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A Time to Help

A Time To Help was established in 1997 as a means of galvanizing the people of Detroit to volunteer on a regular basis. A Time To Help has staged more than 100 monthly projects ranging from building houses, delivering meals, beautifying city streets, running adoption fairs, repairing homeless shelters, packing food, and hosting an annual Christmas party to a shelter for battered women.  

Albom and radio co-host Ken Brown lead each project and try to use the group as a catalyst to increase volunteerism Volunteers should be at least 18 years old, although 16 and 17 year old youth may come if accompanied by one adult supervisor for every four youths.     

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S.A.Y. Detroit (which stands for Super All Year Detroit) is a fully formed 501(c) (3) charity and operates as an umbrella organization for charities dedicating to improving the lives of the neediest, including A Time to Help, S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic, and A Hole in the Roof Foundation.

To view photos and more updated from A Time to Help, please visit www.atimetohelp.org.

Upcoming "A Time to Help" Event:

Upcoming "A Time to Help" Event:

The closed Lipke Recreation Center will reopen as the S.A.Y. (Sports, Academics, Youth) Detroit Play Center after repairs and refurbishment. In partnership with SAY Detroit a 501(c) (3) non-profit, the city of Detroit, and Score7 Charitable Fund, the center will engage underserved youth in a unique approach to motivational learning. Students aged 8 to 18 who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and school attendance or enroll in the on-site daily tutoring program to meet program requirements will have access to the center resources, including the sports facilities, Note for Notes recording studio and multi-media learning center.

June 6, 2015 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

Project scope: Cleaning activities: wall surfaces: hallways, lockers, gym, restrooms, kitchen, trash removal, sweeping, mopping.

Project Location: Lipke Recreation Center | 19320 Van Dyke Avenue | Detroit, MI 48234 | Map

Parking: Residential street / parking lot

Volunteers: Bring your own work gloves/plastic gloves and any janitorial items such as brooms, dustpans, sponge mops, all purpose cleaners/disinfectants (Simple Green, 409, Windex, etc.), buckets, rags, sponges, trash bags, trash containers, step ladders.

Sign upwww.atimetohelp.org

 

Questions:   time.to.help.email@gmail.com or   (313) 309-5800

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Time to Help at Gleaners 3.22.14



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A Time to Help Photobook



A Time to Help Photobook


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