Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epedemic

Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epedemic

Today, health officials are getting a clearer look at the patterns associated with opioid use through at a ground-breaking statewide assessment. Heralded for its ability to identify and even predict opioid trends, the tool is expected to provide government agencies, lawmakers and local community leaders with information needed to tailor laws, target resources, and design innovative programs to […]

Women’s Power Breakfast kicks off Gleaners campaign to provide 1 million meals for hungry kids in southeast Michigan

Women’s Power Breakfast kicks off Gleaners campaign to provide 1 million meals for hungry kids in southeast Michigan

There are many, many powerful and influential women leaders in southeast Michigan. On Thursday, April 19 more than 700 of them will gather at the 25th annual Women’s Power Breakfast and use that power and influence to raise dollars for Gleaners Community Food Bank to help  stamp out hunger in our region. This year’s breakfast, which […]

Soup’s On! A hearty bowl does a body good especially when dairy’s involved

Soup’s On! A hearty bowl does a body good especially when dairy’s involved

They say soup feeds both the body and the soul. During the winter months especially, truer words were never spoken. Options abound for brothy elixirs, creamy vegetable concoctions, and even hearty thick stews that warm our bodies and souls. A seemingly endless variety can be whipped up with the most basic ingredients – vegetables, meats, […]

$145,000 Kroger grant to Forgotten Harvest provides more than a half million meals for hungry in Southeast Michigan

$145,000 Kroger grant to Forgotten Harvest provides more than a half million meals for hungry in Southeast Michigan

A $145,000 grant from the Kroger Foundation to Forgotten Harvest will provide more than a half million meals for hungry folks in Southeast Michigan. Here’s how it works. Every dollar donated equals four meals and prevents food waste. “The Kroger Co. of Michigan is pleased to endorse this generous grant to help end hunger and […]

$500,000 grant from FCA Foundation gives kids in southeast Michigan more access to nutritious food this summer

$500,000 grant from FCA Foundation gives kids in southeast Michigan more access to nutritious food this summer

Too often kids in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties don’t get enough to eat in the summer. Thanks to a $500,000 grant from the FCA Foundation (Fiat-Chrysler) more of those children will have access to United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s Meet Up and Eat Up and School Breakfast Programs. While nearly 300,000 children in those […]

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