Location: 58575 Main Street New Haven MI 48048 Hours of operation vary due to activities and events. Call 586-484-8540 for more information.
2019 has been a very exciting year for us. Haven Place was nominated 2019 Non-Profit of the year by the Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce. Macomb County board of commissioners recognition and State of Michigan tribute for non-profit of the year.
What exactly does Haven Place doo all year…..well we are glad you asked!
In Matthew 25:40 it says. “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me!’
So we began our first year for providing free community dinners on the second Monday of every month, everyone is welcome to join us. We launched New Haven Farmer’s and Craft Market on Saturday’s 8am to 12pm May to October. “Outdoor Church” on Sunday evenings 5pm at the Haven Place Park, 5 different churches provided dinner, music and a message. Volunteers passed out 5000 door hanger packets that contained a gift and information on different free family events in New Haven. Haven Place distributed 52 mats for the homeless through 4 different groups. Haven Place has given over 3,000 community service hours to youth and adults. Mens small group meets Tuesday morning 9am Free after school tutoring and home work help are on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s 3pm to 5pm. Homeschool Group Game Time meets 2 times a month and uses the Haven Place Cafe’ where students and parents enjoy 21 different flavors of frappuccino’s, smoothies, shakes, snacks and goodies. 4 students are enjoying free piano lessons on Wednesday’s 13 individuals are enjoying free sewing classes 2 times a month Green’s Karate operates at HP on Tuesday evenings We have several groups that use Haven Place for educating their members. This year we have provided Womens and Mens Domestic Violence seminars. Suicide Prevention Seminars for Middle school, High school and adults. Hall Rental for showers, birthday parties, family reunions and more. We have held Fundraisers for groups, school clubs and families in need. Free Health and Wellness Seminars Womens self defense classes Donated to Youth For Christ Compassion Pregnancy Centers New Haven Boosters Families against Narcotics New Haven United collaborative group meets every other month with 47 members Thrivent Financial training seminars Sponsored Outdoor movie night Donated Gift Baskets and Gift cards to NH Alumni banquet and NH food pantry fundraisers. Free Community Bingo with prizes Free Movie nights Free Car wash Free sports camp ages 4 to 12 over 60 children attended gave away $500 in sports equipment to children 4 to 12 years of age Fed 200 people at community cook out celebration Passed out 67 chili dinners Gave gifts, sang and played bingo at 5 different Senior assisted living facilities Dinner and Euchre Tournament Fundraisers Ladies Pamper Me Day Event Fundraiser for $20 ladies can get their hair styled, facial and makeup done, nails painted and a head & neck massage. Youth camp June 23-29 60 youth overnight. July HP Volunteers ran bouncy’s at the 150th Celebration at NHHS July 19 & 20 August Haven Place Family Day over 500 attended 52 vendors 5k participants New Haven’s got talent contest 8 youth competed $225 given away in prizes. 5 Christian rock bands. Exotic zoo, Belly Dancing and more. September helped man with demolition project of his burned down mobile home 10 people. 3 days 5 dumpsters and $3, 900 later and the best part we gained a new brother in Christ. October Tutoring began and we had our Fall Fundraiser that brought in 2,300 Fed NHHS Football team November we are having 3 Suicide awareness seminars for adults, middle and high school students.
We will be gave away 156 gift bags and stuffed animals at the NH tree lighting and parade ceremony on November 30. We will be Providing 450 table favors for the NH & Lenox Thanksgiving dinner at NHHS on Nov. 22 December Free babysitting while parents shop Dec. 12 & 13 we had 38 children and 10 volunteers. Circle of friends Christmas Banquet 64 ladies attended Winter Camp Dec. 27-30 approx. 30 youth overnight.
In 2020 we are planing a Love and Respect seminar Reading the Bible in its entirety from Genesis to Revelation at Haven Place park. Youth camp 7th -12th grade June 21-27 Adult Mission Trip in New Haven July 16-19 Haven Place Family Day August 15 Farmers Market Outdoor Church
We could not have done any of this without your prayers and support. Thank you for joining us in the kingdom work and we can’t wait to see what God will do in 2020. Every year we say we can not image how it could get any better and every year God outdoes himself and blows us away. Our God is in the miracle business.