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November 11, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Information Center Hope for the Holidays/Adopt-a-Family Program continues the tradition of providing holiday gifts for low-income families. This program matches families with community donors for extra assistance during the holiday season. The Adopt-a-Family program is supported by private donations, churches and local businesses. For over thirty years, this program has been widely successful due to the generosity of the community. Many Downriver residents have been helped through this collaborative program. Donna B. River Rouge and her children were one of many families who received gifts through the program. “Thank you for helping my family during the holidays. We are grateful and really appreciate the help you have given.” In 2016, over 1,300 people were assisted overall with food, gift cards and miscellaneous items. If you or your business would like to adopt a family or would like to make a cash donation to help sustain the Hope for the Holidays Program another year, please contact Lori Stevenson at 734.282.7171. The Information Center is an accredited nonprofit information and referral agency that connects people with services that can help them. For over 42 years, The Information Center has served Downriver and surrounding communities. Since 1975, The Information Center has provided a community Helpline with free comprehensive information and referral services for the public; assistance to the unemployed; services for seniors, the disabled and personalized assistance understanding eligibility for public benefits and other human services. As a certified navigator agency, The Information Center provides free assistance for those searching for health insurance options. Contact us at 734.282.7171 or online at www.theinfocenter.org