Join the WRC’s 2023 Holiday Needs Giving Program

Please consider being part of this special giving program by adopting a family in need and making their holiday season a happy one.

Register by November 6th!

Here are ways you can help:

  • Adopt a family and shop for items on a family’s wish list
  • Adopt a family and create a “Giving Tree” at your organization, and work as a team to fulfill a family’s wish list
  • Donate gift cards to retailers such as Meijer, Target, and Walmart or give VISA gift cards
  • Make a cash/check donation. Make checks payable to “WRC”; write “Holiday Needs Program” on the memo line.
  • Volunteer to be a helper on drop-off and pick-up dates:

    GIFT DROP-OFF: Dec. 11th & 12th from 9 AM – 5 PM

    GIFT PICK-UP: Dec. 14th & 15th from 9 AM – 5 PM

To get started, fill out the form above and return it to us by November 6th.

Please contact Azia Gilbert by email at or call (313) 550-8478 or (231) 941-1210 ext. 121 if you have any questions.

Special Events and Dates to Save:

Plaidurday at Iron Fish Distillery
A hoedown party for a cause
October 7 (7:00-9:00 pm)

The Filling Station
Pizza and beer specials benefiting the WRC
October 13

2% of sales donated to the WRC
October 27

Yen Yoga
All Levels Donation Class
October 29, 3:00 pm

Community Fundraisers Running Through the Month of October:

Sweet treats for the WRC

House of Dank
Product specials to support the WRC

Earthen Ales 
Join the Mug Club: Membership dues donated to the WRC

Round up all month to give back to survivors

WRC Coffee by Higher Grounds 
$5 donation made to WRC on every bag bought directly from Higher Grounds

$1 Donation made when purchased through other participating organizations:

Edson Farms
Tom’s Food Market

Important Community Discussion with Attorney General Dana Nessel

Every 16 hours, a woman is fatally shot by a current or former intimate partner.

On Thursday, May 26th Attorney General Dana Nessel joined us to discuss the connection between gun violence and domestic violence and what we need to know about both.

Conversation with Brenda Tracy, founder of Set The Expectation 

Registered Nurse, Gang Rape Survivor, Speaker, Activist 

On Wednesday, April 27th we discussed gender-based violence prevention through the work of Brenda Tracy’s nonprofit organization, Set The Expectation.

Set The Expectation is dedicated to ending sexual and interpersonal violence through prevention work with men, advocacy, and engagement with agencies serving survivors and their families.  

A Q&A on sexual assault in our community by local attorney Doug Fierberg

Before watching the video, a note of warning: the topic we discussed contained graphic language about sexual assault and violence.

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Call us at 800-554-4972

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