Doing Good

Doing Good

MHPN Awarded Grant To Teach Building Trades Through Restoring A Vacant Detroit House

One of the keys to getting economic engine of the city of Detroit roaring again is jobs for its residents.A program to help do...

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Program Exceeds 8,000 Summer Jobs Goal

Grow Detroit's Young Talent Program has been a huge success this year. This year the program has matched 8,127 Detroit youth between the ages...

More Than $600,000 To Programs In Metro Detroit And Michigan Awarded By BCBSM Foundation

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation awarded more than $600,000 in grants to 14 organizations around Michigan. Five Metro Detroit organizations have...

5 Detroit Projects, Including Slow Roll And Atwater Beach, Receive $810,400

Five local projects have received more than $800,000 in funding from the Knight Foundation through their Cities Challenge.Across the country, Knight received more than...

Gleaners Food Bank Gets $50,000 Grant To Fund School Food Mobile Pantry Program

Here’s some good news for low-income school kids who need nutritious meals.The Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan was awarded a $50,000 grant...

Beyond The Bookshelf: How Detroit’s Libraries Are Finding New Ways To Engage With The...

When folks talk about Detroit, we hear the same words used over and over again: poor, broken, abandoned, blighted. But our experiences in the...

5 Secrets To Making Awesome Things Happen With Jason Hall Of Slow Roll

The first thing you need to know about Jason Hall is that he is a realistic optimist. He knows there is negativity in the...

Big Sean’s Foundation Donates $15K To Help Support Homeless Wayne State Students

The Sean Anderson Foundation has donated $15,000 to benefit Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program to provide short-term support to Wayne...

6 Amazing Murals Popped Up In Town, Check Them Out Here

The six murals for the Small Business Mural project are complete.The mural project partnered small business owners from around Detroit with an artist to...

Detroit Police Athletic League Gets $2.8 Million For Ballpark Project On Old Tiger Stadium...

The Detroit Police Athletic League's (PAL) stadium under construction on Michigan Avenue in Corktown has a new presenting sponsor. The new facility located at the...

New STEM 4D Engineering Theater At The Michigan Science Center Opens May 27

The Michigan Science Center and Toyota Motor North America has just unveiled the new Toyota 4D Engineering Theater (TET) inside the Michigan Science Center.The...

Small Businesses In Detroit’s Neighborhoods To Get New Murals

Six of Detroit's neighborhoods will be receiving a new mural this weekend as part of the Small Business Murals Project.The project pairs a local...

City Year’s Red Jacket Gala Raises $700,000 To Expand Their Program Into Three More...

Last night more than 700 people gathered at Cobo Center to attend the City Year Detroit's Red Jacket Gala.The money raised from the gala...

Six More Tiny Homes Appear In Detroit’s Dexter-Linwood Neighborhood

Last year, we told you about the completion of a tiny house built by the nonprofit Cass Community Social Services.They've been busy building their...

Area College Creates Puppy Program For Students To Raise And Train Leader Dogs For...

College is a time of growth. New experiences. Learning new things. For people... and now, for puppies.Leader Dogs For The Blind has a new...

This City Had Their Streetlights Repossessed. Now Some Are Getting Light Thanks To Solar...

To say Highland Park has seen better days is an understatement.Highland Park, a 2.98 square mile enclave city centered around Woodward Avenue is where Ford...

PODCAST: A Pastor And A Rabbi Are Working To Bring Back A Historic Temple...

It seems in America today we're divided in a million ways. By politics. By religion. By race. But projects like this show there is...

Seth Meyers Coming To Detroit, Will Headline Forgotten Harvest Comedy Night June 17

You can watch Seth Meyers five nights a week on NBC's Late Night, but you can see him up close and personal when he...

Motown Movement Aims To Build Education Center Focused On Affordable, Sustainable Housing

Do you remember the story of the Dutch boy who stuck his finger in the dike to stop the leak and saved the town?That’s...
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New Farm To Freezer In Eastern Market Will Create Jobs, Offer More Fresh Food...

It’s going to be even easier for schools, grocery stores, community feeding programs and restaurants to get, and keep, fresh foods from local farmers...