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Help Genesee County Families Stay In Their Homes

Have you ever been trapped in your own home? Don of Genesee Township has Multiple Sclerosis and had recently been bound to a wheelchair. His home didn’t have a ramp so he was trying to use the stairs to get in and out, but his legs were not able to lift high enough and he …

Flint Residents – Bag Your Leaves

City of Flint residents are required to rake and bag their leaves for curbside collection on weekly trash days. Leaf-filled yard waste bags will be collected on regular trash pick up days now through November 24th. Please do not rake leaves into the street. Citations will be given to residents raking leaves into the street. The …

Christmas/Holiday Greetings

As we put together the December issue of Flint: Our Community, Our Voice we once again reach out to the community to offer the opportunity to wish Holiday Greetings to all! For the past several years, we have offered a business card sized “ad” to all who wish to participate for the very reasonable cost …

PFAS Meetings

RACER Trust, a company organized to clean up and sell abandoned General Motors properties, has scheduled two public meetings in Flint for at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Harding Mott University Center on the UM-Flint campus and at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Metropolitan Baptist Tabernacle on East Myrtle Avenue near …

African American Film Series 2018

Communities First, Inc. to Host 3rd Annual African American Film Series at Flint Institute of Arts Flint, MI – Communities First, Inc. partners with the Flint Institute of Arts to host the fourth annual African American Film Series. The series is designed to inspire, inform, empower and entertain attendees. The series kicks off on November …

A message from Habitat for Humanity

I received a very concerning call from the City of Flint relaying a message from a Mott Park Resident. Apparently, someone had come to their home with Habitat for Humanity name badges, a truck with an HFH magnet, and told the resident that they needed to get into the house to check their water line. …

November is National Diabetes Month

During National Diabetes Month, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan encourages people to prevent type 2 diabetes, the leading cause of kidney failure 1 in 3 people have prediabetes; many are unaware of their condition FLINT, MICH. – (October 31, 2018) – During National Diabetes Month this November, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) …

Salvation Army Christmas Sign up for Genesee County Residents

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Joy Martinbianco, Development Director 810-232-1684 This is the last chance for families living in Genesee County needing Christmas assistance with toys and food, to ensure a blessed Christmas holiday for their children, should come and apply for The Salvation Army’s 2018 Christmas Assistance program.  The last sign-up days will …

AmeriCorps Opportunities in Flint

Please see the attached Service Description for two full time AmeriCorps positions we have available at Communities First, Inc one for an Housing Development Assistant and the other is a Team Member Coordinator. Please look at the attached and send out to your networks to possible candidates. SD – Communities First – Team Member Coordinator …

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