This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele from AMP Radio finds out about Giving Day, a new movement to encourage charitable donations as gifts for the holidays.

First, Trish Dewald, the Chief Development Officer for COTS, and Delphia Simmons, the Quality Improvement Director, explain why COTS partnered with the donation website Benevolent to better help the Detroit residents.

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Next, Magee Humes, the associate director for the Michigan Animal Rescue League, explains how viewers can help her organization provide better lives for rescued animals.

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Then, Carina Yanish, the Chief Operations Officer for Mariners Inn, and David Hardrick, Mariners Inn Staff and Alumnus, talk about their Adopt-a-Family program where men struggling with homeless and addiction issues reach out to families in need.

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Finally, author/entertainer Mike Ball talks about Lost Voices, an organization that helps incarcerated children deal with their emotions through music. Peter ‘Madcat’ Ruth also appearing in the segment.

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