Neighborhood House Celebrates Its 50th Birthday

Rochester Hills Based Non-Profit, Neighborhood House, is Turning 50 and Celebrating the Big Day with A Car Show and A Birthday Party On September 16, at Canterbury Village in Lake Orion, Neighborhood House will be hosting a celebration, starting with a car show from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., followed by a dinner party from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The car show is open to the public, and you can buy tickets to the party for $95 before August 1 or with car registration. “This is a wonderful way … [Read more...]

Scare Away Hunger 5K Run Walk 2018

Neighborhood House and HealthQuest Physical Therapy Announce Couch-to-5K Program for Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk On Sunday, October 21, at Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Neighborhood House will host the eighth annual Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk. New this year is the Couch-to-5K program hosted by HealthQuest Physical Therapy of Rochester Hills. This program will help train those who wish to participate in the 5K. Staff from HealthQuest Physical Therapy has developed … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Seeks Community Help to Stamp Out Hunger

The National Letter Carriers' 26th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive, the nation’s largest one-day food collection event designed to help replenish local food banks, is Saturday, May 12. Neighborhood House is the recipient of all food donated in this region (Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township). Last year, they received over 40,000 pounds of food to support the Food Pantry. There are many ways to support the food drive. You can help pick up food donations in your vehicle along … [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...]

Bringing a Little Warmth to Those Less Fortunate

Youth Council Kicks off 30 Days of Giving Every year, over 200 Rochester Hills’ employees participate in their annual 30 days of giving program. The Rochester Hills Youth Council is stepping up to help those in need this winter by hosting a clothing drive from now through December 1.   Their team of 13 students will be collecting any gently used or new clothing such as socks, snow pants, sweatshirts, and hats at multiple locations through the Greater Rochester area. Youth Council members … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Invites All to Scare Away Hunger

Benefit Run/Walk set for October 22 at Rochester College As the first days of fall are upon us, walkers and runners are looking forward to the local tradition of “Scaring Away Hunger.” Neighborhood House’s 7th Annual Scare Away Hunger 5k Run/Walk will take place on October 22 at 3:00 p.m. The race begins at Rochester College, the presenting sponsor of the event. The route will be a colorful autumn run/walk through the campus of Rochester College, through the new Lake Norcentra Park, out to … [Read more...]

Gail Kemler Celebrates a Century

Rochester is marking the 200th anniversary of its founding this year, and local resident Gail Kemler has witnessed almost half of the town’s two centuries of history. Kemler, of Rochester Hills, is planning to celebrate her 100th birthday at the end of this month, in the company of scores of family and friends. Gail Johnson Kemler was born October 28, 1917 in Brookfield, Illinois, where her father worked on a railroad line. When Kemler was four years old, her mother became seriously ill and … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Invites Runners to Scare Away Hunger

Benefit Run/Walk Set for October 22 at Rochester College Neighborhood House’s Seventh Annual Scare Away Hunger 5k Run/Walk is set to take place on October 22 at 3:00 p.m. Registration is $25 per person and $20 per student. Participants who register as a family or a group also receive the $20 per person rate. The race beings at Rochester College, the presenting sponsor of the event. The route will be a colorful autumn run/walk featuring a loop around Rochester College, through the new Lake … [Read more...]

Rochester Bicentennial Kick Off Pancake Breakfast to Neighborhood House Program

Proceeds to Benefit the Neighborhood House Capital Campaign Rochester will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding in 1817. To kick off the events, Neighborhood House, in partnership with the Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the Rochester Fire Department, invites the community for a pancake breakfast from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Children (and those who are kids at heart) are welcome to tour the fire trucks during the breakfast. The price of the breakfast will be … [Read more...]

Back to School Supply Drive for Local Families in Need

Neighbors Helping Neighbors with Blast Off 2 School Every year, Neighborhood House helps local children head back to school fully prepared. This year, Neighborhood House and Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan are excited to announce the "Blast Off 2 School" school supply drive. Neighborhood House will again provide 500+ backpacks and grade appropriate school supplies to families in need. Individuals, organizations and businesses can help by donating school supplies through July … [Read more...]