These non-profit organizations accept donations, so if you are in the giving mode, please contact them for additional information about their programs and the people they serve.
American Red Cross - West Shore Chapter
1644 W US-10 31, Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-3069
Circle Rocking "S" Children's Farm, Inc.
5487 Tuttle Rd., Free Soil, MI 49411, (231) 462-3732
Providing Animal Touch Therapy and
Recreation for persons with disabilities. Circle Rocking "S" Children's Farm is dedicated to providing animal touch therapy and recreation free of charge to persons with
Community Cats TNR
PO Box 384, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7888, (231) 843-9312
906 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2541
Empowering people and changing lives in Mason, Lake and Oceana counties. We provide shelter for victims of domestic, sexual or child abuse. COVE is always looking for donations and volunteers. If you're in need of help, call the 24-hour crisis line at (800) 950-5808. Make a difference in someone's life.
Fixing Furry Friends
5999 W US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-0003
Habitat for Humanity - Mason County
4395 W US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-7888
Habitat for Humanity of Mason County is a non-profit organization that builds and rehabilitates homes with the help of the homeowners. Houses are sold at little or no profit to partner families, and little or no interest mortgages are issued over a fixed period.
Habitat for Humanity Restore
3408 US 10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-0396
Hands Extended Loving People (H.E.L.P.)
H.E.L.P. Ministries, 910 E. Tinkham Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6811
H.E.L.P. provides furniture, appliances and household goods to families and individuals in need of such. As resources allow, H.E.L.P. assists clients with rent, utilities and medical bills in collaboration with area social service agencies and churches. Minor home repairs, including construction of handicap ramps, are also performed. Transportation for medical purposes is provided as drivers are available.
Hospice of Michigan
5177 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-0321
912 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3044
Jericho House, a Christian-based organization, provides housing for women in emergency, violent, or at-risk situations; as well as women who have recently been released from incarceration. It's mission is temporarily housing women so they may focus on themselves while finding jobs, developing a relationship with Christ, and bettering their situations.
Knights of Columbus - Pere Marquette Council 1492
P.O. Box 96, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6449
Lakeshore Animal Friends
PO Box 503, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-1414
30 Jones St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-6613
Ludington Area Jaycees
PO Box 411, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 852-3512
The Ludington Area Jaycees is a non-profit organization for young leaders between the ages of 21-40 years old in the Mason County area. The group, chartered in 1947, offers community service opportunities, personal and professional development, networking, and social activities to its members as well as fun events for member families.
Ludington Area Senior Center
308 S. Rowe St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6841
Manistee Alliance for Economic Success
1361 US-31 South, Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-4325
Mason County Growth Alliance
5300 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6646
Mason County Mutts
PO Box 74, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 794-2757
Salvation Army Family Store
5744 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6210
Sandcastles Children's Museum
129 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 233-9326
Visit Sandcastles for fun and learning! Featuring 3 floors of interactive exhibits designed to promote hands-on discovery, creativity, curiosity, awareness, and love of learning. Attractions include a real Cessna Airplane, Badger replica, bouldering wall, the Ludrock Soundstage and more. Special programs are also scheduled throughout the year. See link for current hours.
Second Chance Humane Society
PO Box 132, Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-9219
Staircase Youth Services, Inc.
5880 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3200
Staircase aims to be a leader in the delivery of supportive, preventive, and homeless services for youth and families in crisis. Teen runaway problems stem from sexual or physical abuse, drug or alcohol abuse, divorce, unplanned pregnancy, or family illness. Early intervention keeps kids safe from the law and from life-threatening situations.
United Way of Manistee County
30 Jones St., Manistee, MI 496660, (231) 723-2331
Since 1942, United Way of Manistee County has been in the business of improving lives and building stronger communities. Each year, requests for funding are diligently reviewed by volunteers to ensure that contributions are invested in programs that work.
United Way of Mason County
108 S. Rath Ave., Suite 201, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8593
Our Mission at United Way of Mason County is to mobilize the caring power of individuals and organizations to strengthen our community. Our vision is to be a valued partner in building a stronger, healthier, caring community. Our Values are to be responsive to the needs of people, be respectful to all, be fiscally responsible, act with integrity, and to be creative in seeking solutions.
Yada Yada Resale
4743 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 425-3444
Shop our quality used clothing for babies up to adult--plus accessories including purses, shoes and jewelry. Find home decor, kitchen items, garden items and tools. Our bright, cheery shop is well organized and a pleasure to visit, with proceeds going to Covenant Christian School. Behind El Rancho and Goodwill.