Generous Donors Help CCSEM Help Others
Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan is overwhelmed with gratitude at the generosity of the organizations and individuals who helped us help others this year and during the holiday season. CCSEM wants to thank all the organizations who helped us bring to reality the opening of our Saint Joseph Center of Hope crisis intervention center, located in Monroe, Michigan. (For more information about the new center, go to: https://detroitcatholic.com/news/daniel-meloy/catholic-charities-of-southeast-michigan-opens-addiction-crisis-clinic-in-monroe.) Those organizations include: Community Mental Health Partnership of Southeast Michigan Community Foundation of Monroe County St. John’s the Baptist Parish / St. Joe’s Church ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital Monroe Floral Painters Kohler Architects Davison Builders Nexus Gas Transmission Southern Michigan Timberwolves God Works Walgreens, Monroe Thanksgiving For the Thanksgiving holiday, Mark Wagner and Wagner Enterprise’s in Warren, Michigan, dropped off 80 turkeys to distribute to clients at our All Saints Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry. Also, Brent Heyer and the Daily Apostle organization, supported by donations from St. Kenneth Parish in Plymouth and Tiffany Funeral Home in Lansing, once again helped clients in our Hispanic Outreach ministry and our Project Hope ministry for expectant mothers by providing turkeys and food baskets. Christmas IGI Advanced Visualization and Audio Visual Integration donated items to help nine families served by our Project Hope ministry have a Merry Christmas. And several Catholic parishes and local organizations donated in-kind items to stock the Project Hope "Baby Closets" with infant care items, as well as provide winter coats for our foster care children and the clients at our All Saints Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry. Participating parishes and organizations include: Our Lady Star of the Sea, Grosse Pointe Woods Rochester High School, Rochester Schaller Group, Chesterfield SS. John and Paul, Washington St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Troy St. Irenaeus, Rochester Hills St. Kenneth, Pymouth St. Lawrence, Utica St. Michael's, Sterling Heights St. Ronald, Clinton Township St. Thecla, Clinton Township University Liggett, Grosse Pointe Woods Catholic Charities also appreciates all the individuals who helped us help about 200 needy families have a Merry Christmas by donating to our Saint Joseph Perpetual Help Fund. Thank you to all, and God bless!