Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

Food Rescue Program Expands

For three years a local human service agency — Outreach East — has partnered with the Davison Community Schools to rescue something…

Girl Scout Program Expands in Flint

The mission of Girl Scouts is to “build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.”

Having Fun while Learning Life Skills

Girls are on the run in Flint, and getting in shape takes commitment, time and support. Coaches need training and a solid curriculum. Girls…

Her Passion is Making Connections

She grew up in a candy store in Detroit, learning from her father at a very early age that the customer is always right. She’s the…

Interns Work to Enhance Experience at Local Sanctuary

Two enthusiastic interns and a grant from the Franklin D. Adams Fund made a big difference this summer for the Dauner Martin Nature…

Leader Gives Time and Treasure

She was only 12 years old when she first asked someone to donate. Her mother signed up to go door-to-door and canvas the neighborhood for…

Preserving all that is Good

Sitting on a bench overlooking Leroy Street, Linda Hathaway reflects on the ebbs and flows of Fenton’s downtown development. She remembers…

Raiders Robotics Team Gets a Boost

Norbitt the Almighty weighs 120 pounds and is powered by a student manning a controller. If the Flushing High School robotics team earns…

Their Love for Clio is Everlasting

For Don Lee the death of his beloved wife, Judy, is still raw. It’s only been a few months, but Don’s immediate actions will preserve his…

Sean Gartland is a teacher at heart

Last fall, Gartland offered an opportunity for 15 teens from areas schools to attend a six-session cooking and nutritional education…