Panera Cares

Panera Cares Community Bakery Celebrates Anniversary

It looks like any other Panera Bread inside, but the Dearborn cafe isn’t like all the others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2011


Wanted: Thanksgiving Turkeys For Local Families

The turkey is the star of the show on the Thanksgiving Day table. This year, Lighthouse of Oakland County is looking for help in providing the bird for thousands of families in need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011


Charles Reinhart Company Realtors Kick Off Annual Coat Drive

Charles Reinhart Company Realtors kicked-off their 16th Annual Coat Drive on Tuesday, with the goal of collecting more than 1,500 adult and children’s coats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011


Dino’s Lounge To Collect Coats For Mandy’s Place

The Ferndale restaurant wants to help replace hundreds of coats that were lost due to water damage from a leaky roof. The coats are for children at Mandy’s Place, who have been removed from their home due to abusive family situations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

Free Smoke Detectors For Detroit Residents

In honor of Fire Prevention Week, a law firm is donating 500 smoke detectors to the Detroit Fire Department so they can distribute them to people in the community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2011


Ford Motor Combines With Lighthouse To Aid Those In Need

The Ford Motor Company Fund is donating fifty cents for every dollar that’s donated to Lighthouse of Oakland County to help increase its coffers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2011

Troop Packing Party in Bloomfield Twp. (WWJ: Pat Sweeting)

Residents Pack A Bunch For Troops Over Seas

In Bloomfield Township, a few dozen Metro Detroit residents gathered to fill boxes to send to U.S. troops. The boxes contained items such as powerded beverage mixes, snacks, dog biscuits, and more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2011

Patrick O'Banion salvages items from his devastated Joplin, Mo. home Monday, May 30, 2011.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Metro Detroit Aids Joplin Tornado Victims

The devastation caused by the recent tornado that ripped through Joplin, Missouri has a local judge spearheading a relief convoy to that part of the south.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2011

Donations of new or gently used baseball equipment will be put to good use by the Detroit Tigers. (Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Make Good Use Of Gloves For Kids

If you have any gently used gloves, bats, balls or other baseball equipment just sitting in the basement or garage, the Detroit Tigers can put it to good use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2011


Ann Arbor Aims To Discourage Giving To Panhandlers

A public awareness campaign aimed at discouraging people from giving to panhandlers in Ann Arbor is expected to launch in mid-June.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011