CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE

Children are our future, voting is very essential for our children's future. Our children have suffered so much due to a Pandemic and the media negativity, bullying, violence, etc. Let's keep them focused!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,826

Brightmoor Pollinator Art Museum Phase 1

Detroit Hives is expanding its current Brightmoor Pollinator Habitat to provide it's first bee art museum center for the Brightmoor Community.   

NEEDS: $0 of 8,122 + Volunteers

SWFest

The inagural SWFest 2021 is a FREE large scale music and art festival taking place at the historic Senate Theater in Southwest Detroit.

NEEDS: $0 of 8,486
Tabby cat in a live trap

Catching Community Cats

Improving the quality of life for Detroit residents and cats through trap, neuter, and release

NEEDS: $570 of 2,080 + Volunteers

Unity House

The Unity House "tiny community center" is a platform for local creativity, tailored youth programming, and work-force development.

NEEDS: $15,382 of 36,082 + Volunteers
Underground Music Academy

Underground Music Academy

We're raising funds for a Detroit based community music hub called Underground Music Academy. Our aim is to build the future leaders of independent electronic music. 

NEEDS: $0 of 25,000 + Volunteers
M with violin

Support music in the city

The Detroit Suzuki Academy of Music is raising money to support new instruments and violin classes in Detroit. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,182
Tutors from Wayne State University

Against All Odds

La Casa Guadalupana promotes family literacy, adult education, work force prep and tutoring in southwest Detroit and positively impacts the lives of immigrant adults and children.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,861
Underground Music Academy

Underground Music Academy

We're raising funds for a Detroit based community music hub called Underground Music Academy. Our aim is to build the future leaders of independent electronic music. 

NEEDS: $0 of 25,809 + Volunteers

Fully Involved Detroit

Supporting the brave men and women of Detroit Fire and the communities they are dedicated to serving.

NEEDS: $10,708 of 10,908 + Volunteers
two brown hands holding a small sign that says "Love Letters to Black Folx" on a floral background

Love Letters to Black Folx

Support us in creating this movement to conjure joy, hope, rest and rejuvenation for Black people.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,098 + Volunteers

Youth-Driven Community Center

Help the Congress of Communities Youth Council members build a Community Center in southwest Detroit! ¡Ayuda a los jóvenes de Congreso de Comunidades construir un centro de comunidades en southwest Detroit!

NEEDS: $0 of 13,252

Color in Cascardo Coloring Book

This project is to bring comfort and healing to front line workers, educators and people in our community during the covid-19 pandemic by offering a unique coloring book of original, imaginative and inspiring designs.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,230
EcoWorks student Janette Flores at the Paris climate negotiations (2015)

Net Zero For All, Starting Today (F.A.S.T.)

Net Zero F.A.S.T. is a regional initiative to unite neighborhoods, schools, organizations, businesses, and municipalities in the effort to combat climate change and create a vibrant, equitable, resilient future.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,458 + Volunteers

#TipTheScales at the Belle Isle Aquarium

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a beloved cultural asset left vulnerable to an uncertain future during this challenging time. We need your to help to #TipTheScales!

NEEDS: $0 of 5,130

Auntie Na's Village - Pandemic Food Delivery Program

We are providing Free Food Boxes to the doorstep of over 200 families in Detroit weekly during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Our Nutrition Program is currently providing food for 1 in 1000 Detroiters.

NEEDS: $0 of 25,000 + Volunteers
Delicata squash

Local Food Delivery for Seniors & Veterans

Veterans and seniors are one of the most vulnerable populations during the time of this novel Coronoavirus (Covid-19) and we want to make sure they receive the highest quality food during this time.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,316 + Volunteers

School Lunch Delivery by Dee

This is a FREE community service using personal vehicles to insure kids get their school lunches. Myself & 11yr. pack over 260+ lunches & home deliver to prevent waste since 3/18/2020. 

NEEDS: $6,318 of 6,418

BEE WELL Care Package

Providing over 100 families with basic essentials 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,908 + Volunteers

KAN Cultural Center & Literacy Hub

We are creating a Literacy Hub where youth & adults have access to creative writing classes, books, publishing opportunities, residencies & a space to light up the open mic.

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 23,411 + Volunteers

Sofa Stories - Detroit

A participatory theatre experience that aims to amplify the stories of young Detroiters who have experienced homelessness or housing insecurity and have resorted to couch-surfing as a means to survive.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,246
Abby Kraftowitz

Abby Kraftowitz Fellowship

Help City of Asylum/Detroit honor Abby Kraftowitz’s Legacy by welcoming our first Abby Kraftowitz Fellow in July 2020.

NEEDS: $0 of 30,964 + Volunteers

Helping our neighbor one STEP at a time!

Detroiters Helping each other through a fundraising campaign that will repair cement porch for our neighbor, a long time Southwest Detroit homeowner and grandmother. 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,772

La Carpa Theatre

A series of pop-up performances, in the style of Mexican Carpas, around Detroit that share the diversity of Latino culture and encourage cultural exchange.

NEEDS: $5,505 of 10,345

Growing Girlhood!

A Girl in her power can change the world, a collective of girls in their power can create a new one!

NEEDS: $4,736 of 5,191

KING 999

Professional neighbors reclaim space for an affordable artist residency and 3D printing lab

NEEDS: $0 of 17,282

Motor City Garden

A safe place for people, plants and pollinators.

NEEDS: $0 of 15,040 + Volunteers

Product of Environment POE

Writing plays to show life experiences to reach the community about so many things that people go through in life: homelesssness, depression, sucide, bad relationships, etc.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,280

Communities Can Create

Communities Can Create, a program helping older individuals and young people create art as a hobby or as a career path. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,500
AFG team smiling in front of their completed mural

Interactive Murals at Alternatives for Girls

We will create several interactive murals with homeless and high-risk girls and young women engaging them in the art making process and inspiring joy and positivity in their lives through art.

NEEDS: $0 of 400

The Studio @ Alt Space

A Meeting Space and Rehearsal Studio for local artists and community groups

NEEDS: $0 of 4,699
Art installation along the canal, 2016

Detroit Riverfront Arts Festival

A free, neighborhood arts festival on the Detroit River with contemporary art installations and interactive events honoring the site’s history and facilitating community engagement for residents of all ages!

NEEDS: $0 of 375
Horizons (Jerusalem) (detail), 1978-79, Najib Joe Hakim

Preoccupations: Palestinian Landscapes

A traveling exhibition of contemporary Palestinian landscape art at the Holding House Gallery in Detroit from Jan 11 to Feb 8, 2020

NEEDS: $0 of 6,995 + Volunteers
Princess poses with Children

Blessed: A Christmas Carol Adaptation Performance

Black & Brown Theatre has been requested to perform a play for children whose parents are currently incarcerated through the Angel Tree Christmas Program at Fellowship Chapel in Detroit.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,622 + Volunteers

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