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Tide Loads of Hope Powered by Tide Cleaners will provide free laundry services to medical personnel, police officers, firefighters and their immediate family members at all Tide Cleaners locations in the metro Detroit area. Visit to find out more about the service and find the nearest Tide Cleaners.

D’Amato’s Italian Restaurant / Iron Horse in Royal Oak is closed due to the corona virus and is selling t-shirts, 100% of the proceeds go to the employees.

Pietzryk Pierogi in Detroit is offering free food to restaurant employees through a pay it forward program.

Bikes & Coffee in Detroit is selling stickers, socks and gift cards for bike maintenance.

Eli Tea in Detroit is selling rainbow t-shirts and sweatshirts.

Sister Piein Detroit is selling Mugs and Grocery Bags.

Norma G’s in Detroit is selling hot sauce and gift cards.

Supino Pizzeria in Detroit is selling canvas tote bags & sweatshirt.

Detroit Institute of Bagels is closed due to the corona virus and is raising funds with coffee mugs and baby onesies.

Voyager in Ferndale is selling sweatshirts, gift cards and a large portion of the proceeds is going to employees.

Lake Superior State University and the community of Sault Ste. Marie came together to donate supplies to War Memorial Hospital to provide support to fight against COVID-19. They have pulled together existing resources from Nursing Labs, Chemistry and Biology areas, LSSU has provided additional hospital beds, IV pumps, N95 masks and face shields. Additionally, the use of LSSU 3-D printers through the Engineering department have provided support to Great Lakes Composites Institute of Bay Mills Community College to assist in producing 40 face shields per day over the next 14 days. The face shields will be provided to local healthcare and hospice facilities to support the immediate and long term needs of the facilities.

AAA-The Auto Club Group is supporting Beaumont Health System by donating 100 Samsung Galaxy tablets. Tablets will help isolated Beaumont patients being treated for COVID-19 to communicate with their loved ones and will be distributed to Beaumont hospitals throughout SE Michigan.

The Detroit PistonsWayne CountyLineage LogisticsUnited Dairy Industry of MichiganFlagstar Foundation and AAA The Auto Club Group announced a $375,000 grant to Forgotten Harvest providing immediate support to the non-profit’s food recovery and distribution efforts in response to COVID-19. The Pistons and their corporate partners are deploying financial support to help facilitate the non-profit’s immediate needs while using their platform to rally and inspire additional support from businesses and individuals throughout the region.  Donations of support can be placed by visiting

Humble Design has temporarily shifted its mission from furnishing homes for families, veterans, and individuals transitioning out of homelessness to delivering goods from their warehouse to shelters that are overrun and in need of essential goods. Humble Design is hosting an online auction that will support their mission and will allow them to continue to provide goods such as towels, blankets, toys, kitchenware, and more to Detroit’s most vulnerable population. Donations at the warehouse are not being accepted at this time.

Brown Iron Brewhouse in Royal Oak now has Venmo. Every dollar donated to their Venmo account will go directly to feeding hospital workers. Join them in support of those fighting for us by donating. @Brown-IronRO

The Northville Community Foundation/Maybury Farm gives back to the community through agriculture and education. With birthing season coming, the farm is expecting to have at least 8 new lambs, 2-3 goats (kids) and baby piglets. To continue to provide animal care they can use your help by donating here.

The Children’s Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health and wellness of Michigan children and their families. Through The Children’s Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Funding, the nonprofit has awarded grants to existing partners including Brilliant Detroit and Starfish Family Services. These grants help fund urgent needs for food donations, diapers and formula, and technology to transition mental health in-person visits to telehealth. Visit to donate.

PACE Southeast Michigan, a health plan and healthcare provider that cares for low-income seniors (age 55 and older) who are nursing-home eligible and have multiple, chronic illnesses is in need of masks, thermometers, gloves, and gowns. Also, participants are in need of milk, bread, toilet paper, and other basic necessities.

Michigan Small Business Relief Program, Michigan’s small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 virus can now apply for grants and loans. The program will provide up to $20 million in grants and loans. Information on how to apply, as well as eligibility criteria, is available at

Brightmoor Connection Food Pantry can use monetary donations and volunteers. 313-740-7688.

Focus: HOPE is in need of donations and volunteer support to help continue meeting the needs of people they serve. To help go to, or reach out to if you have questions.

Fleece & Thank You works with groups and individuals to make fleece blankets with video messages and deliver to hospitals. To meet its goal to provide every child in the hospital with comfort, it’s keeping its warehouse operational and encouraging individuals to order Fleece & Thank You Blanket Making Kits through the organization’s website to make blankets from the comfort of your home. Click here to order a kit or to donate.

The Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, The patients they serve have comprised immune systems and are more at risk. They are now offering services virtually, including support groups, and are seeking emergency funding to help with the uptick in requests for financial support. To donate here.

St. Joe’s Hospital in Ann Arbor is in need of supplies and is accepting donations of unopened masks, face shields, gowns, surgical caps/protective caps, eyeglass shields/goggles, nasal testing swabs, Lysol or Clorox wipes, and hand sanitizer. Bring supplies to the Towsley building on St. Joe’s campus between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. A donation center set up there.

The Detroit Phoenix Center, a nonprofit needs volunteers to help Detroit families in need. Call 313-482-0916 or email, if you are in need or can volunteer. The following donations are also needed: nonperishable food, hand sanitizer, toilet paper, paper towels, wet wipes, shampoo, body wash, hygiene products and laundry detergent.

The Farm Bureau of Michigan Agent Charitable Fund donates to fund banks to alleviate COVID-19 challenges. The fund grants monies to provide food, build agriculture awareness, educate and help citizens throughout the state. Click here to donate.

Nurses Inspire Nurses, will make care packages for nurses in metro Detroit and they are requesting donations for packages. Care packages will be filled with snacks and other goodies to help encourage nurses through their shifts. Metro Detroit nurses can sign up here to receive a care package.

Those looking to get involved have several ways to participate:

– Mail a physical note to the Nurses Inspire Nurses Warehouse. Cards can be sent to Nurses Inspire Nurses Attention: Care Package 15087 Northville Rd. Plymouth, Michigan 48170.

– Utilize the Amazon wish list to send donations to the warehouse where volunteers will be assembling the care packages by clicking here.

– Drop off donations. At the convenience of the donor, items similar to those on the Amazon wish list can be dropped off at the Nurses Inspire Nurses Warehouse at 15087 Northville Rd., Plymouth, Michigan. Gray covered bins, emptied daily, will be placed outside to house donations.

The Howell Nature Center, Michigan’s largest wildlife rehabilitation center, that cares for more than 4,000 injured or orphaned wildlife annually, is asking for emergency assistance to help keep their doors open for wildlife as they enter what could potentially be a record-breaking “baby season.”

You can donate at or by mail to Howell Nature Center, 1005 Triangle Lake Road, Howell, MI 48843.

Detroit Dog Rescue, is in need of foster homes for dogs as part of their efforts to limit volunteers and visitor traffic in their facility. Fill out a foster application here. DDR will supply food, supplies and medical care. 313-458-8014

One Fair Wage campaign, announced the launch of an online fundraising effort to support an emergency fund for tipped workers and service workers across the country suffering economic hardship as restaurants and other establishments close nationwide. The fund will provide free, cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers.

To donate to the One Fair Wage Emergency Fund, as well as the form for affected workers to apply for assistance, go to

Community Grocery Service Seeks, a new community grocery service launching in metro Detroit and across the state is a volunteer force, staffed by a coalition of mosques and Muslim organizations (Al-Ajal, Muslim Unity Center, Islamic Association of Greater Detroit, The Amity Foundation, Tawheed Center, American Moslem Society, Islamic Center of Detroit, IIC Youth, Muslim Center, Muslim Community of Western Suburbs, and the Islamic Center of East Lansing) that will offer to pick up and deliver groceries for individuals and families at high risk of contracting the virus.

To place an order call 734-210-0316 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., to volunteer, click here and to donate, click here. This is open to people of all faiths.

United Way, and their partners offer emergency relief to families and individuals in need. With your support, recovery efforts include food distribution to students and other vulnerable populations that are isolated or lack access, availability of shelter beds for people experiencing homelessness, operational funding gaps for health and human service agencies and more. Click here to donate.