Entries by Doreen Lanc

January Blog – Entering into 2021

As we enter into 2021, there are plenty of things to look forward to.  In-person meetings, returning to work, our children back in school, family get-togethers, weddings, birthday parties, vacations, all the things we have put aside to be safe with slowly return. It’s easy to think about enjoying something lost in recent months or what life […]

December Blog

Caring for our Community What the CARES Act means for your charitable giving During 2020, the Coronavirus has affected millions of Americans and small businesses. This has resulted in significant federal aid and private donations towards the relief effort. If you have personally donated to a charity during 2020, then you may qualify for a […]

November/December Blog

Dear Friends and Donors, With the support of our many generous donors in 2020, the Cadillac Area Community Foundation continues to provide support to our community in what has been an extraordinarily challenging year for both our community and our nation. We live in a community that prides itself in supporting the less fortunate among […]

September 2020 Blog

I wanted to share a story with you today, a story of passion from one person sharing his talent to hospice patients. Ain’t no Mountain High Enough Our beloved musician volunteer, Sam Hazlewood, may not be singing Diana Ross and the Supremes, but he is demonstrating the theme, “Nothing can keep me from you.” Sam’s […]

August 2020 Blog

A Busy Summer for YAC! The Cadillac Area Community Foundation Youth Committee has been working all summer on projects to help students stay busy during this time of uncertainty.  Students have been earning hours (10 required) of community service, by volunteering, checking on grandmas and grandpas, and neighbors. As monthly meetings turn to conference calls […]

July Blog

REASONS TO GIVE Donating to the causes you care about not only benefits the charities themselves, but it can also be deeply rewarding for you too. Millions of people give to charity regularly to support causes they believe in, as well as for the positive effect it has on their own lives. So, we reached […]

June 2020 Blog

Acts of kindness during COVID 19 Crisis It is evident that during a crisis people and businesses step up.  Schools close, jobs lost, working from home becomes the new normal, and shelter in place is in effect.  So much for the normal life, we once knew, we are now living through a public-health crisis, an […]

May 2020

Virtual Celebrations Our seniors were shortchanged from their high school experience.  They were born in the devastation of 9/11 and graduating during the COVID 19 Pandemic. No prom, no cap &  and gown, no ceremony, no pictures with high school friends, no presentation of diploma in front of family and friends, no celebrating their high […]

April 2020

We’re living in uncertain times. We hear about the challenges our healthcare workers, essentials workers like grocery store employees, police officers, and EMS workers deal with every day.  We have seen teachers and school staff members that are touching base with their students, friends and families being apart due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.   It is […]