Category Archives: charity

Dairy Queen Free Cone Day 2018

Dairy Queen Free Cone Day

Have you heard about Dairy Queen Free Cone Day? It is Tuesday, March 20. Dairy Queen will give every customer one free small vanilla cone. They will accept donations for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. Participating Free Cone Day Locations In 2015, several local Dairy Queen ran Free Cone Day on another day. However, I have called all of the below locations today (Wednesday, March 14) and […]

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Rotary Club Launches Fight Summer Hunger Fund and Food Drive

Rotary Fights Summer Hunger Fund & Food Drive

During the school year, many children receive food through free and discounted school breakfast and lunch programs. However, over the summer there is less of a safety net for these families. The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor’s Fight Summer Hunger Food and Fund Drive runs March 5-16. Their goal is to provide 80000 meals throughout the summer through donations of […]

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Girl Scout Cookies are Back!

Ann Arbor Girl Scout Cookie Booths

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Season again. Ann Arbor area troops are picking up their initial orders this week. Cookie Booths will start on Friday, February 16 and run through March 19. There will be bonus booths in April.  Girl Scout Cookie Booths We love holding Girl Scout Cookie Booths! The Girl Scout Cookie Booths Locator will help you find the […]

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Giving Tuesday – Support Our Local Non-Profits That Support Kids

Ann Arbor Giving Tuesday

Since today is Giving Tuesday, I thought I would highlight our local Ann Arbor organizations that provide so many family fun activities throughout the year. I’ve also highlighted a few non-profits that support kids and families. Ad: Leslie Science & Nature Center Join Leslie Science & Nature Center on Giving Tuesday as we “pop up” at Bookbound with animals and […]

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2017 Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

Do you end up with too much Halloween candy in your house? Some years my daughter has collected too much candy. Other years it’s been rainy and we had less trick or treaters than expected. The good news is that if you have too much candy, there are several Ann Arbor Halloween candy buy back programs around town. So, let the kids […]

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Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo

Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo

The Ann Arbor Area North Girl Scout troops are hosting a Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo. In addition to a traditional Mom2Mom Sale, there will be fun activities for the kids – Touch a Truck, Animals from Creature Conservancy, and much more. You can also talk with local family-friendly businesses, shop local vendors, and buy food in the diner. There will be a supervised play area for kids so you can shop and talk to businesses without your kids.

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Bookstock 2017 – Metro Detroit’s Largest Used Book Sale

Bookstock 2017

Bookstock is Metro Detroit’s largest non-profit used book and media sale. It is held at Livonia’s Laurel Park Place which is a convenient drive from Ann Arbor. Proceeds from the sale benefit charitable literacy and education projects in metro Detroit. See the press release below for more details. METRO DETROIT’S BIGGEST AND BEST USED BOOK AND MEDIA SALE WHERE BARGAINS ABOUND! SUNDAY, […]

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