We are thankful for our donors!

NEW! Fall letter on action, service and joy.

The Holiday Store Wish List is available, or read more about our Holiday Store program here.

Updated 11/10/22



Thank you for your continued support!

Where the money goes

2020 Annual Report here.


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

List and hours may change–thank you for your generosity and patience.


We currently accept:

individually bagged snacks like chips or cookies
single serving sized bottled water
gallon ziploc bags
infant formula
infant diapers
toddler diapers and pull-ups

Please drop the above items at the soup kitchen Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 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. 

Clothes Closet donation appointment sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d49afae2fa6f49-clothes3

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.

Money donations are greatly appreciated, as changing logistics strain our budget. 

Thank you for your generosity and patience.

Updated 11/11/22

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

Holiday Store 2022

We’re creating a special shopping experience for our neighbors this holiday season. You can help! Use our Holiday Store Wish List and shop for our store’s inventory, then drop off Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-3pm, kitchen entrance (212 Baldwin Ave, Pontiac). For large deliveries or additional times, call 248-332-6101 for an appointment.

Other Ways to Give

If you are a shopper, we’d love for you to add items we need to your cart. We’ll keep you posted!
In the meantime, Kroger card shoppers can register to share rewards (Org #  XU331).
Updated 9/26/22
Holiday Baskets Prep work
Kroger rewards

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Planned giving

Leave a legacy of compassion by setting up a trust. Call us at 248-332-6101 to learn more.


Over 100 corporations, churches, and foundations support our work.