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Show Me the Money Day at YMCA to Teach about Finances Feb. 25

January 20th 2017

Show Me the Money Day at YMCA to Teach about Finances Feb. 25 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Community Housing Network (Troy) and Accounting Aid Society (Detroit) are pleased to announce that Show Me the Money Day will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South […]

Over 40 Agencies to be Part of Community Resource Day Nov. 16

November 13th 2016

Over 40 Agencies to be Part of Community Resource Day Nov. 16 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – For all those in need of help with housing, employment, food services, and much more, please consider attending the Oakland County Community Resource Day on Wednesday, November 16th from 10am-2pm at Genesis Church at 309 N. Main […]

More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program

November 24th 2015

 More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program (OLHSA press release, Nov. 24, 2015) This summer OLHSA teamed up with United Way of Southeastern Michigan to promote healthy living among children and individuals with disabilities in Pontiac through the Meet Up and Eat Up program. With the primary focus on making fresh, […]

OLHSA Walk for Warmth at Great Lakes Crossing Feb. 7

January 25th 2015

OLHSA Walk for Warmth at Great Lakes Crossing Feb. 7 (OLHSA Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) Walk for Warmth is a walk-a-thon event. OLHSA, A Community Action Agency will proudly host its 25th annual Walk for Warmth events in 2015! By our side is Genisys Credit Union, our premier event sponsor. Make plans to join […]

OLHSA sells Ferndale Building

November 17th 2012

“The old building just wasn’t the best fit for us, but we can now focus on our strong community partnerships as a tool to better serve our community. Together we can look forward to what that future will bring.”

Pre-School Backpack Program Seeks Caring Donors

June 29th 2011

Program participants will receive a new, empty backpack in September with the first name, sex, age and clothing size of a Ferndale Head Start student, as well as a prescribed list of items to purchase. They will then have two weeks to return the backpack filled with such items as crayons and a coloring book, a reading book, toothbrush and toothpaste, underwear and sweat clothes (estimated cost of items is approximately $30 per backpack).

Events to give residents Free Energy Advice and Gifts

February 13th 2011

The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) is hosting a series of events at the Kulick Community Center to let residents know about their FREE Weatherization Assistance Program, share information about how to save money and stay warm, and give participants safety gifts for their home.

Resources for the Struggling in Ferndale

December 25th 2010

Ferndale is a town well-known for its numerous community groups and nonprofits. But for those who are struggling to make ends meet in this tough economy, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. Here are some of the resources available in the city for those in need. If you know of more we can add to the list, please e mail us at editor@ferndale115.com.