You can help to ensure that every family has food on the table this holiday season by donating surplus prepared and perishable food to Forgotten Harvest. Founded 27 years ago in Metro Detroit, Forgotten Harvest has grown to become the largest and most efficient food rescue organization in the United States.
Forgotten Harvest’s charitable footprint is massive in scale. The organization covers 2,000 square miles, distributing millions of pounds of food to 250 emergency food providers in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Last year, Forgotten Harvest rescued 45 million pounds of food that would have been otherwise wasted. Each pound represents a meal enjoyed by community members in need.
Be a part of Forgotten Harvest’s mission to end hunger by volunteering your time. Forgotten Harvest accommodates groups, families, and individuals, and offers many different ways to help. Did you know they need up to sixty volunteers every day, six days of the week? With so many volunteer opportunities available, you’ll have no problem finding ways to give your time and join them in their mission to relieve hunger!
Take a look at our video to learn more and get a firsthand glimpse at how you can help.
On April 18, independent music stores across the United States and the world, will take part in Record Store Day, a celebration of local music stores that began in 2007, as a way to spread the word about the unique culture surrounding independently owned record stores. For U.S. stores to participate, they need to be a brick and mortar store in the community, whose product line is 50% retail music, with 70% ownership in the state of the stores operation. Continue reading
The first round of the Michigan High School Football playoffs are in the record books, with the following Oakland County schools continuing their quest for their Division Championship game at Ford Field in Detroit on November 28th or 29th.
On the evening of October 26, the teams for this year’s Michigan High School Football Championships were made.
There were 229 automatic qualifying teams (by win total) – with the final 27 teams selected by playoff-point average, one from each class in order (A, B, C, D) until the field was filled.
Those 256 11-player teams are then split into eight equal divisions based on the schools enrollment. Two teams from each of the eight divisions will be in the Championship Games at Ford Field on either November 28th or November 29th.