Open Door Receives Donation from Park West CARES

 In Park West CARES, Philanthropy

Park West Gallery has extended its successful initiative Park West CARES; the Gallery will continue to donate thousands of new items of clothing and other apparel to local charitable organizations through December.

Ben Ogden, Open Door, Park West CARES, Park West Gallery, Tim Yanke

September 3, 2010: Director of Open Door, Ben Ogden (left), and Park West Gallery Artist, Tim Yanke (right), load donation items as part of Park West CARES.

On September 3, 2010, Park West CARES completed its seventh donation, this time to the non-profit organization Open Door. Park West Gallery HR Director Nicky Yanke and her husband, Park West Gallery Artist Tim Yanke, along with Mitsie Scaglione, the wife of Park West Gallery CEO Albert Scaglione, were all on hand to help load the clothing donation items.

If you know of a charitable organization that would benefit from Park West CARES, please contact Raquel Fournier at rfournier@parkwestgallery.com or call (248) 204-6844.

About Open Door
The Fort Street Presbyterian Church Open Door Ministry has had the privilege of serving God’s people for over 35 years. Every Thursday they open their doors to serve a hearty meal to over 400 people who are homeless or cannot afford food. Also, each person leaves with sandwiches for later in the day. During the last year, 21,000 meals were served to homeless and poor people. In addition, clothing, showers, medical services, and haircuts are available. A social worker provides counseling for assistance benefits and job postings are made available in the local area. For more information, please visit www.fortstreet.org/Open%20Door/overview.html.


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