Photos often speak louder than words. Browse our photo gallery to watch our volunteers and constituents in action.
This year's Decorated Table Event had a little bit of a different twist...it was open to both men and women and it was held at Backroads Saloon in Marshall. Everyone seemed to enjoy the food and the venue. Here is just a sampling of the photos from that day.
July 11 Upward Board spent several hours helping out at Charitable Union. The work they did was invaluable and their smiles helped to lighten the day even more. Thanks for your help!
Thank you to Rice's Shoes of Battle Creek for donating shoes for our kids. You rock!
Huge thanks to Post Foods for your generous donation. With your support we will be able to clothe 200 local children for an entire year!!
Many thanks to our friends at First Presbyterian Church for your generous donation. With your donation we will be able to clothe 100 kids for an entire year!! Love this photo of Jean Parker and Cynthia Koerner! They look like one of the kids!!!
CIR Ambassadors lend a helping hand at Charitable Union! What an awesome group of adults!
Michigan Youth Academy spent the morning hanging shirts and helping out with needed projects. A great group of young men and women! Thanks!!
A special thank you to Derek King, Calhoun County Commissioner and owner of King Jewelers. Your donation will help us clothe 50 kids for a year!!!
Kellogg's groups are always such a treat to have with us. This group was absolutely awesome. They worked and had fun while they hung clothing.
They really made it look like a Snap....and Pop, the time just Krackled away....
This group of young ladies (and gentleman) spent an evening with us decorating bags filled with items that will be given out to the homeless in Battle Creek. Thanks for your great help!
These women are the tops! Valley Family Church group shares a Saturday morning helping. They are one dynamic group of women!
Youth from the Above the Influence Summer Camp spend the afternoon on August 8, 2013 helping hang clothes at Charitable Union. Thanks for your help....you're great!
You put the Snap in our Krackle and Pop!
Every Tuesday these delightful young men and women volunteer a couple hours at Charitable Union. You guys are awesome!
The Boy Scouts of Pack 304 spent an evening helping at Charitable Union. They labeled books that will be a part of our newly created "Book Nook" for kids and made homeless personal hygiene kits. Thanks for your help!
Thanks to the 9th grade academy at Battle Creek Central who spent time volunteering with us today for the Bearcats Give Back Day ....you rock!!!
Thank you Applebee's for your wonderful support!
Thank you to everyone who donated items to help fill our layettes for newborns.
The Gift Shop at Charitable Union was formed in 2004 to assist in the mission of serving those in need. It features a full selection of gently used books, glassware, collectibles and a variety of handmade items including quilts, potato sacks and more. Newly renovated, the Battle Creek Chamber Ambassadors came for a ribbon cutting in the summer of 2013.
This group of high school youth from St. Phil's spent the afternoon with us and helped in all areas of the store. Thanks! You are all awesome!!!