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...]

Annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Presents Annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its signature event - the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival - on Saturday, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Activities during the day include John Forshee and the Barnyard Express, food, musical entertainment, Stoney Creek High School drum line, a Rochester Hills fire truck, and more. Members pay $5 and the public pays $8, all guests are … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund is Looking for Grant Recipients

The Women’s Fund is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from their grants. The Women’s Fund provides grants to local non-profit organizations throughout Oakland County that help improve the lives of women in need. Their goal is to help women in need become financially independent … to have a “purse of their own.” Grants are awarded once a year and applications must be submitted by October 15 to be considered. Requests for funding must be … [Read more...]

Grand Traverse Pie Company Continues to Support Neighborhood House

On Thursday August 30, from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Grand Traverse Pie Company at Rochester and Tienken Roads will be donating 30% of their proceeds to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House. This donation will support client services, such as the food pantry, clothes closet, and new employment initiative. “We think it is very important to give back to the community in whatever way we can,” Jim Staron, Director of Operations, Grand Traverse Pie Company, said. “We love to work with local food … [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...]

Visit the Neighborhood House Clothes Closet at Sidewalk Sales

The Neighborhood House Clothes Closet Offers a Variety of Quality Items to the Public at Reduced Prices The Neighborhood House Clothes Closet, which is located at 44 Mill Street, under the Main Street Bridge, is open to the public and offers clothing, accessories, and households items at a fraction of the prices at other stores. All items in the store are donated, and donations are accepted during all store hours. The Neighborhood House Clothes Closet is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Neighborhood House Celebrates Neighbors Helping Neighbors for 50 Years

Capital Campaign Donor Recognition Event & 50th Birthday Kick-off Rochester Area Neighborhood House recently hosted a celebration to dedicate their Donor Wall with the friends who made their new home possible. Because of the generous donations by individuals, organizations, faith communities and businesses, Neighborhood House was able to obtain a new facility at 1720 S. Livernois in Rochester Hills. The donor wall was designed and created by Veselenak Studios in Rogers City and is … [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...]

Area Youth Leaders Host Winter Bowling Fundraiser for Neighborhood House

Proceeds to Benefit Neighbors in Need During the Holidays On December 22, the Executive Youth Board for Rochester Area Neighborhood House will host a winter bowling fundraiser at Avon North Hill Lanes. Tickets purchased online before the event have the following prices: Age 12 & Under: $15, Age 13+: $20, A Family 4-Pack: $60. All tickets include at least two games of bowling, shoes, pizza, pop and one raffle ticket. All tickets purchased at the event will cost $20. The event will take … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Receives $1500 to Help Women and Children

The Women’s Fund Present Grant to Rochester Area Neighborhood House The Women’s Fund recently presented Rochester Area Neighborhood House with a $1500 grant for their Program for Intermediate Shelter for Homeless Women & Children. Rochester Area Neighborhood House is a non-profit human services organization that assists our neighbors during times of hardship, collaborating with the community and other social service providers to help neighbors toward self-sufficiency. The … [Read more...]