The 2014 Holiday Season
Applications for the 2014 Holiday Assistance Program are now available.
The Application Filing Deadline is Wednesday December 3, 2014
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 now - Friday December 20, 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.
NEW DROP OFF DONATION LOCATIONS for 2014:
from Monday December 1 - Wednesday December 17
Lotus Bank 37000 Grand River Ave FH 48335 248-912-6040 www.lotusbank.com
9Round Gym 29220 Orchard Lake Road FH 48334 248-973-7937 www.9round.com
MONETARY DONATIONS may be sent to: Farmington Area Goodfellows 31455 W 11 Mile Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48336. We will use this money to purchase gift cards to a grocery and clothing stores for our families and seniors.
37735 Interchange Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
Monday December 1, 2014 - Friday December 20, 2014
(248) 986-1111 Fax (248) 986-1010
Hours: Monday-Friday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
FREE MOVIES AT THE FARMINGTON CIVIC THEATER SATURDAY DECEMBER 6, 2014 will be during the Holly Day Celebration with a donation of a new toy, new book, monetary donation and/or non-perishable boxed/canned food items.
Stop in at the Civic Theater in the morning from 10 am - 1 pm and buy a snack from the consession stand (hot popcorn, pop, candy) and 50% of your purchase will be donated to the Goodfellows. Come and support this worthy cause that helps your neighbors have a wonderful holiday season.
"ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS"
10:15 am, 11:15 am, 12:15 pm and 1:15 pm
A SPECIAL SURPRISE PRINCESS MOVIE (which the studio says we can't advertise because it's a free movie, Hint: Brrrr)
10 am and 1 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 on Friday December 5, 2014 at North Farmington High School Gym 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.