Community Support

The highest of distinctions is service to others.

King George VI

Grand Master of Scotland; Lodge of Glamis No. 99, United Kingdom

Ashley's Friends

Howell Lodge No. 38 is a proud supporter of Ashley’s Friends, a local organization providing support to youths and families trying to deal with and cope with the loss of a loved one.  This fantastic organization relies completely on donations and fundraising for support.

Cub Scout Pack 360

Howell Lodge No. 38 sponsors Cub Scout Pack No. 360.  The Cub Scout program aims to provide boys with an experience that is both fun and educational with a focus on practical knowledge, physical fitness, character building and, community service.

Gleaners Community Food Bank

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan has been providing support for hungry people in the community for decades.  This organization provides food to hungry people throughout southeast Michigan.  The Shared Harvest Food Pantry in Howell is supported directly by Howell Lodge No. 38 and provides emergency food to people in need in Livingston County.

Humane Society of Livingston County

Howell Lodge No. 38 supports the Livingston County Humane Society by donation of pet supplies.  These supplies help to further their mission of pet adoption services, humane treatment, assistance with lost pets, and responsible ownership.

Five Points of Fellowship Program

Howell Lodge No. 38 pledges to help the local community.  One way that we are contributing is by donating to the local Gleaners Food Pantry and the Livingston County Humane Society.  We have been challenged to fill five full donation boxes of food and supplies for these organizations to help those in need over the year.  The lists below are the most-needed items posted by these organizations.


Please, no opened or glass containers, homemade food, or expired products.

  • Tuna Fish
  • Canned Meat
  • Beef Stew
  • Meat Soups, Hearty Soups
  • Canned Spaghetti or Pasta
  • Dry or Canned Beans
  • Baby Food or Formula
  • Ensure/Supplement Drinks
  • Rice
  • Noodles/Macaroni
  • Powdered Milk
  • Pancake or Baking Mixes
  • Cereal/Oatmeal
  • Granola Bars
  • Peanut Butter (Plastic Jars)
  • Jelly (Plastic Jars)



*** indicates items needed in large quantities.

  • ***Any dog and cat food (bags, cans, etc.)***
  • Cat Litter and Litter Boxes
  • Blankets, Fleece Fabric, or Towels
  • Puppy Food and Kitten Chow
  • Cat or Dog Beds
  • Strong Dog Leashes
  • Dog and Cat Toys
  • Dog and Cat Treats/Chews
  • Safety Cat Collars
  • Hand Sanitizers and Clorox Wipes
  • ***Paper Towels and Cleaning Supplies***
  • ***Liquid Bleach***
  • Trash Bags (Large, Heavy Duty, and Kitchen)
  • ***Dishwasher Soap***
  • ***Laundry Soap***
  • Liquid Hand Soap