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Ferndale Pride Selling Shirts to Support LGBTQ Causes

July 4th 2020

Each year Foundation grants funds to local non-profits. Over the last 9 years, Foundation has distributed more than $200,000 to area organizations.

Oct. 26 – Affirmations Fall Fling: Wizard of Wine Party

October 11th 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 7 p.m. at Affirmations LGBTQ+ Community Center in Ferndale to enjoy food, drinks, wine, and entertainment!

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival

April 23rd 2019

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival (Lara Mossa, April 23, 2019) UPDATE: Volunteer hug positions filled up quickly after being announced, but there are many other volunteer opportunities available. More info is available at www.ferndalepride.com FERNDALE, MI – Not everyone feels accepted by friends and family when they […]

Ferndale Pride Donates $21,000 in Grants to Local Organizations

October 25th 2018

  Ferndale Pride Donates $21,000 in Grants to Local Organizations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 25, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The annual Ferndale Pride Festival continues to grow each year in attendance, size, and success.  At Monday’s Ferndale City Council Meeting Ferndale Pride Chairperson Julia Music announced grants donated to local organizations totaling $21,000. Ferndale Community […]

Rainbow Run Celebrates Diversity

June 4th 2018

Rainbow Run Celebrates Diversity (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Over 250 runners donned Michigan-made high rainbow socks and ran through the streets of Ferndale Saturday morning for the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Rainbow Run.  Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter welcomed everyone to the event and the crowed warmed up with stretches […]

Axle Brewing Birthday and Pride Celebration June 1-3

May 26th 2018

Axle Brewing Birthday and Pride Celebration June 1-3 Ferndale, MI – It’s been almost a year since Axle Brewing Co. opened their doors at 567 Livernois in Ferndale. Since firing up the new brewhouse last June, Axle has crafted over forty new beers, hosted a number of dining events including their first Oktoberfest and launched […]

Ferndale Pride is June 2, Here’s the Schedule, Plus Pre-Festival Events

April 25th 2018

Ferndale Pride is June 2, Here’s the Schedule, Plus Pre-Festival Events Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Pride is June 2 in Downtown Ferndale. “Since 2011, Ferndale has kicked off summer with its annual pride festival. Listed on the website After Ellen as a ‘Small City Pride That is Worth the Trip,’ Ferndale Pride draws more than […]

Ferndale Pride Announces Multiple Fundraisers, Seeks Volunteers

February 28th 2018

Ferndale Pride Announces Multiple Fundraisers, Seeks Volunteers (Ferndale Pride, Feb. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Preparations are under way for Ferndale Pride, which takes place June 2, 2018 in Downtown Ferndale.  In the meantime, here is information on volunteering and on fundraisers leading up to the event: Committee meetings with volunteers, location to be determined: […]

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities

August 28th 2017

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities   FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Pride distributed $25,000 in grants – the most funding it ever has distributed in a single year – to five local LGBTQ charities Monday, Aug. 28, at the Ferndale City Council meeting.   The Ferndale Community Foundation, Ferndale Pride’s sponsoring […]

Pride in the Park Brings Transgender People Together

August 22nd 2017

Pride in the Park Brings Transgender People Together (Julia Music, Aug. 22, 2017) Transgender Michigan is celebrating its 20th year as a non-profit advocacy group for transgender people in the state of Michigan. This year their annual event, Transgender Pride saw record breaking crowds as more than 500 people gathered in Geary Park to celebrate […]