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SOS Celebrates Community Partners and Successful Year at Annual Meeting

September 24, 2018

South Oakland Shelter’s annual meeting honored  partners who’ve helped to make an impact while discussing…[Read More]

Russ Russell to Join SOS as Chief Development Officer

August 21, 2018

He’ll oversee development operations and fundraising, events, communications and marketing …[Read More]

A Winning Weekend for SOS

August 20, 2018

Fifth Annual End Homelessness Now 5K/10K raises more than $50,000 to help end homelessness…[Read More]

Two New Grants Fuel SOS’s Mission to End Homelessness

August 13, 2018
McGregor Fund and Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan award $140,000 to South Oakland Shelter for …[Read More]

Coolidge Place Development Clears Major Hurdle

July 27, 2018
State approves Low-Income Housing Tax Credits for the project; groundbreaking in Oak Park to take place…[Read More]

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Brightens SOS Office

July 10, 2018
Volunteers donated time, talents and more to create a warm environment for both clients and staff…[Read More]

Third Annual Rent Party Raises the Roof (and Funds)

June 13, 2018
SOS hosted the Third Annual Rent Party on Saturday, June 2…[Read More]

Meet Max Glick, the new Director of HandUp

May 21, 2018
SOS welcomes Max Glick as new Director of HandUp.. [Read More]

Companies Come Together to Give SOS Clients a Lift

May 3, 2018
Shelter receives 10 new bikes from Applied Imaging and Dunham’s and a new bike shed from Rebuilding Together… [Read More]

Sowing the Seeds of Community Service

April 27, 2018
Global Youth Service Day: The South Oakland Shelter’s Lathrup Village office got a springtime makeover Saturday – thanks to a small but mighty group of young metro Detroiters… [Read More]

Ford Fellows to Help SOS Fight Homelessness

April 10, 2018
Homelessness is a human crisis with no easy fixes. But through an innovative Ford Motor Company Fund program, SOS will garner some fresh ideas to help fuel its mission into the future… [Read More]

Otus Supply presents “Gimme Shelter” a benefit dinner & concert for SOS

November 28, 2017
On January 10, 2018, Ferndale based eatery & music venue Otus Supply kicks off it’s 1-year Anniversary with a weeklong celebration including a spirited dinner and concert titled “Gimme Shelter” to benefit South Oakland Shelter (SOS)… [Read More]

Announcing: SOS Acquires HandUp Crowdfunding Platform

October 10, 2017
HandUp, a San Francisco startup providing fundraising software to human service organizations,
has some big news: their platform has been acquired by South Oakland Shelter (SOS), a nonprofit
in Metro Detroit! [Read More]