FUNdraiser in the park! Volunteer with the Detroit Tigers.

Want to help your community and see a Detroit Tigers game? For FREE?! Volunteer with Catholic Charities to raise funds for their mission, spend time at the park, and get a free t-shirt! Catholic Charities Polk County Ministries needs volunteers to run the concession...

The month ahead: 18+ Lakeland events in the new year

We’re starting 2018 on our feet, Lakeland! Here at YLakeland, we’ve made our resolutions, marked our calendars, and prepped for a year of growth, fun, and learning. If you haven’t already, check out our stories about Lakeland New Year’s...

New Year, New You, New Lakeland Resolutions Guide

A new year means a fresh start, a chance to accomplish any leftover goals from 2017 and to start setting new ones. Whether it’s exercising more, eating healthier, or volunteering time to give back to the community, we’re right there with you. We’re so excited to start...

How To: Spread Holiday Cheer for All of Lakeland to Hear

Maybe Buddy the Elf was right when he said, “The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear.” But if you aren’t very confident in your singing abilities we have compiled a list of other ways you can spread cheer to those...

25 Days of Lakeland

Dig out your ugly sweater and hone your cookie-making skills…the Christmas season has officially begun. Despite Walmart being decorated for the holidays since Halloween, we at YLakeland believe that December 1st marks the official start of the Christmas...

The H.E.A.R.T. ventures downtown

“Hope Expressed through Art Restoration Therapy” is a community-wide art event bringing together those of our homeless community to paint collaborative, interactive art pieces in Munn Park next weekend, on October 14th.   An initiative of The...