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The Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team (MCREST) shelters men, women, children and families for up to 90 days in congregations across Macomb County. The congregations provide meals, shower facilities, transportation and, when able, laundry services for our guests. MCREST operates year round providing case management, housing assistance and in collaboration with Downriver Community Services, medical care, mental and substance abuse counseling. During our guest’s stay case managers work with each individual and family to develop and implement a personalized housing plan that concentrates on overcoming barriers to self-reliance such as lack of income, poor money management, mental health issues, substance abuse, and a broken personal support system. MCREST is proud to provide a safe place where families and individuals can start over again and begin the transition of changing their lives.

MCREST is in need of donations to assist with sheltering our guests. Please drop off at the MCREST office located at:
20415 Erin Roseville, MI 48066

There are many ways to help raise money for MCREST.

We'll take you step-by-step.

Kroger Community Rewards

By signing up for this program, a portion of your sale when shopping at Kroger's will go directly to MCREST.

Here's how you can get involved:

 

  1. Already enrolled members can go to krogercommunityrewards.com and choose MCREST as their designated program.

  2. If you are not yet enrolled, click on ENROLL under the PARTICIPANT heading.

  3. Follow instructions and enter MCREST’s NPO number: 90831

Amazon Smile

By making your Amazon purchase with "smile.amazon.com" as your URL instead of "amazon.com," the Amazon Foundation will give 0.5% of your sale to us.

 

  1. Go to smile.amazon.com, search for MCREST.

  2. Choose the Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team as your charity.

Rite Aid KidCent Program

When shopping at Rite Aid, all purchases will be rounded up to the next dollar, with those additional cents going to MCREST. 

Here is the process to sign up:

Step 1: Enroll in wellness+ with Plenti (Skip to Step 2 if you are already a wellness+ with Plenti member).

  • Visit kidcents.com and click SIGN IN on the left.

  • Click the box on the right to ENROLL in wellness+ with Plenti.

  • Complete registration process for wellness+ with Plenti.

  • Click through to finish signing up in Plenti.

  • When finished with both processes, you will be directed to rightaid.com.

Step 3: Designate Your Charity

  • Click SELECT A CHARITY on the left.

  • Type Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team and click SELECT THIS CHARITY.

Thrivent Choice

Thrivent Financial is a financial management organization that has been helping Christians handle their money with responsibility and stewardship, serving over 2.3 million members since 2002. Eligible members are invited to direct their "Choice Dollars" to where Thrivent should distribute some of its charitable funds. Learn if you are eligible to become a member at thrivent.com. Once you are a member, here's how you direct your choice dollars to us:

 

  1. Visit thrivent.com/thriventchoice

  2. In the Direct Choice Dollars section on the right, click GET STARTED NOW.

  3. Log in by entering your user ID and password. 

  4. Find the number of Choice Dollars available to direct.

  5. Type MCREST, click SEARCH, and select us as the desired organization.

  6. Choose DIRECT ALL or enter a specific number and click DIRECT NOW. Follow the prompts on the confirmation page to direct Choice Dollars. 

Charity Motors

Over it's 20 years in existence, Charity Motors has facilitated the donation over $100 million dollars. When you generously give your used vehicle for Charity Motors to sell to low-income individuals at a 50% subsidy, all the proceeds can be directed to any charity of your choice (and we recommend MCREST)!

Find out more and fill out the donation form at:

charitymotors.org/donate-your-car

United Way

Did you know you are able to donate to MCREST directly out of your paycheck from work? Through the United Way you can have money set aside for MCREST which will be sent to us via a paper check. Speak to your your payroll manager for more information.

IBM Employees

MCREST has a relationship with IBM where money can be deducted from your pay to be given to MCREST. If you work for IBM, speak to your HR rep about setting it up!

Federal Employees

Federal employees can select MCREST as a designated charity through the “Combined Federal Campaign” using code #38800.