday Contest – Easterseals Michigan 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 8/28/18 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 9/4/18 AT 10:00 A.M.)

 

Easterseals Michigan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since 1920 Easterseals Michigan has worked to change the way the world defines and view disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. Currently nearly 11,800 people turn to Easterseals Michigan for a variety of services for a wide range of disabilities including autism, PTSD, depression, substance abuse, mental illness, ADD, ADHD, behavioral disorders, senior services and much more.

AREAS SERVED: Oakland County, Macomb County, Genesee County, Kent County

AGES SERVED: All ages.

WISH LIST:
– Gift cards (major grocery & retail stores, drug stores, home improvement, gas stations)
– New or gently used toys (used in autism services)
– Arts and crafts supplies (paints, colored pencils, yarn, construction paper, etc.)
– Tickets to family-friendly attractions (sporting events, zoo, aquarium, museums, etc.)
All donations stay in Michigan and serve residents of Michigan.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Help with fundraising events: on-site registration, event set up, clean up, helping children and young adults with disabilities or special needs play baseball – and more.


AGE OF VOLUNTEERS? 13+

 

Our H.O.M.E. Pantry

 

 

 

 

 

The mission of the pantry 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. The pantry is by appointment only, each person in the household receives 10 pounds of food per month. There is a 50-pound maximum per household. The pantry serves Garden City residents only.

AREAS SERVED: Wayne County

AGES SERVED: All ages

WISH LIST:
Any non-perishable items are needed in the pantry. We are also looking for volunteers to help with pantry stock.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
We have several opportunities for volunteering. Stocking shelves in the afternoon, picking up weekly Gleaners order, pantry shoppers and picking up at the local Starbucks weekly.

AGE OF VOLUNTEERS? All ages welcome, although an adult must accompany children.

 

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