Gleaners Food Bank Distribution
LIFE REMODELED-A NONPROFIT CORPORATION
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
11 people are interested
Gleaners Food Bank at the DIS
- What: Life Remodeled and Gleaners Food Bank is partnering to distribute fresh food to 200 families in the Durfee-Central community
- Volunteers will pack food boxes and place them in the trunks of cars
- When: 2/23, 3/9, 3/23,4/6, 4/20,5/4, 5/18,6/1, 6/15, 6/29
- Time: 1pm-4pm
- Location: Durfee Innovation Society 2470 Collingwood Detroit, MI (outdoor in parking lot)
- Safety: Masks must be worn at all times! Social distancing is in FULL AFFECT!
If interested, please email Corzetta Boose at firstname.lastname@example.org please include the date you want to volunteer!
About LIFE REMODELED-A NONPROFIT CORPORATION
PO BOX 28508, DETROIT, MI 48228, US
We exist to bridge people across divides to help transform each other’s lives - investing approximately $5 million in cash, labor and materials into one Detroit neighborhood each year. Projects are determined by the community’s needs and vision, and we assist in three areas: Remodeling a community asset, repairing owner-occupied homes, and mobilizing 10,000 volunteers to beautify 300 city blocks in six days. Throughout the process of unifying for a common mission, participants begin to realize how much they respect and need each other, which is a catalyst for long-term relationships and partnerships.
Watching the news can be a painful reminder of how divided our country truly is. Race, religion and educational background are just a few divides across which we struggle to cooperate. In addition, despite sometimes living only miles apart, Americans of ample means and those living in poverty dwell in drastically different worlds. Rarely do we put forth the effort necessary to overcome the challenges of communicating and understanding one another, which cripples society’s ability to find impactful solutions.
In Metropolitan Detroit, we have witnessed well-intentioned suburban individuals and groups attempt to alleviate Detroit’s poverty crisis. We have also seen residents of the inner city make attempts to share their wealth of knowledge regarding oppressive systems that go unaddressed. Yet both are apprehensive about making the sacrifices necessary to develop meaningful relationships with one another. While financial resources are critical to urban renewal, all parties must come with the mindset that they have something to give and receive. Therefore, a different model of charity must exist where all sides are inspired to do the hard work of relationship building.
This is where Life Remodeled comes in.