Rochester Hills Government Youth Council Supports the Assistance League

Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan is grateful for a donation of $8,100 from the Rochester Hills Government Youth Council. Sixteen Rochester Hills high-school students comprise the council that held a charitable 5K run/walk to benefit Assistance League’s philanthropic programs that clothe, feed, educate and comfort infants, children and adults in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. “We are so thankful to be chosen by this remarkable group of teens who have recognized the needs … [Read more...]

Local Families and Students to Benefit from Generosity of the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation

Assistance League Receives $15,000 Grant from the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan received a $15,000 grant from the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation. The funds will support three Assistance League philanthropic programs: Assault Survivor Kits, Link to Creative Teaching and Operation School Bell. All programs serve local families and students by clothing, feeding, educating and comforting people in need. Cheryle Gambaro, a board member of … [Read more...]

Rochester High School Key Club Donates to Assistance League

Student members of the Rochester High School (RHS) Key Club donated $300 to the Assault Survivor Kits program, provided by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, to support survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Jennifer O’Toole-Seyka, RHS counselor and Key Club advisor, shared information with students about Assistance League’s program that provides fresh clothes and personal items to survivors of assault—an immediate need that comes at a difficult time. “The students decided they … [Read more...]

One-2-One Tutoring Program Benefits McGregor Elementary Students

Student Study Skills and Self-Esteem Boosted Through Tutoring and Support from Assistance League Caring Assistance League members and community volunteers are improving literacy and promoting lifelong learning to local students through the educational and philanthropic programs supported by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan. Assistance League volunteers work with students and schools to maximize learning and provide a supportive educational environment through two hallmark … [Read more...]

Celebrate Christmas in July at the ReSale Connection’s Home and Decor Sale

Christmas in July Home and Décor Sale July 13-15 ReSale Connection in Rochester is celebrating Christmas in July with a Home and Décor Sale starting Thursday, July 13 and running through Saturday, July 15. During the sale, the ReSale Connection’s warehouse location will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will feature ornaments, trees, snowmen, wreaths, Santas, reindeer, decorations, and much more. ReSale Connection is an Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan nonprofit, with an … [Read more...]

Lucky 13th Annual Mistletoe Marketplace Brings in $120,000

Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan Raises more than $120,000 for Community Programs The generous holiday spirit shared in a single day helps provide funds to continue critical philanthropic programs for the entire year. The Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan raised more than $120,000 at its 13th Annual Mistletoe Marketplace Fundraiser, held November 17, 2016, at the Palazzo Grande Banquet and Event Center in Shelby Township. It is fitting that the event is named for mistletoe, … [Read more...]

Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan Receives Grant

The Women’s Fund likes writing checks. Even better is getting to see how the funds change lives. Last year the Women’s Fund provided the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan with a $2500 grant toward their Assault Survivor Kits Program. Based on a recent update from the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, the grant is helping to fund new clothing and personal items to trauma centers for assault survivor kits for victims of sexual abuse. The Assault Survivor Kit program is the … [Read more...]

KidzKare Seeking Partners in its Fight Against Suburban Poverty

Sponsors, Partners, and Volunteers Needed for Fifth Annual Back-to-School Bonanza offering Free Goods & Services More than two-thirds of the poverty increase since the year 2000 occurred in households located in the suburbs. In fact, suburban poverty now exceeds that of urban areas in absolute numbers and continues to grow at twice the annual rate. And, to make matters worse, suburban communities are least-prepared to deal with the needs of the poor.  Organized by the Rochester … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Gives Back to Ten Charitable Organizations

Over the past month, the Rochester Junior Woman’s Club (RJWC) was proud to present more than $4000.00 in donations to 10 charitable organizations. Each April, RJWC reviews requests submitted by local organizations requesting assistance. This year the following organization where chosen to receive donations: The Ashley McCormick Flu Foundation and Ashley’s Bridge, Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, Career Dress, Faith Works Michigan, Meadow Brook Hall, New Day Foundation for … [Read more...]