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EACH VENDOR LISTING All information can also be found in the ‘Resource Hub’ section at SocialSolace.com Name: Alternatives for Girls Year Founded: 1987 Also known as: AFG IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 903 W. Grand Blvd Detroit, Michigan 48208 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-361-4000 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-361-8938 Web: www.alternativesforgirls.org Contact: Mahima Mahadevan Phone: 313-361-4000 x230 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Amanda Good Mission Statement: Alternatives For Girls helps homeless and high risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and helps them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives. Geographic Area Served: Wayne County Service Areas: (primary in bold) Housing, Shelter, Youth Development, Human Services, Employment, Job Related Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Ethnic groups, Unemployed, Families, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: AFG accomplishes its mission through three key services: AFG Prevention, the AFG Shelter and AFG Outreach. AFG Prevention Program works with at-risk girls (ages 518) by providing programs designed to develop interpersonal skills, self-esteem, and leadership capacity. The AFG Shelter, with 35 beds and 10 beds for children, provides a safe, stable living and learning environment for homeless young women (ages 16-21) in emergency situations. AFG Outreach utilizies a unique model of peer to peer education, by training high risk teens in methods of communicating to their peers about risky activities and the opportunity to make positive life changes. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 45 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 18 Board Chair: Agnes Hagerty Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $2,999,999 Additional Information: Please refer to our website for more information about our programs, volunteering, or donating Wish List: Please refer to our website for our wish list: http://www.alternativesforgirls.org/WishList.html Additional Keywords: homeless shelter, youth programs, mentor, volunteer Name: Ann Arbor Youth Chorale Year Founded: 1987 Also known as: AAYC IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: NEW Center, 1100 N. Main St., Ste. 201B Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 Status: Active County: Washtenaw Phone: 734-996-4404 Email: [email protected] Fax: 734-998-0163 Web: www.annarboryouthchorale.org Contact: Lori Harris Phone: 734-996-4404 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mission Statement: The Ann Arbor Youth Chorale exists to enrich artistically the lives of children, their families, and the community through choral music performance. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Youth Development Populations Served: Children/Youth Summary of Services: The Ann Arbor Youth Chorale (AAYC) established in 1987 has two auditioned choirs for girls and boys (with unchanged voices), ages 9-16, representing different levels of vocal ability and experience. Members are from Ann Arbor and surrounding communities. The AAYC offers a music performance program that emphasizes music skills and understanding through choral music experience. Descant and Concert Choir perform locally. Concert Choir has toured throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Our season runs from Sept-May. As members of the Ann Arbor Youth Chorale, singers learn basic concepts of melody, harmony, rhythm, and dynamics along with skills in vocal technique such as breathing, tone production, diction and sight singing. As they study music from a broad range of musical styles and periods, our students learn new languages as well as the customs, beliefs, and values of the world’s cultures. They also develop life-long transferable skills such as discipline, critical thinking, and teamwork. Our excellent reputation has brought us many invitations from near and far to study, compete, and perform. Exciting venues we have visited include Chicago’s Symphony Hall, Saint Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria, and the Lichtenstein Palace in Prague in the Czech Republic. We have sung with the Chicago Children’s Choir, the Canadian Children’s Opera Chorus in Toronto, the Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir and with the Moscow Ballet. We have partnered with local groups such as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, the Ann Arbor School for the Performing Arts, and the singing duo, GEMINI. Want to get involved? Auditions for our new season take place yearly in April and September. Call for a tenminute appointment. Scholarships are available based on need. In addition to our regular program, the AAYC offers the Summer Choral Academy, a two week intensive choral day camp. Visit our website for more information. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0.75 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 3.5 Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Financial support, music library sponsorship, award & recognition sponsorship, office supplies, computer/computer software. Additional Keywords: children, choir, choral, youth, music, education Name: Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Year Founded: 1943 Also known as: Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 4100 John R Road Detroit, Michigan 48201 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 1-800-KARMANOS Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.karmanos.org Contact: Elizabeth Katz Phone: (313) 576-8043 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Ann G. Schwartz Mission Statement: The Karmanos Cancer Institute is a unique, urban-based, integrated center of research, patient care and education, dedicated to the prevention, early detection, treatment and eventual eradication of cancer. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Cancer prevention, research and treatment., Health - General and Rehabilitative, Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines Populations Served: We serve cancer patients locally, nationally and internationally. Summary of Services: Karmanos Cancer Institute is the only hospital in Michigan solely devoted to fighting cancer. It is one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Our doctors treat all forms of cancer. We also conduct basic and translational cancer research, hold clinical trials, and are one of 14 NCI-designated Phase 1 clinical trial centers in the United States. Additionally, we provide support through education in cancer prevention, early detection and decision making about cancer treatment options. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 964.1 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 1,000 Number on Board of Directors: 44 Board Chair: Alan S. Schwartz Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: The Karmanos Cancer Institute was originally founded in 1943 as the Detroit Institute for Cancer Research and was later named the Michigan Cancer Foundation, encompassing the Meyer L. Prentis Comprehensive Cancer Center of Metropolitan Detroit and the cancer programs of the Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University. In 1995, the cancer center was named after Barbara Ann Karmanos, who lost her eight-year battle to breast cancer when she was 46 years old. Wish List: Individual lips balms, hand sanitizers, tissue packs, portable DVD players, family- and child-appropriate DVDs, gas cards, grocery gift certificates, gift cards, new laptop computers for patients to use and for training purposes, a new audio-visual cart to charge laptop computers and DVD players, adult diapers (all sizes) and blue absorbant pads, fabric bolts in cotton and cotton blends for hospice patient gowns, a digital camera for hospice's patient memory gift projects and for staff and volunteer education and community outreach, light-weight hats and lap blankets. Additional Keywords: Comprehensive cancer treatment center, cancer research, cancer center. Name: Breaking Blocks Year Founded: 2010 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) pending Address: 1678 Murfin #19 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 Status: Active County: Washtenaw Phone: 734-565-5646 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/group.php?gid= Contact: Emeralle Kirksey Phone: 734-565-5646 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Emeralle Kirksey Mission Statement: The central mission of Breaking Blocks is to shatter stumbling blocks of adversity that society places on youth, restricting them from developing and understanding their full potential and advancing socially and academically. As a charity organization, our purpose is to implement the mission through delivering school supplies to schools, so that students will be able to have the materials necessary to succeed in school. We will also be active in ensuring that students are enrolled in health care insurance programs provided by the State of Michigan, by holding health care insurance drives. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Youth Development, Health - General and Rehabilitative Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Students, Health related Summary of Services: We will distribute school supplies to schools in Detroit and Metropolitan Detroit, so that students will have the materials necessary to succeed academically. We will also conduct health care drives to ensure that children between the ages of 0-19 are under and insurance plan that the State of Michigan provides, if they are not currently insured. We also want to spread the word about the importance of health care and provide information from the local health department on how to obtain insurance. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 1-5 Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Lauren Glass Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Twitter Page http://twitter.com/#!/BreakingBlocks Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=163633083663903 Wish List: -Funding through grants, donations and school supplies drives -Volunteers/members who are willing to implement the mission Additional Keywords: education, health care, youth, schools, low income, community development Name: Brightmoor Solutions CDC Year Founded: 2009 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 20723 Fenkell Ave. Detroit, Michigan 48223 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 888-838-5597 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313420-0228 Web: brightmoorsolutions.org Contact: Essie Jones Phone: 888-838-5597 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Darice Smiley Mission Statement: To enrich the lives of our youth one by one; with Determination and Dedication. Geographic Area Served: Brightmoor Area in the City of Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Populations Served: Low income, Students Summary of Services: Providing quality enchancement programs; for low to moderate income youth; between the ages of 13 through 18. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 2 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 60 Number on Board of Directors: 9 Board Chair: Melvin Rogers Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Our Programs Goals: To impact the live(s) of oir next Generation. To encourage,assit our youth in setting obtainable and realistic goals. To provide the knowledge need to attain and the ability to sustain goals in an ever changing society. Our Program Intentions: To improve the lives of our youth in the Brightmoor Neighborhood. Our Vision - Upon completion of our Program(s) our youth will have acquired the knowledge and the drive to further their education. The character needed to excel in life. The overall qualities needed to obtain and retain profitable employment. Brightmoor Solutions CDC is a true beliver that every one counts and; Together we all can make a difference in the outcome of our Next Generation. Please visit our website for Programs information: brightmoorsolutions.org Wish List: Desk, Tables, Chairs, Computers, Paint, Drywell, Light Fixtures, Doors, Sink, Plumbing Fixtures Additional Keywords: Financial Literacy and MentoringZPrograms Name: Cabrini Clinic Year Founded: 1950 Also known as: St. Frances Cabrini Clinic of Most Holy Trinity Church IRS Designation: Sponsored by another 501(c)(3) Address: 1234 Porter Street Detroit, Michigan 48226-2407 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313961-7863 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-965-9891 Web: www.cabriniclinic.org Contact: Mary Ellen Howard Phone: 313-961-7863 ext. 2 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mary Ellen Howard Mission Statement: Cabrini Clinic provides a holistic approach toward meeting the primary health care needs of economically disadvantaged residents of Southwest Detroit and beyond. We serve those who fall through the medical-social safety net and help them connect with basic resources. We offer education, prevention, and treatment without charge, but with deep compassion and respect for the people we serve and their needs. Geographic Area Served: Metro Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Health - General and Rehabilitative, Human Services - Multipurpose, Mental Health, Advocacy Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Mentally ill, Health related, Uninsured Summary of Services: Cabrini Clinic is a free clinic staffed by volunteer health professionals who provide primary medical care, prescription assistance and mental health care to uninsured adults, ages 18-64. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 3 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 100 Number on Board of Directors: 11 Board Chair: Nancy Wanchik Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999 Additional Information: Oldest free medical clinic in nation. Wish List: -Volunteer health professionals who will give 4 hours/month. Particular need for providers and pharmacists. -Financial support Additional Keywords: free clinic primary health care medical care mental health uninsured Name: Capuchin Soup Kitchen Year Founded: 1929 Also known as: CSK, Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1820 Mt. Elliott St. Detroit, Michigan 48207 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313.579.2100 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313.571.1822 Web: www.cskdetroit.org Contact: Brother Jerry Smith Phone: 313.579.2100 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Brother Jerry Smith Mission Statement: The mission of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen is to provide food, clothing, encouragement, direction and other assistance, in a dignified and respectful setting, to all people in need - regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender or health. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Community Improvement, Food, Nutrition, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: The Capuchin Soup Kitchen serves the poor who suffer from the lack of basic human needs: food, clothing and household necessities; psychological needs such as motivation, self-esteem and rehabilitation; and social needs such as support systems and meaningful relationships. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 55 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 300-400 Number on Board of Directors: Board Chair: Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: Wish List: food, clothing, furniture Additional Keywords: food, clothing Name: Catholic Services of Macomb Year Founded: 1957 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 15945 Canal Clinton Township, Michigan 48038 Status: Active County: Macomb Phone: 586-416-2300 Email: [email protected] Fax: 586-416-2311 Web: www.csmacomb.org Contact: Suzanne Szczepanski-White Phone: 586-416-2300 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Thomas Reed Mission Statement: Catholic Services of Macomb assists, empowers and strengthens individuals and families through quality programs and services based on respect for life, individual responsibility, and human dignity, consistent with Catholic Social Teachings. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Mental Health, Health - General and Rehabilitative, Human Services Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Substance abusers, Families, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women Summary of Services: Brief, outpatient mental health counseling for individuals and families of all ages; pregnancy, parenting and adoption services; senior services, including adult day services, support groups and services for caregiving families, and senior volunteer programs. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 60 Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Daniel Maher Annual Budget: $1,000,000 $2,999,999 Additional Information: A Friend's House Adult Day Services 15945 Canal Clinton Township MI 586-412-8494 A Friend's House-Warren 26238 Ryan, Warren MI 586-759-8700 RSVP of Macomb 586-756-1430 Senior Companion Program of Macomb 586-756-1435 www.csmacomb.org Wish List: Cash contributions Gift cards to local stores such as Target, Meijer, Costo, Kroger, etc. Additional Keywords: Outpatient Counseling Substance Abuse Treatment Anger Management Domestic Violence Elder Care Pregnancy Counseling Adult Day Services Caregiver Support Infant Adoption Name: The Community House Year Founded: 1923 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 380 South Bates Street Birmingham, Michigan MI Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 248-644-5832 Email: [email protected] Fax: 248-644-2476 Web: www.communityhouse.com Contact: Debbie Schrot Phone: 248-594-6408 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Shelley Roberts Mission Statement: The mission of The Community House, an independent, nonprofit organization established in 1923 and located in Birmingham, Michigan, is to offer relevant programs and services to help people in the metropolitan area improve and enrich their lives. The Community House does this by providing educational, social and cultural opportunities for people of all ages, interests and backgrounds. The Community House builds community by valuing diversity, connecting neighbors, and providing a gathering place for families, individuals and groups. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Youth Development, Community Improvement, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Unemployed, Families, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Summary of Services: The historic Community House is centrally located in downtown Birmingham. Often referred to as “the heart of Birmingham,” The Community House brings educational, social and cultural enrichment to the people of metro Detroit. Each year, The Community House offers over 800 class options including everything from cooking and gardening to yoga and fencing. The Community House is home to the Early Childhood Center (daycare and preschool) TCH Dance Academy and the Sara Smith Youth Theatre. The public is welcome to join various Community House sponsored groups including the StoryTellers Guild, the International Club, the Newcomers Club, the Senior Men’s and Women’s Clubs and the Race Relations & Diversity Task Force. The Community House provides an exceptional facility for meetings, banquets, weddings and other celebrations. