Giving

Shelton’s Farm Market helping to feed families in need with holiday gift baskets

NILES — The Shelton’s Farm Market crew is getting in the Christmas spirit and inviting the community to join in the fun. As in past ... Read more

1 month ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Niles dealership collects food, toys for those in need

NILES — It has been a little less than a year that Katelyn Robbins, business development manager, has been with the Campbell Ford Lincoln dealership ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac Rotary Club, Rotary Foundation gifts $1,000 to C. Wimberley’s Feed the Hungry campaign

DOWAGIAC — A local organization is doing its part to help provide food for the community. The Dowagiac Rotary Club and the Dowagiac Rotary Charitable ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Tree of Love Campaign to host virtual celebration Thursday

DOWAGIAC — The Ascension Borgess Foundation is urging the community to support its annual Tree of Love campaign, which helps women in need receive life-saving ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation grants $20,000 to help City of Niles fund home repairs

NILES — Recognizing that there is no place like home for the holidays, the city of Niles, with help from the Michigan Gateway Community Foundation, has ... Read more

2 months ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Cassopolis manufacturer donates to ACTION Ministries

DOWAGIAC — A Cassopolis business is doing its part to make sure a nonprofit stays safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. CHT USA, 805 Wolfe ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac nonprofit donates Thanksgiving baskets to families in need

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac nonprofit made sure families had a filling Thanksgiving this year. St. Francis Outreach distributed 35 Thanksgiving baskets to families in need ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Drive-up Thanksgiving event serves 300

NILES — On Thanksgiving Day, the Wortham family helped feed 300 people by 12:45 p.m. The family and volunteers celebrated together as they cleaned up ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac Police Department receives sanitizer gift from Pink Zebra

DOWAGIAC — It is the season of giving thanks, and the Dowagiac Police Department is doing just that after receiving a gift from the community. ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Niles nonprofit aims to provide 100 Thanksgiving Day meals

NILES — Spero House is preparing 100 meals for those in need of a traditional Thanksgiving meal on Thursday. Spero House’s volunteers, located at 24 ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Edwardsburg Sports Complex asking for support on GivingTuesday

EDWARDSBURG — The Edwardsburg Sports Complex is celebrating GivingTuesday by joining millions of nonprofits participating in this global generosity movement on Dec. 1. GivingTuesday is ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union donates to Edwardsburg Intermediate School

EDWARDSBURG — Thursday, Edwardsburg Intermediate School students went home with a new way to show off their school pride and stay hydrated at the same, ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

SMC staff, students give back during annual Rake a Difference campaign

CASS COUNTY — Three Southwestern Michigan College teams totaling 12 people Nov. 12 joined hundreds of area volunteers helping seniors in Berrien, Cass and Van ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Second annual event to provide Thanksgiving meals to seniors, community members in need

NILES — Holiday gatherings may be smaller this year due to COVID-19 pandemic orders, but for those in need, the Wortham family will continue to ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles MSP Post hosting “Stuff a Blue Goose” event

NILES — The Michigan State Police Niles post is working with Mosaic’s Wonderland Toy Store, Helping Hands of Cass County, Red Bud Area Ministries, Walmart ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Cassopolis family donating Thanksgiving meals to area residents

CASSOPOLIS — Giving is built into the Thanksgiving traditions of the Smith family. Each year, around noon on the holiday, family members load up vehicles ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office takes on No Shave November

CASSOPOLIS — Eleven months out of the year, Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke’s face smooth, freshly shaven each morning. However, this month, as he walks ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Community business owners help local man repair home before brain surgery

In an earlier version of the story, we misnamed the surgery Jeremiah Diaz will be undergoing. He will be receiving stereotactic radiosurgery. The Niles Daily ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac nonprofit to host adoption event

DOWAGIAC — One local nonprofit organizing is hoping to find kittens their forever homes this weekend. From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Hidden Acres Safe ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Applications still open for Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program

NILES — While Christmas may still be more than a month away, one southwest Michigan organization is looking to help supply families with some holiday ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac family donates hand-crocheted hand sanitizer holders to Timbers of Cass County

DOWAGIAC — Timbers of Cass County staff members received a donation of “monstrous” importance Friday morning. The nursing home and rehabilitation facility, located at 55432 ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Buchanan community pulls together to support young girl fighting cancer

BUCHANAN — Despite Halloween calling for tricks and scares, many Buchanan and Galien residents spent this Saturday getting into the spirit of giving. A #LilyStrong ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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