STORIES


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

Girls on the Run

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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Trans Sistas of Color Project: A Catapult Story

The Trans Sistas of Color Project – Detroit, founded in 2015 by Bré Campbell and John Trimble, works to assist transgender women of color by creating trans-centric programming, projects, and...

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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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Mobile Food Rolls Out in Livingston County

Livingston County is no stranger to fighting hunger: It was the first community in the state to be declared hunger-free by the governor’s office, and its Hunger Council—a combination of...

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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

Making It Easier for the Elderly to Eat Well

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County does a great service to its community by providing food suitable for those with religious dietary restrictions, but before their Healthy Food Connect grant,...

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A Medical Solution to Food Insecurity in Monroe County

Eating well isn’t just a lifestyle choice: People who have dietary restrictions or experience food insecurity need fresh fruits and vegetables the way that people suffering from colds or infections...

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Making Meals, and Memories, Across Generations

St. Patrick Senior Center has been serving Detroit’s seniors since 1973. It’s now the Detroit Area Agency on Aging’s largest congregate meal provider, which means it dishes out a lot...

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