Dinner to aid child with cancer

Suzanne White is well known in the Rochester community for her longtime leadership of The Holiday Helpers of Rochester Hills, which assists the less fortunate of the city. Now, it’s someone in her own family who needs help. White’s 8-year-old granddaughter, Bailey Mackey, was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 kidney cancer. A fundraising dinner has been set for Dec. 15 to raise money for her care. Tickets must be purchased by Monday, Dec. 3. Bailey Lynn (“Little Diva”) Mackey was born seven … [Read more...]

To all, Merry Christmas

By Suzanne White Holiday Helpers of Rochester Hills On Christmas I am blessed to be able to watch my grandchildren as they open their gifts from Santa, Mom and Dad and us.  To be with family throughout the holidays and am honored by our friends and those we have met along the way.  I am so very proud of my daughter Kristi and her husband, Adam who have worked so hard and raising 3 beautiful and respectful children. Many times I reflect on my own childhood Christmases.  What great times … [Read more...]

Bring toy, get dinner

For the second year in a row, Limelight Sports Pub and Grill in downtown Rochester will host a benefit for the Holiday Helpers of Rochester Hills. On Thursday, December 8, bring a new, unwrapped toy and get a free buffet. Doors open at 4 p.m.; the buffet begins at 6 p.m. Holiday Helpers is a local nonprofit organization that assists needy residents of Rochester Hills and the Rochester school district. Limelight is located at 543 North Main Street, Suite 301, on Paint Creek behind the … [Read more...]

Help stuff a truck for the needy

Planning to visit the Village of Rochester Hills soon?  You can shop and at the same time help your less-fortunate neighbors by bringing food and gifts for the Holiday Helpers of Rochester Hills. On Saturday, December 3, the Holiday Helpers hope to Stuff-A-Truck with non-perishable food at the village beginning at noon and continuing until the truck is full. New cloths and unwrapped toys and gifts will also be accepted. The Holiday Helpers of Rochester Hills is a 501c3 nonprofit charity … [Read more...]

It’s that Holiday Helpers time of year

Well it's that time of year again and Holiday Helpers is kicking into high gear. Holiday Helpers is a small 501c3 nonprofit. We function as a charity and food pantry. Everyone who works here volunteers. No one collects a salary and often we reach into our own pockets to lend a hand. We receive support from the city of Rochester Hills, the mayor's office, the city council, the staff, the fire department, DPS, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, the janitors, the schools, local … [Read more...]