Our Causes

 

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.

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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.  

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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. 

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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

   Welcome Home Veterans is a faith based non-profit organization which seeks to provide housing to veterans and their families in an environment that promotes camaraderie and supports spiritual, emotional and physical well-being. Follow this link to learn more:     http://www.welcomehomeveteransusa.org

Welcome Home Veterans is a faith based non-profit organization which seeks to provide housing to veterans and their families in an environment that promotes camaraderie and supports spiritual, emotional and physical well-being. Follow this link to learn more:  http://www.welcomehomeveteransusa.org

  100+ Women Who Care of the Greater Owosso Area presenting "186" $100.00 checks = $18,600.00 tO WELCOME HOME VETERANS

100+ Women Who Care of the Greater Owosso Area presenting "186" $100.00 checks = $18,600.00 tO WELCOME HOME VETERANS

 

Winning Presentation for February 29, 2016

Baby Pantry 

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.