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Posts filed under "Non-Profits"

Bottomless Toy Chest

Posted by Lisa LaGrou September 16, 2010 Non-Profits

THE BOTTOMLESS TOY CHEST is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan devoted to delivering art projects, crafts and interactive toys to hospitalized pediatric cancer patients.

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Camp Casey – Horseback Riding Program for Children with Cancer

Posted by Lisa LaGrou March 11, 2013 Non-Profits

Camp Casey is a nonprofit horseback riding program for children with cancer and their families in Michigan that is headquartered in Royal Oak, MI and founded in 2004. Camp Casey provides cost-free programs to children with cancer and their families. Qualifying families can chose between one of Camp Casey’s two cost-free programs:

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Charlotte’s Wings

Posted by Lisa LaGrou November 3, 2011 Non-Profits, Oakland County

I met Joanne Tarling a few years ago before I even heard of Charlotte’s Wings. Our daughters have played together while we chat about OCM and other mom stuff. Joanne is a sweet person and a loving mother. When she told me the story about her daughter Charlotte, I could not believe it. You never […]

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Checkpoints – Keeping Teen Drivers Safe

Posted by Lisa LaGrou March 22, 2011 Non-Profits

Checkpoints is a Michigan-based non profit program designed to provide information about teen driving safety and current teen driving laws in Michigan. The website is a free resource provided through a grant to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute from the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

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Common Ground

Posted by Lisa LaGrou September 16, 2010 Non-Profits

My husband had an opportunity to interview for a position at Common Ground and was vastly impressed by the depth and range of services this non-profit has to offer.

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Community Choice Foundation Provides Scholarships for High School Students Staying in Michigan

Posted by Glen LaGrou March 8, 2014 Non-Profits, Oakland County

The Community Choice Foundation was formed by Community Choice Credit Union in 2009 to improve the lives of people in Southeast Michigan.

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Community Housing Network – Troy

Posted by Lisa LaGrou August 13, 2012 Non-Profits

I was unaware of the services Community Housing Network of Troy provided until I posted a recent article in the Autism Diary of Oakland County Moms regarding services CHN is providing for individuals with autism seeking affordable housing solutions. Anne Osmer, the Community Relations Manager for the Community Housing Network, Inc. e-mailed me recently about the […]

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Corner Pieces – Providing Communication Devices For Autistic Children

Posted by Lisa LaGrou April 11, 2011 Non-Profits

Corner Pieces is a small Michigan-based organization that was formed with help of family and friends by Ben and Tiffany Duff, the parents of a young autistic boy. When the Duffs received the heartbreaking diagnosis shortly before their son, Brian’s, second birthday in 2008, their intense efforts to improve the quality of his life led […]

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Detroit Area Diaper Bank Diaper Assistance Program

Posted by Lisa LaGrou September 19, 2010 Non-Profits

I meet so many friends through Twitter and I’ve become a big fan of Marybeth Levine and her Detroit Area Diaper Bank non-profit organization. Headquartered in Canton, Detroit Area Diaper Bank’s mission is to provide diapers for low-income households, the elderly and those with disabilities.

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Detroit Institute for Children – Special Needs Care Non-Profit

Posted by Lisa LaGrou May 9, 2013 Non-Profits

The Detroit Institute for Children…We Are What Special Needs The Detroit Institute for Children (DIC) is the leading non-profit provider of specialized diagnostic, medical and rehabilitative care for children and young adults with disabilities in Southeast Michigan.

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