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WHMI: OLHSA Close to Reaching Walk for Warmth Fundraising Goal

Article by Jessica Matthews, 93.5 FM,WHMI
 
 
3/6/15 - A local community action agency says thanks to outstanding support, it has nearly reached its fundraising goal for emergency utility assistance. The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency held its annual Walk for Warmth events last month, with $13,000 remaining to accomplish the fundraising goal of $180,000. Money raised helps keep those facing heating emergencies warm throughout the winter. OLHSA’s Livingston...

OLHSA seeks to improve wellness of residents in local communities through program offerings

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OLHSA seeks to improve wellness of residents in local communities through program offerings

Pontiac, Mich., February 12, 2015 – As 2015 progresses, many individuals and families will struggle with keeping their New Year’s resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle because of financial issues. OLHSA, A Community Action...

Press release: $167,000 raised so far by walkers and sponsors of OLHSA’s 25th annual Walk for Warmth

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$167,000 raised so far by walkers and sponsors of OLHSA’s 25th annual Walk for Warmth

March 5, 2015, Pontiac, Mich. – OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, hosted its 25th annual Walk for Warmth events Feb. 7, 2015 at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets and Feb. 21, 2015 at Hartland Educational Support Service Center. The community-favorite events, sponsored by...

THE LIVINGSTON DAILY: 400 turn out for OLHSA’s 25th Walk for Warmth

Mike Malott, Livingston Daily 6:38 p.m. EST February 21, 2015

More subzero temperatures are forecast for the coming week, so it would be a bad time to be without heat at home.

With that in mind, some 400 turned out Saturday morning to participate in the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency’s 25th annual Walk for Warmth.

Erica Karfonta, OLHSA’s Director of Health, Housing and Nutrition, said the walk had raised $62,000, and with donations still coming in, she expected the...

THE DAILY TRIBUNE:More than 700 walk to help people keep warm this winter


By Diana Dillaber Murray

There is still time to donate to the effort to pay heat bills for those who can’t afford to keep their furnace running in this frigid winter, said Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency officials who put on the annual Walk for Warmth at Great Lakes Outlets.


“We had over 700 walkers at Walk for Warmth on Saturday (Feb. 7) and so far we’ve brought in over $38,000, with more coming in every day,” said Lindsey Walenga, spokeswoman for the human...

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