Volunteers will pick up the boxes Saturday morning at the Focus: HOPE food warehouse in Detroit and deliver them to about 1,200 senior citizens.
Obama administration representatives meeting with Mayor Mike Duggan against the backdrop of economic revitalization talks in Detroit.
Governor Snyder, his wife Sue and their two daughters packed boxes of food along with other volunteers at the Focus Hope warehouse.
Henry Ford Community College, the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan, the Wayne County Community College District and Focus: HOPE have formed the Career and Technical Education partnership, which provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors in Detroit to receive college credits while completing their high school education requirements.
Monday at Focus Hope more than 75 people sat to hear the Data Driven Detroit lecture entitled “How are the Children?”
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Focus: Hope and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, are partnering on a weeklong campaign to raise money for the delivery of holiday meals to at least 800 local senior citizens.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain talks with Focus: Hope CEO William Jones about the organization that rose from the ashes of the Detroit riots 40 years ago in a bid to change things and is still going strong. It’s Focus: Hope.
The group is using a grant to pay for the program and must fill the jobs in machinery and IT by September.