Under the program, a family must pay the utilities and taxes, remain employed, and manage the home’s upkeep. If these requirements are met for two years, then the family may be given ownership.
Since October 2011, more than 40 families have received a fully-refurbished Detroit house through the program.
In 2015, WHWF embarked on a collaborative effort to begin an extensive rebuild of a half-dozen homes in an east side neighborhood near Courville and Mack called Morningside. Led by the Cooper Standard Foundation and DOW, it marked the first me that WHWF partnered with other entities to rebuild and refurbish homes. The partnership has also created playgrounds and parks to enhance neighborhood unity.
SAY Detroit is grateful for its relationship with Humble Design, a nonprofit organization that has done the interior makeover and design work for many of its homes.
SAY Detroit awards more than $1.3 million to area nonprofits from funds raised at the 2019 Radiothon
Representatives from nearly two dozen area charities received checks today totaling more than $1.25 million from donations raised at the seventh annual SAY Detroit Radiothon, broadcast on WJR-AM last December. The distribution ceremony at the Fisher Building, an...
Volunteers gathered in the Morningside neighborhood in the east side of Detroit for another community space rehab.
DETROIT, March 27, 2018 — Representatives from 22 area charities accepted checks totaling nearly $1.25 million on Tuesday from donations raised at Mitch Albom’s S.A.Y. Detroit Radiothon last December. The ceremony at the Fisher Building, which included six first-time...
It was a busy week for Working Homes / Working Families as two homes were given away to working women and their families, in need of housing. Debbie Clay, her daughter, and granddaughter were living in a homeless shelter for 8 months after going through hard times....