Give back to the community by participating in the Leadership Oakland "Day of Service"!


Day of Service- Large

      June 2, 2018

      Pontiac, Michigan


Leadership Oakland LOXXVIII Day of Service, in partnership with the HOPE Recuperative Center, is raising funds to provide a recuperative garden for the clients to enjoy.

To do this the class will execute the following:

Installing a recuperative garden behind the new HOPE Recuperative Center to include:

    • Screening from surrounding areas
    • Building raised garden beds
    • Creating seating for all ability levels
    • Incorporating peaceful elements such as a bird bath in the center of the garden

Removing the old parking area completed ahead of the project date by licensed contractors

Laying topsoil and reseeding over the parking area

Get Involved

We need your help to ensure that the 3,200 homeless people in Oakland County, who are hospitalized 4-5 times the rate of the general population, are able to heal in a stable and restorative environment. 

About Hope Recuperative Center

HOPE Recuperative Center is the only place in southeast Michigan where homeless individuals can receive proper post hospital care until they recover their strength.  This specialty shelter offers up to 10 guests a safe and supportive environment, as well as meals, oversight of their medical treatment, follow-up car, connection with community mental health programs, legal clinic, helping people secure vital identity documents and connection with housing options.

About Leadership Oakland

At Leadership Oakland, our mission is to develop leadership skills, expose individuals to key issues impacting the region and enable participants to reach their full potential personally, professionally, and through public service to their communities. Our fundraising efforts will help the Hope Recuperative Center design and build a healing garden for the individuals receiving care.

Day of Service Sponsors











Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy CommunitiesEasterseals Michigan
Alzheimer's Association - Greater MI ChapterOakland Community Health Network
Larry ColeOakland County
Paul and Theresa CarrollSt. Irenaeus Church
Community Housing Network 


Day of Service Community Partner

LOXXVIII Day of Service


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