Category Archives: volunteering

Public help needed at local park cleanup

Spring has officially sprung here in Macomb County! Buds are sprouting, flowers are blooming and just about everything is turning a lovely emerald green color. All of this activity makes it a wonderful time of year to get outside and … Continue reading

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April is National Volunteer Month. Here’s how you can give back in Macomb County.

It seems that there’s a day or month to mark every occasion. National Ice Cream Day, National Siblings Day, National Barbeque Month; the list goes on and on. But this month, April, celebrates something very important – volunteering. The act … Continue reading

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Update: How our community came together to help rescued dogs

Hardly a week has passed since I first received the call from the Sterling Heights Police Department alerting me that dozens of dogs – 52 in total – were on their way to Macomb County Animal Control. The animals, which … Continue reading

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A Saturday well spent volunteering for Meals on Wheels

Like many people, I use my weekends to run errands, catch up on sleep and get together with loved ones. But late this summer, I decided I could do more with my time off. Perhaps support an organization in need … Continue reading

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Oakland University and Mount Clemens launch food drive to benefit the Macomb Food Program

No one should struggle with food insecurity, but it’s closer than you think. Your neighbor, child’s classmate or even a co-worker may all be effected by this issue.  Especially vulnerable are children. For instance, a family of four dealing with … Continue reading

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How you can participate in the National Day of Service and Remembrance

The National Day of Service and Remembrance is a federally-recognized day of unity and charitable service on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. It is a day where we can honor and remember those who perished on 9/11 … Continue reading

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Michigan’s seniors are facing a hunger crisis. Here’s how you can help.

Did you know that 10 million seniors across the country face the threat of hunger, and millions more live in isolation? Here in Michigan, the story is no different. 551,869 seniors are isolated or living alone 324,339 seniors are threatened … Continue reading

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