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A Special Recognition for Our Youth

Here are four examples of youths in Oakland County that we would like to recognize for their service at Matchan in 2017.  We also salute the parents, mentors and teacher who lead and support them.  Without their efforts, there would … Continue reading

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2017 Annual Volunteers and Donors Appreciation Dinner

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  Once each year we host an annual “Volunteers and Donors Appreciation Dinner” to thank our volunteer workers, their spouses, the businesses that donate food as well as our financial donors for their continuing support of Matchan. Community Agencies who … Continue reading

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Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School Kids makes placemats for Thanksgiving at Matchan

Matchan has been serving Thanksgiving Dinners since its opening in 1984.  However, instead of serving the meal cafeteria style like we do on other days of the week, we serve the people at their tables as if they were at … Continue reading

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The 2017 Annual LOC Turkey Drive

The Ladies of Charity (LOC) have been holding an Annual Turkey Drive for Matchan for around 30 years.  On the Monday before Thanksgiving, we collect turkeys at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Beverly Hills which also participated in … Continue reading

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2017 Thanksgiving at the Matchan Nutrition Center

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This was the first time in 30 years that Leona Patterson, MNC’s Kitchen Manager, did not supervise Thanksgiving activities.  She took a well deserved vacation with her friends this year.   Fortunately, Board members Robin Wilkinson, Christine Devine and Frank … Continue reading

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Papa Romano’s 2016 Holiday Dinner

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The Papa Romano Holiday Dinner For ten years, Askar Brands has been providing a delicious hot meal of Askar products like pizza, Mr. Pita rolled sandwiches, hot soup, ice cream, salads and Pepsi beverages for our neighbors at Matchan on … Continue reading

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The 2016 Annual LOC Turkey Drive

The Ladies of Charity have been holding an Annual Turkey Drive for Matchan for around 30 years.  On the Monday before Thanksgiving, we collect turkeys at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Beverly Hills which also participated in the … Continue reading

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2016 Thanksgiving at the Matchan Nutrition Center

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Thanksgiving starts at Matchan weeks before the actual day.  The Ladies of Charity hold their Annual Turkey Drive for Matchan on the Monday before Thanksgiving.  They have been doing this for around 30 years.  Our freezers need to be cleared to make … Continue reading

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The Matchan Board of Directors

The Matchan Nutrition Center has a Working-Board of 12 members, most of whom also work as volunteers at the kitchen.  Although this is not a requirement, it does mean that they see the operation first hand, which makes it easer to … Continue reading

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Teens 4 Unity

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On June 23rd, 25 kids ages 12 to 17 from Teens4Unity volunteered at Matchan.  Robin Wilkinson from Matchan did a great job managing this group by setting up various work groups.  Robin emphasized that what made the event such a … Continue reading

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