4 You - Contact Local Non-Profit Organizations

  • ACCESS Community stands for The Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services.
    Call: (313) 842-7010
  • The American Red Cross in Southeast Michigan offers many community services that contribute to the ease human suffering, improve the quality of life, and develop individual self-reliance and concern for others.

    American Red Cross,
    Southeastern Michigan Chapter
    Marketing Department
    P.O. Box 44110
    Detroit, Mi 8244-0110
    Call: (313) 833-4440
  • Blessings in a Backpack provides elementary schoolchildren who are on the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack of food to take home for 38 weekends during the school year. Backpack food includes easy-to-prepare, ready-to-eat foods, like granola bars, juice boxes, mac and cheese, and oatmeal. In the Wyandotte district, 51% of the children attending qualify for a backpack full of food- $80 can feed one child for the whole school year.

    Blessings in a Backpack-Wyandotte
    Click to Donate: http://www.blessingsinabackpackmi.org/donations.php

  • Capuchin Soup Kitchen is a human service organization of caring and loving people inspired by the spirit of St. Francis. They service the poor who lack basic human needs.
  • Call: (313) 579-2100 ext. 220
  • Coalition on Temporary Shelter Detroit provides shelters, meals and an array of services that enable people to pursue economic self-sufficiency and decent affordable housing. They advocate for long-term solutions for the problem of homelessness.
  • Call: (313) 831-3777
  • The Common Ground Sanctuary is a 24-hour nonprofit agency dedicated to helping youths, adults and families in crisis.
    Crisis line: (800) 231-1127
  • The Corktown Citizens District Council works to preserve one of the oldest neighborhoods in Detroit. They work with the City government on zoning issues, historic preservation, and other development issues by sending out a newsletter and holding monthly meetings.
    Call: (313) 962-5660
  • Covenant House Michigan provides shelter and services to children and youth who are homeless are at great risk. This is based on faith and the belief that all children and youth have a right to love, respect, and genuine concern.
    Call: (313) 463-2000
  • Detroit Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals to the homebound elderly during Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and Labor Day holidays, along with some weekend and breakfast meals. The volunteer-based program supplements the DAAA-sponsored Meals-At-Home Program which provides daily meals Monday through Friday. Service delivery areas include Detroit, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park, and the five Grosse Points.
    Call: (313) 446-4444
  • Business Leaders for Michigan Business for Michigan is an organization dedicated to making Michigan a "Top Ten" state for jobs, personal income and healthy economy. Serving as the state's business round table, Business Leaders for Michigan is composed of the chairpersons chief executives or most senior executives of the state largest job providers and universities. 
    Call: (313) 259-5400
  • Focus Hope is a civil and human rights organization. They use education and training to help end racism, poverty, and injustice.
    Call: (313) 494-5500
  • The Food Bank of Oakland County is a charitable non-profit, food acquisition, warehouse and distributing center. They collect funds and gather food as well as personal and household items.
    Call: (248) 332-1473
  • Forgotten Harvest is a non-profit organization which has provided hunger relief to the metro Detroit area since August 1990 through a prepared and perishable surplus food program.
    Call: (248) 967-1500.
  • Gilda's Club Metro Detroit is a free, non-residential cancer support community in Royal Oak founded by eight committed women whose lives were touched by cancer. They offer support to people living with cancer, started in memory of Gilda Radner - membership is free of charge.
    Call: (248) 577-0800
  • Gleaners Food Bank provides surplus and low cost food and related personal care products to people in need in Southeastern Michigan.
    Call: (313) 923-3535
  • Play Place for Autistic Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to families of special needs children, whether they are mentally challenged, physically challenged, or autistically challenged. They are located in Sterling Heights  MI. (586) 254-6533.
  • Inside Out Literary Arts Project promotes learning of the joy, pleasures, and power of reading and writing to children. They place professional writers in schools and communities in order to help students develop their self-expression and give them an opportunity to publish their work.
    Call: (313) 577-4601
  • The Jewish Community Center Detroit provides for people of all ages a place to socialize, participate in sports and recreation, receive a quality Jewish education, and attend a variety of cultural events.
  • Call: (248) 967-4030
  • Macomb County Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing ministry with a mission to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from Macomb County. We build/rehabilitate homes in partnership with low income families making safe, affordable housing a matter of conscience and action. Call: (586) 263-1540.
  • Matrix Human Services is a Detroit-based nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)3, social service organization offering a range of programs devoted to maintaining and supporting the family unit and improving the quality of life for individuals of all ages. Serving the community for 109 years, our mission is to fight generational poverty. Matrix offers positive life experiences, assistance with basic needs, education and supportive services that defuses crisis, treat individual & family problems, prevent abuse and neglect or criminal activities. In addition to managing the largest Head Start program in the city of Detroit, Matrix offers programs and services for all ages.  All Matrix programs are rooted in the Transition to Success Model™ (TTS™) providing a system of care designed to empower families and individuals to achieve economic self-sufficiency.  Visit www.matrixhumanservices.org to learn more, donate or volunteer!
  • New Hope Community Development Non-Profit Housing Corporation has goals to stabilize and promote a vital community for existing homeowners and to provide adequate, affordable housing for qualified individuals and families who are committed to help continue the tradition of responsible home ownership in the neighborhood.
  • Call: (313) 255-6275
  • Operation ABLE has a mission to provide market responsive programs to meet the employment needs of mature individuals along their career paths.
    Call: (313) 832-0922

  • The Parade Company is a non-profit that funds, organizes, and coordinates the best family events in metro Detroit including America's Thanksgiving Parade.
    Call: (313) 923-7400
  • Second Chance At Life is determined to provide financial assistance to transplant patients who are waiting for, receiving, or recovering from a transplant. The organization aims to fill a need for these services in Michigan, and are supported by a board that includes dedicated individuals working together to improve the quality of life for transplant patients.
  • SER Metro Detroit, Jobs for Progress, Inc. (SER) is a community-based organization that believes in the potential of each and every individual. SER has assisted thousands of marginalized and disadvantaged residents from across the City of Detroit and the region in becoming self-sufficient through quality employment, education and training programs.

    Call: 313-945-5200

  • The Suite Dreams Project is a non-profit organization program of the General Sports Foundation. They bring comfort and joy to children affected by serious medical conditions by creating healing environments in their homes, hospitals, and communities in order to improve quality of life and recovery speed.
  • Call: (248) 601-0799

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