Our annual Sharing Tree will be up October 26th with tags from twelve different charities from which to choose. Listed below is a brief description of each. Gifts are due December 1st.
- St. Al’s Neighborhood Services: Ministers to the homeless, working poor and seniors in downtown Detroit. They hand carry items to the people on the streets.
- Covenant House of Michigan: a faith-based nonprofit organization that provides hope to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 18-24. They provide shelter, educational and vocational programs, as well as other support services.
- St. Maximillian/St. Francis Outreach: serves those who come to their church seeking assistance with food, clothing and gifts at Christmas and year round.
- The Samaritan House: is a local organization devoted to serving individuals and families within our community in need of emergency food, utilities and/or rent.
- Agape Center: is a North Macomb Vicariate resource center. Their mission is to share their love and resources with our most vulnerable neighbors. Services include a food pantry and financial assistance.
- Macomb Foster Closet: provides personal items to begin the process of rebuilding a foster child’s self-esteem and provides them with belongings they can call their own.
- MCREST: Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team (MCREST)
provides homeless and displaced individuals the opportunity for
successful transition to independence. Gift cards to purchase items needed to provide for the homeless guests we are hosting in December.
- Turning Point: A shelter which provides programs and resources that enable victims of domestic violence and sexual assault to regain control of their lives.
- Project Hope: For pregnant mothers and children up to 3 years in age. Provides resources like diapers, formula and food, clothes, referrals to community resources, family budgeting education, resume and employment skills, and post-partum depression education.
- Society of St. Vincent de Paul Justice Initiative: Detroit prison ministry for Archdiocese of Detroit. Serves newly released men and women coming from federal, state and local correctional facilities.
- Soup Kitchen: SS John and Paul prepares meals for soup kitchens. These gift cards will help purchase items needed to feed those we serve.
- Coats for Kids: their mission is to provide new winter coats to children in need.