Bailey Lake Elementary In Clarkston Exceeds Coin Drive Expectation For Ukrainian Refugees, Raises Over 13K In 5 daysBailey Lake Elementary in Clarkston started a 5 day long coin drive to help Ukraine refugees with no set goal in mind. To everyones surprise they raised over $13,000.
Donations For Ukrainians Pour Into Metro Detroit WarehouseDonations intended to assist those both defending and fleeing Ukraine are pouring into a Metro Detroit warehouse.
Metro Detroit Business Seeking Donations To Support People In UkraineA Metro Detroit business is asking for donations for people in Ukraine who lost everything following the Russian invasion.
Salvation Army Asking For Donations To Help Reach Red Kettle Campaign Goal By January 31The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Christmas Campaign, which runs until Sunday, Jan. 31. With just days left in the fundraiser, The Salvation Army is significantly behind its $8.3 million goal. The organization asking for more people to donate so they can continue helping those in need.
Toyota Donates Winter Boots And Socks To Detroit Families, $15,000 To Salvation ArmyToyota Motor North America donated boots and socks to more than 150 Detroit families during its 11th annual "Walk In My Boot" community outreach program.
Seedlings Braille Books For Children Fills A Need In The Community That Only A Nonprofit FulfillDebra Bonde, Founder of Seedlings Braille Books for Children, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the process of creating braille books, how they get their funding, and what it means to her personally to provide this support to the community.
Former U of M Football Player's Foundation Donates New Uniforms To Youth Athletic Programs Across The MidwestAdam Shibley, Founder of The Uniform Funding Foundation, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how the foundation got started and what kind of impact the donations have had on the youth athletic programs.
Family Of Slain 27-Year-Old Woman Says She Was A Dedicated MotherAlexis Johnson was shot and killed early Monday morning in Detroit. Her family says it all started from an argument that turned tragic.
Forgotten Harvest Expands Operations, Expresses Need For Volunteers During COVID-19 PandemicKirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how Forgotten Harvest has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and why their need for volunteers in greater than ever.
Sprit Of Children Brings Halloween To Children's Hospitals Across The Country, Donates Millions To Improve Child Life DepartmentsErin Springer, Sr. Manager of Public and Media Relations for Spirit Halloween, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about what Spirit of Children has planned for this year's hospitals.
Dominic Miller, Who Collects and Distributes Pajamas for Kids for Christmas, Joins Community ConnectDominic Miller, from Dominic's Christmas Wish, and his Grandmother will join Lisa Germani this Saturday on Community Connect to talk about his goals this year.
Street Beat: Guide To Donating Used Items To Detroit CharitiesOn this week’s Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks about seasonal cleaning/organizing and where to donate all the usable items that families might discard.
Walk It Out at the 2014 Lighthouse Hunger Walk
Street Beat Web Exclusive: Don't Be Afraid of DetroitIt's easy to bash Detroit. It seems everyone is doing it these days. Many people would rather sit around and complain than get up and do something about it.