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 46 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 40 Number on Board of Directors: 26 Board Chair: Donald Kunz Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: educational classes; ballet and theatre school; childcare Name: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Metro Detroit Year Founded: 1955 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 2265 Livernois, Ste 410 Troy, Michigan 48083 Status: Active County: Washtenaw Phone: 248-269-8759 Email: [email protected] Fax: 248-362-2608 Web: www.cff.org Contact: Susan Lowell Phone: 248-269-8759 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Susan Lowell Mission Statement: The mission is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. Geographic Area Served: National Service Areas: (primary in bold) Medical Research, Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines Populations Served: Adults, Children/Youth, Families, Health related Summary of Services: Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: Board Chair: Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: Name: Bridging Communities, Inc. Year Founded: 1980 Also known as: BCI Ecumenical Project S.A.V.E. (Seek and Visit the Elderly) IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 6900 McGraw Detroit, Michigan 48210 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-3616377 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-361-6378 Web: www.bridgingcommunities.org Contact: Phyllis Edwards Phone: 313-361-6377 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Phyllis Edwards, LMSW Mission Statement: Bridging Communities, Inc. is a grassroots collaborative of Southwest Detroit business, labor, faith-based organizations and residents working together to create a society where people live in tolerance, compassion, civility and respect. Building on the principles of democracy, empowerment, dignity, justice and equality, we believe that all life has value, from birth to death and that a full meaningful and productive life is based on the level of our participation. Geographic Area Served: Southwest Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Community Improvement, Human Services, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Housing, Shelter, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Low income, Seniors, Families Summary of Services: Community-based eldercare & intergenerational programs for the elderly of Southwest Detroit in addition to community & housing development. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 8.5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 100 Number on Board of Directors: 17 Board Chair: Bernie Ricke Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Medical Supplies for elders Computers Web designer Van (16 passenger) Additional Keywords: community-based eldercare Name: Detroit Collaborative Design Center Year Founded: 1994 Also known as: IRS Designation: Sponsored by another 501(c)(3) Address: 4001 W. McNichols Rd. Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-993-1037 Email: Fax: 313-993-1512 Web: www.arch.udmercy.edu/dcdc.htm Contact: Christina Heximer Phone: 313993-1037 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Dan Pitera Mission Statement: The Detroit Collaborative Design Center, a non-profit, professional architecture, landscape, and urban design center, engages and inspires communities to craft innovative urban environments. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Design, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Community Improvement, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: The Detroit Collaborative Design Center works with non-profits and community organizations that otherwise would not have access to architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design services. We engage communities in a participatory design process that builds on the expertise of community members and promotes a collaborative way of working. This unique workshop process helps to engage our clients in the design process and allows them to participate fully in the development of their project. We are actively involved in developing and promoting the social, cultural and architectural assets of Detroit. Services include developing neighborhood master plans, designing interiors and facilities, designing and building furniture, conducting feasibility studies, providing cost assessments for construction and engaging in relevant research. The Design Center is also a teaching practice that is located within the School of Architecture at the University of Detroit Mercy. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 6 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: Board Chair: Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999 Additional Information: The Detroit Collaborative Design Center also engages in art projects and installations throughout the city of Detroit. Through the collaborative efforts of staff, volunteers and residents we engage in projects and actions that celebrate the cultural, social and architectural assets of the city. Wish List: Computers, large format plotter, 11x17 color scanner Additional Keywords: architecture, design, landscape architecture, urban design, facilities, housing, community workshops Last Updated: 10/10/2011 Name: Detroit Performing Artists, Inc. Year Founded: 1987 Also known as: Detroit Concert Choir IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P.O. Box 24558 Detroit, Michigan 48224-0558 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-882-0118 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-882-3830 Web: www.detroitconcertchoir.org Contact: Dawn Surma Phone: 586-9922269 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Christine Rouce Mission Statement: The Detroit Concert Choir is an activity of the Detroit Performing Artists, Inc., whose mission is to provide and encourage choral music and facilitate the education of its members and the public in the performance and appreciation of quality musical literature, also promoting social and artistic cooperation among members and other allied arts. The organization will be the standard-bearers of quality choral and instrumental music for their community, country, and world through concerts and competitions regionally, nationally, and internationally. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Families, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Women Summary of Services: The Detroit Concert Choir (DCC), under the artistic direction of Gordon Nelson, is an international award-winning vocal ensemble. Recognized as local, national and international pacesetters of choral music, the group has built a worldwide reputation for excellence. The group’s repertoire includes international contemporary a cappella compositions, American folk and gospel, and great masterworks for chorus and orchestra.The ensemble presents a variety of concerts each season, performs for special events and community outreach activities, makes recordings, and travels throughout the country and abroad. The choir has enjoyed numerous performances with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and has performed at American Choral Directors Association Conventions. DCC is proud to have a highly successful record in choral competitions worldwide. The choir has received numerous honors and acclamations in eight international choral festivals (Wales, Spain, Italy, Ireland and Austria), including the prestigious “Choir of the World” title from the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales. The choir was also honored to receive the nationally acclaimed “Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence”. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 5-6 Number on Board of Directors: 8 Board Chair: Stan Harr Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: Check our website for upcoming concerts/events. www.detroitconcertchoir.org Wish List: Tenors and Basses Additional Keywords: Detroit Choir, Choir, Concert Choir, Chorale, music, performance, classical music, christmas music, celtic music, concert, sacred music Name: Developing K.I.D.S. Year Founded: 2006 Also known as: Developing Kingdoms In Different Stages IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P.O. Box 40295 Redford, Michigan 48240 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 888-294-6554 Email: [email protected] Fax: 888-294-6554 Web: www.developingkids.org Contact: Kimberly Newberry Phone: 888-294-6554 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Kimberly Newberry Mission Statement: To strengthen urban communities by guiding youth in their mental, physical and educational growth; helping to strengthen and empower young adults; and to encourage and provide opportunities for all to become strong contributors to their community. Geographic Area Served: Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Community Improvement, Human Services Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Students, Families, Women Summary of Services: Prevention program that operates afterschool and during a six-week summer program focusing on youth development and leadership, monthly family night activities for the youth participants and their families; family support; and grief, loss and trauma support groups. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 3-4 Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Tiane Brown Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: Please see our website for pictures, information, history and directions. You can also "LIKE" us on Facebook and follow us on TWITTER. www.developingkids.org Wish List: small incentive gifts/gift cards, crayons, markers, construction paper, juice boxes, snack cups, computer and printer, school supplies, dictionaries, board games, magazines, scissors, tickets to events/for activities Additional Keywords: youth, children, afterschool, summer, Detroit, inner-city, at-risk, low-income, families, grief, loss, trauma Name: DO Foundation Year Founded: 2009 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 18820 Woodward Avenue, Suite 101 Detroit, Michigan 48203 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-893-1630 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-893-2644 Web: www.dofoundation.net Contact: Kelly Adolph Phone: 313-893-1630 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Kelly Adolph Mission Statement: The Mission of the DO Foundation (DOF) is to connect directly with the homeless for a personal account of their immediate needs, and to generate community support in conjunction with implementing cost-effective programs to aid & assist them with meeting those needs. Homelessness is indiscriminate. Likewise, the DO Foundation will remain open to the needs of those who are homeless, whether their state of homelessness is to due to financial hardship, mental health related issues, addiction, flight from abusive circumstances, or lack of general support, as often is the case with Veterans and former inmates transitioning back into the community. Geographic Area Served: State of Michigan Service Areas: (primary in bold) Housing, Shelter, Human Services Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Disabled, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Homeless Summary of Services: Intake & Assessment Referral & Placement Transitional Housing Outreach Education & Awareness Resource Day Center Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Over 40 hours Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Brian O'Neal Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Wish List: Donations, Housing, Grants, Household items Additional Keywords: homeless, housing, homelessness, poverty, low-income, humans Name: Eight Mile Boulevard Association Year Founded: 1993 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1321 W. Eight Mile Road Detroit, Michigan 48203 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-366-3388 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-366-5588 Web: www.eightmile.org Contact: Tami Salisbury Phone: 313-366-3388 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Tami Salisbury Mission Statement: To revitalize and promote the Eight Mile transportation,business and residential corridor by linking the efforts of the public and private sectors. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Community Improvement Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: Implement and encourage economic development activities Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 3 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Monthly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10 Number on Board of Directors: 30 Board Chair: Ken Snow Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: www.eightmile.org Wish List: Any donations or grants. Additional Keywords: economic development, development, redevelopment, corridor, revitalization Name: Equity in Partnership Educational Services Year Founded: 2006 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 25324 Shiawassee Circle #202 Southfield, Michigan 48033 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 313-416-0758 Email: [email protected] Fax: 866-628-4620 Web: www.equityinpartnership.org Contact: Diamond Jenkins Phone: 313-416-0758 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Diamond Jenkins Mission Statement: Equity in Partnership Educational Services is a Michigan IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation which is dedicated to serving youth within the metropolitan Detroit area. Our organization was founded in May 2006 by a group of individuals seeking to teach life skills and career training to young adults ages 1421. Our mission is to provide programs and services which fully utilize youth potential. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Education, Human Services, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Low income, Men, Children/Youth, Students, Ex offenders, Families, Women Summary of Services: Equity in Partnership Educational Services provides programs and services which add value to the lives of youth and their families. We teach financial literacy, run an outstanding after-school program, promote marriage and bilingual education and provide transitional housing for at-risk teens. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 1.5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Monthly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10 Number on Board of Directors: 4 Board Chair: Letisha Williams Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: www.equityinpartnership.org Wish List: Computers, printers, bookbags, and office and school supplies. Additional Keywords: youth, marriage, finance and transitional housing Name: Evangelical Homes of Michigan Year Founded: 1879 Also known as: Evangelical Homes of Michigan Evangelical Home - Saline Evangelical Home - Sterling Heights Shared Care Services Shared Services Home Health Care LifeChoices LifeChoice Solutions Brecon Village Memory Support Center at Brecon Village EHM IRS Designation: Sponsored by another 501(c)(3) Address: 18000 Coyle Detroit, Michigan 48235 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-836-5306 Email: [email protected] Fax: 734-836-5641 Web: www.evangelicalhomes.org Contact: Dianna Huckestein Phone: 734-222-7221 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Denise Rabidoux Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Evangelical Homes of Michigan, a Health and Human Service Ministry related to the United Church of Christ, to provide health and housing services to persons who are elderly, infirm or disabled, in a manner which respects their rights, dignity and worth as children of God and to render those services with compassion and patience in accordance with the highest professional and ethical standards. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Health - General and Rehabilitative, Human Services, Employment, Job Related, Food, Nutrition, Housing, Shelter, Religion Related Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Ethnic groups, Families, Veterans, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Health related, Women Summary of Services: EHM offers a full breadth of services to older adults in Southeast Michigan including adult day services, home-delivered meals, incomerestricted housing, home care, hospice care, indepdent and assisted living, memory care, continuing care at home, longterm and nursing care, and rehab services. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 600 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 200 Number on Board of Directors: 15 Board Chair: James Polson Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Additional Information: Evangelical Homes of Michigan is a ministry of The United Church of Christ. For detailed information about all our facilities and services, visit www.evangelicalhomes.org Wish List: Additional Keywords: Nursing Home, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing,Rehabilitation, Hospice Care, Memory Care, Home Care, Retirement Living, Assisted Living, Independent Living Name: Fair Food Network Year Founded: 2009 Also known as: FFN IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 205 E. Washington St., Suite B Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 Status: Active County: Washtenaw Phone: 734-213-3999 Email: [email protected] Fax: 734-213-0834 Web: www.fairfoodnetwork.org Contact: Oran Hesterman Phone: 734-635-9401 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Oran Hesterman Mission Statement: Fair Food Network is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with other organizations to design a food system that upholds the fundamental right to healthy, fresh and sustainably-grown food, especially in historically-excluded communities. We partner with individuals, groups within communities, community-based organizations, funders, government leaders and others to discuss, develop and implement a variety of strategies. We encourage local selection, ownership and control of food sources that are environmentally sound, socially just, and economically viable. We support communities as they imagine and realize opportunities that fit their needs. Geographic Area Served: National Service Areas: (primary in bold) Food, Nutrition, Community Improvement, Capacity Building Populations Served: Under served communities Summary of Services: * Fair Food Detroit * Farm-toCommunity * Collaboration with Donors and Donor Networks * Informing Public Policy Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 2 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Rarely Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: Fair Food Network, fair food, food justice, food access, sustainable agriculture, sustainable food, locally-grown food, local food, food system, fresh food, healthy food, local, farmers market, detroit food, michigan food, michigan farmer, detroit farmer, urban food, sustainable, access to food, urban, farm, farming, locally-grown, food and society, food society Name: Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit Year Founded: 1977 Also known as: FHC Detroit, Fair Housing Center of Metro Detroit, Detroit FHC IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 220 Bagley St, Ste 1020 Detroit, Michigan 48226-1426 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: (313) 963-1274 Email: [email protected] Fax: (313) 963-4817 Web: Contact: Clifford C. Schrupp Phone: (313) 963-1274 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Clifford C. Schrupp Mission Statement: The Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit (FHC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, citizen based organization, was established in April, 1977 for the purpose of addressing fair housing issues in the metropolitan Detroit area. FHC seeks to assure equal access to housing without discrimination based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, familial, marital or disability status. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Human Services, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: Assists in the investigation of complaints of unlawful housing discrimination; Refers some housing discrimination complainants to other agencies or legal resources; Initiates negotiations, conciliations and litigations to help resolve equal housing disputes; Provides homeseekers with information about the sales and rental market and assists homeseekers who are considering non-traditional housing choices; Conducts research projects and housing surveys to evaluate fair housing practices or assist in industry self-testing programs in the sales, rental or mortgage lending markets. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 20 Number on Board of Directors: 19 Board Chair: Noel J. Saleh, Esq. Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999 Additional Information: FHC is always in need of testers to pose as homeseekers for the investigation of complaints of unlawful housing discrimination. Wish List: Financial contributions are always needed and welcome. Additional Keywords: Fair Housing, Fair Lending, Housing Discrimination Last Updated: 09/20/2010 Name: Feed The D Inc Year Founded: 2011 Also known as: Feed The D IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) pending Address: 8935 Vinewood Ave Clarkston, Michigan 48348 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 2486723775 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.feedthed.com Contact: Brandon Lawes Phone: 2486723775 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Brandon Lawes Mission Statement: Feed The D will be a tax exempt, nonprofit corporation food bank that serves throughout the city of Detroit Michigan "aka the D". Feed The D's goal is to alleviate hunger in the city of Detroit by growing healthy fruits and vegetables with hydroponics and traditional soil for people in need. Our services will be need based. We will offer free food for people with no income, and price reduced food for people with very little income. We will to the best of our ability help anyone in need of our services. Our client base is low-income people, mainly families who need help to put food on the table. Feed The D will be running a commercial sized growing facility somewhere within the city of Detroit. Geographic Area Served: Detroit, Michigan Service Areas: (primary in bold) Food, Nutrition Populations Served: Low income, Homeless Summary of Services: Our services will be need based. Donating fresh hydroponically grown food for the needy. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Not at all Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 0 Number on Board of Directors: 2 Board Chair: Brandon Lawes Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Feed The D is in the process of purchasing land to get up and running! Visit http://www.feedthed.com to learn more. Wish List: You can find an item list here http://www.feedthed.com/wp/?page_id=29 Additional Keywords: Feed The D, Detroit urban farm, Hydroponics, Agriculture, hunge Name: G. E. Funding Inc Year Founded: 2004 Also known as: General Education Funding IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 13030 W. 7 Mile Road Detroit, Michigan 48235 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-416-9000 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-4169002 Web: www.Detroit-martialarts.com Contact: George Reynolds Phone: 313-416-9000 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: George Reynolds Sr Mission Statement: Provide tuition funding for at-risk children in the metro Detroit area for the instruction of martial arts. We instruct children and young adults in life skills, including self esteem, self confidence , conflict resolution and mentoring of youth. Geographic Area Served: Metro Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Education, Athletics, Health - General and Rehabilitative, Community Improvement, Food, Nutrition, Life Skills Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Seniors, Students, Ethnic groups, Families, Veterans, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Health related, Women, At Risk school children Summary of Services: Language instruction -Japanese /spoken and written. Tutoring of basic k-12 classes. After school program for children, instruction of karate. Transportation provided. Summer camp and school break camp with transportation to our location. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 6 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 30 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Rozlynne Reynolds Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: G.E. Funding is in support of Detroit Martial Arts Institute (DMAI) -- a Life Skill center with a mission to increase academic and athletic after school programs. We instruct our youth with the desire and capability for learning, leadership and life skills in the metro Detroit area. Wish List: funding for life skill students, 3 vehicles for transportation, 10 computers for student use, Fencing for exterior area, Play station within fencing, rubber floor for fenced area. Additional Keywords: Life Skills, at-risk, metro Detroit, licensed child care, rehabilitation of teens, martial arts , karate, self-confidence, self-esteem Name: Genealogy Society of Flemish Americans Year Founded: 1976 Also known as: GSFA IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 18740 13 Mile Road Roseville, Michigan 48066 Status: Active County: Macomb Phone: Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: being revised Contact: Cheryl Heckla Phone: 313-999-2569 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Fran Timmerman Mission Statement: Our mission is to share and promote with pride the preservation of our heritage and to help educate persons interested in learning about genealogy by providing resources and assistance. Geographic Area Served: International Service Areas: (primary in bold) Genealogy, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: We have a library with collections of information on deceased individuals, general resource books, access to online tools, and regular help sessions with volunteers who can translate old documents and help research. We have a magazine with 3 yearly issues. We have 95 years of the Gazette Van Detroit, a privately published newspaper, in paper form and in microfilm form. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 25 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Margaret Roets Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: We would love to have anyone come and check us out Wish List: Volunteers Members Archival Supplies Additional Keywords: Genealogy Name: General Motors Employees' Chorus Year Founded: 1933 Also known as: GMEC GM Employees' Chorus GM Chorus IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: PO Box 194 Warren, Michigan 48093 Status: Active County: Macomb Phone: 586-4472319 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.gmchorus.com Contact: Justin Hockemeyer Phone: 248-2277075 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mission Statement: To bring musical education and joy to our many audiences around Metro Detroit. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Women Summary of Services: GMEC provides 20-25 free concerts (accepting free-will donations) around the Metro Detroit area each year. We perform in area churches, retirement facilities, concert halls &, upon occasion, jointly with area symphonies. We currently have approximately 50 singing members and always have room for others who would like to share the love of music with their neighbors. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0.5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 3 Number on Board of Directors: 9 Board Chair: William (Bill) Schwedler Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: http://www.gmchorus.com/ Wish List: Singers! All voices welcome - voice placement may occur, but an audition is not required. Additional Keywords: Music, Chorus, Choral, Choir, Sing, Community, Volunteer Last Updated: 09/03/2009 Name: Girl Scouts of Metro Detroit Year Founded: 1929 Also known as: GSMD IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 3011 W. Grand Blvd, #500 Detroit, Michigan 48202-3012 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-972-4475 Email: Fax: 313870-2600 Web: www.gsofmd.org Contact: Arlene Robinson Phone: 313-972-4475 x2236 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Arlene Robinson Mission Statement: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Education, Athletics, Advocacy Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups Summary of Services: GSMD's programs provide leadership development and character building opportunities for girls ages 5-17 years. Program activities incorporate cooperative learning and experiential learning models and are organized around the Girl Scout three keys to leadership that are based on the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. - Discover: activities engage girls in exploring their values, skills and world. - Connect: activities engage girls in teaming up and relating with others in a multicultural world. - Take Action: activities engage girls in making a difference in the world. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 56 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 19 Board Chair: Nancy Philippart Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: girls, youth development, education, recreation, camping Name: Girl Scouts of Metro Detroit Year Founded: 1929 Also known as: GSMD IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 3011 W. Grand Blvd, #500 Detroit, Michigan 48202-3012 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-972-4475 Email: Fax: 313-870-2600 Web: www.gsofmd.org Contact: Arlene Robinson Phone: 313-972-4475 x2236 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Arlene Robinson Mission Statement: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Education, Athletics, Advocacy Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups Summary of Services: GSMD's programs provide leadership development and character building opportunities for girls ages 5-17 years. Program activities incorporate cooperative learning and experiential learning models and are organized around the Girl Scout three keys to leadership that are based on the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. - Discover: activities engage girls in exploring their values, skills and world. - Connect: activities engage girls in teaming up and relating with others in a multicultural world. - Take Action: activities engage girls in making a difference in the world. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 56 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 19 Board Chair: Nancy Philippart Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: girls, youth development, education, recreation, camping Name: Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan Year Founded: 1977 Also known as: Gleaners Community Food Bank Gleaners GCFB IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 2131 Beaufait Detroit, Michigan 48207 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 866-GLEANER Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-923-2247 Web: www.gcfb.org Contact: Omari Taylor Phone: 866-GLEANER ext. 272 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: W. DeWayne Wells Mission Statement: Gleaners Community Food Bank, in collaboration with its member agencies, other area food banks and Feeding America organizations, and with broad community back and support, provides surplus donated and low cost food and related personal care products to people in need in southeastern Michigan. In so doing, Gleaners is committed to adopting best practices and cost-effective systems and procedures to achieve the highest possible return on its human and financial resources. Gleaners fulfills its role with a sense of compassion and urgency, recognizing that in many instances it is the only source of emergency food for persons in need. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Food, Nutrition, Human Services, Philanthropy, Voluntarism Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: As one of the oldest food banks in the United States, Gleaners Community Food Bank's mission is to turn surplus food, which otherwise would go to waste, into millions of nutritious meals for hungry people in southeastern Michigan. For more than 32 years, we've been "nourishing communities by feeding hungry people". Since 1977, Gleaners Community Food Bank has grown from distributing just one or two million pounds of food a year to more than 28 million pounds annually, equivalent to over 404,000 meals per month. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 97 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 1446 Number on Board of Directors: 15 Board Chair: Mike Acheson Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: www.gcfb.org www.hungerhero.org Gleaners has five distribution centers to serve southeastern Michigan: Detroit, Livingston, Oakland, Taylor, and Warren. Detroit Gleaners Headquarters & Distribution Center 2131 Beaufait Detroit, MI 48207 866-GLEANER, ext. 223 Fax: 313.923.2247 Hours: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday *Only open select Saturdays beginning in June (please call ahead) Contact: Jesse Schroth E-mail: [email protected] Livingston Gleaners Livingston Distribution Center 5924 Sterling Drive Howell, MI 48843 866-GLEANER, ext. 335 517.548.3710 (by appointment only) Fax: 517.548.2557 Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday Contact: Michelle Ounanian E-mail: [email protected] Oakland Gleaners Oakland Distribution Center 120 East Columbia Avenue Pontiac, MI 48340 866-GLEANER, ext. 402 Fax: 248.332.7135 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Contact: Lawrence Seay E-mail: [email protected] Taylor Gleaners Taylor Distribution Center 25670 Northline Road Taylor, MI 48180 734.946.6374 Fax: 734.946.6379 Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday *Only open on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, beginning in June Contact: James Martin E-mail: [email protected] Warren Gleaners Joan & Wayne Webber Distribution Center 24162 Mound Road Warren, MI 48091 586.758.6815 Fax: 586.758.6830 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday *Only open on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, beginning in June Contact: Asael Ortiz and Samuel Scales E-mail: [email protected], [email protected] Wish List: Additional Keywords: food bank community food bank gleaners food nutrition pantry food pantry volunteer food nutrition human services food assistance Name: Global Projects for Hope, Help and Healing Year Founded: 2000 Also known as: Global Projects GPH3 IRS Designation: 501(c) (3) Address: 17136 Wildemere Detroit, Michigan 48221 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-205-7300 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.globalprojects.org Contact: Pamela Hudson Phone: 313-205-7300 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Pamela Hudson Mission Statement: Touching and Transforming Lives through the Word and Counseling Resources. Geographic Area Served: Regional, National & International Service Areas: (primary in bold) International and Foreign Affairs, Education, Youth Development, Human Services - Multipurpose, Mental Health, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Science and Technology, Multipurpose Public Benefit, Religion Related, Disaster Preparedness and Relief Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Children/Youth, Seniors, Students, Ethnic groups, Unemployed, Families, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: We have four signature programs: We are a mission agency offering Short-Term mission travel internationally. We have for our young girls age 8-12 years, Girls With Great Potential USA offering fun and interactive activities based on a Seven Point Curriculum to help in making wise decision. We are Abolitionist combating the modern day slavery of Human Trafficking through our program, Passport To A New Life a spiritually based program. We do crisis counseling, crisis and trauma training through our Crisis And Relief Education program. We are experts in women ministry, leadership development. We present lectures and workshops with counseling organization around the world. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 3 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 40 Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Georgia Hill Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Additional Information: We can offer training and preparedness of missionaries who are planning to go out to do missions. We have responded to national disasters as in Hurricane Katrina. We do train the trainers for responders who go into disaster situations. We provide to local schools looking for internship opportunities for their young people. We do presentations and trainings as well as speaking engagements about our programs. Wish List: Webmaster to sustain and maintain site Graphic designer help with literature Grantwriter Acquire homes in community for our Global Houses Bus or van for transportation, Large rotating Globe LED projector,larger copier, Photographer to travel with Teams Accountant and/or CPA Attorney Board member & Banker Board Member Fundraiser Additional Keywords: counseling, crisis counseling, trauma training, spiritual base, youth development, advocacy, leadership development, advocates, human trafficking, diaster response, recovery, global community, health and nutrition, business development, spiritual development Name: Grandmont Rosedale Development Corp. Year Founded: 1989 Also known as: GRDC IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 19800 Grand River Ave. Detroit, Michigan 48223 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-387-4732 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-387-5158 Web: www.grdc.org Contact: Cathy Marshall Phone: 313-387-4732, 105 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Tom Goddeeris Mission Statement: The mission of the Grandmont/Rosedale Development Corporation is to preserve and improve the physical environment of the Grandmont/Rosedale area to create a stronger and more vital community for all who live and work here. We pursue this mission through housing renovation and other real estate revitalization programs that address the needs and interests of the communities we serve. Geographic Area Served: Northwest Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Community Improvement, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Entire Population, Low income Summary of Services: Community development, including housing renovation for sale, commercial property development, commercial strip revitalization, facade improvement program, clean and safe program, farmers' market, community garden, beautification, neighborhood clean-up, tree planting, home repair grants and loans, Graffiti Busters, and playground/park improvement. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 3.5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 115 Number on Board of Directors: 14 Board Chair: Bill Frey Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999 Additional Information: Wish List: New computer equipment, volunteers for community beautification projects, tools and supplies for clean-ups, new copy machine, new printers, new display materials. Additional Keywords: community development, neighborhood improvement, housing development, commercial strip improvement, economic development, farmers market, beautification, community garden Name: Granny's After Care Center, Inc. Year Founded: 1998 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 7296 Abington Detroit, Michigan 48228 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313 584-4921 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: Contact: Mia Carswell Phone: 313584-4921 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mia Carswell Mission Statement: The mission of Granny’s After Care in partnership with parents and the community is to build a culture of excellence in which all children are challenged to meet high academic standards, motivated to become lifelong learners, and prepared for success in a competitive global society. Geographic Area Served: wayne Service Areas: (primary in bold) Community Improvement, Education, Youth Development, Food, Nutrition, supportive services Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Children/Youth, Seniors, Students, Unemployed, Families Summary of Services: after-school homework help and tutoring services;youth and adult reading and literacy programs; year-round and summer food programs for youth and senior citizens;disseminating information regarding various state and federal social programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, housing placement, housing retention, utility assistance, clothing, transportation, home healthcare, home medical care and guardianship programs; and receiveing and making distributiions to organizations that quality as exempt organizations under Section 501 (c)(3)of the Code. