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...]

Apple Pie for a Hunger Free Summer

Grand Traverse Pie Company Teams up with Neighborhood House for a Hunger Free Summer From now until September 10, a portion of all apple pie sales at Grand Traverse Pie Company (GTPC) in Rochester Hills will benefit the Neighborhood House Food Pantry. This is part of GTPC’s “Hunger Free Summer.” While the end of the school year means beach days and no homework to many kids, it also signals a time of year when families struggle to replace meals that were provided at school. The Neighborhood … [Read more...]

Leadership Class Networking Night with Ice Cream for Neighborhood House

Multi-Chamber Networking Night for a Cause Join professionals from across Oakland County for two hours of networking on June 21 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. This event will be held at Revel Bros. Ice Cream and Wafels in The Village of Rochester Hills, located at 260 Adams Rd. There is no admission fee, but attendees are encouraged to buy ice cream and 25% of sales will benefit Neighborhood House. The graduating class of the Leadership Greater Rochester Program presents this event on the first … [Read more...]

Easy as Pie May 23

Grand Traverse Pie Company to Host Fundraiser for Neighborhood House Hungry for a good cause? Grand Traverse Pie Company is hosting a fundraising night to benefit Neighborhood House on May 23 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. A portion of all proceeds will benefit Neighborhood House, a local nonprofit serving families and individuals in need in Rochester, Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills, Oakland Township and Addison Township. Come for the pie but stay for the great food, including savory pot pies, … [Read more...]

Help Your Mail Carrier Stamp Out Hunger with their Annual Food Drive

Neighborhood House Seeks Community Help to “Stamp Out Hunger” The National Letter Carriers' 25th 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 13. Neighborhood House is the recipient of all food donated in this region (Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township). Last year, they received over 30,000 pounds of food to support the Food Pantry! There are many ways to support the food … [Read more...]

Annual Mark Tisdel Benefit Concert for Neighborhood House This Sunday

Tickets are $20 each, $25 at the door. Purchase your tickets on our home page at www.RANH.org or at Sharon's Hallmark Rochester Hills locations, Dillman & Upton, Lytle Pharmacy, or Neighborhood House on S Livernois Rd.  Find the event on Facebook here.  … [Read more...]

Youth Leadership Applications Now Available from Neighborhood House

In an effort to help prepare area youth to become future leaders and responsible, caring citizens, Neighborhood House offers local students the opportunity to apply for a position on the Executive Youth Board (EYB). Neighborhood House, the private, non-profit agency dedicated to assisting community members during times of hardship, is currently in the process of accepting applications for their Junior Ambassador EYB Program. Each year, a Junior Ambassador who oversees an Executive Youth Board … [Read more...]