Reflections on ubuntu at Avalon
Stop by Avalon Property Management some time and you're likely to hear a funny word come up in conversation: ubuntu. Ubuntu is something we talk a lot about at our meetings; we even had t-shirts made with an ubuntu slogan on them ("I am because We are!"). Ubuntu is a philosophy with roots in South Africa, and in its essence, it means that we're all connected to one another. So why do we talk abou...
Big House 5K Run – Join Avalon!
Avalon is thrilled to be a race beneficiary of the 2017 Big House 5K Run! This year’s run, sponsored by Toyota, will be held on Sunday, April 9. The race starts at 8:30 am at Schembechler Hall and ends at the University of Michigan’s Big House stadium. In 2016, $115,000 was donated to six local, non-profit beneficiaries of the […]
Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Are you interested in getting involved with a passionate and dedicated team working to end homelessness in our community? Avalon is currently accepting employment applications and volunteer orientation reservations for our Winter 2017 programming. Volunteer with our After School Program Avalon’s After School Program needs just 1.5 hours of your time per week to help make a […]
Thankful for Strong Community Support
We are so thankful for the amazing outpouring of community support around Giving Tuesday this year. Your support of Avalon Housing makes our work possible. With your help, Avalon provides affordable housing and comprehensive support services for members of our community who struggle with homelessness and physical and behavioral health problems. In 2016, Avalon has welcomed […]
Avalon’s Aubrey Patino talks with Michigan Radio
Avalon’s Associate Director of Services, Aubrey Patino, talks with Michigan Radio about Avalon’s role in the FUSE (Frequent Users Systems Engagement) Initiative. She also explains our housing-first approach. In Aubrey’s words, housing-first “treats housing as a basic human right, not a reward for clinical success” to support those who frequently utilize emergency health systems, are homeless and ...
Home for Good Harvest Dinner
Thank you to all of the wonderful Avalon supporters who came out and supported the Home for Good Harvest Dinner this year. We had an amazing time hearing from the Youth Leadership Program, sharing a delicious meal, and celebrating the community’s work to end homelessness!
Save the Date for Avalon Housing’s Harvest Dinner
Please Join Us… …For our annual Home for Good Harvest Dinner. Hear exciting updates from Avalon, catch up with good friends, and experience a wonderful meal together! Thursday, October 22nd 6:30pm Zingerman’s Cornman Farms 8540 Island Lake Road Dexter, MI 48130 Tickets are $120 per person – Click here to reserve your seat! If you’d […]