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 3.5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 16 hrs. Number on Board of Directors: 7 Board Chair: Errostine Carswell Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: website under constuction Wish List: office space in our area or the surrounding area, two computers, printer, Additional Keyword Name: The Heidelberg Project Year Founded: 1988 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 42 Watson Detroit, Michigan 48201 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-974-6894 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-9746896 Web: www.heidelberg.org/ Contact: Amanda Sansoterra Phone: 313-974-6894 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Jenenne Whitfield Mission Statement: The Heidelberg Project (“HP”) is a Detroit-based community organization designed to improve the lives of people and neighborhoods through art. Our mission is to inspire people to appreciate and use artistic expression to enrich their lives and to improve the social and economic health of their greater community. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Community Improvement, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Capacity Building Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups, Ex offenders, Families, Homeless Summary of Services: The HP works with neighborhood children to educate them on art, community and environment. These children walk to school past burned-out houses, rubble, debris, crime and decay. Our purpose is to offer them another view, another perspective - to positively change the environment the children see every day. In the process, we help build self-esteem, encourage cooperation and foster a sense of pride in their community. The HP continues to work with local students throughout Metro Detroit through the ACE2 program and guided tours. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 20 Number on Board of Directors: 11 Board Chair: Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999 Additional Information: Mailing address: The Heidelberg Project 42 Watson Detroit, MI 48201 Wish List: monetary donations, grant writers, home building materials, a van, docents (tour guides) Additional Keywords: art, education, community development, museum Name: The Hispanic Latino Mission Society of Michigan Year Founded: 2002 Also known as: LATINO Mission Society LATINO IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1450 McKinstry St. Detroit, Michigan 48209-2456 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-841-2377 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-8874164 Web: www.LATINOMission.org Contact: Gregory Lorenz Phone: 313-841-2377 Email: glor[email protected] Executive Director: Gregory Lorenz Mission Statement: Bringing the message of Eternal Life in Jesus Christ to Hispanics/Latinos in Michigan Geographic Area Served: State of Michigan Service Areas: (primary in bold) Religion Related, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Youth Development, Human Services - Multipurpose, Community Improvement, Food, Nutrition Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups, Families, Women Summary of Services: English as a Second Language Leadership Training/Theological Education Spanish as a Second Language Food Pantry Clothing Pantry Translation Services Partner with/Equip local congretations for Evangelsim among Hispanics Vacation Bible School After School Programs Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 50 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: Hispanic, Latino, Ethnic, Iglesia, Ayuda, Evangelism, Outreach, Church Name: Hostelling International-Michigan Council Year Founded: 1909 Also known as: AYH, American Youth Hostels, HI-USA Michigan Council, Metropolitan Detroit Council of The Michigan Council of American Youth Hostels, IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: PO Box 80816 Rochester, Michigan 48308-0816 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 248-302-8026 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.hi-michigan.org Contact: Michael Dwyer Phone: 248-302-8026 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mission Statement: To help all, especially the young gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Community Improvement, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Mutual/Membership Benefit Populations Served: Adults, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups, Exchange Students Summary of Services: The Michigan Council of Hostelling International provides the following programs to interested groups and individuals: 1. Travel Presentations that stress cultural and environmental awareness, while being fun and inexpensive. 2. Opening Doors, Opening Minds Programs, to encourage cultural understanding and awareness for youth. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10 Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Michael Dwyer Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Please visit our website for more information: www.hi-michigan.org Wish List: Meeting space, presentation equipment, computers, kayaks, canoe trailer, lifevests, paddles Additional Keywords: travel, international understanding, cultural understanding, youth programs, Girl Scouts, hiking, biking, camping, hostels, hostelling, world travel, solo travel Name: HUGS in Detroit Year Founded: 2008 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 39702 Bart Street Canton, Michigan 48187 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 734-207-0690 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: hugsindetroit.com Contact: Mary Beth West Phone: 734207-0690 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mary Beth West Mission Statement: We are a charitable organization providing Help, Understanding, Guidance and Support to the homeless, disabled and poor living predominately in the Cass Corridor and surrounding areas. We foster social and environmental stewardship through the provision of basic household and personal needs both recycled and new to ensure the dignity of each individual. Geographic Area Served: Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Making a House a Home, Human Services Multipurpose, Community Improvement Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Families, Veterans, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: We are a grass roots organization looking to improve the future of Detroit one person at a time. Located in Metro Detroit we come from various communities to meet, greet and assist those living in the Cass Corridor and surrounding Detroit areas. Whether it’s a simple hug, duffle bag with hygiene items, household items, small appliances, furniture, mentorship, information on programs available, help moving into a new apartment or home, we are here to help. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 20 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Pending Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: For more information please check us out on the web at www.hugsindetroit.com Wish List: Linens, silverware, dishes, furniture, volunteer trucks and drivers. A fiscal sponsor for each year. Additional Keywords: individuals in need of basic household and personal needs Name: The Information Center, Inc. Year Founded: 1975 Also known as: The Family Resource Place IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 20500 Eureka, Suite 110 Taylor, Michigan 48180 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 734-282-7171 Email: [email protected] Fax: 734-282-7105 Web: www.theinfocenter.info Contact: Stacy Elliott Phone: 734-282-7171 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Edward D'Angelo Mission Statement: The Information Center, Inc., The Family Resource Place, empowers people with the ability to make informed choices by providing assistance, information and access to public resources, community services and activities thereby facilitating independence, self-reliance and dignity. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Health - General and Rehabilitative, Mental Health, Human Services, Employment, Job Related, Disaster Preparedness and Relief Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: We provide services to the following counties within this state: Western and Downriver Wayne County (excludes Detroit) Information & Referral, Employment and Training One Call Services, Care Management/Waiver Services, Holiday Assistance Program, Caregiver Training Program. Monroe County Employment and Training One Call Services For All Counties in Michigan - we offer an Employee Assistance Program Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 100 Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Lisa Rutledge Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Additional Information: For more information, please visit our website at www.theinfocenter.info. Publications and a link to a certified information and referral specialist is available. Wish List: We are looking for donations of Auction items for our annual Gala Celebration and Silent Auction, donations of cash or time are greatly appreciated. Additional Keywords: Information Referral EAP Care Management Medicaid Waiver Holiday Name: The Information Center, Inc. Year Founded: 1975 Also known as: The Family Resource Place IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 20500 Eureka, Suite 110 Taylor, Michigan 48180 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 734-282-7171 Email: [email protected] Fax: 734-282-7105 Web: www.theinfocenter.info Contact: Stacy Elliott Phone: 734-282-7171 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Edward D'Angelo Mission Statement: The Information Center, Inc., The Family Resource Place, empowers people with the ability to make informed choices by providing assistance, information and access to public resources, community services and activities thereby facilitating independence, self-reliance and dignity. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Health - General and Rehabilitative, Mental Health, Human Services, Employment, Job Related, Disaster Preparedness and Relief Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: We provide services to the following counties within this state: Western and Downriver Wayne County (excludes Detroit) Information & Referral, Employment and Training One Call Services, Care Management/Waiver Services, Holiday Assistance Program, Caregiver Training Program. Monroe County Employment and Training One Call Services For All Counties in Michigan - we offer an Employee Assistance Program Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 100 Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Lisa Rutledge Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Additional Information: For more information, please visit our website at www.theinfocenter.info. Publications and a link to a certified information and referral specialist is available. Wish List: We are looking for donations of Auction items for our annual Gala Celebration and Silent Auction, donations of cash or time are greatly appreciated. Additional Keywords: Information Referral EAP Care Management Medicaid Waiver Holiday Name: Inside Detroit Year Founded: 2007 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1253 Woodward Ave. Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-962-4590 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-962-4590 Web: insidedetroit.org Contact: Maureen Kearns Phone: 313-477-8941 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: same Mission Statement: Promoting Detroit as a preferred destination to live, work and play by educating the public about Detroit's history, culture, community and livability. Geographic Area Served: Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Anything in the city, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Community Improvement Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: We offer tours and information about the city of Detroit. We run a Welcome Center where one can get acclimated and find items made by creative Detroiters. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 3 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 12 Number on Board of Directors: 9 Board Chair: David Cherry Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: Wish List: funding for Welcome Center, retail display cases, laser printer Additional Keywords: Detroit, tour, tourism, information, community, economic development, restaurants, entertainment, history, architecture Name: Intense Mentoring Inc. Year Founded: 2004 Also known as: I'M IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 7310 Woodward Detroit, Michigan 48202 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-273-1830 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.IntenseMentoring.org Contact: Denise Brown Phone: 313-273-1830 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Denise Brown Mission Statement: Our mission is to assist young women in Detroit and Highland Park, ages 16 years and older, who have not earned their high school diploma or GED certification the support to obtain the tools, resources and structure necessary to complete their secondary education. Geographic Area Served: Detroit and Highland Park Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Youth Development, Human Services - Multipurpose, Mentoring Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Students, Unemployed, Families, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Through individual mentoring, biweekly support meetings, and access to educational providers, we give our young women the resources and emotional support they need to complete High School or obtain their GED certification, obtain marketable job skills, and gain full employment to eliminate dependency on government aid programs. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 2 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 50 Number on Board of Directors: 7 Board Chair: Antionette Gilbert Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: We need dedicated, committed volunteers. There is a real need for our organization because we focus on supporting young women until they earn their secondary education. We have a 80% success rate, we love what we do and want to help more young people. Wish List: Office Printer, Office furniture, New clothing children & young women, fax machine, volunteers, Board members, accountant/bookkeeper or C.P.A., experienced Federal/State/City Grant-writer, web-master. Name: Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit Year Founded: 1928 Also known as: JFS IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 6555 West Maple Road West Bloomfield, Michigan 48322 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 248-592-2300 Email: Fax: 248-592-2310 Web: www.jfsdetroit.org Contact: Michelle Malamis Phone: 248-592-2651 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Norman Keane Mission Statement: Jewish Family Service is dedicated to helping individuals and families cope, survive and thrive in an ever-changing world. We are focused on the needs of the Jewish Community, while providing services to all. Geographic Area Served: Tri-County Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Mental Health, Community Improvement, Human Services, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Health related, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: The Agency provides personalized psychosocial and mental health services to individuals and families in the metropolitan Detroit area. Each year, JFS serves over 12,000 people of all ages, religions and socioeconomic backgrounds through a variety of programs including Outpatient Mental Health Therapy, Case Management Services, Addiction and Recovery Services, Crisis Support, Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention, health care coordination. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 90 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 300 Number on Board of Directors: 36 Board Chair: Mark Milgrom Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: Please visit our new website at www.jfsdetroit.org. JFS has many wonderful volunteer opportunities available. Whether you are looking for a one-time event with the family, or an ongoing opportunity as a mentor for an at-risk youth, there is something for you. Wish List: Male mentors for at risk youth, energetic community volunteers to assist with events, development and marketing initiatives. Additional Keywords: Older adults, family, caregiver services Name: The KenMat Foundation Year Founded: 2006 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 35560 Grand River #245 Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 248-798-6739 Email: [email protected] Fax: 888-871-5597 Web: www.kenmatfoundation.com Contact: Beverly Cooley Phone: 248-798-6739 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Karen Moore Mission Statement: We are not satisfied with second-rate work. We are not satisfied with directing our participants to a standard lower than the highest which it is possible for them to attain. We will not be content with imparting to them only technical knowledge, with making them merely clever accountants, skillful artisans, successful tradesmen. It is our ambition to inspire youth with principles of truth, obedience, honor, integrity, and purity--principles that will make them a positive force for the stability and uplifting of society. We desires youth, above all else, to learn life's great lesson of unselfish service. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Education, Human Services - Multipurpose, Community Improvement, Food, Nutrition Populations Served: Children/Youth, Seniors Summary of Services: We look for ways to get youth involved with their community in exchange for a camp sponsorship. That is when project “GYI” Getting Youth Involved was formed. Part of the GYI program allows young people to give back to their communities in the surrounding metro Detroit area by participating in various community service projects. Some of the projects our youth participate in are leaf raking & yard work for seniors, working at soup kitchens, special projects at local animal shelters, paint blitzes, and more. