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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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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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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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Archdiocese of Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron comes to Matchan

Matchan was honored to have Archdiocese of Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron as a volunteer this year on Tuesday, December 22, 2015.  This was his third visit to Matchan. (Last time he came on Shrove Tuesday – sometimes called Fat Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Papa Romano’s Holiday Dinner at the Matchan Nutrition Center

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Matchan was pleased to host the 9th Annual Askar Brand Holiday Dinner on Sunday, November 29, 2015.  Askar Brands, under the direction of Mike Matczak, director of business administration for Askar Management Group, brought in all the food from their … Continue reading

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Matchan’s Certificate of Recognition & Appreciation – Meijer’s Simply Give Program

Meijer’s and its Simply Give Program earned the Matchan’s Certificate of Recognition & Appreciation in 2015 when the Southfield Meijer adopted the Matchan Nutrition Center, Society of St Vincent de Paul as its local pantry partner. The Southfield Meijer store … Continue reading

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