Turn Gratitude to Giving

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Although the Thanksgiving feast has past, we remain deeply seated in the season of gratitude and giving. Open your hearts to this wonderful article from Beth Morrison, CEO of Haven, and please consider “giving” to the many wonderful souls in our community who struggle daily to have their most basic needs met.  Never underestimate the […]

Help The Shanti Uganda Society

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Welcome to Shanti Uganda Our Mission: The Shanti Uganda Society improves infant and maternal health, provides safe women-centered care and supports the well-being of birthing mothers and women living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Blog for International Women’s Day Join Shanti Uganda in blogging for International Women’s Day on March 8th! This years theme is “Connecting […]

A Message of Thanks From HAVEN

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Dear ASK Readers, This holiday season, we are grateful that our mission holds a special place in your heart. Through your generosity and commitment, HAVEN was able to serve 29,203 women, children and men last year. We were able to provide resources and reassurance to over 6,000 callers to our toll-free, 24-hour crisis and support […]

Emergency Help Needed to Restore Water to the SASHA Cows!

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As many of you know, Sasha Farm is a great love of Animal Joy’s and they are in trouble. They desperately need your help; any amount of monetary donation is greatly appreciated. Please read on….thank you. Last week, we received some terrible news. The well at the SASHA property where many of our cows live […]

It Gets Better: A Benefit Concert

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Motif is a collaborative group of performers from various experiences and backgrounds. Motif values a humanistic approach to music. We honor the creativity, expression, and individuality of each musician and audience member. At its core, Motif hopes to inspire understanding and acceptance, and provoke thought. Through music and performance, we hope to educate and encourage […]

Do Yoga And Help Raise Money For The Leukemia Lymphoma Society This Sunday, Sept. 11

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Dear friends and family, Please join me and Dan for our last attempt to hit our goal of $6300 raised for Leukemia Lymphoma Society at a fun, anyone-can-do-it yoga class on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at 1 pm at Yoga Shelter. Our generous friend and colleague Nicole Yoder is donating her teaching time so that every bit of your […]

Sign Up Today For The Humane Society’s Mega March For Animals!

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Dear ASK Readers, The morning sun beat down on the white and black-spotted Beagle mix as she pushed her nose against the bars of the cage, letting out a small sigh as her head rested on her front paws. It had been a hot summer already in Detroit, but the most recent heat wave had […]

Triumph Over Tragedy: Faces Of The Holocaust Project

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About this project From Monni My Holocaust project began as a means to heal after the tragic and sudden death of my 28-year-old daughter, Miya. The project developed into a life’s mission for me. I owe my sanity to the camaraderie and deep connections that I made with the holocaust survivors that I photographed. Why […]

Tickets on Sale for The Crazy Sexy Pink Fund Luncheon Featuring Kris Carr, NY Times Best-Selling Author and Wellness Warrior

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When New York Times best-selling author of the Crazy Sexy Cancer books and self-acclaimed “Wellness Warrior” Kris Carr takes the stage at the Crazy Sexy Pink Fund Luncheon at The Royal Park Hotel, metro Detroit will get first hand information on how this Stage IV Liver Cancer survivor transformed her health and life through diet, […]

2nd Annual HAVEN Garden Project Wine Tasting Was a HIT!

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With over 70 wines from Cabernet to Zinfandel, the 2nd Annual Market Square Wine Tasting to benefit the HAVEN Garden Project was a hit! Last Friday night on June 10, 2011, 250 people gathered to support the HAVEN Garden and to sample different wines and delicious food courtesy of Market Square, unite with friends and […]