Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

Students Like Flexible Seating

Gone are the days when students were assigned desks aligned in neat rows facing the teacher. At Indian Hills Elementary School, students…

The Legacy of Florence Michelson

Florence Michelson was a quiet woman who loved her church and her garden. Born in Mundy Township in 1902, Florence moved to the Fenton area…

Celebrating 20 Exciting Years: Vision, Action & Accomplishment

This was no ordinary annual meeting. Nearly 400 friends of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint gathered at the Holiday Inn Gateway…

Honoring Coach Raffin

As a teenager in the 1970s, Tom Flanigan considered himself an underdog. Small in stature but a determined runner, Flanigan woke up every…

Protecting the Environment

It’s easy to get lost in the beauty of Fenton’s 155-acre Dauner Martin Nature Sanctuary, located in the heart of the city. The sanctuary is…

Successful, healthy families is the #1 goal

Health issues can be barriers to learning when sick kids stay home from school and miss out on the day’s activities. For families in the…

Creative Play is Fun

An exciting, new, interactive exhibit awaits visitors to the Flint Children’s Museum (FCM), an organization that has been providing…

Educare Flint: Spotlight on Early Childhood Education

Educare Flint, a new, state-of-the-art school for Flint children ages 0–5, opened its doors to students on December 4, 2017. Launched in…

Living Room Conversations Get Personal

Monica Wilson’s home is where the extended family gathers. So it was only natural for the family to meet there for a “Living Room…

Meeting Families Where They Are

Two-year-old Sincere Smith’s photograph appeared on the cover of Time magazine in February 2016. For his mother, Ariana Hawk, seeing the…