Our mission is: "No Child or Senior without a Christmas".
The Farmington Area Goodfellows Holiday Assistance Program is completed for 2013. We will start planning our 2014 program when school starts in September.
During the winter, spring and summer months, the Goodfellows will be collecting canned/boxed foods, paper products and personal care items to stock the Farmington/Farmington Hills Neighborhood House Food Pantry.
Year-round collections boxes are at: Farmington Hills City Hall (W. 11 Mile Road), Farmington City Hall (Liberty Street) and the Farmington Public Library (downtown Farmington location only on Liberty Street)
From Monday December 1, 2014 - Friday December 19, 2014, The Goodfellows will have need of canned/boxed foods, new toys and new books to help support our annual 2014 Holiday Assistance Program for families and seniors living in our communities of Farmington and Farmington Hills. We will have collection boxes at both Farmington City Hall and downtown Farmington Public Library located on Liberty Street in Farmington, Farmington Hills City Hall and the Costick Center located on West Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills.
Applications for the 2014 Holiday Assistance Program will be available in October 2014.
2014 WAREHOUSE LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED
Open from Monday December 1, 2014 - Friday December 19, 2014
Hours: Monday-Friday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
SENIORS (50+ AND BETTER) living in Farmington or Farmington Hills needing assistance contact Teresa Jergovich, Farmington Hills Senior Division at (248) 473-1826 or email
FARMINGTON YOUTH ASSISTANCE (children 13-18 years) Farmington students needing assistance this holiday season please call (248) 489-3434 or email
FREE MOVIES AT THE FARMINGTON CIVIC THEATER DECEMBER 6, 2014 will be during the DDA Holly Day Celebration with a donation of a new toy, new book, monetary donation and/or non-perishable boxed/canned food items.
2014 movies to be determined. Below were the free movies from last year 2013:
"The 12 Dogs of Christmas" (G) 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
"Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas"10:15 am,11:15 am,12:15 pm,1:15 pm
The "Battle of the Middles X" Basketball Game featuring the teachers and administrators from Dunckel and Warner vs. Power and East will take place in December 2014 (date to be determinded) at Farmington High School at 6:30 pm (doors open at 5:45pm). Check our web site calendar for details, suggested donations and locations for each of these and other local Goodfellows events.
We expect to once again serve over 400 children, families and seniors in Farmington and Farmington Hills this year. Our all-volunteer efforts rely on the kindness and generosity of local residents and businesses to serve the most needy in our community in these challenging economic times. We are in need of donations of canned/boxed non-perishable foods, new books, and new toys. Cash donations are also critical to our mission. We are a 501c3 public charity, and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by IRS regulations.
Cash donations are greatly appreciated and may be mailed to:
Farmington Area Goodfellows
31455 W. Eleven Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
If you would like to volunteer to help out at our warehouse, or help us on the morning of Saturday December 20 for our "Delivery Day", please subscribe to the appropriate Farmington Area Goodfellows email list and we'll be in touch. We are also available by telephone during warehouse hours 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at (248) 473-1360 starting on Monday December 1, 2014 until the end of the season Saturday December 20, 2014.
Giving to the Goodfellows, whether in the form of food, toys, books, money or your time, is a wonderful way to help support those in need in our community. We hope you'll join us in our efforts to help others this 2014 holiday season.