Five Cap, Inc. plans and evaluates long and short range programs, mobilizes public and private resources of anti-poverty programs, serves as an advocate of the poor, adopts program priorities, and conducts anti-poverty programs financed through the Community Services Block Grant and other resources.
Toys for Tots & Gifts for Teens distributes toys and gifts to low-income families just before Christmas so that every child has a gift under their tree for Christmas morning.
Walk for Warmth brings communities together to raise funds to help low-income families and seniors with heating costs.
St. Ann’s Catholic Church provides many services to the community including senior services, which provides the older population in Lake County with the resources to stay independent and in their homes. It offers 4 senior centers in Lake County, home delivered meals, homemaker services, outreach services, chore worker, medical transportation, and communal meal sites.
The Bread of Life Pantry works to raise money to give back to Lake County citizens.
MSU Extension—Lake County helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities, and businesses.
Pathfinder Community Library offers huge selection of books, hundreds of DVD’s, community events, and fundraisers.
Chase Public Library offers a summer long reading program, arts, computers for kids homework, and many other family programs.
Luther Area Library offers many programs for families and kids.
Irons Area Tourist Association is a group of volunteers who maintain local trails. They host the annual Flea Roast and Ox Market.
The Rotary Club of Baldwin is both a volunteer organization and a social club. One of their programs is “Books for Kids,” a program that provides new paperback books free of charge to families who cannot afford them.
Baldwin Lions Club conducts vision and health screenings, builds parks, supports eye hospitals, awards scholarships, assists youth, provides disaster relief.
AMVET Riders Baldwin Post 1988 supports all American veterans who serve honorably and works to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and their communities through leadership, advocacy, and service.
Lake County Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to provide housing.
Holiday Helpers (Lake County Dept. Of Human Services) supplies money, goods, and services to the poor, organizes a holiday season adopt-a-family program, and takes donations for kids gifts for Christmas. 231.745.8159
Lake County Pet Adoption League works to help find homes for homeless animals at the local dog pound, to promote the spaying and neutering of animals, and to further education especially in the area of proper pet care.
Lake County Community Foundation is an affiliate of Fremont Area Community Foundation and addresses the community’s needs through grant awards in human services, education, health, community development, and culture.
Idlewild Community Development Corporation preserves the history and legacy of Idlewild, both as a historic community and as a destination for family fun.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Michigan provides underprivileged, foster, and other at-risk children a rewarding and educational camping experience through their Odd Fellow Rebekah Camp on Big Star Lake.