Homegrown Heroes

Homegrown Heroes

Nominate a Hero! Know any people who deserve a little special recognition?  You can nominate them for one of these honors:

01/25/2011

Meet Detroit’s Newest Big Brother

  Detroit’s Chief of Police Ralph L. Godbee  Jr. and I have something in common.  We both believe in the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (BBBSMD).

01/13/2011

Nominate a Homegrown Hero

Homegrown Heroes is a blog that highlights the selfless actions and achievements made by local people, so it’s a great place to congratulate a local teacher and to talk about the Citizen Service Before Self [...]

12/30/2010

Seaholm art students set record

Seaholm High School art students set the national record for the Memory Project.

12/16/2010

Mittens for Detroit

Are you Smitten for the Mitten?

12/16/2010

Katrina Survivors Reunited

A family separated by Hurricane Katrina has reunited with the help of a Detroit non-profit and a senator.

12/16/2010

Tara’s Toy Drive

I received a very touching email from Gary Parrish and wanted to share it.  His granddaughter, Tara Brady, passed away July 9, 2009, just 27 days after her 9th birthday.  Tara had a very rare [...]

12/07/2010

Community Sharing

This time of year, people all around the metro-Detroit area are opening their hearts and their wallets to help those in need. I recently found out about a local business who has been helping the [...]

12/06/2010

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