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Show Me the Money Day Eastpointe

March 9th, 2024 | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Eastpointe Memorial Library, 15875 Oak, Eastpointe, MI 48021

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Communities, Development and Projects, Economy, Nonprofits, Workforce/Education

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In the News

Advancing Macomb benefits from hockey team’s ugly jersey auction

Posted January 29, 2024

January 27, 2024 - Macomb Daily - Motor City Rockers’ hockey jerseys appear to be a hot commodity. Even the ugly ones. That is evident by the donations that the minor league professional hockey team has been making to local charities. Among the latest recipients is Advancing Macomb, a nonprofit organization that works to solve community challenges and enrich the lives of community members, which received a donation of $1,500 during a home game at Big Boy Arena in Fraser. The donation was garnered through an online auction of jerseys designed to look like ugly Christmas sweaters that players wore during a home game sponsored by Bell’s Brewery.

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2023: Advancing Macomb’s Year in Review

Posted January 2, 2024

2023 has been an incredible year for Advancing Macomb. With the leadership and support of our board members, community leaders, sponsors and donors, we continued to pursue our essential mission: convene the resources needed to solve community challenges in Macomb County. Here are highlights from 2023:

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers

Posted November 27, 2023

Through the Nonprofit Spotlight series, Advancing Macomb highlights the work of a Macomb-County-based nonprofit. This month we feature Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers (IVC). Volunteering to give someone a ride may seem like a simple gesture, but to a low-income senior or disabled adult without access to transportation, it can be life changing.

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Macomb Foster Closet

Posted October 31, 2023

Through the Nonprofit Spotlight series, Advancing Macomb highlights the work of a Macomb County based nonprofit. This month, we feature the Macomb Foster Closet. Macomb Foster Closet is an all-volunteer nonprofit 501c3 working to restore dignity to children entering the foster care system by providing them with clothing and other essential items to set them up for success.

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In the News

Sixteen years later Cairns Community Center has impact in Mount Clemens neighborhood

Posted September 12, 2023

Macomb Daily, September 12, 2023 - ...The center ceased operations until a few years later when Advancing Macomb went to bat for young people in the community who no longer had a place to play. Following on its mission to provide leadership and resources needed to solve the challenges in the community, Advancing Macomb negotiated an agreement with the City of Mount Clemens to assume ownership and operations from the Mount Clemens Community Schools district. They also secured the $290,000 in funding enabling the city to contract with TCB Youth Mentoring, a nonprofit youth organization dedicated to assisting at-risk youth as the center's new operating partner.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Development and Projects, Nonprofits

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McKinley Park welcomes residents for summer programs

Posted July 26, 2023

C&G News FRASER — Two programs are coming to Fraser’s McKinley Barrier-Free Park in August to provide family-friendly activities for local children.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Development and Projects, Nonprofits

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Celebrating One Year of Breaking Barriers to Play

Posted June 13, 2023

Every kid should have access to play, which is why Advancing Macomb launched Breaking Barriers to Play. The program levels the playing field and makes recreation accessible and affordable to youth and families in underserved communities in Macomb County. As the program approaches its first anniversary, let's look at how it started and a few successes over the past year.

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Advancing Macomb Inaugural Community Engagement Summit Inspires Leaders to Strengthen Macomb County Communities

Posted May 12, 2023

Civic, nonprofit and business leaders throughout Macomb County gathered for the inaugural Advancing Macomb Community Engagement Summit on April 28 at Macomb Community College. The event's goal was to inspire investment in emotionally engaging citizen-led projects that enhance the quality of life and economic vitality in the county and region.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Development and Projects, Economy

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City Commission votes to continue with Advancing Macomb

Posted April 26, 2023

C & G News - The Mount Clemens City Commission has voted to maintain its recreation partnership with Advancing Macomb. City commissioners voted unanimously on the matter at the April 17 meeting Funds in the amount of $19,000 and the use of the city’s recreational facilities were the terms of the deal. The funds came on top of a prior allocation of $5,600 in Community Development Block Grant funds. This will be the second year of Mount Clemens taking part in the “Breaking Barriers to Play” program, an initiative by Advancing Macomb to help lower the cost of community and family-centered recreation.

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