What happens when people with heart step up to do the right thing?

The Heart of Detroit is a groundbreaking public service initiative. Airing weekly during Local 4 News (Detroit) at 5 p.m. and then on MitchAlbom.com and on our YouTube channelThe Heart of Detroit will share inspiring stories of metro Detroiters with heart and everyday people who step up to help make our community a better place to live. Viewers will follow Mitch through documentary-style videos as he profiles unsung local heroes who spend countless hours sacrificing to make others less hungry, less troubled, less impoverished or just a little happier. Subjects are interviewed live on Live in the D on Friday mornings and episodes are rerun during Flashpoint on Sunday mornings.

Episodes from The Heart of Detroit:

The Heart of Detroit is produced by Fat Dog Entertainment.


The show producers are looking for inspirational stories of individuals, families, businesses and organizations in our area that are doing great work in their community, overcoming odds, or simply living lives that inspire others.

Send your story or the story of a hero to producers@mitchalbom.com or click below to use our simple nomination form.

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Ending Hunger One Bowl at a Time

Ending Hunger One Bowl at a Time

Who knew that painting a bowl could make such an impact. Bonnie Mellos and Empty Bowls Detroit is working to end hunger one bowl at a time right here in the heart of Detroit.

Getting Skilled in the Heart of Detroit

Getting Skilled in the Heart of Detroit

Opening their doors to a brighter future, Dino Vann Jr., Marcus Strong and STEAP are breaking down barriers to employment right here in the heart of Detroit.

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