Throughout the year, TWA raises funds and volunteers to support programs within our community. Some of the projects TWA supports are noted below.
Adopt-a-Family: Assist Troy families using community referrals to help with expenses or other needs.
Animal Project: Support for animals , such as New Beginnings Animal Rescue or Michigan Animal Rescue League.
Baby Basics of Troy Ministry: Assist a local church that provides diapers for the working poor.
Backpack Meals for Kids: Support a local school providing backpacks of food for students needing food during the weekends.
Boys & Girls Club of Troy: Fund specific program areas, such as outdoor education, health awareness, and leadership training.
Camp Casey: Support traveling horseback riding program for children dealing with cancer.
City of Troy: Provide refreshments each year to City Hall, including the Police and Fire Departments, in appreciation of their support.
Common Ground Sanctuary: Purchase items that directly benefit residents of this shelter program.
Food Banks: Work with local food banks to provide food to those in need.
Gilda’s Club: Provide assistance to support cancer patients and their families.
Judson Berry Home: Purchase and deliver ‘wish list’ items to this Troy home for handicapped residents.
Knitting for Charity: Members meet monthly to knit various items for donation to local charities.
Project Linus: Participate with local chapter of the organization to make blankets for children who are hospitalized, traumatized, or in need.
School Projects: Work with all elementary, middle, and high schools in Troy to identify projects where funding can make a difference.
Senior Citizen Project: Assist needy or homebound senior citizens.
Special Needs Projects: Provide services to children and adults with special needs.
South Oakland Shelter: Provide an evening meal for homeless, working people in this temporary shelter program.
Support the Troops: Support US troops or their families abroad or at home.
Troy Community Coalition: Support agency focused on the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse.
Troy People Concerned: Assist Troy residents identified by TPC with a specific need.
Troy Youth Assistance: Provide funding for ‘at risk’ young people in collaboration with the court system, school district, police department and the community.
Troybery Middle School Project: Provide funds to purchase books for this middle school incentive reading opportunity, culminating in an award ceremony for ‘best book’ voted by the students.
Vets Returning Home: Purchase supplies/ food for Roseville facility that provides housing for homeless veterans who want to turn their life around.
Winter Warmers: Artificial Christmas trees are set up in Troy locations to collect gloves, mittens and scarves which are distributed to local charities.
Women’s Scholarship Fund : Award scholarships to women starting, returning or continuing their college education who demonstrate community service and have a financial need.