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 30 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Karen Moore Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: This organization is run completely by professionals who volunteer their time and skills. Wish List: A Server A Building! Additional Keywords: michigan youth-oriented, computer training, community service involvement Name: Kerrytown District Association Year Founded: Also known as: KDA IRS Designation: Other Address: 303 Detroit St, Box 205 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 Status: Active County: Washtenaw Phone: 734-277-2908 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.kerrytown.org Contact: Deanna Relyea Phone: 734-709-0697 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mission Statement: To preserve, enhance and promote the social, cultural, historical, educational, residential and commercial life of the Kerrytown community. Geographic Area Served: Kerrytown Neighborhood Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Community Improvement, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Mutual/Membership Benefit Populations Served: Summary of Services: Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Deanna Relyea Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: Name: Kerrytown District Association Year Founded: Also known as: KDA IRS Designation: Other Address: 303 Detroit St, Box 205 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 Status: Active County: Washtenaw Phone: 734-277-2908 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.kerrytown.org Contact: Deanna Relyea Phone: 734-709-0697 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mission Statement: To preserve, enhance and promote the social, cultural, historical, educational, residential and commercial life of the Kerrytown community. Geographic Area Served: Kerrytown Neighborhood Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Community Improvement, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Mutual/Membership Benefit Populations Served: Summary of Services: Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Deanna Relyea Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Name: Kids Kicking Cancer Year Founded: 1999 Also known as: Kids Kicking Cancer, Inc., KKC IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 645 Griswold Street, Suite 444 Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-557-0021 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-962-2039 Web: www.powerpeacepurpose.org Contact: Marc Cohen Phone: 313557-0021 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg Mission Statement: Kids Kicking Cancer is dedicated to improving the lives of seriously ill children by empowering them to heal physically, spiritually and emotionally Geographic Area Served: National Service Areas: (primary in bold) Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics, Youth Development, Human Services - Multipurpose, Health - General and Rehabilitative, Community Improvement, Human Services Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Disabled, Students, Families, Health related Summary of Services: KIDS KICKING CANCER is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that provides a unique martial arts-based approach to palliative care and pain management for the thousands of children suffering from cancer, sickle cell anemia and other serious chronic and acute illnesses throughout the United States. KIDS KICKING CANCER supports families facing pain, illness and even death, and reframes their realities to allow them to embrace life. Through weekly programs at hospitals and clinics, as well as home visits, our highly trained staff teaches meditation, breathing, relaxation and visualization techniques, as well as traditional martial arts techniques to help children manage acute and chronic pain. Participants in our programs move from "victim" to "victor", becoming empowered physically, spiritually and emotionally. Over the past six years, KIDS KICKING CANCER has provided services to thousands of children and their families in partnership with six major hospitals in Michigan, including Children's Hospital of Michigan, William Beaumont Hospital, St. John Hospital & Health System and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Three years ago, we expanded our programs to the New York area, and currently provide services to children at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, NY Presbyterian Medical Center, The Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center, St. Mary's Rehabilitation Hospitals for Children and Maimonides Medical Center. In addition to providing martial arts classes, KKC staff is on call 24/7 to accompany children to hospitals, bone marrow transplant units and clinic appointments to assist with pain management during difficult procedures. There are no charges to the children, families or hospitals for any of our services, including martial arts uniforms, instruction and transportation to/from classes. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 7 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 40 Number on Board of Directors: 18 Board Chair: Lila Lazarus Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: Kids Kicking Cancer's website address is www.powerpeacepurpose.org Wish List: Van to transport children from home/hospitals to martial arts classes, social gatherings, etc. Gift cards for holidays, birthdays and special occasions Computers Library of age-appropriate books Additional Keywords: cancer, sickle cell anemia, martial arts, at-risk, children Name: Latino Family Services Year Founded: 1971 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 3815 W Fort St Detroit, Michigan 48216 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-841-7380 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-841-3730 Web: latinofamilyservices.com Contact: Lidia Reyes Flores Phone: 313-841-7380 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Lidia Reyes Flores Mission Statement: The primary goal of Latino Family Services was and continues to be to develop a service system which assists and supports families in their efforts to improve their social, health and educational functioning; enhance their community environment; and increase economic self sufficiency. Geographic Area Served: Wayne County Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Environmental Quality, Protection, Youth Development, Mental Health, Medical Research, Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Youth at risk intervention with a prevention based afterschool program. Substance abuse clinic with a prevention component Parenting Community outreach and resourcing Basic Needs Pantry Clothing Closet Tobacco Cessation Program Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 6 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 2000 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Sonya Platta Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: Youth and prevention services Name: Leaps and Bounds Family Services Year Founded: 1988 Also known as: Poverty and Social Reform Institute IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 8129 Packard Warren, Michigan 48089 Status: Active County: Macomb Phone: 586-759-3895 Email: [email protected] Fax: 586-759-5449 Web: www.leapsnbounds.org Contact: Denise Dorsz Phone: 586-759-3895 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Denise Dorsz Mission Statement: To creatively and collaboratively address the educational, social and other emerging needs of at risk children and families Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Youth Development, Community Improvement, Human Services, Employment, Job Related, Food, Nutrition Populations Served: Entire Population, Low income, Adults, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups, Unemployed, Families Summary of Services: Programs are offered through our Macomb county and Detroit sites: Adult Education, GED preparation and ESL, Job Readiness and Lifeskill Building programs and classes, After School Programs for 3rd-8th graders, early literacy through home-based and community programs, training and supports for family, friend and neighbor childcare providers. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 15 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10 Number on Board of Directors: 11 Board Chair: Thomas Bowen Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: two locations: South Warren in Macomb County and northwest Detroit: view website for details Wish List: school supplies, new preschool books, gas cards and other gift cards for incentives Additional Keywords: adult education, youth programs, early literacy Name: Latino Family Services Year Founded: 1971 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 3815 W Fort St Detroit, Michigan 48216 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313841-7380 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-841-3730 Web: latinofamilyservices.com Contact: Lidia Reyes Flores Phone: 313-841-7380 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Lidia Reyes Flores Mission Statement: The primary goal of Latino Family Services was and continues to be to develop a service system which assists and supports families in their efforts to improve their social, health and educational functioning; enhance their community environment; and increase economic self sufficiency. Geographic Area Served: Wayne County Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Environmental Quality, Protection, Youth Development, Mental Health, Medical Research, Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Youth at risk intervention with a prevention based afterschool program. Substance abuse clinic with a prevention component Parenting Community outreach and resourcing Basic Needs Pantry Clothing Closet Tobacco Cessation Program Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 6 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 2000 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Sonya Platta Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Name: Leaps and Bounds Family Services Year Founded: 1988 Also known as: Poverty and Social Reform Institute IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 8129 Packard Warren, Michigan 48089 Status: Active County: Macomb Phone: 586-759-3895 Email: [email protected] Fax: 586-759-5449 Web: www.leapsnbounds.org Contact: Denise Dorsz Phone: 586-759-3895 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Denise Dorsz Mission Statement: To creatively and collaboratively address the educational, social and other emerging needs of at risk children and families Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Youth Development, Community Improvement, Human Services, Employment, Job Related, Food, Nutrition Populations Served: Entire Population, Low income, Adults, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups, Unemployed, Families Summary of Services: Programs are offered through our Macomb county and Detroit sites: Adult Education, GED preparation and ESL, Job Readiness and Lifeskill Building programs and classes, After School Programs for 3rd-8th graders, early literacy through home-based and community programs, training and supports for family, friend and neighbor childcare providers. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 15 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10 Number on Board of Directors: 11 Board Chair: Thomas Bowen Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: two locations: South Warren in Macomb County and northwest Detroit: view website for details Wish List: school supplies, new preschool books, gas cards and other gift cards for incentives Additional Keywords: adult education, youth programs, early literacy Name: Looking for My Sister Year Founded: 2002 Also known as: LFMS IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 19161 Schaefer Hwy Suite 104 Detroit, Michigan 48235 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-861-3221 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-861-3223 Web: www.lookingformysister.org Contact: Pamela Wilkins Phone: 313-861-3221 ext 13 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Laurie Moore Mission Statement: Our mission is to work toward the prevention and cessation of domestic violence through education, outreach, and intervention by providing short and longterm solutions to the victims and survivors of domestic violence in the Metropolitan Detroit area. Geographic Area Served: Wayne County Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services, Human Services - Multipurpose, Advocacy, Housing, Shelter, Multipurpose Public Benefit, Religion Related Populations Served: Adults, Students, Families, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Looking For My Sister (LFMS), is a community, faith based, 501 (c)(3), not-for-profit organization committed to putting an end to domestic violence in Wayne County, by promoting community awareness & building up abuse survivors with the tools needed to gain independence, self-esteem and self determination. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 12 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 40 Number on Board of Directors: 7 Board Chair: Gina Lynem-Hayden, MD Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: Vision Statement To create a society where women are protected, life is esteemed, home is sacred, fear is unknown and domestic violence is unthinkable. Wish List: Clothing, furniture, household supplies, children's toys & clothing, beds, appliances Additional Keywords: Domestic violence prevention, outreach, Name: Mariners Inn Year Founded: 1925 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 445 Ledyard Detroit, Michigan 48201 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-962-9446 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-962-6395 Web: www.marinersinn.org Contact: David Sampson Phone: 313-962-9446 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: David Sampson Mission Statement: The mission of Mariners Inn is to provide 24-hour, residential, substance abuse treatment for adult, homeless men of Southeastern Michigan, in a professional, compassionate, therapeutic environment conducive to reducing their problems of drug and alcohol addiction, thereby promoting their return to health, independence and increased self-worth. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Youth Development, Health General and Rehabilitative, Mental Health, Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Human Services, Capacity Building, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Employment, Job Related, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Seniors, Disabled, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Homeless Summary of Services: Everything we do focuses on preparing our consumers to lead productive lives and prevent relapse. We work to achieve this mission through our programs: Residential Treatment Housing Family/Youth Prevention Career Initiative Center & Outpatient Program Alumni & Outreach Alcohol & Highway Safety Art Therapy Peer Recovery Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 34 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 102 Number on Board of Directors: 17 Board Chair: Samuel Abrams Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $2,999,999 Additional Information: Our philosophy is that recovery is possible and real…and it is found at Mariners Inn. Our vision is to build a recovery community that’s modeled, productive and sustainable. Our core values include access to recovery support services; compassion in service and treatment environment; integrity as it relates to our professionalism and ethical standards; quality of care; collaboration with partners and shared resources; and commitment. Wish List: Check our website at: http://www.marinersinn.org Additional Keywords: recovery is real, recovery, Mariners Inn, Detroit, Cass Corridor, Rehab, Treatment, Substance Abuse, Art Therapy, Garden, Episcopal, Homeless, Family, Saving Families, Father, Downtown Detroit, compassion, commitment Name: Mercy Education Project Year Founded: 1992 Also known as: MEP IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1450 Howard St. Detroit, Michigan 48216 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-963-5881 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-963-0209 Web: www.mercyed.net Contact: Lisa Fuller Phone: 313-963-5881 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Amy Amador Mission Statement: Mercy Education Project provides educational opportunities, life skills development, and cultural enrichment for women and girls who have limited access to resources to enable them to improve the quality of their lives. Geographic Area Served: Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Youth Development, Human Services, Employment, Job Related Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Children/Youth, Disabled, Students, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Women Summary of Services: Mercy Education Project has two major program areas: (1) adult education and career development services to low-income women who do not have a high school diploma and (2) after-school curriculum-based, one-on-one tutoring to girls in 1st through 8th grade, academic support for girls in the 9th grade, and a summer enrichment program for girls going into grades 7 through 9; all girls reside in southwest Detroit. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 8 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 100 Number on Board of Directors: 14 Board Chair: Theresa Blaquiere Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Student materials: single subject notebooks, plain 2-pocket folders, pencils; Items for the prize closet: Most items should range from $1 to $5 and appropriate for 1st to 5th graders and should be new (Examples: hair, nail and makeup accessories; decorative erasers; lotions or body washes; stuffed animals; board games; DVDs; jewelry) Nonperishable snacks: crackers, juice, granola bars, etc. Additional Keywords: education, tutoring, adult education, after school, women, girls, females, GED, workforce development, employability skills Name: Metropolitan Detroit Chorale, Inc. Year Founded: 1970 Also known as: MDC, Inc. MDC Fraser Chorale, Inc. Fraser Civic Chorus IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P O Box 1320 Sterling Heights, Michigan 48311-1320 Status: Active County: Macomb Phone: 586-792-7464 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.metropolitandetroitchorale.org Contact: Cathy Huhn Phone: 586-2863772 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Cathy Huhn Mission Statement: Bringing music to life and lives to music Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Education, Youth Development, Mutual/Membership Benefit Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: Chorus of 80-100 members presenting several concerts annually. Membership is open to all by audition. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 150 Number on Board of Directors: 10 Board Chair: Cathy Huhn Annual Budget: $50,000 $99,999 Additional Information: www.metropolitandetroitchorale.org Wish List: office supplies, printing services, graphic design services Additional Keywords: chorus, choir, chorale, concerts, vocal music Name: Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Year Founded: 1980 Also known as: Not applicable IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 9200 Gratiot Suite 103 Detroit, Michigan 48213 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-579-9071 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-922-8888 Web: www.mchr.org Contact: Gloria Rivera Phone: 313-579-9071 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Gloria Rivera Mission Statement: We stand in active opposition to those forces that suppress human dignity, freedom and justice. Our mission, in solidarity with those who suffer oppression and injustice locally and globally, is to promote awareness and commitment to human rights through Education, Community organization and Action. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) organizing and action on behalf of human rights, Education, Youth Development,International and Foreign Affairs, Civil Rights, Social Action Populations Served: Entire Population, Adults, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Health related Summary of Services: MCHR works to education, organize and promote non-violent actions which promote human rights. The organization offers a fall and spring film and critical issues series as well as collaborates with other organizations to present educational programs on human rights issues. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Monthly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 4 Number on Board of Directors: 26 Board Chair: Abayomi Azikiwe Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: Our organization's founders invited religious groups (interdenominational) to join. In addition our membership now includes other groups that are interested in advocating for human rights. Wish List: We could use volunteers to assist the part-time staff and board to work on various areas such as: PR/Marketing; fund-raising; education program; clerical work and membership recruitment. Additional Keywords: Human rights education Name: Michigan Community Resources Year Founded: 1998 Also known as: CLR Community Legal Resources (name change early 2012) IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 615 Griswold Suite 1805 Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-962-3171 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-9620797 Web: www.clronline.org Contact: Sara Baker Phone: 313-962-3171 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Heidi Mucherie Mission Statement: To foster pro bono legal representation for unfulfilled legal needs of nonprofit community organizations in Michigan that serve low-income individuals and communities, with an emphasis on community economic activities. Geographic Area Served: State of Michigan Service Areas: (primary in bold) Community Improvement, Education, Legal Assistance Populations Served: Low income Summary of Services: Community Legal Resources provides services to nonprofits that work with low-income individuals/communities. We offer pro bono legal assistance, legal educational services, and we participate in policy work to help creat an atmosphere conducive to the work of our client organizations. