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MSHDA Announces $6.8 Million in Emergency Solutions Grants to Help Michigan's Homeless

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Acting-Executive Director Wayne Workman today announced nearly $6.8 million in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) monies to helpMichigan's...


OLHSA is honored to be featured in the Pontiac Regional Chamber's July 2014 E-Mag for its 50th anniversary. Thank you for helping to spread the word about OLHSA and our anniversary! 


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OAKLAND PRESS: GM Foundation donates $50K to Pontiac-area nonprofits

By Dustin Blitchok, The Oakland Press

Posted: 08/13/14, 3:17 PM EDT

PONTIAC >> The GM Foundation is donating $50,000 to six nonprofits in the Pontiac and Lake Orion areas, home to the automaker’s Pontiac Stamping and Orion Assembly plants.

The contribution was announced Wednesday at Pontiac Stamping, a 1.2 million square foot facility on East Columbia Avenue where more than 400 employees work.

“It’s a great opportunity to reach out to the...

OAKLAND PRESS: Pontiac nonprofit offers Dream Cruise parking

Posted: 08/13/14

The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency is selling Woodward Dream Cruise parking spaces that will benefit the agency’s community programs. 

Cruisers and spectators can park in the nonprofit’s lot at 196 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue in Pontiac, a block north of the Woodward Loop, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for $10. Bottled water will also be sold.

The fundraising event is sponsored in part by DTE Energy. Families, individuals and car clubs are...

MLIVE.COM: From the poorest to wealthiest counties, poverty spread throughout Michigan

By Pat Shellenbarger | Bridge Magazine
on August 05, 2014

Tammy Shire had a good job in middle management making $64,000 a year, not enough to place her within shouting distance of the top one percent, but sufficient to give the single mother of three a comfortable seat in the middle class. If she thought about the poor at all, it was to assume they were to blame for their poverty.

She doesn’t think that anymore.

Not only did she...