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Housing Needs & Placemaking at Forefront of 8 Mile & Woodward Collaborations

August 6th 2020

“We’re trying to build something here that lasts, that is consistent, and that will be effective in responding to the actual conditions.”

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Chili Cook-Off to Benefit South Oakland Shelter Nov. 10

October 25th 2018

  Chili Cook-Off to Benefit South Oakland Shelter Nov. 10 Oak Park, MI- The Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish which is comprised of St. James in Ferndale and Our Lady of Fatima in Oak Park is hosting a chili cook-off to support their work with the South Oakland Shelter. The parishioner organizing this is […]

Annual Hunger Walk Now at St. Hugo of the Hills May 12

March 28th 2018

Annual Hunger Walk Now at St. Hugo of the Hills May 12   Pontiac/Bloomfield Hills, MI — Registration is open for the 36th Annual Hunger Walk, a morning of food, fun and walking in a beautiful environment on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – Noon.  Now at St. Hugo of the Hills, 2215 Opdyke […]

Volunteer to Help with Annual Homeless Persons Count Jan. 31

January 25th 2018

Volunteer to Help with Annual Homeless Persons Count Jan. 31 Auburn Hills, MI – Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN) is joining efforts to measure homelessness in Oakland County through the Point-in-Time Count. This initiative is conducted annually to help determine the total number of individuals living unsheltered in Oakland County. “Improving our understanding of the needs […]

Churches Share the Love with Weeks of Food and Shelter

January 15th 2018

Churches Share the Love with Weeks of Food and Shelter (Rebecca Hammond, Jan. 15, 2018) Ferndale, MI – There are times when a church goes beyond being a house of worship and becomes a community project with multiple layers of service, need, and reward. The South Oakland Warming Center, which is an overnight shelter for […]

Pontiac Volunteers Pack 3,000 Meals for Homeless People

December 21st 2017

Pontiac Volunteers Pack 3,000 Meals for Homeless People Pontiac, MI- Over 300 people came together Sunday to put together care packages and meals for 3,000 people in Pontiac and beyond. The annual effort, led by Kaino Phillips and the Clarence Phillips Ascend Foundation, has been growing each year since it began six years ago. It […]

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats

December 6th 2017

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats CHICAGO –  Homelessness declined in Michigan according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  While overall homelessness slightly increased nationally, HUD’s 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found the follow regarding homelessness across Michigan: In Michigan, […]

Goggle Gobble Give Seeks Volunteers for Thanksgiving Day Nov 23

November 4th 2017

Goggle Gobble Give Seeks Volunteers for Thanksgiving Day Nov 23 Detroit, MI – Gobble Gobble Give Seeks Volunteers for Thanksgiving Day Detroit, MI – Goggle Gobble Give is a day to feed homeless people in Detroit on Thanksgiving. Headquartered in Bert’s Warehouse Theater at Eastern Market 2739 Russell Street, Detroit 48207 To help contact GobbleGobbleGiveDetroit@gmail.com […]

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline

March 7th 2017

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline (Common Ground, March 7, 2017) PONTIAC, Mich., – Common Ground is seeking new crisis helpline volunteers at the Resource and Crisis Center in Pontiac, Michigan. The organization’s volunteer program offers several benefits including: free certification and training courses, experience in a mental health environment, career development and […]