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A special thank you to everyone that told us what good you could do with $1,000! Our 6th annual Summer of Sharing campaign received 366 wonderful stories about the great work being done by charities, community and education groups in the cities around us.  Community Financial is proud to have donated $1,000 to the sixty-five organizations shown below.  Thank you all for the work you do to enrich our communities!

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PAWS WITH A CAUSE

Posted By: Carole Roney (July 21, 2016)
PAWS WITH A CAUSE is a nonprofit organization that enhances the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities. PAWS breeds, raises, custom-trains, and places specially trained dogs for people who have physical disabilities,are deaf, have a seizure disorder, epilepsy, or for children 12 and under with autism. PAWS relies upon the generosity of donors. Clients do not pay any fee to apply for or receive their PAWS Assistance Dog which costs more than $30,000.00 to train. PAWS has placed more than 2,600 Assistance Dogs in their 35 year history. More than 300 families are PAWS Dog volunteers who house and raise these special dogs from birth until 18 months when they return to the headquarters for formal training. While the headquarters is located in Wayland,MI families from Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Belleville, Novi and Livonia have opened their hearts and homes to raising these special PAWS dogs.