Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

Seeking Help and Answers

She knocked on the church doors not knowing what to expect. She needed help and had no place to turn. Homeless, cold and hungry, she had…

Staying Present in the Moment

For five minutes each day the classroom is quiet and students take a mindful moment … a yoga pose, taking deep breaths or focusing on the…

Grantee Profile: Garfield-Bunche Community Service Corporation

Quincy Murphy is a lifetime resident of Flint, a community activist, and leader of the Garfield-Bunche Community Service Corporation…

Healing the World

Just 27 years ago, Arthur Hurand, along with other community-minded people, created the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. He became…

Helping Men Help Themselves

Young philanthropists working for the greater good of Genesee County — 61 members of the Gen Forward Network — made their second grant…

Helping Someone Else

Their love story began in the 1970s at Flint Osteopathic Hospital (FOH) on Ballenger Highway. He was a resident physician, she a visitor to…

Irene M. Onufry and Thomas P. O’Conner Fund for Bendle Schools

There was never a dull moment at Bendle High School for Irene Onufry. She was the definition of extra-curricular, active in countless clubs…

Legacy for a Friend

For 31 years, she loved teaching and coaching students at Bentley High School. She was active in her church, was a good neighbor, and had…

Six New Playgrounds Coming to the City of Flint

This evening organizations came together for Flint children at Durant-Turri-Mott Elementary School in a Design Day in which local students…

Donor Spotlight: Lucy Ham

Her parents were farmers in South Dakota, Christian people who took tithing seriously. Lucy Ham was taught from an early age to give 10…