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Lighthouse and partners announce COVID-19 crisis emergency response, United Way to match $50,000 in donations

United Way for Southeastern Michigan has committed a $50,000 matching contribution for Lighthouse’s COVID-19 crisis emergency response. Food to be distributed to children and families in need from 4 locations: Pontiac, Clarkston, Southfield and Farmington Hills  PONTIAC, Mich. (March 16, 2019) – Lighthouse, a Pontiac-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting homelessness and poverty, is partnering with [...]

By |2020-03-16T11:36:21-04:00March 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

11th Annual Dancing with the Detroit Stars is a Shining Success

Thanks to our generous dancers, donors, sponsors, supporters and friends, this year’s event exceeded our fundraising goal, raising more than $230,000 to fight homelessness and poverty Lighthouse’s 11th annual Dancing with the Detroit Stars was marked by laughter, tears and a whole lot of cheers. Five local celebrity dancers pulled out all the stops [...]

By |2020-02-17T06:00:37-05:00November 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Lighthouse Kicks off ‘Shine Your Light for the Holidays’ Campaign with Flair

We’re packing 1,500 Thanksgiving dinner boxes, adopting 1,000 families in need, and raising $750,000 to help thousands of others who are struggling in our community – and you can help. All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Pontiac was packed with good cheer on a frigid November night as Lighthouse kicked off its 2nd annual Shine [...]

By |2019-11-13T13:28:45-05:00November 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Meet the Dancers: Rachel Shere

Rabbi sees ‘Dancing’ Slot as an Opportunity to Bring Light into the World Rachel Shere has a high-profile job as a rabbi at Adat Shalom. The synagogue in Farmington Hills traces its origins to 1943, when it first opened to the Jewish community in northwest Detroit. She’s also been a Dancing with the Detroit [...]

By |2019-10-24T10:18:51-04:00October 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Meet the Dancers: Brooke Miller

Busy Entrepreneur says ‘Dancing’ Appearance was on her Secret Bucket List Recently, Lighthouse teamed with Honey Space for Moms, a three-year-old business in Ferndale, to raise funds to bring its support services to women in our PATH program, which helps women recovering from homelessness or domestic violence (you can donate to the effort here). [...]

By |2019-10-22T09:20:18-04:00October 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Meet the Dancers: Rami Essak

Dancing With the Detroit Stars Contestant, Rami Essak, Is In It To Win It By his own admission, Rami Essak isn’t short on confidence. That’s probably helpful for a guy who oversees a growing network of cosmetic dental practices, with plans to expand internationally. “I’m a go big or go home kind of guy,” [...]

By |2019-10-22T09:10:46-04:00October 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Honey Space for Moms and Lighthouse Kick Off Campaign to Help Moms in Crisis

Honey’s CEO will compete in Dancing with the Detroit Stars to help raise $100,000 and expand services for women in PATH program Moms make things happen, and a newly launched fund-raising campaign to help women in Lighthouse’s PATH program is a shining example. More than 200 supporters turned out for the Golden Light Gala [...]

By |2019-10-18T08:51:25-04:00October 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Meet the Dancers: Jennifer Granger

For Jennifer Granger, serving as a contestant in the Dancing with the Detroit Stars fundraiser gala is a natural extension of her deep involvement in charity work. “We’re very fortunate in our lives,” Granger says, “I feel if you live in a community, you really have to make it the best community it can [...]

By |2019-10-18T08:18:33-04:00October 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Meet the Dancers: Marina Lagocha

Dancing in front of a crowd is nothing new for Dancing With the Detroit Stars participant Marina Lagocha. The 59-year-old started ballroom dancing at age 15 in her hometown of Gorky (now known as Nizhny Novgorod), Russia and regularly performed in competitions and showcases, dancing either with many people or by herself. But she [...]

By |2019-10-16T09:28:05-04:00October 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments