Serving the needy through the charities of S.A.Y. Detroit

The Detroit Muscle Crew II is a volunteer group of skilled trades people who help refurbish houses and tackle other physical maintenance projects as we continue our commitment of improving the lives of Detroit’s neediest citizens through Working Homes/Working Families, S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center, Bright Beginnings Child Development Center, S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic and other programs within S.A.Y. Detroit.

In advance of Saturday’s “official’’ launch of S.A.Y. Detroit’s Detroit Muscle Crew II,  Mitch Albom hosted a pizza party on Thursday night at Emagine Royal Oak to thank the nearly two dozen skilled tradespeople who have embraced his call to volunteer service…. read more »

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CURRENT PROJECT:

Cathedral of St. Anthony’s Food and Clothing Pantry

The Detroit Muscle Crew will be replacing windows and doors in the food and clothing pantry at the Cathedral of St. Anthony in Detroit. The church was the recipient of a $5,000 donation from A Hole in the Roof Foundation at the 2016 S.A.Y. Detroit Radiothon Fund Distribution event in March.

UPCOMING PROJECTS

Muscle Crew II Forecasts A Busy (And Sunny) Summer Ahead

— Installation of new kitchen appliances at the S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center at Lipke Park

— Refurbishing a house for S.A.Y. Detroit’s Working Homes/Working Families charity

— Sprucing up a park in the Morningside neighborhood in northeast Detroit

Launching a second site for S.A.Y. Detroit’s nonprofit Detroit Water Ice Factory

Best New Years Idea? Sign Up to Help Others

Best New Years Idea? Sign Up to Help Others

Have you made a New Year’s resolution? Did it include helping people in need? Have you made that resolution before, only to discover, halfway through the year, that you kind of missed the boat?

Well. I have a way around that – particularly if you are in the skilled trades fields, like plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, electrical – or if you like to read and work with kids. I know it works.

Because I tried it before. … read more »

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