Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Birmingham students helped build walls with Habitat for Humanity Detroit on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
High school students from Birmingham Public Schools are the stars of a recent video spotlighting student volunteers with Habitat of Humanity. The video, posted to Youtube on Jan. 26, was taken on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Birmingham students, wearing Groves High School and Birmingham United hockey sweatshirts — as well as hard hats and work gloves — helped Habitat volunteers in Detroit build walls during the day off from school. "Thank you volunteers and family partners," writes Habitat for Humanity volunteer Keith Kol, who uploaded the video. Students across the district volunteered on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year, including Berkshire Middle School students, who delivered donated items to Gleaner and Lighthouse of Oakland …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
The Madrigal Chorale, North Farmington and Detroit Country Day choirs will perform at 5 p.m.
A special benefit concert held today at North Farmington High School will raise funds and awareness for an organization that helps low-income families find stable housing. The Madrigal Chorale (MCS) performs with the North Farmington High and Detroit Country Day School choirs at 5 p.m., to benefit Habitat for Humanity. A free-will offering will be taken for the organization, and Brad Irwin, Habitat's director of partnerships, plans to speak. "I'm hopeful that we'll have a Habitat for Humanity homeowner," he said. "That's the real story ... I think it will make a bigger impression on the audience than anything I can say." Habitat for Humanity Oakland County has targeted a fundraising goal of $2.5 million this year, money that comes from …
Monday, September 10, 2012
This is the ninth year for the annual estate sale in downtown Birmingham, with all proceeds going toward Habitat for Humanity in Oakland County.
Wondering what to do with yourself this weekend? Don't dismay: check out today's Weekend Spotlight: Our pick for today: Hall & Hunter's estate sale for Habitat for Humanity Come back to Birmingham Patch on Tuesday for more weekend things to do in our Weekend Spotlight, or visit our events calendar.