The Women’s Fund Helps Women in Need

The Women's Fund of the Greater Rochester Area Closes 2017 by Giving to Three Local Organizations The Women’s Fund, whose goal is to help improve the lives of women in need by helping them become financially independent, awarded grants to three local organizations in November. Career Dress, who promotes the economic independence of low to moderate income women by providing professional attire to women actively seeking employment, was this year’s recipient of a $7500 grant.  The money … [Read more...]

50+ Senior Expo at Rochester OPC

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) collaborated with the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) for their 50+ Senior Expo on October 4 and offered attendees a wealth of information, resources, education and fun from over 70 exhibitors. The event was designed for adults 50 years of age and older, caregivers, friends and family. The event featured services and resources focused on senior living, health and fitness, finances, nutrition, health screening, caregiving, adult education, … [Read more...]

Newly Elected Board Members Renew Commitment to Local Children and Families

Assistance League Leaders Continue 24-Year Tradition of Community Giving Celebrating its 24th year of philanthropy and community service, the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan confirmed its 2017-18 slate of officers, who collectively renewed their commitment to clothe, feed, educate and comfort children and adults through its compassionate community-based programs. With more than 300 members providing 44,000+ volunteer hours annually, Assistance League is able to help more … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Annual Holiday Party is December 12

The Women's Fund to Host their Annual Holiday Party at Moceri Greystone Manor Show House  Join The Women’s Fund in a toast to the holidays with wine and hor d'oeuvres. The event will be on December 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Moceri’s Greystone Manor at 4911 Pinnacle Blvd., Oakland Township, MI 48306. Complementary valet parking will be available. Ticket price is $65 per person. After December 5, the price will be $70 per person. Tickets can be purchased online … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund is Looking for Grant Recipients

The Women’s Fund is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from their grants. The Women’s Fund provides grants to local non-profit organizations throughout Oakland County that help improve the lives of women in need. Their goal is to help women in need become financially independent and to have a “purse of their own.” Grants are awarded once a year and applications must be submitted by October 13 to be considered. Requests for funding must be … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Mid-Summer Soirée Was a Good Time for a Good Cause

On July 12, The Women’s Fund hosted their annual “Mid-Summer Soirée” at the beautiful Arteva's Idea Show House located at 1021 Clear Creek Drive in Rochester Hills. The celebration was for a good cause and the proceeds will support The Women’s Fund endowment, providing grants and scholarships for women in need throughout Oakland County. The Women’s Fund assists women in crisis and works with local non-profits to empower women to strengthen their lives through focused programs and academic … [Read more...]

Mid-Summer Soirée Hosted by The Women’s Fund

The Women’s Fund to Host "Mid-Summer Soirée" at Arteva's Idea Show House What combines a beautiful home, a lovely summer evening, good food and wine – all for a great cause – The Women's Fund "Mid-Summer Soirée" of course. Join us on July 12 from 6:00 8:30 P.M. for wine and hors d'oeuvres in a beautiful setting. This year’s event will be held at the Arteva's Idea Show House located at 1021 Clear Creek Drive in Rochester Hills. Tour more than 7,000 square feet of inspired … [Read more...]

Jewish Vocational Services for Better Jobs Opportunities

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to Jewish Vocational Services   The Women’s Fund recently presented the Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) with a $750 grant for their Better Jobs Opportunities Program. JVS helps people meet life challenges affecting their self-sufficiency based on the belief that the best way to help people is to make it possible for them to help themselves. The Women’s Fund grant will help fund scholarships for Oakland County women, through which they will receive … [Read more...]

Acts of Kindness Program Earns Senior Center $1000

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to the Older Person’s Commission (OPC) The Women’s Fund recently presented the OPC with a $1000 grant for their Acts of Kindness Program. The OPC provides high quality programs and services that stimulate active and healthy living for all ages of older persons. OPC’s vision is to be the premier community resource center for the changing needs of older adults and those who love and care for them. OPC provides nutritional meals, senior resource services, … [Read more...]

Women’s Health Clinic Program Receives Funds

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to Gary Burnstein Health Clinic The Women’s Fund recently presented Gary Burnstein Health Clinic with a $1250 grant for their Women’s Health Clinic Program. Gary Burnstein Health Clinic covers the cost of healthcare screenings, including cervical cancer screening, to uninsured women. Lori Roscoe, Women’s Fund Board Member, presented the grant check to Executive Director Justin Brox. The Women’s Fund grant will help to cover comprehensive medical and … [Read more...]