Supported Groups & Nonprofits

The Community House is home to 14 unique supported groups and nonprofits who work to bring people together and give back to our great community. These groups have all chosen The Community House as their place to meet, grow and explore. From the Women's Club to the International Culture & Cuisine group, we love to open our doors to those looking to enrich the lives of others as we strive to do each and every day.

Interested in learning more about these groups? Check them out below!

Supported Groups

StoryTellers Guild

The Guild is dedicated to increasing literacy and a love of reading by helping children discover the magic found between the pages of a good book.

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Race & Relations Diversity Task Force

The Task Force is responsible for creating, sustaining and promoting special programs and initiatives that capitalize on opportunities and respond to challenges tied to diversity and community support.

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Senior Men's Club

A vigorous club of 650 men that has extended the enjoyment of life and service in the community through activities and events that nurture friendships, stimulate the mind and challenge active seniors to stay abreast of changing times.

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Women's Club

A club for all women over the age of 50 that provides fellowship, programs and activities for the membership.

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Newcomers Club

The Birmingham-Bloomfield Newcomers Club (BBNC) is a non-profit group consisting of over 250 women of all ages, from all over the world. We are expatriates from North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean and South America.

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International Culture & Cuisine

The ICC offers a warm and friendly environment where members gather to learn more about the cultures of the world by exploring the many experiences the Metro Detroit area has to offer.

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Friends of the Gardens

The mission of The Community House Friends of the Gardens is to join in fellowship to keep the gardens and grounds of The Community House beautifully planted and maintained all year round.

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President's Advisory Council (PAC)

The mission of The Community House President's Advisory Council is to advise and give counsel to the The Community House President on a wide range of issues that help to foster growth and philanthropy within the community.

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NonProfits

Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber

Founded in 1948, The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber serves the six surrounding communities as their leading resource for advancing business interests and building relationships.

Contact Joe Bauman, President, for more information at joeb@bbcc.com or 248.644.1700 x 22.

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Birmingham Lions Club

The Birmingham Lions Club is recognized for their service to the blind and visually impaired. This service began when Helen Keller challenged Lions to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness” during the 1925 Lions Clubs International Convention.

Contact Michelle Vocht, President, for more information at vocht@rsmv.com or 248.540.7660.

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Birmingham Optimist Club

The Birmingham Optimist Club was founded in 1960 to develop optimism as a philosophy of life; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; and to aid and encourage the development of youth.

Contact Eleanor Roleston, President, for more information at eroleston@hotmail.com or 248.260.7401.

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Birmingham Shopping District

The Birmingham Shopping District strives to provide leadership in marketing, advertising and promotion of the Birmingham Shopping District. They actively work to promote a district that is exciting, clean, safe and pedestrian-friendly and ensure that the district continues to serve as a center for business, service, social and community activities.

Contact John Heiney, Executive Director, for more information at jheiney@bhamgov.org or 248.530.1200.

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Rotary Club

Founded in 1925, the Rotary Club encourages and fosters the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise. Their members work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.

Contact Christine Winans, President, for more information at cwinans@hwwbrealtors.com.

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Time To Get Involved

Start your philanthropic journey with The Community House and become a part of our extraordinary legacy. Whether it's a gift of your time, talent or treasure, we welcome your involvement with our organization as we strive to preserve the house people have been calling home for over a century. The time is now!

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