Neighborhood Service Organization launches project to provide housing for homeless after hospital discharge

Neighborhood Service Organization launches project to provide housing for homeless after hospital discharge

The Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) has launched a collaboration project with health systems and community-based agencies to establish a Recuperative Housing Center to help care for the homeless or those who need a place to stay after hospital stays. The center will provide 50 beds of temporary housing and continued care for patients who are […]

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles partners with No Kid Hungry to feed kids impacted by coronavirus school closures

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles partners with No Kid Hungry to feed kids impacted by coronavirus school closures

It’s a given. No kid should ever go hungry. That has become increasingly difficult as schools closed due to the coronavirus crisis, eliminating healthy meals for millions of children. To help get more nutritious food to those children, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), has partnered with No Kid Hungry, to support its grantees ‒ schools, food […]

New Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, Ponyride partnership to increase support for Detroit entrepreneurs

New Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, Ponyride partnership to increase support for Detroit entrepreneurs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan (BGCSM) and small business incubator Ponyride have joined forces to help boost entrepreneurship in Detroit’s neighborhoods. The partnership will offer approximately 20,000 square feet of co-working and manufacturing space across three locations in Detroit and Highland Park. “Collaborating with Ponyride allows us to create a multigenerational pathway to […]

TechTown doubles small business impact with latest funding deployment 

TechTown doubles small business impact with latest funding deployment 

The TechTown Stabilization Fund (TTSF) closed with 347 grantees receiving a total of $575,000 in funding – adding to the 350 small businesses previously funded by TechTown’s Detroit Small Business Stabilization Fund. Together, the two funds funneled approximately $1.2 million into local small businesses in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The New Economy Initiative (NEI) donated $500,000 to enable TechTown to support local businesses […]

Many renters looking to leave Detroit

Many renters looking to leave Detroit

Many renters currently living in Detroit are looking to get out, and many of those looking to come into the region are looking outside the city. That’s the word from Apartment List’s 2020 Migration Report, which analyzes the metros people are looking to call their new home. According to the organization’s data, 46.8 percent of […]

Forgotten Harvest announces food distribution sites for this week

Forgotten Harvest announces food distribution sites for this week

Forgotten Harvest will distribute food at the following locations in Southeast Michigan this week. “Now more than ever, it’s vital that Forgotten Harvest is there to support the communities in need given the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Kirk Mayes, CEO and president of Forgotten Harvest. “We are increasing our food distribution site locations in order to […]

Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation to bring SK8 To Eliminate Cancer to Frankenmuth Rink at Campus Martius Jan. 30

Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation to bring SK8 To Eliminate Cancer to Frankenmuth Rink at Campus Martius Jan. 30

Here’s your chance to watch a terrific ice-skating show and help cure cancer at the same time. The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation will bring a SK8 to Elimin8 Cancer fundraising event to the Frankenmuth Rink at Campus Martius Park on January 30. There will be performances by two-time national champion and CARES board ambassador Alissa Czisny […]

An Inside Look at the CBD Confidence Survey

An Inside Look at the CBD Confidence Survey

The CBD Confidence Survey series supported by CBD Marketing Hub, USA CBD Expo, CBD.io and the Insyght Institute, the nonprofit division of leading market research firm Target Insyght asked respondents “What primarily inspired your company’s founder to get involved in the CBD industry?” Fifty-six (56) percent of respondents reported that a personal, family member, friend […]

Motivated by meaning not money

Motivated by meaning not money

According to most CBD company founders, the momentum behind the “Green Rush” has little to do with money – it is more about how these founders realized their own lives or those of the people closest to them improved as a result of CBD. That’s just one of the findings of the CBD Confidence Survey, […]

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