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Coronavirus Update

(Donate now–even small dollar amounts help us care for those in need.)

Donations Accepted/Not Accepted

  • Clothes Closet donations not accepted at this time.

Additional Donations: Please drop items below at the soup kitchen Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. If you have something you’d like to purchase or give that’s not on the list, please email baldwin@baldwincenter.org first. Thank you for your generosity and patience.

  • We currently accept:
    • individually bagged snacks like chips or cookies
    • single serving sized bottled water
    • peanut butter
    • strawberry jam
    • gallon ziplock bags
    • infant formula
    • infant diapers
    • toddler diapers and pull-ups
  • We are not taking food pantry-type donations at this time. Please consider giving these items (canned soups, boxed mac and cheese, etc.) to Lighthouse.

(Read a short note about the challenges we’re facing, and how even small dollar amounts can help, here).

Updated 8/3/21

(List and hours may change–thanks for your patience and generosity during COVID)

 

 

Thank you for your continued support!

Where the money goes

Fiscal Year 2018*

*October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018

 

Adult and Family Services

  • 8000 visits to Clothes Closet, serving needs of 2500 people
  • 250 families shopped for holiday gifts, serving 1200 people
  • 138 individuals had showers
  • 269 individuals/families did 959 loads of laundry
  • 300+ days/year using Baldwin facilities to offer services

Food Service

  • 23,000 pounds of food recovered for Harvest Table
  • 36,000 meals served in the Soup Kitchen
  • 4800 meals and snacks provided for youth programs

Youth Services

  • 40 children attended 6 weeks of summer day camp
  • 22 families enrolled in M-Th after school programming

Management & General

  • 52 weeks/year of planning, coordinating, communicating, and facilitating to engage volunteers, staff, donors, and community in the mission to feed, clothe, educate, and empower

Donate clothing & items

Donations Accepted/Not Accepted

(List and hours may change–thank you for your generosity and patience during COVID)

We currently accept:

  • individually bagged snacks like chips or cookies
  • single serving sized bottled water
  • peanut butter
  • strawberry jam
  • gallon ziplock bags
  • infant formula
  • infant diapers
  • toddler diapers and pull-ups

Please drop the above items at the soup kitchen Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. If you have something you’d like to purchase or give that’s not on the list, please email baldwin@baldwincenter.org first. Thank you for your generosity and patience.

  • Clothes Closet donations not accepted at this time.

Money donations are greatly appreciated, as changing logistics strain our budget. Read our Fall 2020 letter here.

Updated 8/3/21

CHANGED: Clothes Closet Donations not accepted at this time

Shopping is by appointment only, and only for clients in critical need.

200 Baldwin Ave., Pontiac

Clothes Closet Shopping Times

For Critical Needs Only, By Appointment 

Please call (248) 332-6101.

200 Baldwin Ave., Pontiac

Clothes Closet 1

Are you donating NEW items?

Please note–we appreciate donations, but due to the pandemic, we are limiting item donations at this time.
 
If you are a shopper, we’d love for you to add items we need to your cart.
 
Kroger card shoppers can register to share rewards (Org #  XU331).
 
Updated 8/3/21
Holiday Baskets Prep work
 
Kroger rewards
 

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