During the Second Annual S.A.Y. Detroit Radiothon on December 5, families were given the deeds to three houses in the Working Homes/Working Families program–a hand up, not a hand out. This is the Russell family, and this is their story.
Working Homes/ Working Families
The idea of Working Homes/Working Families is simple. Detroit has too many empty or abandoned houses. It also has too many families who lack a decent place to live. By encouraging the donation of homes that would otherwise go unused, then utilizing the efforts of volunteers to refurbish those homes, needy working families can be given a decent, clean place to live, one they must keep up while continuing to work. Click here to learn more