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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 […]

After Empty the Shelter Event, Here are Pets that Still Need Homes

October 22nd 2017

After Clear Shelter Event, Here are Pets that Still Need Homes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2o17) Pontiac, MI – With a brand new shelter and animal adoption facility, the cats and dogs that wind up in the care of Oakland County have more space, more privacy and brighter conditions than their previous location in […]

No Fee to Adopt Cats or Dogs on Saturday April 29

April 23rd 2017

No Fee to Adopt Cats or Dogs on Saturday April 29 (Oakland County Animal Adoption Center, April 25, 2017) Auburn Hills, Mich. – County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is urging Oakland County families to adopt a pet at Oakland County Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center during the “Empty the Shelters” event on Saturday, April […]

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 […]

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault

January 11th 2016

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault (HAVEN, Jan. 11, 2016) PONTIAC, MI – HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, announced today the Grand Opening of its new facility, at 801 Vanguard Drive in Pontiac. Completed in 18 months, the new 36,000 square […]

Ferndale Businesses Truck Supplies Out East

November 3rd 2012

Once the trucks were full, Bach and his team headed East. “They delivered 2 loads, one to Howell, NJ and one to Hoboken, NJ and the police gave them an escort to Hoboken. He said NJ is ravaged, total devastation and very cold, especially with no power.