Standard of Giving

There are multiple ways to support charitable organizations during this season of giving



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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation //

New toys (dolls, board games, stuffed animals), used vehicles, storage space to store and sort toys. Also, you can allow Marines to place a toy-collection box at your place of business, or lend them a vehicle to use in collecting toys. toysfortots.org

 

 

  

Lighthouse/PATH //

Baby wipes, blankets, baby bottles, child and infant clothing, personal-hygiene supplies, combs and brushes, towels, underwear, toys, cleaning supplies and products, laundry detergent, lawn-care tools, pots and pans, kitchen utensils, canned food, dry goods, gas cards, phone cards, and school supplies. lighthouseoakland.org

 

Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society //

Blankets, fleece or flannel fabric, towels, dog and cat beds, doghouses, unfolded newspapers, unopened cat and dog food, cat litter, dog collars, leashes, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, office supplies. macsshelter.org

 

 

Mariners Inn  //

Men’s clothing and shoes, food items, bedding, hygiene kits, eating utensils, bookcases, lamps, dressers, nightstands, twin beds, gardening equipment, snowblowers, paper, and envelopes.  marinersinn.org

 

Detroit Institute for Children //

Direct financial contributions are always appreciated. There are also opportunities to participate in special events that benefit DIC, including the organization’s yearly fundraiser. Pitches for third-party fundraising events are welcome, as well. detroitchildren.org

 

Alternatives for Girls //

Winter coats, gift cards (e.g., Target, Meijer, Bath & Body Works, movie theaters), new socks and underwear, bottled water, hats, gloves, scarves, personal-hygiene supplies, plastic cups, bowls, plates, and scrapbook supplies. alternativesforgirls.org

 

 

THAW: The Heat and Warmth Fund  //

Financial contributions are appreciated. There are also opportunities to volunteer at special events and to provide clerical assistance.  thawfund.org

 

 

 

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