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 10.5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 65 Number on Board of Directors: 18 Board Chair: Robin Luce-Herrmann Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: We offer pro bono legal assistance to nonprofits and educational workshops/seminars/publications. We are also heading up the Detroit Vacant Property Campaign. Wish List: Desks, office supplies, office volunteers Additional Keywords: pro bono legal assistance, community development, detroit vacant property campaign Name: Michigan Philharmonic Year Founded: 1945 Also known as: Formerly Plymouth Canton Symphony Society Orchestra Canton Celebration Youth Orchestras Celebration Youth Orchestra IRS Designation: 501(c) (3) Address: PO Box 6379 Plymouth, Michigan 48170 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 734-451-2112 Email: [email protected] Fax: 734 416-4267 Web: www.michiganphil.org Contact: Beth Stewart Phone: 734-451-2112 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Beth Stewart Mission Statement: The mission of the Michigan Philharmonic is to enrich our community by fostering excellence and innovation in the performance of orchestral music, to educate current and future audiences, and to bring distinction to our community through the regional presence and standing of our performing ensembles. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Youth Development Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Seniors, Students, Ethnic groups, Families, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Women Summary of Services: the Michigan Phiharmonic is comprised of professional musicians dedicated to artistic excellence, musical education, and the performance of vibrant works by contemporary composers. Music Director and Conductor Nan Washburn has won 17 ASCAP awards for adventurous programming, garnering the admiration of critics: "No orchestra locally does more to create a sense of adventure when the lights go down" (Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press) Current Programs *the Michigan Phiharmonic performances include a 6 concert subscription series, , the 4th grade “Koncert for Kids” a series of 6 "Musical Treats" mini-musical fundraising events. Each subscription concert is preceded by On-Stage, a pre-concert chat featuring Music Director and Conductor Nan Washburn and guest artists. • Each year the orchestra performas "The Nutcracker" with the Plymouth Ballet Company and a "Bollywood" concert collaborating with the Indian community in SE Michigan. • CLASSical Music Outreach/Koncert for Kids is a program in its 12th year in Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, serving every 3rd and 4th grade student in the district plus select private and parochial schools. Students receive a series of inclass visits from PSO musicians; the program culminates in a 4th grade concert •Michigan PhilharmonicYouth Orchestras under the direction of MIPHIL Music Director and Conductor, Nan Washburn, consist of two levels of strings - the full Youth Symphony and a Flute Choir. Comprised of over 60 students – the MPYO gives 2 performances each season, and the Sinfonia the Youth Orchestra and the Flute Choir all have an annual opportunity to play “side-by-side” with the MI PHIL. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 3 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 20 Number on Board of Directors: 14 Board Chair: Don Soenen Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999 Additional Information: For more information about the Michigan Philharmonic concert and programs, please visit our website at www.michiganphil.org, call 734.451.2112, or email us at [email protected] Wish List: Volunteers, donations, software, technology upgrades, printers, music lovers! Additional Keywords: orchestral music, symphony, classical music, American composers, music education, Nan Washburn Name: Michigan Suburbs Alliance Year Founded: 2002 Also known as: Suburbs Alliance, Southeast Michigan Regional Energy Office, Millennial Mayors Congress IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 22757 Woodward Ave. Suite 250 Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 866-960-8803 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.SuburbsAlliance.org Contact: Monique Tucker Phone: 866-960-8803 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Conan Smith Mission Statement: At the Suburbs Alliance we foster and support cooperative approaches to the challenges facing Michigan’s metropolitan areas. We believe our communities’ interdependence is our greatest strength and that collaboration is the best path to increased prosperity, sustainability and equity across a region. Through innovative initiatives we organize, serve and advocate for a metro’s mature cities in order to help them be vibrant, healthy and beautiful communities – preferred places to live work and play. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Community Improvement, Environmental Quality, Protection, Youth Development, Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Housing, Shelter, Multipurpose Public Benefit, Mutual/Membership Benefit Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: The Southeast Michigan Regional Energy Office coordinates energy efficiency and renewable energy programming for cities in metro Detroit, providing strategic leadership, funding and technical assistance. Trans4M, a statewide coalition, helps advance multimodal transportation opportunities in the region, including rapid bus and light rail service among the region's cities. The group also advocates at the state level for more diverse and inclusive transportation

policies. Our Millennial Mayors Congress offers a forum for a senior elected official and a young person from cities in the region to discuss and design cooperative approaches to multijurisdictional challenges impeding metro Detroit's ability to attract and retain young talent. Recently we passed ownership of our Redevelopment Ready Communities program over to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, but we continue to work locally to improve the planning, financing and public participation tools available to cities so they are better able to promote and attract sustainable development. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 19 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 25 Number on Board of Directors: 13 Board Chair: Edward Klobucher Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $2,999,999 Additional Information: Ypsilanti Office: 320 N. Washington, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Wish List: Volunteers retired from or with experience in local government Additional Keywords: transportation, energy, community development, land use, planning, intergovernmental, collaboration, Name: Michigan Youth Workers Association Year Founded: 1968 Also known as: MYWA IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: PO Box 44526 Detroit, Michigan 48244-0526 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-864-8947 Email: Fax: Web: www.MYWA.Org Contact: Anthony Patterson Phone: 313-864-8947 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mission Statement: The Michigan Youth Workers Association is committed to providing spiritual guidance, Christian education, and positive social activities for the personal development of young people in the state of Michigan. Geographic Area Served: State of Michigan Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Education, Religion Related Populations Served: Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups Summary of Services: Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Monthly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 6 Number on Board of Directors: 8 Board Chair: Anthony Patterson Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: Refer to our web site www.mywa.org Wish List: Grants & Grant Writers Additional Keywords: youth development Name: Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit Year Founded: 1992 Also known as: Mosaic IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 610 Antoinette Street Detroit, Michigan 48202 Status: Dissolved County: Wayne Phone: 313-872-6910 Email: Fax: 313-872-6920 Web: www.mosaicdetroit.org Contact: Phone: Email: Executive Director: Rick Sperling Mission Statement: Mosaic's mission is to empower young people to maxmize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first-rate theatrical and musical art. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Youth Development Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups Summary of Services: Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit is an internationally acclaimed youth development program that concentrates on helping young artists excel on stage and in life. A national model for arts education and youth development, Mosaic provides accessible theatre and music training for metropolitan Detroit area youth, ages 6-18, reaching over 1,000 youth per year. Each year more than 165 youth from over 50 different schools benefit from involvement in Mosaic’s Youth Ensemble and Intermediate Training Programs. An additional 850 youth participate in Mosaic's Education programs within schools and community centers throughout metropolitan Detroit. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 5 Number on Board of Directors: Board Chair: Robert Riney Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $2,999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: Arts, youth, performing arts, theatre, choral music, technical theatre, youth development Name: National Faith HomeBuyers Year Founded: 1996 Also known as: Faith Community Homebuyers Program Washtenaw Homebuyers Program IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 601 W Fort Street, Suite 440 Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-255-9500 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-255-9555 Web: www.nationalfaith.org Contact: Dina Harris Phone: 313-255-9500 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Dina Harris Mission Statement: Our mission is to assist our clients in realizing the American Dream of home ownership. Our program provides individuals and families with the resources, knowledge, and financial assistance to become home owners. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Financial Literacy, Education, Human Services - Multipurpose, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Human Services, Housing, Shelter, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Seniors, Disabled, Ethnic groups, Ex offenders, Families, Veterans, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women Summary of Services: financial literacy, down payment assistance, workshops and counseling, Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 2 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 5 Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: P.A. Brooks Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Laptop Projector, 8.5 x 11 Copy Paper, Flatbed Scanner, Desktop Computers, High Capacity Copy Machine. Additional Keywords: Financial Literacy, Home ownership, First Time Homebuyers Name: National Neighborhood Properties Community Development Corporation Year Founded: 2005 Also known as: NNPCDC IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P.O. Box 23373 Detroit, Michigan 48223-0373 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-289-4242 Email: [email protected] Fax: 734-676-3569 Web: www.nnpcdc.org Contact: Darrin Flowers Phone: 313289-4242 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Linda Allen Mission Statement: National Neighborhood Properties Community Development Organization (NNPCDC) is an organization that cares for the well-being of the community and it's surrounding areas. NNPCDC's purpose is to establish humanity within the urban setting by purchasing and rehabbing homes in challenged areas. NNPCDC also fosters educational homebuyers workshops by working with financial institutions, experienced consultants and other experts to create an experiencing, fulfilling and positive environment for a home buying experience. Geographic Area Served: National Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Education, Community Improvement, Human Services, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Entire Population, Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Health related, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Education services. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Not at all Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 0 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Carla Frazier Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Wish List: Financial resources, Office Space, Office Furniture. Additional Keywords: Education, Housing, Shelter, Community Improvement. Name: Neighborhood Service Organization Central Office Year Founded: 1955 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 220 Bagley; Suite 1200 Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313 961-4890 Email: Fax: 313 961-0261 Web: www.nso-mi.org Contact: Corliss Norfleet Phone: 313 961-4890 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Sheilah Clay Mission Statement: "Always Within Reach", NSO is a diverse human service agency that compassionately reaches out to people, empowering them to improve their lives. Geographic Area Served: Wayne County Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services - Multipurpose, Education, Youth Development, Mental Health, Community Improvement, Human Services, Capacity Building, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: NSO provides services for older adults with mental illness, children and adults with developmental disabilities, addiction treatment and case management, problem gambling help line and treatment, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, youth gun violence and substance abuse prevention, homeless support services, home-based Head Start, support services for grandparents raising grandchildren, home ownership counseling, financial literacy, community development, Direct Care Worker certified training, ACES training. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 238 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 37 Number on Board of Directors: 28 Board Chair: Ray Johnson Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: Wish List: Simple Holiday Gifts for children age 3-12 and adults and children with developmental disabilities. Suggested items include basketballs, footballs, board games, easy reader books, puzzles of all levels and dolls. New or Recent Model Televisions, DVD Players and educational DVDs are needed for various programs including Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) and Homeless Services Supportive Housing. New Backpacks and School Supplies for every age ranging from pre-school through high school. Additional Keywords: human services, homeless, nonprofit, addiction treatment, suicide prevention Name: Nonprofit Finance Fund Year Founded: 2000 Also known as: NFF Midwest Office IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 645 Griswold Suite 2202 Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-965-9145 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-965-9148 Web: www.nonprofitfinancefund.org Contact: Dione Alexander Phone: 313-965-9145 ext.12 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Antony Bugg-Levine Mission Statement: NFF works to create a strong, well-capitalized and durable nonprofit sector that connects money to mission effectively, supporting the highest aspirations and most generous impulses of people and communities. Geographic Area Served: National Service Areas: (primary in bold) Financial Services, Community Improvement, Capacity Building, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Nonproft Organizations Summary of Services: NFF’s strategy is to provide financial resources, in the form of loans, grants, and asset-building programs, in concert with management advice. NFF works directly and with funders to strengthen these organizations and the system by which they are funded. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 75 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Rarely Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 12 Board Chair: Elizabeth Sullivan Annual Budget: over $5,000,000 Additional Information: www.nonprofitfinancefund.org Wish List: Additional Keywords: Nonprofit Lending Technical Assistance Loans Consulting Investing Capacity Building Finance Name: One of Us Films Year Founded: 1994 Also known as: One of Us, Inc. IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1395 Antietam, Suite 41 Detroit, Michigan 48207 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 248-567-4778 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.oneofusfilms.org Contact: Carrie LeZotte Phone: 313-300-8233 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Carrie LeZotte Mission Statement: One of Us Films is a non-profit production company dedicated to raising awareness about social issues and supporting emerging filmmakers. One of Us Films also partners with other non-profit organizations to tell their stories, assist with grant writing, and produce fund-raising videos. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) film and video production, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education Populations Served: Entire Population, Women Summary of Services: Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 4 Board Chair: Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: www.oneofusfilms.org Wish List: Sponsors for current One of Us Films projects, which include The Stretch Marks, Detroit Defined and The Detroit Institute for Children. Additional Keywords: film, video, media, fund raising, production, communication, television Name: Operation ABLE of Michigan Year Founded: 1986 Also known as: ABLE Operation ABLE IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 4750 Woodward Ave. - Suite 201 Detroit, Michigan 48201 Status: Active County: Phone: 313-832-0922 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-8324925 Web: www.operationable.org Contact: Mary McDougall Phone: 313-832-0922 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Mary McDougall Mission Statement: To provide market responsive programs to meet the employment needs of mature individuals along their career paths, to promote lifelong learning among individuals, businesses and government and to assist the employer community in developing a competent workforce. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Employment, Job Related, Human Services Populations Served: Adults, Seniors, Unemployed Summary of Services: In carrying out our mission, we are guided by the philosophy that ability is ageless. Since 1986, Operation ABLE of Michigan has been a leader in helping mid-career people obtain work and remain employable throughout their lifetime while also helping businesses develop a competent and dependable workforce. ABLE's team of professionals works in partnership with employers, customers, and community organizations to provide personalized, high quality job search, job placement, occupational training and career transition services. Operation ABLE of Michigan has two state-licensed computer classrooms at its office in Detroit. ABLE’s experienced and caring staff is dedicated to providing personalized service to improve job skills and create self-sufficiency. The organization offers a full range of computer and career development classes and has a Career Resilience Center with resources for exploring career options and conducting a job search. Last year, Operation ABLE assisted more than 500 people from a variety of work experience and demographic backgrounds. Funding is provided by the City of Detroit Workforce Development Department and other public agencies and by foundations, corporations and individual donors. