How did a storied educator with more than 30 years of experience in Wyandotte celebrate this year's graduates? WIth 30,000 dollars in gift cards to local businesses dispersed among the seniors. All from his savings.
It takes a special person to bring joy to the lives of those battling dementia. The Brown Program, a day program for individuals living with dementia, has been doing just that for 20 years now. Jennifer Kellman and Dorothy Moon join us in studio to tell us more.
The 8th annual Cheers for Children event to benefit the Children's Foundation is happening Saturday, January 25, 2020. Greg Bockart Jr. joins us in studio to tell us more.
A man who's fostered numerous children is being recognized for making a difference in the lives of more than a dozen kids.
Foster parent Ken Baggallay and Diane Charles from Art Van join us in studio.
Kids who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition will be showing us their courage on stage at Wish Upon a Teen and Motor City Movement's second annual gala.
Nancy Sovran from Wish Upon a Teen and Joey from Channel 955 join us in studio to tell us more about the special gala.
Leslie White is a pediatric volunteer for Hospice of Michigan and along with her labrador retriever, Khalessi, she brings love and encouragement to a 6- year-old who's been diagnosed with a terminal illness.
A 16-year-old from metro Detroit raised a record-breaking amount of money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Travis and Kelle Ilitch join us in studio after running together and raising a record amount of money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Empowermant Plan is a nonprofit that focus on breaking the cycle of homelessness. CEO and founder Veronika Scott joins us to tell us about their latest campaign. Learn more at www.empowermentplan.org.
The electronic funk producer GRiZ is back in Michigan to celebrate his annual GRiZMAS and needs your help to celebrate with him. While the DJ has become nationally known for his music, his charitable efforts have made waves as well. His sixth annual 12 Days of GRiZMAS goes from December 3-14 across downtown Detroit. You can learn more here: https://12daysofgrizmas.com/
Hundreds of volunteers come together every December at HAVEN for the Gift Giveaway. Christina Ramsey and volunteer Virginia Vartanian joined us in studio to tell us more. Learn more at www.haven-oakland.org.
Ronald Cannon, a native Detroiter has started a nonprofit in honor of his mother. With initiatives toward engaging youths to be meet and bond with community professionals, Cannon has worked to ensure the safety of area students by providing safe routes to school and partnering with other organizations.
Eddie Murray with Hope Network and honoree Ken Daniels joins us in studio to tell us more about the big night. For more information visit www.hopenetwork.org.
Anne Bradley from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society joined us in studio, along with Melissa Crowe, a Mother of Honors Hero, to tell us more about this year's walk.
Thousands will walk awareness this weekend to raise awareness and help stop suicide in our community. Leaders from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention joined Amy's Angels Thursday to discuss what to expect at this year's walk.
Amy Peterson and Delores Jackson from Rebel Nell join us in studio, along with Kevin Brown from the Red Wings Foundation, to tell us more about their new jewelry collection.
Kids Kicking Cancer is an organization that empowers kids to heal physically, spiritually and emotionally through martial arts.
As most 13-year-olds prepare to head back to school this year, Kennedy Evans was preparing for the fight of her life.