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Farmington Area Goodfellows Seek Donations

November 14th 2017

Farmington Area Goodfellows Seek Donations (Farmington Area Goodfellows, Nov. 14, 2017) Farmington and Farmington Hills, MI – The Farmington Area Goodfellows will once again hold their Annual Holiday Assistance Program for families and seniors in Farmington and Farmington Hills.  With a mission of “No Child or Senior Without a Christmas,” the Goodfellows help hundreds of […]

End of Prohibition Party Got Jugs Full of Money for Charity

December 8th 2012

The money raised goes to the Ferndale Goodfellows, a longstanding organization that helps needy families in Ferndale at Christmastime. Organized through the Ferndale Fire Department, gifts are collected or purchased for children, including toys and clothing. Families are given food, and Seniors are also presented with presents by the firemen.

End of Prohibition Party to benefit Ferndale Goodfellows ~ Dec. 1st

November 25th 2012

Ferndale’s downtown will commemorate again the anniversary of the day in December, 1933 that Congress and President Roosevelt enacted the 21st amendment ending prohibition. The annual event this year is December 1st, and funds will be raised for the Ferndale Good Fellows. Simply show up at any of the seven venues listed below on Saturday night to meet your favorite flappers, rum runners and gangsters.

Goodfellows Christmas Success

December 26th 2011

The Ferndale Goodfellows took in 75 applications for assistance this holiday season. Some were from seniors who just needed food, and others were from families with children. Ferndale Fire Sergeant Ken Kronner said that each applicant received a food certificate to Ferndale Foods located at Nine Mile and Livernois as well as a voucher to 1 of 3 restaurants in the city: Hambo’s, Sam’s Ferndale Grill or Hilton Cafe. The amount was determined by the size of the family. Each child received a $30 gift card to Target.

End of Prohibition Party Raises Money for Goodfellows

December 5th 2011

The woman, who did not want to be identified, never forgot the Winter of 1959 or the warmth the Goodfellows brought to her home.

She and a dozen other volunteers hit the Ferndale bars for a night of fun and fundraising, with The End of Prohibition Party as the theme

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.