STORIES


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

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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Moments of Inspiration

Looking at 2016 I’ll be honest.  2016 was not an easy year – not for the local community or for the nation.  The violence, the ongoing racism, the negative messages...

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In General

PACE Helps Seniors Stay Healthy and Eat Better

Access to nutritious food is important for all residents of Southeast Michigan, especially vulnerable populations like seniors and children. We launched Healthy Food Connect to make it easier for these...

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Forgotten Harvest: Driving Hunger from Metro Detroit

Supporting a Healthy Food System A diet rich in healthy foods is essential to good health — that may be as close to a universal truth as there is. We...

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FoodLab Detroit: Supporting Food Entrepreneurs

Supporting a Healthy Food System A diet rich in healthy foods is essential to good health — that may be as close to a universal truth as there is. We...

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