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Bring it Home 2015 raised more than $125,000!

Update: Thank you to our generous donors, more than $125,000 was raised at Bring it Home 2015 to assist in conquering barriers and filling gaps to provide the next step to successful, independent housing! In addition, more than $20,000 was raised for our annual Adopt A Family program to provide families, many just moving from homelessness, with basic necessities at the holidays.The 2015 Emmett Jones Memorial Award was presented to Alicia Brown in recognition of her hard work, perseverance and dedication. This year's "Welcome to my home" video also made its debut. A photo gallery from the event is available here.

We look forward to seeing you as supporters of Community Housing Network and the people we serve! Bring it Home, our  annual signature fundraising dinner will be held 6-9:30 p.m., Thursday, October 15, at the beautiful Royal Park Hotel, 600 E. University Drive, Rochester.

We hope you join us as we come together to help provide housing resources to people who are homeless, people with disabilities, people with low income, and other vulnerable residents of Southeastern Michigan.

Guests at Bring it Home will enjoy a fun evening featuring networking, an open bar, a delicious sit-down dinner, the opportunity to bid on silent and live auction items, and more. The fourth annual Emmett Jones Memorial Award will also be presented to a person in one of CHN's programs deserving recognition for hard work, perseverance and accomplishment.

We appreciate auction item donations! If you have an item to donate to the auction, please fill out the auction item contribution form and send it to Lisa Fuhr at  or contact her at 248-824-7313.

Individual tickets are available! To purchase tickets or for information on sponsorships
, please contact Lisa at  or at 248-824-7313 or click here, click on Bring it Home Tickets from the dropdown menu and enter total cost at $100 per ticket.  

Sponsorship opportunities for 2015 are available.

Connecting for a Cause 2015

Connecting for a Cause is an event for young professionals who want to meet other rising stars from a wide range of area industries, and provides an opportunity to learn how they can engage with Community Housing Network. Attendees will enjoy a Michigan beer and wine tasting, appetizer station, and live entertainment.

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Time: 5-7:30 p.m.  

Place: The Lafayette Market in downtown Pontiac



Tickets are still available! Come to The Lafayette Market and pay $15 at the door! Includes 10 drink tickets (each good for one 3 oz. sample), appetizers, and live music

Place-Maker sponsor:

Good Neighbor Sponsors:
Aetna, Inc.
Community Living Services

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Lisa Fuhr at or 248-824-7313.

Help us spread the word about this great event! Please download the Connecting for a Cause flier Cause and share it.

Community Housing Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing homes for people in need and access to resources to create sustainable communities. We do this through proven strategies of homelessness prevention, housing assistance and development, community education and referral, advocacy, and additional services. We carry out our work in Southeast Michigan.

2015 Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities are now available - see them here.

Media sponsor

Detroit Home



Leadership sponsors
West Construction, Inc.


O'Brien Construction Co., Inc.

President's Circle sponsors

Maplewood Development

Flagstar Bank

Level One Bank


Benefactor sponsors

Perfect Floors

Community Living Services

Royal Park Hotel

Contributing sponsors

PNC Bank

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Piper Management Group

Robertson Homes

TDG Architects

MFC Benefits

Fusco, Shaffer & Pappas, Inc.

Ann and Mark Wiedelman

Attorneys Title Agency

Keith and Tami Jelinek

Beier Howlett, P.C.

Michigan Law Center

Nowak & Fraus Engineers

Diversified Portfolios, Inc.


Talmer Bank and Trust


Business-Builder sponsors

Easter Seals Michigan

Manor Costerisan

Innovative Community Solutions

Great Lakes Capital Fund

Marc and Laurie Craig

Nowak & Fraus Engineers

NuCapital Investments LLC

WHOO Upscale Resale for a Cause

Mallory, Lapka, Scott & Selin, PLLC

Mike Lalone Inc.

Capital Fund Title Services

Phoenix Residential Services

McNeil Agency, Inc.

Independent Bank

Seyfarth Shaw LLC

Loree Frank

Brownrigg Companies Ltd.

Electro-Matic Products, Inc.

Friends of CHN

C.J. and Jeanette Felton

Dawn Calnen-Pischel

Kirsten Elliott

Preciliano and Carrie Mendoza

Tom and Eileen Landry

Bowman Ecker Commercial Real Estate

ASTI Environmental

Furniture Bank of SE MI


Chuck and Tammy O'Connor

1-800-Water Damage

J & M Construction Co., Inc.

Century 21 Curran & Christie

Jeffrey Smith

Tricsity Computer Solutions Inc.

United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit

Jeff & Dody McGee

J.T. Construction Contractors

Bob and Ellen Sutherland

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

LGK and Associates PC


Paul and Kim Landry

Detroit LISC

Robert and Maureen Guy

Dimensional Control Systems, Inc.

Target Home Inspection Services   more


Giving Tuesday is December 1

Please consider a donation to CHN on Giving Tuesday, which is on Tuesday, December 1. 100% of the donations received through this campaign will be used to fill critical gaps experienced by participants in our housing programs.

Video: Opening Doors, Transforming Lives

We provide housing to meet a variety needs in the SE Michigan community. This video offers tours of some of our housing options, explains how these options meet residents’ needs, and highlights how we have creatively utilized multiple funding streams to develop safe, decent, and affordable housing. It is available full screen on our Video Page.

For the fourth year in a row, CHN is a Top 100 Workplace!




For the fourth year in a row, Community Housing Network has been chosen as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press in the small company category! 

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with offices in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties
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