Established in 1997 to galvanize volunteerism on a regular basis, A Time to Help stages monthly projects to aid the needy and promote unity in metro Detroit.
Since then, more than 200 monthly projects have been completed by thousands of volunteers, ranging from building houses, delivering meals, beautifying city streets, running adoption fairs, repairing homeless shelters, packing food, and hosting an annual Christmas party to a shelter for battered women.
Mitch Albom and WJR co-host Ken Brown lead each monthly project, usually held on Saturdays between 9AM – noon. Volunteers can sign up for one, two or all, and there are no requirements, except that, for most events, volunteers should be at least 18 years of age. Older teenagers can come if accompanied by at least one adult supervisor for every four of them.
Do you have a suggestion for a project, or have a question about volunteering? Contact us at email@example.com.
Volunteers weeded, cleaned garden beds, planted and do other light chores at Buckets of Rain, which provides fresh produce for the homeless and hungry and SAY Clinic’s patients.
DETROIT — It was spring cleaning, A Time to Help style. For nearly three hours Saturday, more than two dozen A Time to Help volunteers worked to help transform Cass Community Social Services’ cluttered warehouse into a more-organized space. The end result was a site...
UTICA — Another project. Another record. A Time To Help volunteers have long considered Motown Soup one of their favorite projects of the year. Saturday was no different. The Utica-based all-volunteer nonprofit, which produces and packages dry soups and other mixes to...
Saturday’s A Time to Help project at the Senate Theater in Detroit featured a little bit of everything: Cleaning, organ playing, and water spewing from a burst pipe.
DETROIT: What do you get when you gather 175 children, 65 volunteers, limitless activities filled with nothing but fun — and a surprise visit from Santa Claus? Why, it’s the annual SAY Detroit/A Time to Help Christmas Party to benefit shelter women and their children...