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Oakland Co. Execs Debate Charity Over Poverty Report

Oakland County executives are disputing the numbers in a report from Lighthouse of Oakland County — that says poverty is on the rise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

Volunteers gather to pack Thanksgiving meals for needy families in Metro Detroit. (Credit: Marie Osborne)

Volunteers Pack Thanksgiving Meals For Less Fortunate

It’s that time of year again, when non-profit organizations get together to lend a helping hand to families in need this holiday season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2013

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Many Local Families In Need For The First Time This Christmas

With less than two weeks until Christmas a request for help is going out from an agency dedicated to making sure needy families have a good holiday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Michael Moore (Credit: Mehdi Taamallah/AFP/Getty Images) FILE

Michael Moore’s Theater Gets $125,000 Upgrade Aid

A foundation linked to CMS Energy Corp. awarded $125,000 on Wednesday for renovations to Traverse City’s State Theatre, home of Michael Moore’s annual film festival.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2012


Help Wanted To Feed A Hungry Kid

This Saturday, WWJ Newsradio 950 is teaming up with the Lighthouse of Oakland County and Hiller’s markets to keep kids feed over summer vacation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2012


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


‘CareerDress’ Clothing Drive For Professional Women

For the next week, several local businesses are hosting a clothing drive to support the work of CareerDress. Individuals are being asked to drop off gently used women’s professional clothing as part of the drve.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2011


Year-End Charitable Giving Guide

Make a year-end donation at one of the many southeast Michigan charitable organizations including Community Housing Network, Gleaners and Old Newsboys.


Shoe Drive Kicks Off

As students get ready to head back to school this fall, one organization is doing its part to make sure local children start the semester off with the footwear they need.