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Detroit Local Giving Guide

Nonprofits in Detroit provide services like free meals, education, health check-ups, emergency shelter and much more. We've highlighted some of the effective nonprofits serving the Detroit area, so you know your donation will have an impact.

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Top Hunger Nonprofits

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Forgotten Harvest

  Hunger - Food Bank|  3 counties in MI

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
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Gleaners Community Food Bank Inc

  Hunger - Food Bank|  5 counties in MI

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Homelessness Nonprofits

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Lighthouse MI

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Oakland County, MI

Impact: $40 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Haven

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Pontiac, MI

Impact: $30 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Covenant House Michigan

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Detroit, MI

Impact: $60 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Christnet

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Taylor, MI

Impact: $10 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Education Nonprofits

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University Of Michigan Club Of Detroit Scholarship Fund

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Dearborn, MI

Impact: $4,400 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $12,000.
Governance: Passes checks

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Community Choice Foundation Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Farmington Hills, MI

Impact: $12,000 increases income for a scholarship recipient by $10,000.
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Oakland Hills Caddy Scholarship Trust Oakland Hills Country Club

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Bloomfield Hills, MI

Impact: $2,600 increases income for a scholarship recipient by $2,500.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Health Nonprofits

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New Day Foundation for Families

  Health - Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients|  MI

Impact: $3,400 provides $2,700 in financial assistance to a patient.
Governance: Passes checks

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