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THE OAKLAND PRESS: Customer assistance fund will allow Oakland County agency to help residents with water bills

By Paul Kampe, The Oakland Press

POSTED: 02/19/16, 3:56 PM 

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency Client Service Coordinator Richena Lawrence Friday, Feb. 19. The agency offers assistance with utility bills and will soon be administering funds set aside by the newly formed Great Lakes Water Authority to help Oakland County residents who qualify pay their water bills. Paul Kampe-The Oakland Press 

A new program established by the newly formed Great Lakes Water...

WHMI: 2016 Walk for Warmth Raises Funds for Local Families

February 20, 2016

A recipient of benefits from OLHSA last year helped kick off a fundraising event at the Hartland Educational Service Center Saturday. Cathie Watt says walking in the Walk for Warmth this year is a way to pay back just a small portion of what she received last year when hard times struck her family. In its 26th year the Walk for Warmth raises funds to help people in need of assistance with winter utility bills. Watt’s family was one of some 500 to receive help with...

THE OAKLAND PRESS: Families walk to raise money for warmth fund

By Aftab Borka, The Oakland Press

POSTED: 02/06/16

Hundreds of local families gathered inside the Great Lakes Crossing Outlet in Auburn Hills on Saturday morning to take part in an annual walk to raise money and awareness for a special cause.

The walk was the 26th annual event organized by Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency, also known as OLHSA - a nonprofit helping low-income families in Oakland and Livingston counties.

OLHSA’s CEO Rob Borngesser said every year...

WHMI: Gregory Couple's Story Highlights Need Underlying OLHSA's "Walk For Warmth"

January 21, 2016

The Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency has event coming up to help families in need stay warm this winter. OLHSA’s 2016 Walk for Warmth will take place at the Hartland Education Center on Saturday, February 20th. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event go to the agency’s emergency utility assistance program. The program is designed to help people get out of their utilities crisis and help set them on a path to self-sufficiency. Two people the program...

THE DAILY TRIBUNE: Registration open for 26th annual Walk for Warmth events

By Stephen Frye

POSTED: 01/08/16, 5:05 PM EST 

OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, announced their 26th annual Walk for Warmth events in Oakland and Livingston counties, which are open for registration.

This is a fundraiser for OLHSA, the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency, and the Walk for Warmth is presented by Genisys Credit Union.

Each year, more than 1,000 area residents gather at community walk-a-thons to raise money for OLHSA’s Emergency Utility...