Thanks and Appreciation
No child or senior should be forgotten at the holiday season...
We are extremely grateful to those who so generously continue to support the accomplishments of the Southfield Goodfellows. It takes countless hours of preparation to assure the success of this organization. Sincere thanks and appreciation for in-kind contributions from the following supporters:
- Nick Prokop and Transwestern Property Management for the use of the distribution center
- Jim Ratza of Utica Rent-All for delivery and pickup of tables and chairs and Meijer and Sam's Club for shopping carts and flat beds
- Southfield Fire Department for newspaper sale assistance and toy/gift pick up, Southfield Emergency Management Department for distribution day traffic control, and Southfield Human Services for application processing
- Forgotten Harvest Food Bank for their assistance with food for recipients
- The Southfield Public and Charter Schools for their participation in various fundraisers and toy drives
- Bank of New York, City of Southfield, Denso, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, ImageSoft Inc., John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, Karen Sleboda, Lathrup Women's Club, Lawrence Technological University, Michigan First Credit Union, Open Market, DeRoy & Devereaux, SKBK –Sotherby's, Southfield Education Association, Beverly Johnson, BASF, MacArthur K-8 University Academy, Action Benefits, Allyson Bettis, Dr. Bentzley, K. W. Domain, and MaryAnn O'Rourke for their generous donations of toys and gifts
- AHT, LLC, Allie Bros.Uniforms, Get It & Go Fitness, Ele-Peagler, LLC, Haber Cleaners, Munson Cleaners, Novara Tesija, PLLC, Vassel's Catering Banquet Hall, Debbie Arndt, The Rankin Family, Mayor Kenson Siver, Councilman Michael "Ari" Mandelbaum, and Shades of Sydnee for newspaper advertising
- Debbie Arndt, Clyde Bostick, Ron Marceau, Mayor Kenson Siver, Fulton Smith, Clarence Stone, Keith Way and Sydnee Thompson for selling our fundraiser newspapers
- Special Thanks to Mayor Kenson Siver, Southfield Parks & Recs, Future Reproductions, GEMS & JEWELS, Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Meadowbrook Insurance and Church of Transfiguration
- Beverly Johnson for providing assistance to the President and Directors of Toys and Gifts
- The building owners and managers for newspaper sales day, the volunteers for newspaper sales, the doll wrappers, gift sorters and packers, the food sorters and packers, and the many distribution day volunteers
Thanks and appreciation to others we might have forgotten to mention, including those who provide assistance after this publication.
Please know that we could not do this without you!