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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.

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Rat Patrol, Color Guard and FernCare Among Ferndale Grant Recipients

July 11th 2018

Rat Patrol, Color Guard and FernCare Among Ferndale Grant Recipients (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Rat Patrol was one of seven community projects that received grant money from the Ferndale Community Foundation this year. Checks were presented at Monday night’s City Council meeting by Foundation President (and Council member) […]

Oakland Literacy Council Makes Training Easier for Volunteers

October 14th 2016

Oakland Literacy Council Makes Training Easier for Volunteers (Oakland Literacy Council, Oct. 15, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – The Oakland Literacy Council has now made it easier than ever to help adults improve their English skills.  The Council provides free one-on-one tutoring for adults seeking better job skills, a high school credential, citizenship, or helping […]

Nonprofit Management Conference in Troy May 25

April 9th 2016

Nonprofit Management Conference in Troy May 25 (EVENT page)  The 11th Annual Nonprofit Management Conference   Troy, MI – Wednesday, May 25, 2016 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Woodside Bible Church  6600 Rochester Rd.,  Troy, MI 48085 The conference is meant to educate non-profit professionals on: board development, finance/accounting, fund development, governance/operations, human resources, marketing, […]

Michigan Women’s Power Assembly June 16

June 12th 2012

“Right now there are only 4 women in the Michigan Senate, and 27 female representatives in the Michigan House. Yet in this legislative session alone, over 140 bills have been introduced that directly affect women’s rights in Michigan,” said Kate Morgan of Ferndale. “We believe that in order to make positive change for women, we need more women’s voices in Michigan’s political sphere.”

30 Days in the Dark for 52 for Mom Founder

February 15th 2012

So far his experiments with the blindfolds have not gone perfectly. “ I did walk into a wall, almost brushed my teeth with Neosporen, and…