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 14 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 25 Board Chair: Linda Burwell Annual Budget: $500,000 $999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Cash donations to be used for scholarships for people who are not eligible for publicly funded help and for continuous updating of classroom technology. Additional Keywords: employment, job training, job search, mid-career, unemployed, laid off Name: Outfits For Angels Year Founded: 2005 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P.O. Box 44828 Detroit, Michigan 48244 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-2632800 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.outfitsforangelsdet.org Contact: Cheryl Pope Phone: 313-4129053 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Cheryl Pope Mission Statement: Outfits For Angels aims to improve the lives of children from low-income families by by providing one of life's basic necessities -- clothing Geographic Area Served: Metropolitan Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services, Basic Needs Populations Served: Children/Youth Summary of Services: We serve economically disadvantaged, poverty stricken youth to improve their quality of life. Our program runs year-round. We receive referrals from churches, schools, human and social service agencies who select needy families. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 5+ Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Stephanie Bradley-Dale Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Wish List: children's hangers storage containers diapers children coats jeans school uniforms office supplies computer Additional Keywords: basic needs, youth, families, clothing Last Updated: 12/01/2009 Name: Piast Institute Year Founded: 2003 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 11633 Joseph Campau Hamtramck, Michigan 48212 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313.733.4535 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313.733.4527 Web: www.piastinstitute.org Contact: Donora Hillard Phone: 313.733.4535 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Virginia Skrzyniarz Mission Statement: The Piast Institute is a national research organization and official Census Information Center. It serves the Polish American community and other ethnic groups, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies through research, data analysis, publications, consulting, and capacity building. Geographic Area Served: International Service Areas: (primary in bold) Capacity Building, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Human Services - Multipurpose, International and Foreign Affairs, Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Human Services, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Social Science Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: The Piast Institute is a research and social service center serving the Polish community nationally and the Polish American community locally in addition to all other ethnic and immigrant groups locally. It serves in particular the Bosnian, Ukranian, Russian, and Albanian communities. These are the communities with the largest concentrations in the immediately surrounding area. In addition to being a Homeland Security-certified immigration assistance site, the Institute houses the only official U.S. Census Information Center (CIC) in the tri-state Detroit Census Region. The CIC specializes in research on immigrant and ethnic groups. The President of the Institute, who is also its Research Director, is an internationally-recognized specialist on immigration. The Piast Institute also houses and chairs the Lead Abatement Coalition and the Hamtramck Drug Free Community Coalition which bring together all of the immigrant groups of the area. Its Executive Vice President also headed the Census Complete Count Committee for the region. The Institute thus deals with all of the immigrant groups of the area on a daily basis on a variety of issues. The Institute has facilities to house its immigration services which match or exceed those available anywhere else in the area, including a well-stocked library with the necessary required materials on current law and practice and extensive background materials on the historical, demographic, sociological, and political evolutions that drive the immigration of most groups of immigrants. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 120 Number on Board of Directors: 12 Board Chair: Roman Gribbs Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Low-cost or no-cost financial audit New computers (10) for data purposes Additional Keywords: Research, Census Information Center, Ethnic Groups, Data Analysis, Publications, Consulting, Capacity Building Last Updated: 01/26/2011 Name: P.O.W.E.R. Organization Year Founded: 2004 Also known as: Presenting Opportunities Winning Effectual Results IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P.O. Box 21501 Detroit, Michigan 48221 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-415-8575 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-372-1135 Web: www.powertheyouth.org Contact: Rose Jones Phone: Email: Executive Director: LaToniya A. Jones Mission Statement: To embrace, engage, and empower at-risk youth ages 8-14 in Metropolitan communities to increase their competency, confidence, and proficiency with math. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Youth Development Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups, Families Summary of Services: P.O.W.E.R. Organization has developed unique, interactive, out of school math programs. Our signature services include Math Enrichment Workshops, Annual Math Mini Career Conferences, and Summer Math Camps. Customized programs are available for groups. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 60 Number on Board of Directors: 4 Board Chair: W. Edmond Douglas, Jr. Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: Volunteer opportunities and stipend positions are available for peer mentors/tutors (in grades 11-college) are available. Visit www.powertheyouth.org for more information. New programs are updated weekly. Wish List: Office Space Facility sharing 5-10 laptops (for a mobile lab) pencils rulers 10-20 scientific & graphing calculators Additional Keywords: at risk youth, math anxiety, math phobia, urban math, youth math, family math, math camp, math enrichment, math help, southeast michigan math, math conference, summer camp Name: Project Hope International Year Founded: 2003 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 325 E. State Fair Detroit, Michigan 48203 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 248797-1762 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-368-3140 Web: www.geocities.com/projecthopeintlwww.geocities.com Contact: Vivian Williams Phone: 248-797-1762 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Vivian Williams Mission Statement: to enrich the quality of life for disadvantaged and underserved youth, adults, senior aged individuals and families. Geographic Area Served: State of Michigan Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services, Education, Youth Development, Human Services Multipurpose, Mental Health, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Food, Nutrition, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Entire Population, Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Substance abusers, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women Summary of Services: Our services will include, but shall not be limited to, transitional, supportive and permanent housing, food, clothing, workshops, seminars, prevention program and affordable transportation programs. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10hrs. Number on Board of Directors: 7 Board Chair: Monica Eskew Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Wish List: household appliances, clothing, food, grantwriter, volunteers Additional Keywords: Name: Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment Year Founded: 2006 Also known as: SAFE IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 2795 E. Grand Boulevard, Suite #9 Detroit, Michigan 48211 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 800-757-4919 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-887-0801 Web: www.newsafestart.org Contact: Kalyn Risker Phone: 800-757-4919 x15 Email: Executive Director: Kalyn Risker Mission Statement: To equip victims of domestic violence with the appropriate financial tools and resources needed to enable women to leave or recover from the economic portion of domestic violence. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Human Services, Human Services - Multipurpose, Crime, Legal Related, Employment, Job Related Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Unemployed, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment's (S.A.F.E.) mission is to provide women survivors of domestic violence with specialized training specifically created to combat the cycle of the economic portion of domestic violence while safely reaching their individual paths towards self-sufficiency. S.A.F.E.¡¦s services are delivered onsite at various existing domestic violence shelters and agencies. S.A.F.E.¡¦s focused program includes pre-employment training which includes but is not limited to: „X Job Seeking „X Resume creation „X Interviewing Skills Future training modules will include: Customer Service, Personal Finances, Networking, and Basic Employment Law 101 which is comprised of the major employment laws that every employee should know. All training modules are delivered by experts in the field of expertise. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 1 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 40 Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Voltaire Kendrick Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Approximately 1 of every 4 women will experience some form of domestic violence during her lifetime, according to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Domestic violence is perpetuated in many forms including physical, emotional and economic abuse. The economic aspect of domestic violence occurs when the victim is limited or restricted from accessing financial resources. Wish List: Office Space Occasional Meeting Space Office Supplies Presentation Projector Portable Projector Screen Laptop computer Gas Cards for clients to attend interviews Bus tickets for clients to attend interviws Planners-Organizers for clients Giveaway items for training sessions Gift Certificates to clothing stores for interviewing attire for clients Digital video camera (for mock interviews and other events) Corporate Sponsorships Additional Keywords: Domestic Violence, Employment Training, Economic Abuse Name: Sphinx Organization Year Founded: 1996 Also known as: Sphinx IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 400 Renaissance Center, Suite 2550 Detroit, Michigan MI Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-877-9100 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-887-0164 Web: www.sphinxmusic.org Contact: Julie Renfro Phone: 313-877-9100 x705 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Aaron Dworkin Mission Statement: * To increase the participation of Blacks & Latinos o in music schools o as professional musicians o as classical music audiences * To administer youth development initiatives in underserved communities through music education and * To promote the creation, performance, and preservation of works by Black & Latino composers Geographic Area Served: National Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Youth Development Populations Served: Entire Population, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups Summary of Services: We work to address our mission through our five main program areas: ARTIST DEVELOPMENT (highlights the Sphinx Competition for young Black and Latino string players and the Sphinx Symphony, along with a series of scholarship initiatives); SPHINX PREPARATORY MUSIC INSTITUTE at Wayne State University (provides Detroit area youths with yearlong classes in performance, music theory/ear training and music history). Overture Division of Sphinx Prep provides free instruments and group and individual violin lessons to young people in Detroit and Flint, MI) ; SPHINX PERFORMANCE ACADEMY(offers intensive summer training to aspiring Black and Latino musicians who lack access to quality music education); SPHINX LEGACY PROJECT (Creates, promotes, disseminates and preserves works by Black and Latino composers through the Sphinx Commissioning Consortium, Sphinx Journeys radio show, the Sphinx Library and Classical Connections, an in-school curriculum initiative; and SPHINX PRESENTS! (provides professional performance opportunities for Sphinx artists in venues nationwide). Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 10 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Rarely Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 28 Board Chair: Deidre Bounds Annual Budget: $3,000,000 - $4,999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: arts education, youth development, music education, diversity, classical music Name: Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Year Founded: 1998 Also known as: TLCF IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 21500 Greenfield Rd #211 (Mail) Oak Park, Michigan 48075 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 248-557-2346 Email: [email protected] Fax: 248-557-8063 Web: www.thomlatimercares.org Contact: Barbara Latimer Phone: 248-557-1181 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Barbara Latimer Mission Statement: The Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation is a community based organization that coordinates resources, services, funds and programs with respect to cause, prevention, treatment, and care of pediatric and young adult cancer patients and their families. Geographic Area Served: State of Michigan Service Areas: (primary in bold) Advocacy, Youth Development, Health - General and Rehabilitative, Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines, Human Services, Philanthropy, Voluntarism, Food, Nutrition Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Health related, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Provides funds for medication not covered by insurance funds for homecare, transportation, wigs or head coverings for cancer related hair loss, final arrangement supplements, scholarships to any area of medicine, Healing Hearts Program for grief counseling and nutritional program for cancer and other related illness prevention. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 7-10 Number on Board of Directors: 14 Board Chair: Jacquelyn Sneed Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Cancer community should download cancer help application from website. If computer is unavailable, call 248-557-2346. Office Location: Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Franklin Plaza Center 29193 Northwestern Hwy., #528 Southfield, MI 48034 Mailing address: Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation 21500 Greenfield, Suite 211 Oak Park, MI 48237 Wish List: volunteers for daily activities, operations, and fund raising, lap tops, desk tops, in-kind space for gym activities, clothing and bed items for families, and our own handicapped equipped van for transportation Additional Keywords: direct cancer support, scholarships, cancer programs Name: Thompson Land Development Non-Profit Housing Corporation Year Founded: 2002 Also known as: TLDNPHC IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 8691 Minock Detroit, Michigan 48228 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-582-8862 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-582-8862 Web: www.tldnphc.org Contact: Shirley Moore Phone: 313-673-5073 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Pamela Cox Mission Statement: Thompson Land Development Non-Profit Housing Corporation’s mission is to build communities by establishing housing developments in various areas, by dedicating our efforts to providing quality and affordable homes / duplexes to low to moderate-income families who are U.S. citizens. We are an economic land development company. TLDNPHC is committed to building, while enhancing neighborhoods by satisfying the customer through trust, honesty, integrity and quality. We understand the necessity and importance of enhancing the community in terms of housing, retail development, creation of recreational facilities, and activity support systems for senior citizens Geographic Area Served: Wayne County Service Areas: (primary in bold) housing & development, Community Improvement, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Low income Summary of Services: Refer to the Mission Statement Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 40 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: Shirley Moore Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Please visit http://www.tldnphc.org We feed the homeless every 4th Saturday Wish List: Could some one donate a building so we can perform community work out of. Additional Keywords: development, community, housing, low income Name: Transportation Riders United Year Founded: 1999 Also known as: TRU IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 500 Griswold, Suite 1650 Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-963-8872 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-963-8876 Web: www.DetroitTransit.org Contact: Megan Owens Phone: 313963-8872 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Megan Owens Mission Statement: TRU works to improve and promote transit in greater Detroit in order to restore urban vitality, ensure transportation equity and improve quality of life. TRU believes the Detroit region needs a balanced transportation network because transportation investments shape our future. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Public Transit, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: TRU�s purpose is to: - Improve understanding of and perception towards transit; - Engage and involve the public in important transportation decisions; - Watchdog transportation processes and provide transit expertise to decisionmakers; and - Be the public�s voice to ensure transportation investments support the public�s interest in accessibility, affordability, accountability and sustainability. We work to promote public transit, improve the existing bus service, and bring quality rapid transit to the greater Detroit area, through research, public education, civic participation, coalition building, and direct advocacy. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 2 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 50 Number on Board of Directors: 9 Board Chair: Chris Frey Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: transit, bus, train, rail, public transportation, mass transit Name: United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit Year Founded: 1949 Also known as: UCP/Detroit IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 23077 Greenfield Rd. Suite 205 Southfield, Michigan 48075 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 248-557-5070 Email: [email protected] Fax: 248-557-0224 Web: www.ucpdetroit.org Contact: Leslynn Angel Phone: 248-557-5070 ext 243 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Leslynn Angel Mission Statement: The Mission of United Cerebral Pasly of Metro Detroit is to advance the independence of all people with disabilities and to secure their right to self determination and inclusion. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Advocacy, Education, Youth Development, Human Services - Multipurpose, Human Services, Science and Technology Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: To fulfill our mission, United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Detroit is committed to working in the following specific domains and supporting other organizations whose work benefits people with disabilities. Although our specific initiatives may change from time to time in support of our mission, we will continue to champion ‘life without limits’ for people with disabilities. Cerebral Palsy Assistive Technology Employment PersonCentered Advocacy (Family Life and Adult Living) Other special initiatives include the Quick Ramp Project for Children, and the Social Security-Work Incentive Assistance Project. