EVENTS

 

2019 Current Events
 
 
“Remembering Bridget” 3 mile Walk/Run:  Sunday, September 15, 2019, 10am

This walk/run is in memory of Bridget.  The intention is to honor a truly remarkable woman that devoted her life to the community and serving others.  She would be pleased to know that the proceeds will benefit S.O.U.L., a 501(C)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in need.  Bridget’s tradition of helping others will continue.  Contact Jen at Jen’s Gifts of Love, 4280 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield, Michigan  48323 at (248) 682-5912 for more information.

 

Thanksforgiving Distribution:  Sunday, November 24, 2019, 2-5pm

Meals are provided for families in need from the SOUL office, 23023 Orchard Lake Road, Building F, Farmington, Michigan  48336.  Purchase a Thanksgiving Meal for a family of 4 ($69.99) or 6-8 people ($99.99); donate a Meijer, Kroger, Target or Walmart gift card; donate non-perishable food; cook a turkey, or make a monetary donation.  Call (248) 672-0616 or email soul_nonprofit@sbcglobal.net for more information.  Be part of the uplifting, caring experience, share the love and be thankful for “Giving and Receiving”!

 

S.O.U.L. Holiday Party:  Saturday, December 21, 2019, 1-3pm

Please participate in the 2019 S.O.U.L. Holiday Party on Saturday, December 14th and join us for cookies, milk and coffee, entertainment and a memorable visit with Santa.  We look forward to celebrating with you and sharing the love!  This event offers a great opportunity to help those less fortunate than you by adopting a family/individual, donating gift cards or cookies for the event and non-perishable food for our families to take home.  Please make a monetary donation and help make dreams come true for the holidays.  Call (248) 672-0616 or email soul_nonprofit@sbcglobal.net for more information.

 

 

Tour through Past S.O.U.L. Fundraising/Events

 
SOUL Bowl 2019
2018 S.O.U.L. Holiday Program
“Dreams Do Come True”
 
 
The Lowry Estates and S.O.U.L Sidewalk Estate Sale
 
 
SOUL Bowl 2018
 

 

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S.O.U.L. Bowl VI  

 

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SOUL Baby Shower

 

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SOUL helps “Light Up The Grand” downtown Farmington

 

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S.O.U.L. Welcomes baby Heaven

 

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Thanksforgiving Dinner

 

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SCCA One Year Anniversary

 

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SOUL’s Star Power in Farmington / Open Mic

 

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Insight and Expression:  SCCA Open Mic August

 

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S.O.U.L. Yard Sale

 

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Art and Soul:  Eyes on the Prize / Open Mic

 

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Open Mic

 

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Memorial Service for Nicolette
S.O.U.L. held memorial service for Nicolette and assisted her mother Beverly and Tatiana to relocate to Texas.

 

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The Power of Girlhood
A quarterly forum for girls and young women founded by Ber-Henda Williams, a talented speaker, performer, host and writer. She has heart for community and culture.

 

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Writing Sufi Poetry with Hosain Mosavat
Another love filled workshop with Hosain sharing the seeds of Sufi Poetry.

 

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S.C.C.A Poetry Dinner– featuring Hosain Mosavat Poet Laureate of the Year.
Hosain Mosavat has continued over the years to thrill audiences with his poetry and humor.  S.O.U.L.  deeply appreciates the support of Hosain and his beloved wife, Judy.

 

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Poetry Readings –  February 15th

 

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S.O.U.L. Bowl – David Pniewski’s  inspired idea to support SOUL’s ongoing efforts brings fun and funds each and every year.  Join us for bowling, food, music, raffles and an always interesting silent auction.  Last year, Russ Bisinger took home the envy of all others; an original sculpture by artist, Eqeador Miseria Carlos E. Espino.

 

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Easter Celebration – A bountiful dinner provided by  Angels Café in Ferndale;  members of our S.O.U.L. families enjoyed a fun filled day including photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny.  Everyone was given an Easter basket to take home.

 

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Fashion Show – Ginger’s Café and Wayne State Fashion Design Student, Kim Wiechers, joined inspirations to create the First Annual S.O.U.L. Benefit Fashion Show. Models volunteered their time and the S.O.U.L. Resale Shop provided the clothing. Tea, scones, miniature sandwiches and dessert was served by the Café. Everyone involved had a lovely time and all proceeds were donated to S.O.U.L.

 

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Strolling Gourmet – An event planned by Elyse Swensen who sells Two Sisters Gourmet party food. An abundance of samples of the food was prepared for a taste testing extravaganza. People came in to sample the food and then could place an order that night for the items they wanted. Fifty percent of the money from the items ordered was donated to S.O.U.L. We also had a silent auction that evening and a raffle of five donated gift baskets.

 

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Catered Affare – An event planned by Ashley Gifford who was introducing her new catering business. She served an elegant five course dinner as a S.O.U.L. fundraiser. Fifty percent of the money from the tickets was donated to S.O.U.L. This was a way to help out S.O.U.L. and to promote her new business as well.

 

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Garage Sales -S.O.U.L. had garage sales from May to November to raise money. We collected items throughout the year and stored them away until the spring. We accepted donations from anyone who wished to give items such as clothes, furniture, household items, outdoor items, exercise equipment…anything that was in good condition. We raised between $500 – $1000 per garage sale.

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Body Mind Spirit Guide Festival – The Body Mind Spirit Guide held a holistic Festival with 120 vendors participating. They sponsored S.O.U.L. as the charity they would be helping. We were given a table at the entrance to promote S.O.U.L. where we offered bottled water for a donation and passed out literature and talked to people about S.O.U.L. In the vendor room we had a table where we sold merchandise and could further spread the word about the purpose of S.O.U.L. There was a silent auction held in which 100% of the proceeds went to S.O.U.L. The Guide will sponsor S.O.U.L. at there next two festivals.

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Source of Universal Love
c/o Ginger B. Wiechers
P.O. Box 5
Farmington, Michigan 48332-0005

www.sourceofuniversallove.com
soul_nonprofit@sbcglobal.net

(248) 318-6691  *  (248) 672-0616  *  (248) 682-5912

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