Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

Supporting End of Life Care

The hospice movement in Genesee County began in 1980. Carol Sinclair, R.N., a nursing administrator at Crestmont Medical Care Facility in…

Cultivating Beauty

Charred houses, debris-filled basements, and rotting trees filled vacant lots in the Eastside Franklin Park neighborhood for several years…

Empowering Women Survivors

Getting close to nature by digging in the dirt, preparing soil for planting, and watching blooms grow into beautiful flowers can be…

Encouraging Growth

I’Yanna Johnson loves books and wants to be a veterinarian. She’s 14 years old and was recently matched with a Big Sister as part of a…

Flint Lessons Go Nationwide

Imagine a world where all youth are knowledgeable about philanthropy; a world where students are empowered to see their value to society…

Learning Together

With 29% of Genesee County fourth graders reading below Michigan standards, and up to 10% of adult residents reading below optimal levels…

Sharing Goodness

Bobby Blake knows what it means to live in a food desert. “When the grocery stores left town, there was no place to buy fruits and…

She’s Always Made a Difference

“You cannot be critical of something which you have not tried to work with. You need to be involved with something. You need to make a…