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 7 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10 Number on Board of Directors: 19 Board Chair: Mark Lezotte Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Volunteers, Office Space, Additional Keywords: Cerebral Palsy, Disabiltiy, Advocacy, Employment Name: United Peace Relief Detroit Year Founded: 2008 Also known as: UPR Detroit IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) pending Address: 4203 Lincoln Detroit, Michigan 48208 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-377-4203 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.unitedpeacerelief.org Contact: Jean Wilson Phone: 313-377-4203 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Jean Wilson Mission Statement: To provide teams of trained volunteers able to give immediate and ongoing support to victims of disasters. To collaborate with other relief organizations and effect fundamental change through humanitarian relief in the areas of food security, alternative health care, and emergency relief assistance and resource information. Geographic Area Served: Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Disaster Preparedness and Relief, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Food, Nutrition, Multipurpose Public Benefit, Mutual/Membership Benefit Populations Served: Entire Population, Low income, Adults, Men, Animals, Mentally ill, Children/Youth, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ethnic groups, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Families, Veterans, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Victims/Survivors of domestic violence, Health related, Women, Homeless Summary of Services: Providing donated food, clothing, personal items and resources to those in need in the city of Detroit. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 100 Number on Board of Directors: 3 Board Chair: Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: We are working on getting our own website, it will be uprdetroit.org We are just starting out, bought a schoolbus from an auction and are in the process of remodeling it to work as a mobile soup kitchen and resource center. Once that is accomplished, the goal is to have the bus out in the neighborhoods helping people daily. We so far find that food, clothing, any kind of donation is easy to get except for money; which we don't have yet to pay for the bus rebuild, operating costs such as fuel and insurance. We believe that in order to be self sustaining it is necessary to use alternative natural methods of energy and recycling as our way of operating and are working on securing bio-diesel for the bus, which will power the cooking, lights and running. We recycle by receiving donations and distributing them. Wish List: Biodiesel A web designer volunteer builders familiar with mobile conversions food clothing (in season) personal items paper ink toner industrial sized kitchen items large insulated beverage server people and orgs that want to get involved colaborators event throwers for fundraising and raising awareness green energy producers volunteers to pick up, deliver, cook and serve people that spread the word Grant writers Anyone that cares about Detroit enough to do something positive for change! Additional Keywords: Mobile emergency relief, disaster relief, networking non-profits, resource information for those in need Name: UPLIFT, Inc. Year Founded: 1997 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P.O. Box 241488 Detroit, Michigan 48224 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 877-429-2370 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-221-9494 Web: www.upliftinc.org Contact: Ida Byrd-Hill Phone: 877-429-2370 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Ida Byrd-Hill Mission Statement: Uplift, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Idea Incubator whose mission is reconstructing cities one idea at a time Utilizing Property (Intellectual, Real Estate and Technological) to Lift Individuals From Tragedy. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Community Improvement, Education, Youth Development, Advocacy, Human Services Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Children/Youth, Students, Ethnic groups, Families Summary of Services: Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 2 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 5 Number on Board of Directors: 4 Board Chair: Edwin Shanks Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Volunteers, donation of books for workshops, donations Additional Keywords: educational advocacy, teen advocacy, Idea Incubator Name: VISIONS Education and Training Center Year Founded: 2007 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 18985 Biltmore St. Detroit, Michigan 48235 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-8383801 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-838-9097 Web: www.visionsged.com Contact: Ronald Stewart Phone: 313838-3801 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Valerie Williams Mission Statement: VISIONS is a non-profit education and training program whose mission is to provide under-educated adults in Michigan and metropolitan Detroit with the opportunity to obtain their General Education Development (G.E.D.) certificate. VISIONS services adults in the Metropolitan Detroit area and the state of Michigan who are without a high school degree whereby they might complete this level of their education by obtaining a G.E.D. Certificate. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Seniors, Disabled, Students, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Veterans, Women Summary of Services: Official United States G.E.D. Testing Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 1 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 40 Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Diane Tunstall Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: Wish List: Academic text books computers and monitors Additional Keywords: Educational completion Agency Information To return to the previous page, use your browser's BACK button Name: Wayne County Four Star Health Program Year Founded: 2005 Also known as: Four Star Health Four Star IRS Designation: Other Address: 2850 W. Grand Boulevard Detroit, Michigan 48202 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313 664-8844 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313 6648433 Web: www.waynecountyfourstar.org Contact: Richard Nowakowski Phone: 313 664-8844 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Richard Nowakowski Mission Statement: To arrange for health coverage for working uninsured low income employees of Wayne County employers . To provide Student coverge product for low income students living in Wayne County. Geographic Area Served: Wayne County Service Areas: (primary in bold) Health - General and Rehabilitative, Mental Health, Employment, Job Related Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Students, Families, Health related, Women, Students 18 - 64 years old Summary of Services: Wayne County Four Star Health Program is a partnership of Detroit Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System, Oakwood Healthcare System St. John Health and Wayne County with the goal of reducing the number of working uninsured in our community. Four Star offers a "Three Share" coverage plan where the employer, employee and Four Star each share one third of the monthly cost.For our Student Coverage program, Four Star and student share the cost half and half Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 20 Number on Board of Directors: 5 Board Chair: Robert Ficano Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $2,999,999 Additional Information: Student Edition Program web address: www.waynecountyfourstar.org/student Wish List: More independent community insurance agents selling Four Star Additional Keywords: Affordable Health coverage, Employer Health insurance, student insurance, health insurance, three share program, Last Updated: 09/03/2009 Name: Wellspring Year Founded: 1986 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 16742 Lamphere Detroit, Michigan 48219 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313255-9085 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.wellspringdetroit.org Contact: Dan Bandrowski Phone: 313255-9085 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Dan Bandrowski Mission Statement: Our mission is to assist urban youth in developing themselves spiritually, socially, academically, and economically. Geographic Area Served: Brightmoor/Old Redford areas of Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Education, Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Youth Development, Religion Related, outdoor adventure and recreation Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Students Summary of Services: We currently offer the following services. •Academic & Recreation Program. Kumon math program and recreational activities to youth ages 7 – 17. •Support Services such as academic counseling and employment assistance. •Outdoor Recreation & Adventure Activities. Organized outdoor recreation activities such as canoeing, hiking, camping, and various winter sports. •Teen Discipleship Group. Bible study and periodic social activities in a positive peer environment. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 5 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 10 Number on Board of Directors: 7 Board Chair: Mishael Raiford Annual Budget: $100,000 $249,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Additional Keywords: youth development, education, spiritual development, outdoor adventure and recreation Name: Women's Interfaith Solutions for Dialogue and Outreach in MetroDetroit Year Founded: 2006 Also known as: WISDOM IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: P.O. Box 7091 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302 Status: Active County: Oakland Phone: 248-978-6664 Email: [email protected] Fax: Web: www.interfaithwisdom.org Contact: Gail Katz Phone: 248-978-6664 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: None Mission Statement: We at WISDOM hope to establish venues for community service projects to help “repair the world,” while having the chance to dialogue with women of different faiths whom we don’t usually meet in our sheltered circle of friends and family. We also hope to arrange educational opportunities at our diverse places of worship to learn about each other’s religions with an empathy and spiritual energy that will strengthen friendships. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Religion Related, Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education, Youth Development, Community Improvement Populations Served: Adults, Children/Youth, Ethnic groups, Women Summary of Services: WISDOM serves to bring women of different faith traditions together in Metro Detroit. We have had special educational programs at various religious instiutions, worked together at community service events, and partnered with other interfaith organizations Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 0 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 5 Number on Board of Directors: 20 Board Chair: Gail Katz Annual Budget: less than $50,000 Additional Information: For information about WISDOM's new book Friendship and Faith go to website www.friendshipandfaith.com Wish List: Website maintenance office space book discussion leader teen coordinator Additional Keywords: Interfaith Name: World Medical Relief, Inc. Year Founded: 1953 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 11745 Rosa Parks Blvd. Detroit, Michigan 48206 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-866-5333 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-855-5588 Web: www.worldmedicalrelief.org Contact: Josephine Jabara Phone: 313-866-5333 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: George Samson Mission Statement: Our mission is to facilitate the distribution of surplus medical resources where they are needed. As such, our programs have both a local and international focus. Goods are distributed in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, gender, religion, nationality or political beliefs. Geographic Area Served: State of MI and Developing Nations Service Areas: (primary in bold) Health - General and Rehabilitative, Human Services - Multipurpose, Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines, Community Improvement, Human Services Populations Served: Low income, Health related, Homeless, the medically underserved Summary of Services: Shipment of medical equipment, supplies, and medicines to developing nations. Prescription program for low-income citizens over 18 years in Michigan. Medical supply service, Durable medical equipment program, local shipping program for homeless shelters. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 13 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 300 Number on Board of Directors: 14 Board Chair: Dennis Torp Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: All programs can be accessed by calling 313-866-5333. Please visit our website for more information at www.worldmedicalrelief.org Wish List: New carpet for office, computer monitors, used medical equipment in good working order Additional Keywords: medical relief, medically under served, homeless, medical equipment, medical supplies, durable medical equipment, prescription medicine assistance, health care, uninsured, under insured Name: Young Audiences of Michigan Year Founded: 1974 Also known as: IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: PO Box 441790 Detroit, Michigan 48224 Status: Dissolved County: Wayne Phone: 313-469-1779 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313-469-1780 Web: www.youngaudiences.org Contact: Colette Gilewicz Phone: 313-469-1779 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Colette Gilewicz Mission Statement: Young Audiences of Michigan, as a nonprofit organization, fosters cultural literacy by providing professional arts experiences to children and their families in Michigan. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Arts, Culture and Humanities, Education Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: In-school, after-school and community-based arts programs in music,dance, theatre, visual arts and language arts. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 1 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Weekly Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 20 Number on Board of Directors: 9 Board Chair: James Jennings Annual Budget: $50,000 - $99,999 Additional Information: www.youngaudiences.org Wish List: free storage space for art supplies; Additional Keywords: school assemblies, field trips, festivals, workshops, arts Name: Young Detroit Builders Year Founded: 1993 Also known as: YouthBuild Detroit IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1627 West Lafayette Detroit, Michigan 48216 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-964-2763 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313964-2324 Web: www.youngdetroitbuilders.org Contact: Angela Wilson Phone: 313-964-2763 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Angela Wilson Mission Statement: Young Detroit Builders strives to develop the positive energy and capacity of young urban adults to be personally and professionally successful, models for others, and a force in rebuilding their low-income communities with a commitment to work, education, responsibility, and family. Geographic Area Served: City of Detroit Service Areas: (primary in bold) Employment, Job Related, Education, Environmental Quality, Protection, Youth Development, Human Services - Multipurpose, Community Improvement, Human Services, Housing, Shelter Populations Served: Low income, Adults, Men, Children/Youth, Substance abusers, Ex offenders, Unemployed, Women Summary of Services: Adult education, employment training in residential construction, leadership development, supportive services, and job placement assistance. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 7 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Daily Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: 200 Number on Board of Directors: 6 Board Chair: John Autrey Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $2,999,999 Additional Information: YDB Partners with other Detroit nonprofits to do minor home repairs and handicapped ramp construction. Four full time AmeriCorps members serve with us. Wish List: Plumber to donate time, electric stove, refrigerator, counter tops, cabinets, kitchen sinks and faucets, power drills, trailer, donated time of a mechanic and woodworker, Proxima type projector, IT volunteer, lockers for students, floor scrubber and buffer, new front entrance doors(2),pick-up truck and vans. Additional Keywords: Employment training, adult education, youth development, housing construction Name: The Youth Connection Year Founded: 1996 Also known as: Mayor's Time IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 4777 E. Outer Drive Detroit, Michigan 48234 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: 313-826-7099 Email: [email protected] Fax: 313826-7098 Web: www.theyouthconnection.org Contact: Jeff Griffith Phone: 313-826-7099 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Grenae Dudley Mission Statement: The mission of The Youth Connection is to promote the safety, health and well-being of metropolitan Detroit youth. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Youth Development, Education, Advocacy, Community Improvement, Human Services, Capacity Building, Employment, Job Related, Multipurpose Public Benefit Populations Served: Low income, Children/Youth, Students, Families Summary of Services: The Youth Connection, a private non-profit agency, connects our youth to a brighter future. We work to increase participation in after-school programs and provide year-round opportunities for youth to explore careers and develop job skills. Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 7.75 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Less than 8 Number on Board of Directors: 16 Board Chair: Freddie Burton, Jr. Annual Budget: $500,000 - $999,999 Additional Information: www.theyouthconnection.org houses the after-school program locator, which parents and youth can log onto to find programs near their house or school. Wish List: Grant Writers/Researchers Volunteer Office/Clerical workers Additional Keywords: after-school programs, internships, youth, summer job Name: Youth Development Commission Year Founded: 1995 Also known as: The Commission, YDC, formerly Youth Sports and Recreation Commission. IRS Designation: 501(c)(3) Address: 1274 Library Street, Suite 201 Detroit, Michigan 48226 Status: Active County: Wayne Phone: (313) 963-8916 Email: [email protected] Fax: (313) 963-8937 Web: www.ydcdetroit.org Contact: Rosa Warner Phone: (313) 963-8916 Email: [email protected] Executive Director: Shelly Norman-Hill Mission Statement: The Youth Development Commission strengthens the capacity of organizations to provide quality programs and services that improve the lives of children and youth. Geographic Area Served: Southeastern Michigan/Regional Service Areas: (primary in bold) Capacity Building, Youth Development, Grantmaking Populations Served: Entire Population Summary of Services: Build Capacity: The Commission provides training & technical assistance to help youth service providers deliver quality programs. Create Connections: The Commission helps connect youth and parents to quality programs and services. Provide Resources: The Commission provides funding and other support to organizations for the delivery of quality youth development programming. Collaborate on Good Opportunities: The Commission forms partnerships and collaborations that help to strategically advance our mission. Programs and Services: -Non Profit Training Institute -After-School Forum Show Me the Funders Resource Expo -Let's Play Ball Registration Fair -Best Practice Trips -Community Resource FundMini Grants -Campaign for Quality Youth Programs -Leadership Roundtables -Targeted Area Partnerships (TAP) -Youth Activities Directory -Youth Employment Program -21st Century Community Learning Centers After School Programs Number of Full Time Employees or Equivalents: 12 Frequency of Volunteer Use: Occasionally/special projects Approximate Number of Volunteer Hours Per Week: Number on Board of Directors: 15 Board Chair: Karl Bell Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $2,999,999 Additional Information: Wish List: Laptop and Desktop computers New Server Website Design and Maintenance Additional Keywords: youth development, capacity building, training, professional development, youth programs Location:

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