Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

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…

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…