Doing Good

Doing Good

Tasty Cookies For A Great Cause At Avalon Bakery This February

February is quickly approaching, which means it is time to start thinking about what to get your Valentine. What if I told you that you...

Play Ball! Renovations To Calcara Park Finished, Youth Baseball Ready To Start

Calcara Park is now a field of dreams for young kids enrolled in Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) youth baseball programs.Last year PAL received...

HealthQuest Clinics Help THAW Heat Homes For Families In Need

Dr. Sol Cogan treated Detroit Lions football players for nearly 14 years. Today he uses many of those same therapies on patients of all...

Walled Lake Northern High School adopts Lincoln-King Academy for the holidays

What happens when a group of high school students decide to adopt an entire school for Christmas? I found out Thursday morning when we...

For every step forward, Detroit has to be wary of taking multiple steps back

There is so much good going on in Detroit right now. The M1 Rail is on the tracks as we speak, being tested for...

Buy a cutting board made from reclaimed Detroit wood and help COTS feed a...

Need that special gift made FROM Detroit?Here’s a thought – a handcrafted, reclaimed wood charcuterie serving and sandwich board are created out of wood from...

Drink and be merry this Thursday at Falling Down Beer Company to benefit two...

We are smack dab in the middle of the holiday season. It is easy to get wrapped up in all the hoopla, but sometimes...

Miniature golf course on verge of being built in Detroit’s North End neighborhood

Up on Oakland Avenue and Clay, it looks like seven vacant lots in the city of Detroit are about to be turned into a...
College Tuition Free Detroit

Tuition-free, four year college now available to Detroit high school students

One of the challenges Detroit faces is education. Not just when it comes to local schools, but the low level of college graduates in...

Two projects in Detroit aiming to increase access to healthy food & spur economic...

Imagine what it would be like to want an apple, a pear, a banana or carrots, peas, or, yes, even broccoli, and there was...
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Figure Skating in Harlem selects Detroit as their first expansion city

The world of figure skating and the discipline, self-confidence and leadership skills it can bring just opened up for 300 Detroit girls ages six...

Love The Detroit Zoo? Love Holiday Lights? Vote For “Wild Lights” To Be The...

If you’re getting ready to ooh and aah at the holiday lights at the Detroit Zoo this year, that’s great. They are spectacular.You can...

These Special Coats Not Only Keep People Warm, They Also Create New Beginnings

At first glance, it's a straightforward idea. Coats for the homeless that double as sleeping bags. Sounds like a good idea, right?It has been...

Covenant Community Care Receives Grant To Help Patients With Chronic Diseases, Behavioral Health

It’s sad, but true. In Michigan, nearly 17 percent of adults with mental illness are uninsured and find it difficult to get the treatment...

Neighborhoods Rising Summit To Offers Ideas, Tools, Actions To Transform Detroit

Every Detroit neighborhood must be livable, lovable and vibrant for our city to truly transform. Its future depends on it.Our neighborhoods are looking for...

UDM Titans, WSU Warriors To Face Off In Charity Basketball Game To Benefit Detroit...

It took 14 years to happen on the basketball court, but a new "City College Series" to raise money for education in the city...

Nonprofit Awards 10 Cars To Detroiters In Need Of Transportation

Despite much talk about the future of regional transit, the reality is for the foreseeable future, having a car is almost a necessity in...

Dan And Jennifer Gilbert Give $15 Million To MSU For Basketball, Detroit Scholarships And...

Dan Gilbert and his wife Jennifer, who both graduated from Michigan State University, have made a substantial gift to the university from their family...

First Responder Chili Challenge Returns To Benefit Children Of Detroit Police Capt. Ken Steil...

The story of Detroit Police Captain Ken Steil is a sad one. If you remember, he was the officer who succumbed to his injuries...

Got An Idea For A Neighborhood Project? You Could Share In A $2 Million...

$2 million. That’s the amount the Kresge Foundation wants to share with 15-20 Detroit community-based nonprofits with projects to transform neighborhoods.This is the third...

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Buzz: Wahlburgers To Open In Royal Oak And Taylor

There has been a lot of online commotion around Mark Wahlberg being the state. Whenever he shows up people seem to go wild. Thursday he made...