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We’re Hiring: Coalition Manager – Project Play: Southeast Michigan

The Opportunity Project Play: Southeast Michigan is building a community in which all children have the opportunity to be active in sports or recreation regardless of gender, race, zip code,...

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We’re Hiring: Program Manager – Project Play: Southeast Michigan

The Opportunity Project Play: Southeast Michigan is building a community in which all children have the opportunity to be active in sports or recreation regardless of gender, race, zip code,...

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Aspiring Athletes Play On with Equipment Kits from Project Play

This story was originally published in the Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. Over the past few years, the Community Foundation, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, and the Aspen Institute Sports...

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Innovation: Investing in the Future Through Youth Development

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook In every aspect of the Community Foundation’s work, we are always seeking new, innovative ways to serve and support our region. Nowhere...

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Project Play joins Channel 7 Action News, shares tips to keep youth active in the winter WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Action News This Morning

Sarah Wedepohl, senior program officer at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, spoke with Channel 7 Action News This Morning about Project Play and the importance of keeping youth active...

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What’s New at the Community Foundation?

In my life at the Community Foundation, I’m in awe as we also continue to “settle” into the new normal this Fall, which involved a breadth of new collaborative efforts,...

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‘SportPort’ program expands to give more kids opportunities to play

Eight Additional Communities to Join Equipment Sharing Program Today, Project Play: Southeast Michigan, an initiative driven and funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation in partnership with the Community...

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Getting Youth Active Again

Can you recall your favorite playground game as a child? There were so many that filled the day for me, especially during the summer months out on school break. You...

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New “SportPort” equipment sharing program launches to give kids more opportunities to play

Pilot program is part of Project Play: Southeast Michigan initiative – funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation in partnership with the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the...

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