The Women’s Fund Celebrates and Hands Out Money During the Holidays

The Women’s Fund hosted their holiday party fundraiser at Fieldstone Winery Downtown Rochester on December 4. Sixty-five people attended and with the help from local business donations and a Rochester-themed raffle basket, they were able to raise more than $4000 and four guests expressed interest in becoming partners. The 2018 Grant Recipients were Announced Families Against Narcotics (FAN) $1000 towards their “Hope Not Handcuffs” Program. The … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Hosts its Mid-Summer Soiree

On Thursday July 19, the Women's Fund of Rochester hosted their Mid-Summer Soiree. Over 100 guests strolled the gardens of Meadow Brook Hall while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, wine, and listening to the music of Maestro Harry Hovakimian. Moceri Companies, Dillman and Upton, Frank Rewold & Son and Ray Lighting Centers were among the sponsors of the evening’s event. The Women’s Fund was established in 2000. The fund was started by 100 women whose mission was to create a powerful legacy within … [Read more...]

Assistance League Announces New Officers

Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan Announces Officers for 2018-2019 Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan proudly announces its slate of officers for the next year. Collectively, these 13 board members have provided over 100 years of service to children and families residing in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties through the Assistance League’s philanthropic programs which clothe, feed, educate, and comfort those in need. Nancy Troyer, a longtime resident of Rochester Hills … [Read more...]

Sing Into Spring Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan Fundraiser

Join us for a musical afternoon, Sing Into Spring, a fundraiser hosted by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan. The concert will be on Sunday, April 29, 4:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Rochester. Vocalist Mark Tisdel, along with Lia Catallo singer/songwriter, will perform a repertoire of music structured for all audiences. Advance ticket purchases of $20 are available by contacting Lorraine at LTaliercio204@gmail.com or Nancy at nancytroyer@comcast.net. Tickets may also be … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Helps Women in Need

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

Bordine’s Donates $6,900 to Benefit Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan

Generosity and holiday spirit were in bloom when Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan and Bordine’s joined together to host the annual Bordine’s Holiday Extravaganza. These longstanding organizations collaborate annually in corporate philanthropy to provide festivities for more than 400 guests who shop for a cause, and in turn, donate abundantly to the community. Bordine’s President Calvin Bordine presented Assistance League with a check for $6,900 - a portion of which came from … [Read more...]

Newly Elected Board Members Renew Commitment to Local Children and Families

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

Rochester Hills Government Youth Council Supports the Assistance League

Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan is grateful for a donation of $8,100 from the Rochester Hills Government Youth Council. Sixteen Rochester Hills high-school students comprise the council that held a charitable 5K run/walk to benefit Assistance League’s philanthropic programs that clothe, feed, educate and comfort infants, children and adults in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. “We are so thankful to be chosen by this remarkable group of teens who have recognized the needs … [Read more...]

Local Families and Students to Benefit from Generosity of the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation

Assistance League Receives $15,000 Grant from the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan received a $15,000 grant from the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation. The funds will support three Assistance League philanthropic programs: Assault Survivor Kits, Link to Creative Teaching and Operation School Bell. All programs serve local families and students by clothing, feeding, educating and comforting people in need. Cheryle Gambaro, a board member of … [Read more...]

Rochester High School Key Club Donates to Assistance League

Student members of the Rochester High School (RHS) Key Club donated $300 to the Assault Survivor Kits program, provided by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, to support survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Jennifer O’Toole-Seyka, RHS counselor and Key Club advisor, shared information with students about Assistance League’s program that provides fresh clothes and personal items to survivors of assault—an immediate need that comes at a difficult time. “The students decided they … [Read more...]