Community Activities and Events
Affirmations’ Allan Gilmour and Eric Jergins Community Center is host to a number of events and activities -- all providing opportunities to learn, grow, socialize, and feel safe.

For a complete list of all scheduled events, please visit our center calendar by clicking here.

Open Call For Dance Instructors

  • Affirmations is seeking dance instructions of any style to teach our center guests basic movements. Any type of dance is acceptable!Interested? Please reach out to Heather Aymer at or call (248) 398-7105 for more information.

    Axle Brewing Co. - 14th Amendment Kolsch Promotion

  • Thank you to our friends at Axle Brewing Co. 50 cents from each pint of their 14th Amendment Kolsch will go right to Affirmations!
    Stop by and try a pint at: 567 Livernois Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220

    Community Housing Resource Night

  • Community Housing Network, Inc. will be returning to Affirmations every third Tuesday of the month, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. If you are in need of housing resources and would like to find out more information on how to acquire them, please stop by! CHN provides short-term, temporary rental assistance to individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless.

    Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals Survey

  • Wayne State University and the University of Washington are looking for transgender and gender-non conforming individuals in Michigan to take a quick survey.
  • Visit and once completed, you can earn a $20 Visa gift card. Contact Heather Aymer at for details.

    Book Sale

  • We are having a sale this winter, a book sale and every book in our library must go! The sales will occur every Friday & Saturday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Buy a bag and fill it up with as many as you can fit.
  • Small bag of books: $5
  • Large bag of books:$10
  • Box of books:$30

  • For questions, please contact Heather Aymer at

    Pizza With A Purpose at California Pizza Kitchen In Troy


  • Have some pizza with purpose at CPK in Troy all day on Thursday, January 18th. 20% of your check will be donated back to the center. Let your server know that you'd like the bill to be counted towards the fundraiser for the center when you dine in.
  • Questions? Contact Kyle Taylor at or call (248) 398-7105.

    Fundraiser at Panera Bread on Old Woodward in Birmingham


  • Stop by Panera Bread in Birmingham on Thursday, February 8th, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and a portion of your bill will be donated back to the center. Please inform that you are participating in the fundraiser for Affirmations as you pay your bill.
  • Questions? Contact Kyle Taylor at or call (248) 398-7105.

    Foster Care Clinic with Samaritas


  • There are thousands of children in Michigan who need homes where they can feel safe, secure and loved. Make a difference and come to the center to learn more about fostering children and teens for a clinic, brought to you by our friends at Samaritas, the largest non-profit organization in lower Michigan dedicated to serving children and families.

  • Please note that there is a suggested donation rate of $5.
  • Volunteer and Intern Spotlight

    Harper Liles

    Partner Spotlight

    Thank you Axle Brewing for being such a wonderful community partner. Your help is assisting in keeping our doors open twelve hours a day, six days a week, fifty-two weeks a year!

    Click to see more of our Sponsors and Partners