Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

Camp Copneconic Upgrades Revealed

Campers with disabilities and chronic disease now have easier access to the Frontier Cabins at Camp Copneconic. A $10,000 grant from the…

Giving Comes Full Circle

Born and raised in the country next to her grandparents’ farm — Wolcott’s Apple Orchard on Coldwater Road — Kay O’Malia learned the value…

New Woodshop at Flushing Senior Center

Wayne Denkins spent 32 years teaching woodshop at Flushing High School and Flushing Junior High. When he retired, he didn’t plan to come…

Preschoolers Love their Scooters

On a spring day it’s fun to go outside and breathe in the fresh, crisp air. It’s more fun when you are 4-year-old and can do that on a…

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…