27 12, 2017

Grace Centers of Hope battles opioid addiction with faith-based program

2017-12-27T21:34:02+00:00

by Sharon Dargay, hometownlife.com Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac offers a free, year-long residential program for substance abusers. But it’s often the last place an addict wants to be. “Grace Centers of Hope is usually the last stop for people. Most of our residents have been to numerous rehabs and there are numerous reasons for that,” [...]

Grace Centers of Hope battles opioid addiction with faith-based program 2017-12-27T21:34:02+00:00
17 11, 2017

Close ties between Japan and Michigan

2017-11-17T23:35:39+00:00

by Mitsuhiro Wada and Takashi OmitsuPublished Nov. 16, 2017 The opening of the new permanent gallery of Japanese art at the Detroit Institute of Arts represents the latest example of the long-enjoyed special bond of shared achievements and friendship between the community of Japanese residents in Michigan and the citizens of the state. Over many years, [...]

Close ties between Japan and Michigan 2017-11-17T23:35:39+00:00
3 10, 2017

‘On The Table’ Looks To Improve Lives of Young People

2017-10-03T22:06:41+00:00

‘On The Table’ Looks To Improve Lives of Young People In just a couple of days, many people throughout the southeast Michigan region will gather around tables to break bread, and have an in-depth conversation about the future for youth in our area. The “On the Table” event on October 4th, led by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan [...]

‘On The Table’ Looks To Improve Lives of Young People 2017-10-03T22:06:41+00:00
3 10, 2017

SE Michigan residents to break bread, discuss new ways to make communities better

2017-10-03T21:51:52+00:00

SE Michigan residents to break bread, discuss new ways to make communities better By STATESIDE STAFF • OCT 2, 2017 In an age where anonymous opinions posted online often drown out civil discourse, the idea of people sitting down to share a meal and conversation seems downright radical. But this coming Wednesday, groups of regular folks all over [...]

SE Michigan residents to break bread, discuss new ways to make communities better 2017-10-03T21:51:52+00:00
19 09, 2017

TheHUB executive Robert Dewaelsche named head of SDBA

2017-09-21T15:44:21+00:00

By TheHUB on 09/19/2017 Robert Dewaelsche has been named president of the Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA). The appointment was announced today by SDBA board chairman Michael Odom. “Rob brings to the SDBA more than 35 years of experience, including senior level roles with local nonprofit and for-profit organizations where he worked to support, strengthen and build strong [...]

TheHUB executive Robert Dewaelsche named head of SDBA 2017-09-21T15:44:21+00:00
11 04, 2016

The Red Shoe Affair at The Big House April 16

2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00

Hundreds of people will be hitting the Big House this weekend for a spectacular event for a great cause. The Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Ann Arbor is hosting the Red Shoe Affair Saturday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. The nonprofit's signature event is being held at the Jack Roth Stadium Club Room at The [...]

The Red Shoe Affair at The Big House April 16 2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00
15 03, 2016

Pontiac-based charity donates books to UCS

2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00

Pontiac-based Grace Centers of Hope donated recently 3,400 new books to Utica Community Schools’ Great Start Readiness Pre-school Program. The book, Tommy Starts Something Big, was written by WDIV-TV personality Chuck Gaidica. It’s a children’s story about a boy who faces his own challenges by inspiring others in their time of need. The Great Start program is [...]

Pontiac-based charity donates books to UCS 2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00
11 03, 2016

Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores backs telethon for Flint with up to $1 million

2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00

FLINT — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores said he'll match donations up to a total of $1 million generated by a telethon to help Flint children and families amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water. Tom Gores via Crain's Detroit Business. Detroit's WDIV-TV on Tuesday hosts "Flint Water Crisis: 4 Our Families" to [...]

Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores backs telethon for Flint with up to $1 million 2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00
16 02, 2016

Cowboys CB Brandon Carr seeks to help kids amid Flint’s water crisis

2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is encouraging athletes to help his hometown of Flint, Michigan, amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint says Carr is donating $100,000 to create the Carr Cares Fund for Flint. He's also donating $10,000 for the Safe Water Safe Homes Fund to help with replacing [...]

Cowboys CB Brandon Carr seeks to help kids amid Flint’s water crisis 2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00
16 02, 2016

Dallas Cowboys’ Brandon Carr gives back $110,000 during Flint water crisis

2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00

by Eric Woodyard, MLive Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr cares about his hometown of Flint. Amid the city's water crisis with lead-filled water, the football star has created the Carr Cares Fund for the city. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint says Carr is donating $100,000 to create the Carr Cares Fund for Flint and $10,000 [...]

Dallas Cowboys’ Brandon Carr gives back $110,000 during Flint water crisis 2017-09-19T12:19:09+00:00