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84 Nonprofits Get CARES Fund Grants through Oakland County

June 26th 2020

The grants, which ranged from $4,000 to $500,000, will help the organizations restore vital services and programs for Oakland County residents such as food distribution, shelter, health care and financial assistance that were reduced or eliminated because of the pandemic.

Ferndale Man Shares Story of Donating Marrow in Hopes of More Lives Saved

February 13th 2019

Ferndale Man Shares Story of Donating Marrow in Hopes of More Lives Saved (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Blake Scheer’s smiling face was missed around the Ferndale community for a few days, but it wasn’t a vacation that took the busy banker out of town. He was off in Washington DC, donating […]

Great Lakes Burn Camp Gets Donation from 100 Faithful Friends

June 28th 2018

Great Lakes Burn Camp Gets Donation from 100 Faithful Friends (100 Faithful Friends, June 27, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – The Rochester Hills based group, 100 Faithful Friends, was founded in June 2015 by Steve & Nancy Benedettini and Lana Doneth. They congregate quarterly to vote on which local charity will be the beneficiary of […]

White Castle Donation Helps towards Ferndale Literacy Project

May 7th 2018

White Castle Donation Helps towards Ferndale Literacy Project (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “When I was a kid, a group of us boys would take the bus up from Highland Park just to get sliders for twelve cents.  We’d come get sliders and take the bus back home. This White Castle […]

Diaper Drive in Berkley to Support Judson Center

December 5th 2017

Diaper Drive in Berkley to Support Judson Center (City of Berkley, Dec. 5, 2017) Berkley, MI – This time last year, the Berkley Public Safety Department joined forces with the MOMS Club of Berkley for a Diaper Drive to support children and families in need in southeastern Michigan. Eleven thousand diapers were collected for distribution […]

18 Organizations Benefit from Casual Day Donations

December 15th 2016

18 Organizations Benefit from Casual Day Donations (Oakland County Executive Office, Dec. 15, 2016)   Pontiac, MI. – Oakland County employees donated over $45,000 to support local charities this year through the county’s Casual Day program, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said during a special ceremony today in the lobby of the Executive Office Building. […]

Ferndale Resident Donates… to Almost Home Animal Rescue League

December 6th 2016

Ferndale Resident Donates Giving Tuesday Funds to Almost Home Animal Rescue League (Citizens Bank, Dec. 6, 2016) FERNDALE, MI ­– For his outstanding commitment to the community, Ferndale resident John Stanaszek has been selected by Citizens Bank to receive its annual Credo Champion for Community Award. As part of the award and in celebration of […]

Royal Oak Starts Donation Program with Water Bills

January 29th 2015

Royal Oak Starts Donation Program with Water Bills (Judy Davis, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist, Jan. 29, 2015) Royal Oak residents will notice Royal Oak Opportunity To Serve (ROOTS) donation pledge forms tucked in with upcoming water bills. The front of the insert has a graphic that markets the program. The back explains how the […]

Help Goodfellows with their Christmas Mission, No Child Goes Without

November 19th 2011

Donations to Goodfellows go directly to help Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge families in need, and the organization relies on the charity and generosity of those in the community who can space a little to help their neighbors.

Marine Corps League Receives Donation from F’dale Nonprofit

October 23rd 2011

Members of the Marine Corps League voluntarily render assistance to all current and former Marines and to their widows and orphans, and work to perpetuate the history of the Marine Corps by observing the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.