The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.
The Angel House
We are working at bringing awareness to domestic violence/sexual assault. As of now The Angel House helps victims to relocate to other states for safety. We are connected with 12 other states that we are working with to help women victims and their children start a fresh new life.
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF) is a philanthropic organization with a broad community focus: enriching the quality of life in Washtenaw County. More than 50 years ago, citizens established the foundation as a permanent source of community capital. Think of them as a savings account for the community, with proceeds from their endowed funds distributed as grants for local nonprofits and scholarships.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Livingston County
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Livingston County has been providing children with mentors since 1980. Our service is based on a One-to-One friendship between a volunteer and a child. Volunteers serve as friends, mentors, and role models, helping children (who are primarily from single-parent homes) gain greater self-confidence. “Bigs” encourage “Littles” to realize their potential and see themselves as having happy and successful futures.
The Brighton Area School District is a public school district in the metropolitan Detroit area. It serves the city of Brighton, townships of Green Oak, Brighton in Livingston County and parts of Lyon Township in adjacent Oakland County.
The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
MAGIC - Eastern Michigan University
MAGIC is housed in the department of Academic Success Partnerships in Pierce Hall on Eastern Michigan University's main campus. Academic Success Partnerships is the perfect home for MAGIC as it is committed to creating an inclusive environment focused on ensuring students, often from under-represented populations, are not marginalized or under-emphasized on campus. The goal is to empower students to achieve personal, educational, and career goals.
Forgotten Harvest relieves hunger in the Detroit metropolitan community by rescuing surplus, prepared and perishable food from 800 sources, including grocery stores, fruit and vegetable markets, restaurants, caterers, dairies, farmers, wholesale food distributors and other Health Department-approved sources. This donated food, which would otherwise go to waste, is delivered free-of-charge to 250 emergency food providers in the Metro Detroit area.
Computing is where the jobs are — and where they will be in the future, but fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women. Girls Who Code offers learning opportunities for their students and alumni to deepen their computer science skills as well as their confidence. Their program creates clear pathways for Girls Who Code alumni from middle and high school into the computing workforce.
Livingston County Habitat for Humanity
Livingston County Habitat for Humanity was incorporated in 1992. Since then we have partnered with, and built or rehabilitated, 18 homes for families in the local community. In addition to local home construction, we give money to Habitat International with which another 15 homes have been built worldwide.
The mission of The Pink Fund is to provide short-term financial aid to breast cancer patients in active treatment. The Pink Fund has been formed to help women (and men) focus on healing, raising their families, and returning to the workplace. The Pink Fund will provide short term financial aid during the brief period of treatment and recovery. Literally millions of dollars are being raised for early detection, research, and programs for the medically underserved. Families facing breast cancer urgently need financial help now.