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Non Profit of the Month Archive

Non Profit of the Month Archive

North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy (NOHLC)

North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy (NOHLC) has been your local land conservancy since 1972. We are dedicated to conserving the health of the land surrounding the headwaters of the Clinton, Shiawassee, Huron, and Flint Rivers.

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Amyloidosis Foundation

The Amyloidosis Foundation is a non profit established to support research for the rare disease amyloidosis. Amyloidosis is the buildup of amyloid proteins in the heart, kidneys, liver or other organs.  We also provide resources to patients to find knowledgable physicians and provide informational publication about the disease, it's diagnosis and treatment.

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Everest Collegiate High School & Academy

Everest Collegiate High School & Academy is an independent, private school. We’re a vibrant, faith-filled Catholic community with award-winning academics, championship athletics, and a rich variety of extracurricular and service activities for preschool through high school. Our approach is unique among metro Detroit Catholic schools. Here, you’ll find an Integral Formation philosophy, single-gender classrooms on a co-ed campus, and a dynamic mix of multinational students on one beautiful, 90-acre parcel of land in Clarkston, Michigan.

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Knights Of Columbus

St. Daniel Council of the Knights of Columbus is a non-profit service organization committed to the betterment of St. Daniel Church and the Clarkston Community.  The principles of this organization are Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.  Charitable efforts begin with activities to feed the poor, assist those in need and organizing projects designed to provide funds to organizations who can best serve those most deserving in the Clarkston Community.  Activities for charitable service are obtained though the Unity of the 105 members of the St.

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Esthers Children

ESTHERS began in 2007 with a vision to prevent exploitation and trafficking of women and children living in vulnerable and at-risk situations globally.  From 2007 until 2010 we had a rescue home in Recife, Brazil where we served 18 girls who were all living in extremely vulnerable conditions.  Today many of those girls are thriving as mothers and micro-business owners.  One of those girls received a scholarship through ESTHERS to finish High School in Michigan at Oakland Christian.  Veronica was the first person in her family to go to High School and after graduating she went on to college

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Clarkston Rotary

Clarkston Rotary Club is a part of an international organization called Rotary International. We can use the leverage that comes from being part of a 1.2 million member organization to do larger projects, both locally and internationally. Last year we were able to get a 50% matching grant from Rotary International to help us buy a van for Lighthouse of Clarkston. The same process also allowed us to purchase 600 pairs of glasses for children in Kenya. The project we are best known for is our Shoes for Kids program where we outfit 400 children with shoes, boots and mittens every year.

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Drew's Home of Clarkston

Drew's Home Of Clarkston, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit, with a mission of developing affordable, independent living settings in Northern Oakland County for adults with special needs. To learn more about the Drew's Home Of Clarkston, Inc. mission and vision, visit their website..  www.drewshomeclarkston.org

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Oakland Mediation Center

Oakland Mediation Center (OMC) is proud to offer a wide variety of community-based services for youth and adults. Mediation Services includes but is not limited to, matters of all types such as small claims, landlord tenant, general civil, real-estate, divorce, parenting time, special education, elder and foster care. Our Legal Services department was created to serve individuals who do not qualify for free legal aid but cannot afford traditional legal representation. This program works on an income based sliding scale.

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Clarkston Community Women's Club

Clarkston Community Women’s Club (CCWC) is a civic and social organization that raises funds for our scholarships, library, and to donate to several other local charities. 

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Clarkston Independence District Library

"The Clarkston Independence District Library, which serves Independence Township and the Village of Clarkston, is excited to announce a new community business conference space that is due for completion in late February. This new space, available at NO COST to Chamber members,  will include private conference seating for 8 and state-of-the-art technology suitable for presentations or demonstrations with clients or colleagues. Members can reserve this space in advance and food will be allowed.

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Clarkston Area Optimist Club

The Clarkston Area Optimist Club supports “Bringing Out the Best in Youth” in Clarkston.  The club has worked for 32 years in the community to support youth activities.   The club gives funds to just about all the places that kids are studying, working or playing, including Kids Standard magazine, for book talks at North Sashabaw Elementary, the Clarkston High School and Clarkston Junior High School construction clasess, O.At.T.S., Miracle League, CHS Senior Picnic, Bailey Lake Garden, Clarkston Community Farm, Clarkston High School Apiary Club and Clarkston Junior High School Leadership. 

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O.A.T.S.

O.A.T.S. was founded in Clarkston in 1997 and although we moved to Ortonville in 2017, we still think of Clarkston as our home.  O.A.T.S. which stands for Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles is a non-profit, therapeutic horseback riding center.  More than 100 riders benefit from the program each week.  O.A.T.S. therapeutic riding programs are tailored to the needs of each rider, with the overall goal of developing as much independence as possible.  O.A.T.S.

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North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy

North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy (NOHLC) has been your local land conservancy since 1972. We are dedicated to conserving the health of the land surrounding the headwaters of the Clinton, Shiawassee, Huron, and Flint Rivers.

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Independence Townships Parks, Recreation, and Seniors

Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors are the main resource for leisure, recreation and activities in the Clarkston Community.  Our 3 divisions work together to make our community a better place to live, work and play by building connections with neighbors and the outdoors. 

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Independence Television

Independence Television serves Independence Township and Clarkson community schools by providing quality local television. Check out some of there videos here!

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The Clarkston Foundation

The Clarkston Foundation has been slected for their outstanding work in the Clarkston community. Learn more about their organization here!

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Clarkston Coalition For Youth

Clarkston Coalition for Youth has been slected for their outstanding work in the Clarkston community. Learn more about their organization here!

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