Piano man raises $100,000 for Flint youth

Piano man raises $100,000 for Flint youth

He has defined himself and his career with a series of “firsts.” He was was the youngest member ever inducted into of the National Boogie Woogie Hall of Fame. And, the first to create a moving musical platform. Mark Braun, otherwise known as “Mr. B,” is the founder of Mr. B’s Joybox Express, a nonprofit organization […]

Flint problem solvers: Two hours time, a toolkit and tons of resources

Flint problem solvers: Two hours time, a toolkit and tons of resources

Safety, blight, abandoned homes. These are a few of the challenging issues that Flint residents deal with. And there is one dynamic group that helps find answers. Flint Neighborhoods United, or FNU, the nonprofit, grassroots organization and its president, Carma Lewis, seek solutions constantly. It’s what they do. The organization, composed of community groups and […]

EmpowerHER gives Flint women incentive to problem solve

EmpowerHER gives Flint women incentive to problem solve

Women are accustomed to solving problems, particularly in the workplace. Whether that problem solving occurs inside or outside the home, we are always prepared to listen, suggest, help friends, families, and the causes we care about. Ford Motor Company Fund and Michigan Women’s Foundation recognize women’s strengths and their value in and out of the […]