Community Outreach · Family Stories

Saving Our Streets: Part 3- Treating Mental Illness at a Young Age

Mental Illness and developmental disabilities are starting to be detected in children as early as two years old. The most common childhood mental disorders are anxiety disorders, depression, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). There are many treatment options available for children that are affected but extensive assessments have to be done to see what… Continue reading Saving Our Streets: Part 3- Treating Mental Illness at a Young Age

Community Outreach · Family Stories

Detroit Community Outreach Programs Help Struggling Residents Back on Their Feet

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries: One of many buildings located throughout the city of Detroit, location 138 Stimpson St. Photo: Whitney Bryan Detroit, MI. May 22, 2017- Detroit community outreach programs work to keep mental illness and drug abuse from affecting more lives of residents. Mental illness and drug abuse have become a major cause of… Continue reading Detroit Community Outreach Programs Help Struggling Residents Back on Their Feet

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Enjoying the Coke Side of Life

Coca-Cola have been enjoyed by many Americans since 1886, but have you been really enjoying the coke side of life? Many people do not realize that their favorite caffeinated soda can be used for so much more than just quenching thirst. Coca-Cola began in 1886 when Atlanta pharmacist Dr. John S. Pemberton created a flavored… Continue reading Enjoying the Coke Side of Life

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Help Detroit and put your Faith in Action

Picture of the sign outside of the main building for DRMM. Photo taken by: Whitney Bryan Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries is planning on feeding 2000 plus people this Easter holiday, but is asking for help from the community to make this all possible with the Faith in Action campaign. DRMM is challenging the community to… Continue reading Help Detroit and put your Faith in Action

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Detroit Suffers Huge Loss After Windstorm on Wednesday

On Wednesday March 8th more than 1 million residents across the state of Michigan was affected by a high windstorm, and as of Saturday March 11th there were still more than 300,000 metro-Detroiters without power. More than 4,000 power lines were pulled down or affected by fallen trees causing the huge outage to all of… Continue reading Detroit Suffers Huge Loss After Windstorm on Wednesday

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Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries: Striving in Community Service

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries was founded in 1909 by David C. Stucky inside of a room at a poultry store. In 1918 the ministry moved into a larger headquarters and started helping and feeding more and more families. By 1928 the organization had grown even more, moved to Jefferson and began feeding as many as… Continue reading Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries: Striving in Community Service

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Blight: A Never Ending Story for the City of Detroit

A Detroit Family is forced to look for residence outside of the city, due to the horrible blight issue in the community. After the riot in 1967, Detroit has struggled to come back and with the recession in the late 90s early 2000s, many families were forced into foreclosure and had to leave their homes.… Continue reading Blight: A Never Ending Story for the City of Detroit

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Dion Shepherd Jr. Talks About 60 Days In and What’s Next

Dion Shepherd Jr. a 25-year-old Detroit native talks about his time in jail and how he plans to make a difference not only in his community but the world around him. Dion’s ambitious personality have gotten him far in just a short period of time, working with Dog the Bounty Hunter his senior year of college,… Continue reading Dion Shepherd Jr. Talks About 60 Days In and What’s Next