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Eye On Detroit - Week of CaringMercedes-Benz Week of Caring event in Warren.
Eye On Detroit - Grace Centers of Hope"Little Grace Village". 12 single and multi-family homes on Seneca Street in Pontiac, these houses have been purchased, restored to their original architecture, and rented to graduates of the one-year life skills program at Grace Centers of Hope.
Eye On Detroit - Greenspace & GoKaren Carter visits Greenspace & Go in Birmingham, a plant based restaurant.
Eye On Detroit - Mill Race Historical VillageMill Race Historical Village in Northville. The village was built on 12.5 acres of land donated to the City of Northville by the Ford Motor Company. Once the site of a grist mill, the village consists of an inn, blacksmith shop, school, church, gazebo, rustic wooden bridge, a general store, an Interurban station and several homes reminiscent of an era gone by.
Eye On Detroit - Goodman Acker Life Remodeled 2Goodman Acker employees volunteering at the Durfee Innovation Society in Detroit.
Eye On Detroit - Leader Dogs for the BlindSince 1939 Leader Dogs for the Blind has operated one of the world’s most respected and innovative guide dog programs.
Eye On Detroit - Frank. The Man. The MusicFRANK …The Man, The Music, starring, Detroit’s own Bob Anderson, is an award winning, critically acclaimed theatrical production, direct from the world- famous Palazzo Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.
Eye On Detroit - Better World DayStudents at the University Prep Mark Murray Campus held a food drive to benefit the Open Door Outreach Center.
Michigan Matters May 20, 2018 PromoMichigan Matters May 20, 2018 Promo
Eye On Detroit - Move For HungerMove For Hunger is a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. When people move, they throw away a lot of "stuff." Unfortunately some of this "stuff" is perfectly good food that could be donated to a family in need rather than be thrown away. Move For Hunger works with professional moving companies, like University Moving & Storage, to rescue this food during the move and deliver it to local food banks. Move For Hunger also works to organize hundreds of food drives each year.
Eye On Detroit PNC Bank Grow Up GreatStudents from Detroit Public Schools spending the day at the Cranbrook Science Institute courtesy of the PNC Grow Up Great Program.
Eye On Detroit - Wallace Detroit GuitarsIn 2014, Mark Wallace founded Wallace Detroit Guitars to literally build guitars from Detroit history.
Eye On Detroit - 88.1 WSDPThe Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation presented WSDP-FM (88.1) with the 2018 High School Station of the Year Award. The MABF also honored 11 Plymouth-Canton Educational Park students in their annual High School and College Awards Competition.
Eye On Detroit - Alzheimers Association, The DSO, The Henry FordThe Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Michigan Chapter’s Community Connect program has collaborated with the Henry Ford and DSO to present a very special event open to those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and their care partners. On Tuesday, April 24 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Henry Ford, guests had the opportunity to view Henry Ford’s collection of violins, learn about their history and witness a violin performance by Hai Xin, assistant concertmaster for the DSO.
Eye On Detroit - Downtown Boxing GymThe Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program is changing lives and helping Detroit students thrive. Their free, after-school educational program provides tutoring, mentoring, enrichment, college and career readiness, and strong academic support as well as boxing and athletics for children ages 7-18.
Eye On Detroit - Henry Clark Stroke FoundationThe Henry Clark Stroke Foundation is a nonprofit organization promoting stroke awareness through education and support of organizations that benefit a healthy community. In April 2018, the Henry Clark Stroke Foundation will start its 16th year promoting stroke awareness.
Eye On Detroit - Life Remodeled Goodman AckerGoodman Acker Law Firm will participate in the grand opening of the Community Innovation Center on Friday, April 27th. The day-long event will include an open house with games & tours for local students & community residents, as well as an evening fundraiser and reception for donors and corporate supporters. Life Remodeled exists to bridge people across divides in order to help transform each other’s lives. They invest approximately $5 million in cash, labor, and materials into one Detroit neighborhood each year.
Eye On Detroit - School of RockAt School of Rock Rochester, their Performance Program puts students front-and-center on a real stage for real performances. Students get to show off their killer music skills while learning serious teamwork as they and their bandmates refine their abilities through some of rock and roll’s greatest hits.
Eye On Detroit - Open Door Outreach CenterRecognizing the human dignity of all persons, Open Door Outreach Center's primary mission, in the spirit of interfaith charity, is to provide emergency services of food, clothing and referral information to families in need.
Eye On Detroit - 2018 Great American Main Street AwardHowell Main Street was named the winner of the 2018 Great American Main Street Award presented by the National Main Street Center.
Eye On Detroit - Hatch DetroitHatch Detroit is a vehicle to champion and support independent retail businesses through funding, education, exposure and mentoring. Founded in 2011, Hatch Detroit was created to give others the opportunity to have a role in the redevelopment of Detroit. The Contest was built on an idea called “Crowd Entrepreneurship” where residents have a role in voting for the type of retail they want in their community and determining the winner of the Hatch Contest. Since 2011, five winners have been announced, and fourteen Hatch Alumni businesses have opened up storefronts. Now in its sixth year, Hatch Detroit has expanded its retail role into six neighborhoods in Detroit as part of the Detroit Lion’s Living for the City Initiative. Hatch Detroit will be partnering with local Community Development Corporations (CDC’s) to determine an area of focus that works within the community’s master plan for its retail strip. Examples include improvements in signage, interior lighting, window displays, and outdoor beautification projects all geared to improving retail.
Eye On Detroit - Vista MariaKaren Carter visits Vista Maria’s Shepherd Hall Transitional Living Program at Vista Maria. The program provides an affordable 12-18 month program that is geared towards helping women achieve the personal and financial independence they desire in a safe, unique environment designed to put them on the path to success.
Eye On Detroit - Recovery Park and Recovery Park FarmsRecoveryPark Farms is an urban agriculture enterprise providing fresh, local specialty produce to top quality restaurants using novel lighting technology to support sustainable year-round growing. Starting with high tunnels and progressing to hydroponic greenhouses using natural standards, they grow chef requested specialty produce which reaches their restaurants within 24-48 hours (and within a 300 mile radius).
Eye On Detroit - Live Edge DetroitLive Edge Detroit is a premier local supplier of rough-sawn urban wood. They salvage logs from tree removal jobs around Metro-Detroit that would otherwise have been turned into mulch or firewood, and mill them into usable materials, like slabs and rounds. Their vision is to continue preserving these beautiful pieces of wood and to make them available for others to enjoy in a new form, for many more years to come.