What Happened in June?

New at Baldwin:
-Baldwin Bears summer day camp kicked off with 67 youth enrolled.

Statistics for June:

Women’s Fitness Group Walks at Wisner

-The Family Kitchen served 4,431 lunches, 759 dinners and 661 homeless breakfasts. Youth in the after school program were served 927 meals and 630 snacks. Overall, 7,408 meals were served.
-473 volunteers contributed 2,316 hours of service to Baldwin, valued at $50.465.67.
-Youth work teams from Flushing Presbyterian, Adat Shalom Congregation, New Bethel Missionary Baptist, 1st Presbyterian Birmingham, Clarkston UMC, and Hartland Congregational served at Baldwin.
The Clothes Closet had 1,339 shoppers (seven from HAVEN, a local domestic violence shelter, and three from area rehab).
-One family was provided emergency food.
-6 enrolled in the GED program.
-28 families cleaned 130 loads of laundry. 26 people took showers.
-24 mothers received diapers; two families were helped with baby furniture; and six newborn layettes were given to families.
-14 families were protected from utility shutoffs and 20 families no longer face eviction. Assistance totaled $11,326.39.
-13 AA meetings were held.
-Enrollment in the enrichment afterschool youth program reached 109 before closing for the summer; 47 youth participated each day.
-32 prospective volunteers visited to learn more about our programs.
-Four Green Tops attended exploration days at MSU.
-Yoga grew to 11 members.
-Seven women started the new Sisters in Health cooking class.
-Dr. Gupta enthusiastically kicked off the Wisner Walking group with a light breakfast before walking.
-Eight birthdays were celebrated, and 18 women received hygiene products.
-Justice for Our Neighbors volunteers counseled one new client for free immigration aid.
-100 volunteers from the Church of Christ Michigan Youth Workers Conference helped prepare the Baldwin for summer programs.
-129 low-income seniors received commodity food packages delivered to their home.
-Staff from Community Housing Network came to screen clients for support services.
-The first alopecia support group met.
-18 youth attended two bike rides and one bike maintenance day.
-28 human resources interns from Chrysler painted the deck and ramp of the Clothes Closet.
-8 young adults began internships.
-Oakland County public health educators continued weekly visits offering guests taste tests of fruits and vegetables.
-Sarah O’Briant finished her human services internship with Baldwin.
-Staff from DHS in Pontiac raised over $600 for Baldwin’s programs.
-Root Restaurant and Kosch Catering fed meals as part of the Detroit Feed the Need program.
-22 volunteers from St. Joseph Catholic parish (Harvard, IL) laid sod and repaired the retaining wall of the flower boxes in the atrium.

July Needs:
-Size 4, 5, & 6 diapers
-Liquid Laundry Detergent
-Dryer Sheets

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