Dearborn group donates coats to local families
LAHC Collaborates with midwest recycling to donate winter coats to local families in need
LAHC- Leaders Advancing and Helping Community in partnership with Midwest Recycling will distribute over 400 coats to income eligible families during its Grab a Coat and a Smile event scheduled to take place on Sunday December 18th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.at the LAHC Community Center located at 4337 Maple St. in Dearborn.
“We share Midwest Recycling’s vision in serving income eligible families and newly arrived refuges in our community”, stated Wassim Mahfouz, LAHC Executive Director. “This assistance will ensure that members of our community possess the appropriate clothing for winter. Not only will these coats provide warmth to their bodies, it is also a testament of our commitment to providing essential services to those in need” finished Mahfouz.
Moreover, Santa Claus will be on site to greet and take photos with families. Other fun activities such as face painting and arts and crafts are scheduled to take place. Additionally, we will distribute over 300 lunch boxes to all those in attendance.
“We work with many organizations and communities in Metro Detroit and collaborating is one way we are able to reach more people in need,” said Abe Hachem, CEO, Midwest Recycling. “It is a priority for our institution to help out families in need regardless of their religion, background, or ethnicity,” finished Hachem.
LAHC is a human services organization with a mission to empower communities, one family at a time, by advancing the social, educational and economic well-being of Southeast Michigan Residents. Using a holistic approach to addressing community issues, LAHC staff and volunteers work to meet the needs of both individuals and families regardless of race, religion, ethnic background, gender, country of origin or sexual orientation.Powered by Giphy
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Contact: Wassim Mahfouz
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