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A statement from our CEO on Police Brutality and Racism

Lighthouse was founded to be a beacon of hope in our community for those experiencing poverty, hunger, and homelessness. While people of all backgrounds certainly experience such challenges, the harsh impact of economic disparity on the Black community continues to be dramatically disproportionate. This is not right, and it must change. [...]

By |2020-06-04T08:21:16+00:00June 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Lighthouse Expands COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution

2,000 food boxes filled with perishable food will be distributed starting this week from Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church in Clarkston and St. David’s Episcopal Church in Southfield PONTIAC, Mich. (June 2, 2020) – Lighthouse, a Pontiac-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting homelessness and poverty, is expanding its COVID-19 emergency food distribution efforts [...]

By |2020-06-04T08:21:29+00:00June 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

United Way Awards $300,000 Collaborative Grant; Lighthouse and Oakland University expand COVID-19 Emergency Food Response

·       OU’s campus provides much-needed additional space to pack and store food  ·       Home delivery now available for seniors, at-risk populations, and those without transportation  ROCHESTER, Mich. (April 3, 2020) – Lighthouse, a Pontiac-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting homelessness and poverty, Oakland University and Pontiac Community Foundation announced today they have joined forces in a collaborative effort [...]

By |2020-04-03T07:23:11+00:00April 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 Update – April 2, 2020

Lighthouse COVID-19 Update - 4/2/2020 As residents are being asked to “stay in place” and businesses are closing their doors, dedicated Oakland County nonprofits are rising up and working together to increase services to our neighbors in need throughout the COVID-19 crisis, but we need your help. Many of those served are among the [...]

By |2020-04-02T10:34:33+00:00April 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Lighthouse PATH Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 – Statement from Lighthouse CEO, Ryan Hertz

Lighthouse staff and volunteers continue to work around the clock to provide food and shelter to Oakland County’s most vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 crisis. Despite taking every recommended precaution within our facilities, we know the threat of COVID-19 is all around us. Unfortunately, an employee in our PATH office has tested positive for [...]

By |2020-03-23T10:00:27+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Lighthouse and partners announce COVID-19 crisis emergency response, United Way to match $50,000 in donations

United Way for Southeastern Michigan has committed a $50,000 matching contribution for Lighthouse’s COVID-19 crisis emergency response. Food to be distributed to children and families in need from 4 locations: Pontiac, Clarkston, Southfield and Farmington Hills  PONTIAC, Mich. (March 16, 2019) – Lighthouse, a Pontiac-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting homelessness and poverty, is partnering with [...]

By |2020-03-16T11:36:21+00:00March 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

11th Annual Dancing with the Detroit Stars is a Shining Success

Thanks to our generous dancers, donors, sponsors, supporters and friends, this year’s event exceeded our fundraising goal, raising more than $230,000 to fight homelessness and poverty Lighthouse’s 11th annual Dancing with the Detroit Stars was marked by laughter, tears and a whole lot of cheers. Five local celebrity dancers pulled out all the stops [...]

By |2020-02-17T06:00:37+00:00November 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Lighthouse Kicks off ‘Shine Your Light for the Holidays’ Campaign with Flair

We’re packing 1,500 Thanksgiving dinner boxes, adopting 1,000 families in need, and raising $750,000 to help thousands of others who are struggling in our community – and you can help. All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Pontiac was packed with good cheer on a frigid November night as Lighthouse kicked off its 2nd annual Shine [...]

By |2019-11-13T13:28:45+00:00November 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments