#Charituesday Contest: Judson Center vs. Kids Kicking Cancer

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 to our community. #GWCommunityHelp

(VOTE ONCE PER DAY FROM 12/10/19 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 12/17/19 AT 10:00 A.M.)

Judson Center

Judson Center is a non-profit human services agency that provides expert, comprehensive services in southeastern Michigan that strengthen children, adults and families impacted by abuse and neglect, autism, developmental disabilities, and mental health challenges. Since opening our doors in 1924, Judson Center has grown to change the lives of nearly 9,000 children, adults and families each year. 

AREAS SERVED: Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County, Washtenaw County, Genesee County, Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) program serves the entire state.

AGES SERVED: All ages

WISH LIST: Diapers (all sizes), baby formula, bed linens, personal hygiene products, new clothing and new toys.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Judson Center offers volunteer opportunities year-round for individuals, groups, civic organizations, and corporate team members. Opportunities include helping during the Holiday Wish campaign, events, community programs, facility enhancement, child care and administrative tasks.

AGE OF VOLUNTEERS: Adults and children 14 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult)


Kids Kicking Cancer

Kids Kicking Cancer, a non-profit founded in Michigan in 1999, is dedicated to using martial arts therapy to empower and ease pain in children with cancer, sickle cell and other life-threatening illnesses. All services are provided at no charge to families served, including classes, uniforms, and, in some locations, transportation to and from classes and events.

AREAS SERVED: State of Michigan, Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County, Washtenaw County

AGES SERVED: 3yrs-25yrs (treated in pediatric facility)

WISH LIST:
• Single-serve wrapped healthy snacks & juice boxes.
• Gas cards & gift cards to local stores (Michael’s, Costco, Target, etc)
• Books for children, teens & young adults 
• Hats, gloves, mittens & colorful socks
• Tickets to local sporting, theater, or child oriented events

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Volunteers needed for events, office work, drivers with CDL, Black Belt martial artists for working with children.

AGE OF VOLUNTEERS: Adults and children 12 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult) 

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