detroit nonprofits

Pope Francis Center provides lifeline for those experiencing homelessness during pandemic

The Pope Francis Center offers meals, laundry and showers, with Detroit guests in need increasing to 170-200 people a day…

2 years ago

Volunteer at the Pope Francis Center with the Detour DoGooders

Volunteer with the Detour DoGooders at the Pope Francis Center then join the afterglow at the Apparatus Room on Thursday,…

2 years ago

Detroit Community Fridge continues to tackle food insecurity one person at a time

Detroit Community Fridge, a grassroots mutual aid project started during the pandemic, has grown to manage four fridges with food…

2 years ago

Canfield Consortium awarded $50,000 to ‘activate’ alley on Detroit’s east side

Detroit group Canfield Consortium was awarded the $50,000 grant to activate an east side alley with a rain garden, community…

2 years ago

Storehouse of Hope wanted to create a new path for Detroit homeownership. What went wrong?

Detroit nonprofit Storehouse of Hope has a vision of a community land trust -- but is going broke while facing…

3 years ago

Chef Maxcel Hardy feeds Detroit’s essential workers while teaching culinary arts

When food that he couldn’t serve piled up at his restaurant COOP Detroit, Chef Maxcel Hardy and his culinary students…

3 years ago

How Arts & Scraps fueled creativity for Detroit kids stuck at home

Ang Adamiak spent the pandemic year shifting her nonprofit Arts & Scraps’ programming online and sending out creative supply kits.

3 years ago

How Khali Sweeney transformed the Downtown Boxing Gym to help Detroit students in the pandemic

These days, Downtown Boxing Gym founder and CEO Khali Sweeney is at the gym on Detroit’s east side by 6:30…

3 years ago

These Detroit nonprofits stepped up to meet extraordinary need this year, and they deserve your donations

Leaders at six Detroit nonprofits told us how they’ve been stretching to support their communities during COVID-19 -- and how…

3 years ago

11 ways to volunteer in Detroit, whether you’re venturing out or staying at home

With a community in crisis, we’re all looking for safe ways to help our neighbors this season.

3 years ago