Healthy Communities

Full-time employee Nicole Zepp assembles a Stormy Kromer vest.  Zepp says she has personally utilized almost every program offered at St. Luke's including New Paths, food pantry, employment prep, and the literacy program.
Nadia Alamah describes herself as a writer, wanderer and wearer of many hats. She gives artists a stage, creates opportunities for collaboration, and provides spaces for inspiration. 

Nadia Alamah: Putting Flint arts in the spotlight


Flint schools head football coach Chris Wilson played in the NFL before returning to his hometown to coach.
FlintRiver3
  There is an inherent emotional reaction to this river, an integral part of the city and of our childhoods. And, yet, it still remains unknown by so many of us—and misunderstood by much of the world.  
Behind the scenes of Floradora, another business operated by Meghan Hoffman helps give women new beginning.
Jonathan Blanchard, a Flint native and Kettering University senior, has developed a unique children's program that focuses on their passion for basketball to teach them STEM skills.
Lois Craig Invitational Michigan Special Olympics race, the kickoff of the Crim Festival of Races.

9 special reasons this is our favorite Crim race


Volunteers helped a new playground open Tuesday at Hasselbring Senior Center. About 80 percent of the $150,000 funding comes from the Flint Child Health and Development Fund (often called FlintKids.org) and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
The 2017 class of Diplomat Fellows pose with CEO Phil Hagerman.
Boutique on the Bricks is located at 635 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.
North Flint Reinvestment Corp is looking to begin construction in 2018 on property across the street from Eagle’s Nest Academy on West Pierson Road. The other new grocery operated by Fresh Start CDC Inc. is eying North Saginaw and Hamilton streets as
Senegal Tuklor Williams sees the need for a grocery store closer to home.
 Food insecurity is a pervasive issue across the United States—one that has become an even more critical need in Flint in the wake of the water crisis. 
Local agencies now are recruiting to fill more than 80 paid AmeriCorps positions in the Flint area.

AmeriCorps looks to hire 80 for Flint programs


Ashley MacDermaid, aka, Ash Tray, races out of the pack past opponent blockers, becoming the lead jammer for the Flint City Derby Girls. The lead jammer can also end scoring against the opposing teams jammer during a two minute round.

Meet the tough girls who roll with Flint City Derby


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