Foundation gala honors long-time Farmington area volunteer

The Farmington & Farmington Hills Foundation for Youth & Families (FFHFYF) annual Gala Dinner, held on May 17 at Steven Lelli’s on the Green, honored a long-time Farmington Hills volunteer and raised more than $30,000 to support local programs and organizations.

Carol Greening, left, is pictured with FFHFYF Trustee Lynn Halton.
Carol Greening, left, is pictured with FFHFYF Trustee Lynn Halton. (Contributed)

Carol Greening received the 2019 Riley Award for Altruism, presented each year to a resident who has made a significant contribution to the communities of Farmington and Farmington Hills. Actively involved in many areas, Greening has volunteered with the CARES of Farmington Hills food pantry (formerly St Alexander’s food pantry), FAST, FFHFYF and the Farmington Area Interfaith Association.

One of the beautiful centerpieces made by Vision s Unlimited
One of the beautiful centerpieces made by Visions Unlimited shows food items that go into backpacks for kids in need. (Contributed)

Centerpieces were made by the students of Visions Unlimited and contained some of the food items sent home every week with eligible students through the Farmington Public Schools Bountiful Backpack Program, which is supported by FFHFYF.

Judge Marla Parker ® Presented the Riley Award for Altruism to Carol Greening
Judge Marla Parker, right, presented the Riley Award for Altruism to Carol Greening. (Contributed)

FFHFYF has supported programs and providing funds to improve the quality of life for children, youth and families in need since 1995. To find out more about FFHFYF, the Bountiful Backpack Program, or the grant award cycle, call 248-426-1190 or write to admin@ffhfoundation.org.

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