Join us at one of our events in 2017!

Take part in the “Pennies from Heaven Drive” at Summit in the Park. Volunteer during our Work Week in December. Or help out with our annual Holiday Market food drive.

Check out our calendar of events:

Our Meetings

The Canton Goodfellows meetings are held in the Canton Municipal Building, 1105 Canton Canter Rd, at 7:00 PM in Room C (Lower Level).

You are more than welcome to join us, in order to find out more about our organization! We are always looking for new members who are willing to help in implementing new ideas.

  • Thursday, February 2, 2017  (2016 Wrap Up Meeting)
  • Thursday, March 2, 2017 (Annual Meeting, with voting for the Board)
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • Thursday, May 4, 2017
  • Thursday, June 1, 2017
  • Thursday, July 6, 2017
  • Thursday, August 3, 2017
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017

Pennies from Heaven Drive

  • Date: October 28, 2017, 10:00am to noon
  • Location: Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton, MI 48188 (map to the Summit)
  • Drop off your spare change. It doesn’t have to be just pennies!
  • Date: Begins in Mid-October 2017
  • Gifts dropped off December 7 and 8, 2017
  • Purchase gifts for one of our children, learn about sponsorship


 Summit Gift Drive

  • Date: November 16 to December 4 , 2017
  • Location: Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton, MI 48188 (map to the Summit)
  • Pick up a gift tag at the Summit, purchase gift, and drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Summit or Canton Leisure Services at the Canton Administrative Building


  • We have been informed that WDVD has decided to cancel their Stuff-A-Bus toy drives throughout the Metro Detroit area.
  • If you were planning on donating new, unwrapped toys through the WDVD drive this year, please consider dropping them off during our Canton Goodfellows Toy Drive.
  • See the following item for our drop off dates and locations.

Toy Drive

  • Date: November 16 to December 4, 2017
  • Location: Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton, MI 48188 (map to the Summit) or Canton Leisure Services at the Canton Administrative Building
  • Anyone can drop off new, unwrapped toys

Holiday Market Food Drive


  • Date: Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
  • What is ? It’s the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday each year, which has become known as a day of world-wide charitable giving.
  • Please consider making a tax deductible donation to our No Child Without A Christmas Campaign on this day.
  • Make a donation now.  THANKS!

2nd Annual “The Crossover”

  • Charity basketball game fundraiser organized by the staffs of West and Liberty Middle Schools
  • Liberty MS Staff vs. West MS Staff
  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2017  Doors open 5:45pm/Tip-off 6:30pm
  • Location: Liberty Middle School Gymnasium, 46250 Cherry Hill Road
    Canton, Michigan 48187, (map to Liberty Middle School)
  • Admission:  $5 per person (Ages 5+), FREE if wearing The Crossover 2017 T-Shirt
  • Proceeds benefit Canton Goodfellows, Plymouth Goodfellows, and Liberty & West Intervention Funds
  • In partnership with the Educational Excellence Foundation
  • Supported by the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
  • Become a business sponsor, download the sponsor letter  (PDF: 135KB) and sponsor form (PDF: 293KB).  Due by Friday, October 13, 2017
  • View the 2016 Event Video
  • Download the Event Flyer (PDF: 540KB)

Goodfellows Paper Sale

Volunteers selling Goodfellows newspapers outside Canton business

  • Date: December 2, 2017, 9am – 2pm  
  • Location: Outside of businesses throughout Canton Township
  • 2017 Locations:  Holiday Market, Richardson’s Drugs, L George’s Coney Island, Parthenon Coney Island, Leo’s Coney Island (Ford & Canton Center), and Scrambler Marie’s
  • Volunteer as a paper seller, or plan to stop by to make a donation
  • Contact Paula Kosbe in October/November at 1-734-394-5191 or

Work Week: Santa Elves