Main Street League

July 2015 Newsletter

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2nd Annual Men's Wiffle Ball Tournament

Sunday, Sep. 13th, 10am

700 Base Line Road

Northville, MI

Its time for our 2nd Annual Men's Wiffle Ball Tournament to benefit the First Step Shelter. We are so excited that most of you are interested in participating again and hope that if you didn't last year, you will this year! We were able to raise close to $12k last year and that provided First Step with their outdoor picnic tables and benches for their outdoor project.


DETAILS:

When: Sunday September 13th 10am (maybe 11 depending on schedule of teams)

Where: Ford Field Northville

What: Wiffle ball with modified softball rules. 2 field double elimination

Teams: 4-6 teams with 12 players

Team Sponsorship: $300 + cost of t-shirts for your team

Player Responsibility: $150 personal fundraising goal (this can be secured by using our online fundraising website or a personal check/cash can be given.


Please email us if you are interested in playing or putting a team together! mainstreetleague@gmail.com

Backpack Drive- Volunteers Needed!

MSL will be providing 100 filled backpacks to Civic Concern this year. We will be partnering with Ward Church in order to get this done. Each bag costs $20 including supplies.



Volunteers are needed to help with setting up and packing for the drive at Ward on August 4th and 5th. Please use the following link to sign up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b48aba923aa8-20151


We really need volunteers this week to pick up supplies from Wal Mart for the backpack drive. Please use the following link to sign up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050E4BA9A922A46-backpack1


We will also need volunteers to help with delivering the backpacks to Civic Concern later in August.

Emergency Relief Fund Update:

Thanks to our membership dues, which support our emergency relief fund, we were able to help a local Vietnam veteran with food, gas cards, utility bill support, and essential household items. We are very proud to help someone that served our country.


We recently assisted a young man with a portion of his rent. He is a hard worker and couldn't make ends meet last month.


MSL provided linens for a family that has a sick parent. We provided towels, sheets, and blankets for this family in need.


Your membership dues and donations have made this possible. Thank you!

Kickball Tournament Update

Thank you to all that participated in our 3rd Annual Kickball Tournament! The event was a success despite the insane rain that day. We were able to move the event inside to the Total Sports Complex in Wixom. The best part was that we raised over $12k! Congratulations to Team Patti Mullen for the win!

One last thing (or two)...

As always, If anyone has an idea for a service project or a local cause in need, please contact us.


We are currently looking into how we can assist Northville New Hope (grief support) and Northville Youth Assistance in the near future.

About Us

Main Street League is a Social Giving Circle. Our Mission is to gather like-minded volunteers within Northville and surrounding areas who pool their resources, time, expertise and creativity to support non-profit organizations and empower others to become agents of change. Founded in February 2013, MSL is an organization of women dedicated to helping advance the charitable needs within their community.


Guiding Circle Members

Chair: Lauren Romeo

Treasurer: Pam McLoughlin

Secretary: Jennifer Langan

Social Media Coordinators: Jen Mullan & Stefanie Porter

Membership Coordinator: