In the Holiday Spirit of Gratitude and Thankfulness the 4C Staff at the Family Place request your assistance in building the Library for Santa’s Reading Room.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The Family Place
8726 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Fun ~ Music ~ Activities
Tax Deductible Book Donations Needed
New, age appropriate, books are needed for Forster and Head Start Children
Toddlers – 17 years
Please DROP OFF books no later than Monday, December 13, 2010
Call Denise Wellons-Glover or Carol Johnson at (313)664-0700, ext. 245 or 243
At this event, you can apply for the State Emergency Relief
(SER) and weatherization assistance, learn about other
assistance programs and obtain energy efficiency
information and other important services.
When: Monday, December 13
Time: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Cobo Hall, Detroit
• Apply for State Energy Relief Assistance
• Meet with human service agencies
• Receive energy efficiency information
• Apply for home weatherization
Who should attend: This free event is open to the public.
Space is limited and registration is required.
Space is Limited. Registration is required by December 1.
Call 877.245.7084 today!
(Call between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday)
Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) prepares 20,000 meals a week that are served to homebound seniors, homeless people, two hospitals for adults with mental illness and the Detroit Police Department.
Each Saturday CCSS provides a Saturday Community Lunch to accommodate people in a variety of situations: homeless individuals, senior citizens, low income families in the area and sometimes volunteers doing physical labor at the church and/or center.
For more information call (313) 883-2277.
Shopping & Giving Made Easy:
Have a new, gently used coat you aren’t getting enough use out of? Donate it this season for homeless men in Detroit. OR new gear for kids.
Drop it off at the Gifte-D: A Boutique at Compuware pop-up shop on Monroe Street this Friday and every Friday through December 24th (11am-9pm, except early 3pm closing Christmas Eve)
100 Coats in 10 Days
Help us get just 10 coats a day for 10 days. Viola! 100 Coats! Mostly for the areas houseless men.
While you’re a it…throw in some gloves, hats, scarves and socks! We’ll take anything someone else could still use. If they’re for kids, let’s get some crispy new gear!
The coats will be going to the guests of the Spirit of Hope Church’s Saturday Soup Kitchen. They also have an amazing urban farm on the property!
Come join us for the North End Central Woodward Governance Board’s community at 6pm on November 30th! The meeting will be held at the Central District Police Precinct on 7310 Woodward.
This holiday season Oakland Mall is kicking off the holiday giving season with our first annual Magical Night of Giving.
Magical Night of Giving, is a holiday giving extravaganza that includes savings throughout the mall, family-oriented activities, holiday entertainment, and prize giveaways EXCLUSIVELY for wristband holders.
Oakland Mall will be having Magical Night of Giving on December 5, 2010. Wristbands sell for $5 apiece and are available starting Nov. 29th at Vanguard CDC, located at 2785 E. Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI. 48211. If you have any questions, please contact Vanguard CDC at 313-872-7831.
Now through December 23, 2010
The Detroit Artists Market annual Art For The Holidays is a one-of-a-kind gift shopping experience for all! The gallery transforms from a fine art exhibition gallery to a fun, energetic gift shop featuring all hand-made items by local artists offering a wide range of artwork and price points. This show includes jewelry, glass, metal, ceramic, photography, accessories, paintings, drawings, sculpture, books, cards, framed prints, and the list goes on!
Founded in 1932, the Detroit Artists Market fosters a vibrant and distinctive artistic community in Detroit and Michigan by promoting, exhibiting and selling the work of emerging and established artists, through educational programming and art exhibitions, and by serving as a resource to all who seek to expand their knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of art.
Detroit Artists Market
4719 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
Tuesday – Saturday
11:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
DAM is free to the public.
Prevailing Community Development Corporation (CDC) presents our Holiday Exhibition and Strolling Supper Reception featuring the world-renowned art from Master Sculptor, Woodrow Nash.
The Reception will be held at The Prevailing Empowerment Center on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 6 pm.
We invite you to join us as a sponsor of this program that benefits our continuing efforts to provide the youth of Southwest Detroit with life-changing, educational empowerment opportunities.
Our Holiday Exhibition and Reception is designed to excite and encourage community participation. With your sponsorship support, you will not only encourage promoting community involvement, you will assist Prevailing CDC in its mission to provide comprehensive programs and services that transforms lives of youth into productive adults.
We believe that all youth deserve to lead healthy and productive lifestyles that produce a great future for themselves, their families and community.
In order to fulfill the commitment needed to sustain such a prestige event, the attached sponsorship packages have been designed to give you optimal visibility and recognition. Aligning your name or the name of your organization will allow you to take advantage of valuable marketing and promotional initiatives outlined in each sponsorship opportunity. We hope that you’ll join us in celebrating the reason for the season and supporting the continued great work of the Prevailing Community Development Corporation.
Tickets are $25 and are available by calling 313-896-4070.
Prevailing Community Development Corporation
Dear Community Partners,
Please mark your calendar for the following event:
Please join Chief Ralph L. Godbee, Jr. and members of the Detroit Police Department at the Candlelight Vigil & “Respect Life and Stop the Violence” ceremony scheduled for December 15, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in front of Police Headquarters, located at 1300 Beaubien.
The ceremony will be in remembrance of the sons, and daughters, twenty years of age and under whose lives have been lost due to violence, a fire, and fatal accident between the dates of December 1, 2009 to November 30, 2010. The program will also include a special prayer for the children worldwide in addition to the children who died on September 11, 2001.
All are invite to attend and join family members of victims and personnel of the Detroit Police Department for this event.