It sat as a reminder of what used to be.
It was Ralph J. Bunche Elementary School, a place where generations of Flint school children learned and played. Carved out from a corner of Max Brandon Park on the northside of Flint, the school has sat vacant for six years.
“We can all be there. In a flat Georgia second,” says Dallas Gatlin, 63, of Fenton, executive director of Carriage Town Ministries, the largest homeless shelter in Genesee County. “An accident can happen. An illness can happen. Suddenly you don’t have the people you depend on.
Enrollment in Mott Community College’s culinary arts program will be able to double — perhaps even triple — to as many as 600 students with the opening of its new home in downtown Flint.
Moving into the old Woolworth’s building on Second and Saginaw streets, the three-story building is nearly 100 years old and offers more than 36,000-square-feet.
Every four months, a truck rolls up to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan packed with 300,000 diapers for families in need—and with nowhere else to turn for help buying diapers. Even families on assistance are forced to choose between buying food and paying bills, or buying diapers for their children.
Equine therapy is an alternative form of therapy that brings not only physical and mental benefits, but much enjoyment, friendship, and a sense of well-being to its participants. "Changing lives one ride at a time."
The New McCree Theatre provides uplifting and inspirational entertainment to the culturally deprived and underserved families in the Greater Flint area by providing theatre that is accessible and affordable.
When Flint-based company, Communities First, Inc., creates development with the community in mind, they mean it. The husband-and-wife team of Glenn and Essence Wilson create affordable housing and so much more.
The Freedom Center sets out to empower individuals in body, mind, and spirit. Healing the inner parts of one’s heart to break the bondage of all that would keep someone from seeing their true potential.