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Grandparents raising grandchildren find support

Observer & Eccentric  |  April 15, 2012  |  Written by Diana Wing


According to the 2010 U.S. Census data, 4.9 million children (7 percent) under the age of 18 live in grandparent-headed households. Elaine K. Williams, author of The Sacred Work of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, writes that one out of 9.5 children in the country are being raised part time or full time by their grandparents. The Michigan author will speak at a free workshop 6-8 p.m. Monday...

Giving women team up for area charities

April 12, 2012  |  Livingston Daily  |  Written by Amanda Whitesell


If Kathie Janego were to receive $10,000 as a result of an initiative by a new women's group, she said her nonprofit would have "plenty" to do with it.

The Love In the Name of Christ of the Greater Livingston Area executive director was one of more than 30 women who attended 100 Women Who Care About Livingston County's inaugural event Tuesday at Crystal Gardens in Genoa Township.

The...

News release: Walk for Warmth on its way to $180,000

Donations still being accepted

Pontiac, Michigan, February 28, 2012 – OLHSA’s two Walk for Warmth events garnered generous community support this month, and the love keeps on coming.  Many sponsors are still working hard to raise dollars in the community.  To date OLHSA has raised over $113,000, all of which will go towards helping keep the heat on in the homes of local families. 

Donations are still being accepted –...

Liv. Press & Argus: Warmth walk steps off Saturday

February 23, 2012 | By Frank Konkel

The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency will host its annual Walk for Warmth fundraiser Saturday, allowing area residents to raise money that will help heat the homes of neighbors less fortunate this year.

Event registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Hartland Educational Support Service Center, 9525 E. M-59 in Hartland Township, and the walk takes place from 9-...

MEDIA ALERT: New Hours in Pontiac

MEDIA ALERT  |  February 22, 2012

OLHSA offering appointments on Wednesday nights

WHAT
OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, will offer appointments on Wednesday nights beginning March 1, 2012. OLHSA provides services designed to enable the low-income, elderly, and those with disabilities in Oakland and Livingston Counties to become self-sufficient. Services include free tax preparation, Head Start and Early Head Start, Women Infants...

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