Winning Presentation February 2019
Shiawassee Goodfellows provides new warm clothing for under-served school aged children in Shiawassee County. They have assisted 17,741 children since 1932 and 100% of their donations go directly to purchasing new clothing. The funds raised from our group will allow Goodfellows to expand their mission to include purchasing new shoes as well as increase the amount spent on each child.
Winning Presentation October 2018
Shiawassee County Humane Society
Shiawassee County Humane Society provides caring solutions for the unmet needs of the local pet population. This shelter is home to more than meets the eye. In fact, they have over 100 "guests" on a daily basis! While their main facility mostly houses dogs and cats, they occasionally have rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and more. There's a whole bevy of loving animals waiting to meet their family today!
Winning Presentation May 2018
Shiawassee Free Medical Clinic
The Shiawassee Free Medical Clinic is a non-profit, free primary care medical clinic for people without health insurance. The clinic is located on the north side of Memorial Hospital, in the King Street Professional Building. Among the services the clinic offers are general assessment, blood pressure reading, diabetic testing, X-rays and education programs.
Winning Presentation January 2018
The Safe Center is a nonprofit domestic and sexual abuse counseling service and shelter. The money received will be used to fund operations and support a possible expansion of community outreach education and prevention efforts. The shelter provides emergency housing and teaches clients about healtyhy relationships. Safe Center relies exclusively on grants, docations and volunteers.
Winning Presentation for September 2017
Hospice House of Shiawassee was our winning September presentation. Their mission is to make the final days of life as comfortable as possible for both their guests (patients) and family members. This Hospice House offers 24 hour staffing, private rooms, kitchen facilities, chapel, and memorial garden. Funds from this donation will primarily be used to renovate and insulate the sun room for year-round use.
Winning Presentation for May 2017
RESPITE VOLUNTEERS OF SHIAWASSEE.
Many frail and physically challenged adults in our community struggle daily to maintain their independence. A trained Respite Volunteer can make a tremendous difference in their lives and help them to remain independent at home.
"A gift in time and loving support to adults with persistent health needs, and their families"
Winning Presentation for February 2017
Shiawassee Hope was founded in October 2012. Their first project was to create a community center in Pleasant Valley Trailer Park located on S. M 52 in Owosso, Michigan. Shiawassee Hope is working in at least five spaces: Pleasant Valley Impact Center, Lincoln Alternative Ed High School, Shiawassee Drug Court, Walls of Warmth Shelter, and their office located at 502 E. Main Street where they meet people referred from other agencies and organizations. Our February Winning Presentation was awarded to kick start the Lincoln Food Pantry. The food pantry will be ran by Lincoln Students and open to the public. Fresh vegetables will be grown on-site for the food pantry and community.
Winning Presentation for September 26, 2016
Owosso Public Schools Backpack Program
Winning Presentation for May 16, 2016
Winning Presentation for February 29, 2016
Baby Pantry was awarded $15,100 from our February 29, 2016 meeting. Baby Pantry is a partnership between the Shiawassee County Council for Child Abuse Prevention and First Baptist Church of Owosso. The organization supports parents by helping meet basic needs for their infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The Baby Pantry accepts new or slightly used items including maternity clothing, infant and toddler clothing, baby furniture, equipment, books and more. Items such as diapers, formula and used clothing are typically available.