Latest Giving

Local DAR chapter donates to second-grade classroom

BUCHANAN — After classes were dismissed on Wednesday afternoon at Moccasin Elementary, two members of the Rebecca Dewey Chapter of the Daughters of the American ... Read more

4 hours ago by Christina Clark.

Duo Form donates face shields to Edwardsburg Fire Department

EDWARDSBURG — One company formed a new community bond by donating personal protection equipment to area first responders. Edwardsburg company Duo Form recently donated 50 ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

Salvation Army seeks volunteers for annual campaign

NILES — For many, the metallic ring of a bell inside a supermarket and the sight of a shining red kettle outside of a pharmacy ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan Field of Dreams Dog Park gets 10 new trees

BUCHANAN — Ten new trees were planted Saturday morning in Buchanan’s Field of Dreams Dog Park, in a community effort between the Buchanan Tree Friends ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union donates to annual Tree of Love campaign

DOWAGIAC — Wednesday, the staff at Honor Credit Union’s Dowagiac branch were thinking pink, as the business donated to an initiative dedicated to preventing breast ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Chili cook-off benefited displaced veterans through chow, competition and charity

NILES — Twelve hot pots full of secret combinations of spices, meat, tomatoes and some even beans were displayed across a line of tables at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien Community Foundation awards more than $175,000 at annual meeting

BENTON HARBOR, – Outside, big screen, cars parked and popcorn in hand, the Berrien Community Foundation’s 68th Annual Meeting and Celebration hosted as a drive-in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union announces 11th annual Teacher Awards

BERRIEN SPRINGS — A regional credit union is looking to give back to those teaching the next generation. Honor Credit Union recently announced its 11th ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles Township firefighter leads effort to donate gear to departments in need

NILES TOWNSHIP — About 30 sets of firefighter turnout gear, coats and pants will be traveling from the Niles Township Fire Department to the northern ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Sign ups now open for annual Rake a Difference event

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As the fall leaves prepare to change, one regional organization is planning for an annual service project. Sign-ups are currently open for ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Cassopolis teen partners with animal control to advertise adoptable animals with pizza orders

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County diners may be met with the face of a furry friend when they open their pizza boxes, thanks to a new ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan Art Center donates more than $1,500 to RAM

BUCHANAN — Over the weekend, the Buchanan Art Center celebrated both its artists and the community. Saturday, the BAC hosted its annual members’ exhibit, showcasing ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac business donates backpacks, school supplies to students in need

DOWAGIAC — School may be virtual for Dowagiac Union Schools students, but that does not mean that the demand for school supplies does not exist. ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Elks to host annual Guys & Dolls Golf Outing

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Elks Golf Course is offering area residents a chance to tee off for a cause. The Elks’ annual Guys & Dolls ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Niles Salvation Army hosting virtual fundraiser

NILES — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Americans to turn to virtual options for many things — from meetings to shopping to grocery delivery and ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Mt. Calvary Baptist offering free meals to the community

NILES — Pastor Bryant Bacon noticed an increase of homeless people in the Niles community. He has noticed it around the city, but it has ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan Scarecrow Charities begins season

BUCHANAN — For some, scarecrows are a spooky harbinger that Halloween is around the corner. However, in the city of Buchanan, the smiling faces of ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County Tractor Pullers raise nearly $15,000 for Cass County Cancer Service

CASSOPOLIS — Saturday morning, Cass County Tractor Pullers member Tom Florea stood under a bright, sunny sky. While he said he is always a fan ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

United Way of Southwest Michigan launches ‘Celebration 2.0’ to honor 2019 community contributions

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Because its annual celebration of community contributions, originally planned for March, was canceled due to the pandemic, United Way of Southwest Michigan ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Olde Boys Toys Car Club donates $2,000 to Niles Amvets

NILES — Just around 5 p.m. Wednesday, dozens of classic cars in every color from powder blue and baby pink to black and electric orange ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Elks donate to Cass County Council on Aging

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Elks Lodge continues to give. The lodge recently received a Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation Community Investments Program and ... Read more

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Christmas in June food drive kicks off

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Just thinking about the holiday season can bring a warm feeling to the hearts of many. During the Christmas shopping season, donations ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

United Way seeks to restock area food pantries during ‘Christmas in June’

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan’s annual “Christmas in June” food drive for local pantries kicks off today to benefit 38 pantries in ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

COA’s Handy Helpers program continues following shutdown

EDWARDSBURG — Stuart Street in Edwardsburg was alive with the hum of table saws and the uneven taps of hammers Wednesday morning. Over the chorus ... Read more

5 months ago by Sarah Culton.

United Way seeks volunteers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking volunteers for various projects to continue to ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

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