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Working Hard to Help Those in Need

Dustin Mcclellan, President and Founder of Pontiac Community Foundation talks about the efforts of his foundation and volunteers to help those in need in Pontiac Michigan in this MegaInterview!

OU establishes TEAM: The Engagement And Mobilization group to support community –

While now is the time to take precautionary steps and practice the preventive measures recommended by the CDC and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home” announcement, it is also a time for some in the Oakland University community ...

Community in a time of COVID-19: How Metro Detroit is responding to the crisis

As the nation reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems like every hour something changes. Suggestions become rules and rules differ greatly from state to state. In Michigan, that means no school, no dining in at area bars and restaurants, ...

Where to get free food in metro Detroit during the coronavirus crisis

During the coronavirus crisis, students will no longer have access to in-school meals for the next several weeks. To alleviate hunger, emergency food resources by local businesses and school districts are stepping in to ensure families and individuals are fed. ...

Meet the winners of Pontiac SOUP as it celebrates 3 years of community building

Soup that not only satiates your physical hunger, but your hunger for change–that’s what Pontiac SOUP has been serving up since 2017. Based on the SOUP model that started in Detroit, Pontiac SOUP is a public event where attendees give ...

Chief Financial Credit Union builds bikes for Pontiac children

Chief Financial Credit Union once again took its team on a philanthropic development journey to give back to the local community, working with Pontiac Community Foundation and Holy Spokes to build bikes for Pontiac children in need; a part of ...

Chief Financial Partners with Community to Make Bikes for Children

Recently, Chief Financial Credit Union took its team on a philanthropic development journey to give back to the local community. This time it was with an all-staff team-building day that resulted in giving eight bikes to local children in need. ...

RU initiates Spiritual Formation Advisory Group

Rochester University has established a Spiritual Formation Advisory Group where Christian leaders from the community will join the university in helping students discover their life’s purpose and learn how to connect that purpose to their careers. “We believe a strong ...

Leadership Oakland Board Elects New Members & Officers

Effective July 1, Leadership Oakland is operating with a new slate of officers and directors. Five members of the board vacated their positions due to term limits and other provisions outlined in the organizational by-laws. The following individuals were recognized ...

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