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 »
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.
DETROIT/MAY 12 - Only when the church bells rang out at noon did the Detroit Muscle Crew II team of volunteers take a break. The crew spent the day on Friday volunteering their labor at the Cathedral of St. Anthony on Detroit's east side replacing and installing more...read more
Two windows down, 16 to go! That’s the report from Mike Stephanoff, who’s leading our Muscle Crew II’s first project at the Cathedral of St. Anthony, 5247 Sheridan St., Detroit. On Saturday, April 29, Mike and two colleagues -- Ron LaBarge and Joe Ferrara -- were...read more
Since our kick-off pizza party in March, Muscle Crew II is officially off and running! As you are aware, our first project will be replacing doors and windows at the Cathedral of St. Anthony's in Detroit, which has a pantry that feeds and clothes hundreds of needy...read more
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
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 »