#Charituesday Contest – Kids Kicking Cancer vs. Gift of a Helping Hand Charitable Trust

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 12/8/20 AT 10:00 A.M. THROUGH 12/15/20 AT 10:00 A.M.)

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: 3-24 years

– 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 & children 12 & up (children must be accompanied by an adult)

Gift of a Helping Hand Charitable Trust

Our mission is to provide safe and affordable housing for veterans, domestic violence survivors and their children and homeless women and their children. We foster technology, health education, career and financial educational training computer classes for economically disadvantaged youths, girls, women, veterans, domestic violence survivors and underprivileged individuals in helping them to become self-sufficiency and learn the skills for career advancement. In addition, we provide basic needs and care packages to thousands of families, veterans and individuals all around the world requesting our assistance during these challenging times.

AREAS SERVED: State of Michigan

AGES SERVED: all ages

Real estate (Commercial, residential), bequest, gift cards and e-gift cards (target, Meijer, Kroger, Walmart, iTunes, Amazon, Starbucks, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree, Whole Foods, Burger King, Subway, KFC, Church’s Chicken, Pizza Hut, Little Caesars, etc., gift certificate, jewelry, frequent flyer miles, monetary donations, gas cards from Shell, Marathon, BP/Amoco, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, etc., Non-perishable food items and snacks, video games and video game console, Tickets to sporting/entertainment events, airline tickets and vacation packages.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: We are seeking illustrators to draw illustrations to children picture books.

AGE OF VOLUNTEERS: Adults 18 and older