Friends In Deed was founded in 1983 to provide a bridge between congregations in Washtenaw County and low-income families with unmet emergency needs. These days over 75 volunteers from forty-seven area congregations help Friends In Deed answer requests for help.
Over the years, Friends In Deed has established several categories of assistance:
Other types of assistance are considered on a case-by-case basis; but even if Friends In Deed can’t help directly, we can provide information and referrals to other organizations and agencies in the county. To that end, we maintain a Resource Guide to Community Services and a Guide to Resources for Free or Low-Cost Clothing, Household, and Medical Items:
1983-2014: Friends In Deed is now in its 31st year of service to the Washtenaw County community!
Help Line: (734) 484-4357 Monday-Friday 9:30 am-12 noon
Furniture Line: (734) 484-7607 Tuesday-Friday 9:30 am-12 noon
Administrative Line: (734) 485-7658
Fax Number: (734) 484-5335
Office/Warehouse Address: 1196 Ecorse Rd., Ypsilanti, MI. 48198
With the generous donation from Van Winkle Mattress Co., 63 Beds & Cribs were donated on Giving Tuesday. We're hoping that is just the start.
Help us reach 100 beds by the end of the year!
If you'd like to donate to our other programs:
Volunteer Holiday Breakfast
In celebration of our volunteers, we're using the holidays as an excuse to give them breakfast on us.
Come join us on Monday, December 15th at 8:30 AM for our Volunteer Holiday Breakfast.
We Pick UP Furniture!
We pick up furniture anywhere in Washtenaw County.
Photo of Sleeping Reese used under Creative Commons from donnierayjones with logo and text added.