An initiative started by the Van House Foundation.

Royal Oak, Mich., September 16, 2014 – The Van House Foundation is pleased to announce its launch of, the new brand and web-based platform that supports the cause of educating the younger generation about giving and volunteering.

This new direction helps further the Van House Foundation’s mission and also serves as an online resource for the younger generation so they can learn more about giving and volunteering. The website contains a library of resources about related topics such as “How to Donate” or “How to Pick a Charity.” also contains a non-profit directory aimed to connect people with over 100 Detroit-based non-profits. All organizations listed provide opportunities for young people to not only donate but also to volunteer their time.

“We are excited to launch Being able to further focus the attention on ways to help the younger generation learn about giving is certainly a next step,” says Rick Van House, chairman and co-founder of The Van House Foundation. “ is a platform that offers young adults the freedom to research philanthropic opportunities on their own time and in a low-pressure environment. Younger people always go to the web for their info.” is much more than just a website. It was developed to help turn the youth of Michigan into the giving force of the future – inspiring involvement one person at a time.

About is a Van House Foundation initiative whose main purpose is to help the younger generation learn about giving and volunteering. In partnering with various non-profits, acts as a bridge between non-profits and the younger generation. By finding new and innovative ways to make learning about philanthropy exciting, we aim to help the younger generation become involved early on in life.

About The Van House Foundation
Started in Detroit in 2011 by Nicole and Rick E. Van House II, The Van House Foundation is the parent organization to and is a registered 501(c)(3). The foundation’s purpose is to help the younger generation become more involved, engaged and educated within their local communities across America (currently focusing on Metro-Detroit).


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