2023 Current Events
 
Annual Sweet Treats Raffle:  Enjoy a Sweet Treat Once a Month…for a Year!!

Winner will receive a dozen scones with choice of flavor (excluding gluten free) from Jen’s Gifts of Love in West Bloomfield.  Call (248) 682-5912 to purchase your tickets today ($50 each or 3/$125; only 100 tickets will be sold). Drawing to be held February 14, 2023

 

SOUL Bowl:  

Join us for a fun-filled family night of bowling, pizza and pop for our annual SOUL Bowl fundraiser.  Vendor opportunities available.  Promote your business and donate to our silent auction.  Call (248)672-0616 or email soulnonprofitorg@gmail.com for more information.  

 

S.O.U.L. Resource Center & Resale Store….Estate Sales 2023Schedule:

April 15th  ♦  May 13th  ♦  June 10th  ♦  July 15th  ♦  August 12th  ♦  September 9th  ♦  October 14th

Held in the parking lot at 23030 Mooney Street, Farmington, MI 48336.  Volunteer opportunities available…contact Patty at (248) 672-0616.  Estate Sales will run from 10am – 5pm; items available for community giveaway starting at 5pm.  Call or email soulnonprofitorg@gmail.com if you would like to be on our client list to address specific needs.  **Vendor space available**

 

“Remembering Bridget” 3 mile Walk/Run:  Sunday, September 17, 2023, 10am – 12pm

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:  Saturday, November 18, 2023, 12-4pm

Meals are provided for families in need from the SOUL Resource Center & Resale Store, 23030 Mooney Street, Suite A, Farmington, Michigan  48336.  Purchase a Thanksgiving Meal ($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 soulnonprofitorg@gmail.com 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:  Sunday, December 17, 2023, 12-4pm

Please participate in the 2023 S.O.U.L. Holiday Party on Saturday, December 17th 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.    View Gallery

 

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

 

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20151129_14173720151129_14443820151129_143409 SOUL Baby Shower

 

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20151205_175301 SOUL helps “Light Up The Grand” downtown Farmington

 

20160117_15021420160117_15003320160117_142754 S.O.U.L. Welcomes baby Heaven

 

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20151107_210004_resized (1)20151107_204605_resized (1)20151107_213356_resized (2)20151107_211649_resized (1)20151107_204825_resized (2) SCCA One Year Anniversary

 

Sept featured artistsBill and Gabriel SCCA open mic SeptRandall Sept Open MicPitsArt Sept Open Mic 2PitsArt Sept Open MicDestiny Sept Open MicChris Sept Open MicMatvey sept SOUL’s Star Power in Farmington / Open Mic

 

Augst Open micSOR group at open micAugust ArtistOpen Mic Aug20150808_19541120150808_193519Bill August open micOpen Mic August Insight and Expression:  SCCA Open Mic August

  July open mic 1  

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OM June 13 Ginger Mat sis friendDominique June 13Bill and Mat open micOpen Mic June13 1Open Mic June13June open micJune open mic book promoJasun June 13 Art and Soul:  Eyes on the Prize / Open Mic

 

20150418_213815Diane and jazz open mic MayMay open mic20150418_211101 Open Mic

 

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GP11GP9GP7GP4GP5GP2GP1PG sign 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.

 

Writing Sufi Poetry 2Writing Sufi Poetry 6Writing Sufi Poetry 4 Writing Sufi Poetry with Hosain Mosavat Another love filled workshop with Hosain sharing the seeds of Sufi Poetry.

 

Hosain receiving award 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.

 

Hosain 80th celebration poetry readingMat readingPoetry readingspoetry readings 2Poetry readings 3 Poetry Readings –  February 15th

 

SOUL Bowl IVSOUL Bowl photo 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.

 

Ginger with easter bunny 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.

 

100_0750fashion_show_012 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.

 

strolling gourmetstrolling gourmet 2 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.

 

appreciation dinner 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.

 

garage saleschristine alyson garage sale 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.
gallery_BMS4_large 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.