Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

The Meet Up and Eat Up program serves healthy meals to at-risk kids throughout the summer

Every summer weekday morning, workers at the Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD) cook, pack, and deliver hundreds…

Compassion for Those Who Served

He started as a bus driver at Westwood Heights School District and worked his way up the ladder, eventually retiring as director of…

Flint Kids Do Matter

Dynamic is a force that stimulates change or progress within a system. This word best describes the Flint Area Chapter of The Links…

Flint Kids Grow: Flint Fresh Mobile Market

Plump red tomatoes, crisp heads of lettuce, firm Michigan apples, and dozens of other fruits and vegetables fill baskets on the Flint Fresh…

Flint Kids Learn: Cummings Great Expectations, An Early Childhood Center

A two-year-old boy gently brushes blue paint on his cheeks, dabs it on his nose, and squeezes it through his hands. He smiles from ear to…

Flint Kids Play: Video Interaction Project at Hurley Children’s Clinic

A mom holding hand puppets shows them to her 6-month-old son, while sitting on the doctor’s office floor. Another woman videotapes them…

Flint Kids Read: Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Reading plays a tremendous role in child development, and when children are read to consistently in the early years it improves vocabulary…

Learning Together: Mothers and children gain educational and life skills in the Family Literacy…

Carina (not her real name) came to Flint to live with a boyfriend. She had no job, no family support, and no high school degree. She was…

Playing Together: Keep Genesee County Beautiful programs help residents improve and enhance public…

Sarginson City Park was run-down, over-grown, and anything but welcoming. In the past few years, the West Flint Community Watch and South…

Providing Opportunities for Children

Love is a word typically attributed to affection for another person, and this describes the late Dr. Sandra Urquhart Brown. Donald Brown…