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
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tour through Past S.O.U.L. Fundraising/Events
S.O.U.L. Bowl VI
SOUL Baby Shower
SOUL Holiday Party
SOUL helps “Light Up The Grand” downtown Farmington
S.O.U.L. Welcomes baby Heaven
SCCA One Year Anniversary
SOUL’s Star Power in Farmington / Open Mic
Insight and Expression: SCCA Open Mic August
S.O.U.L. Yard Sale
Art and Soul: Eyes on the Prize / Open Mic
Memorial Service for Nicolette S.O.U.L. held memorial service for Nicolette and assisted her mother Beverly and Tatiana to relocate to Texas.
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 with Hosain Mosavat Another love filled workshop with Hosain sharing the seeds of Sufi Poetry.
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.
Poetry Readings – February 15th
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.
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.
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 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.
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.