Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Wendy Shepherd, Executive Director
Primary Contact Name
Wendy Shepherd
Main Address

2886 Twelve Mile Rd
Box 721427
Berkley, MI 48072
United States

First National Building
660 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
United States

What We Do

Mittens for Detroit collects, purchases, and distributes new mittens and gloves to kids, teens, and adults in need in Metro Detroit, MI, distributing more than one-quarter million pairs since 2010.

Interesting Info
  • Since 2010, more than one-quarter million pairs of new mittens and gloves have been collected and distributed to kids, teens, and adults.
  • The public collection of pairs runs from October-January annually, with more than 100 collection partners around Metro Detroit.
  • The Big Sort is our ongoing volunteer opportunity, where teams come to the office to count, sort, and pack the pairs for the 70+ Distribution Partners.
Geographic Location

Detroit, Pontiac, Dearborn, Hamtramck, Highland Park

Volunteer Opportunities

Calling all MittenMakers!
Repeats daily for 335 times

The Big Sort
Repeats daily on Monday to Friday for 195 times