STORIES


Stories of growth, stories of impact, stories from our community.

Supporting Quality Journalism

Journalism gives people the information they need to make better decisions about their livelihoods. When citizens are more informed, they are better able to enact change in their community and...

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Healthy Food Connect

Healthy Communities Regions that promote healthy living have more productive and satisfied residents. In healthier communities, residents tend to live longer and become more engaged in their neighborhoods. Healthy communities...

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Ruth Ellis Health & Wellness Center

Healthy Communities Regions that promote healthy living have more productive and satisfied residents. In healthier communities, residents tend to live longer and become more engaged in their neighborhoods. Healthy communities...

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YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Investing In Youth When we think of youth, we think of dreams, innovation, and new opportunities — or, simply put, the future. The youth of today will become the leaders,...

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St. Louis Center for Exceptional Children and Adults

Healthy Communities Regions that promote healthy living have more productive and satisfied residents. In healthier communities, residents tend to live longer and become more engaged in their neighborhoods. Healthy communities...

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Atlantic Impact: A Catapult Story

Students at schools that include educational trips in their academic offerings get better grades, and are more likely to graduate. As a 2016 Catapult grantee, Atlantic Impact is providing more...

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Grant to Eastern Market Provides Transportation for Seniors and Children

A Healthy Food Connect grant is allowing the Eastern Market to bring seniors and children to the market for education, nutrition, and fun!   Healthy Food Connect seeks to improve...

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Kids and Seniors Find Fun and Healthy Food at Eastern Market

Everyone knows how much fun Detroit’s Eastern Market is on a bright summer Saturday—but did you know how exciting it gets on a Tuesday? Healthy Food Connect grantee Eastern Market...

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CFSEM Awards Grants from Endowment Funds Established to Honor the Legacy of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

DETROIT, Mich., May 23, 2017 – The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced today that 33 organizations in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, St. Clair, and Livingston counties received grants...

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In Press Release

Creating Compelling Narratives at the Healthy Food Connect Storytelling Summit

Earlier this month, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan hosted the Storytelling Summit, the second in a five-part education series to help Healthy Food Connect grantees and other community actors...

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In General