14th ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOODS DAY REGISTRANTS AND EVENTS

Updated 7/8/20

         
                 Green = Eastside of Detroit
                                                                          Gold = Westside of Detroit

1. ORGANIZATION: Tesla Park
CONTACT: Lloyd Stovall, 313.651.5349
NEIGHBORHOOS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Park beautification: 8am – 9pm.  Event will also community information talks about efforts to preserve park and make modifications in the park.  Event will be held at Tesla Park, 13974 Steel, a privately owned park is located on Steel between Schoolcraft and Kendall, west of Grand River
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

 

2. ORGANIZATION: Demographic Inspirations- Detroit
CONTACT: Ron Matten, 586.260.7409
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Neighborhood Beautification Project(s) Saturday August 1, 2020, 15368 Fairfield St., Yard Upgrade (Front/Back) Rebuild Wooden Fence 0800 - 1600
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

 

3. ORGANIZATION: Washburn Unity Block Club
CONTACT: Linda Warner, 313-646-3258
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Neighborhood Cleanup; Kids activities and yard games. Will use mask and social distancing.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


4. ORGANIZATION: Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit
CONTACT: Steve Tomkowiak, 248 787-1000,
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
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SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


5. ORGANIZATION: Ashton Street Community Block Club/NRPCA
CONTACT: Veronica Moon, 3135324749
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Ice Cream Social on individual front porches/yards. Event times 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Music and socialization from a distance. Ashton Street between Verne & Florence in North Rosedale Park.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


6. ORGANIZATION: Paved Way Block Club
CONTACT: Cynthia Lowe, 3133301183
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Some type of cleanup. It will be difficult with virus situation.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


7. ORGANIZATION: Princeton Street Block Club
CONTACT: Gwendolyn Knowles, 3135150068
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Subject to adjustment: Raffle, health clinic, artistic display, DJ, marching band, free masks/gloves & pop/chips, front yard "Inspirational" sign contest, & front yard cleanup. Date: Aug 1, 2020 Time: 11am - 3pm
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


8. ORGANIZATION: Stoepel Curtis 7 Mile Block Club
CONTACT: Evelyn House, 313-862-9194
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Stoepel residents will meet at the vacant lot on Stoepel @ Curtis at 10 AM to get assignments to clean-up around homes and vacant lots collect in bags and place in designated location. From Noon to 4 PM residents will cook out front, sit out front of our homes and meet and talk with our neighbors. Children can do chalk and art activities, rides scooters and bikes and foot race (NO BASKETBALL, NO CONTACT SPORTS). We will give awards to the best lawn (1st) and the best flora arrangement (2nd).
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


9. ORGANIZATION: Mack Alive
CONTACT: Arnita Hardman, 3138243900
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
8:00 am Garden project
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


10. ORGANIZATION: Belle Isle Art Fair
CONTACT: Mark Loeb, 7342163958
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Fine art fair. Check web site to see if advanced timed tickets (free) are required for social distancing.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


11. ORGANIZATION: Black Bottom Project CDC
CONTACT: Joeleo Smith, 626-375-8595
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Planning for Aug 1st Arise Detroit and Black Bottom Project Northweastern neighborhood cleanup.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


12. ORGANIZATION: Hartwell Block Club
CONTACT: Piper Carter, 646.246.1429
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
August 1, 2-5pm Community Clean Up, The Lot on the Corner of Hartwell & W. Chicago.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


13. ORGANIZATION: Yorkshire Woods Community Organization
CONTACT: Mose Primus, 313-909-4564
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Beautification Project: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 9745 Kensington, between King Richard and McKinney, near Whittier. Planting flowers, cleaning flower beds, mural painting.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


14. ORGANIZATION: Rosedale Park Improvement Association
CONTACT: Stephanie Young, 3133348192
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Individual blocks with do beautification projects on our islands. Some blocks with have 'get to know your neighbor' events. Small clean-up projects will also be done along Southfield service drive.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


15. ORGANIZATION: Larchmont Community Association
CONTACT: Dr. Asana Ventra, (313) 437-1980
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
This will be our first -time celebrating Neighborhoods Day. We are interested in having the porch parties and would appreciate any help we can receive.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


16. ORGANIZATION: Jones pyramid crystal LLC
CONTACT: Sandra Peoples-Jones, 3136737231
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
mingling As much we can through these times distancing giving goodies away
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

17. ORGANIZATION: The Greater Lapkin Community Block Club
CONTACT: Thomas Lovejoy, 3135956138
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Neighborhood cleanup we will grill hot dogs and cold drinks start 12 pm to 4 pm
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

18. ORGANIZATION: Marygrove Community Association
CONTACT: Sandra Battle, 313-492-3002
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Neighborhood Cleanup. Possible picnic afterward/ Indiana & Marygrove Streets
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

 

19. ORGANIZATION: Community United got Progress (CUP)
CONTACT: Shirley Burch, 313-350-9622
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
3rd district sign distribution “LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE” Dequindre to Van Dyke
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

20. ORGANIZATION: Stafford House
CONTACT: Patricia Dockery, (313) 377-2596
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
One day Neighborhood Outdoor Flea Market/ 9844 Woodward Ave on Sat. Aug 1. 10am-4pm
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

 

21. ORGANIZATION: Rippling Hope
CONTACT: Carl Zerweck, 313-704-1230
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
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SEEKING VOLUNTEERS:

 

22. ORGANIZATION: Detroit Association of Women’s Club, Inc.
CONTACT: Angela Calloway, 3135878978
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Cleanup outside of building, paint House trim, paint parking Lot fence, plant fall bulbs in yard and along parking lot, pull weeds, activities for children, sidewalk chalk art, hoola- hoop contest, jump ropes contest, Horse shoes contest, bean bag contest, hot dogs & burgers, popsicles, freeze pops, bottle water and a discussion on staying safe during the pandemic. Social distance will be practiced at our clubhouse at all time.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

 

23. ORGANIZATION: 7Mile Hoover Street Block Club Association
CONTACT: Sonja Hill, 313-727-7737
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
There will be a cleanup day from neighbors throughout the neighborhood on August 4th
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

24. ORGANIZATION: Saunders & Allen AME Churches
CONTACT: Joelynn Stokes, 3138042171
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
August 1, 2020 Back Yard Party
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

25. ORGANIZATION: An Angel Is Here
CONTACT: Nealmetria Loeper, 3135066354
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
I am providing literacy kits payback to school supplies for families in my neighborhood along with the tangible resources to help the families. August 1 12- 3 is the time.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

 

26. ORGANIZATION: Detroit Parent Network
CONTACT: Kimya Jacobs, 3133030325
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Family literacy Day
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


27. ORGANIZATION: National Inspirational Role Models Visionaries (NIRMV)
CONTACT: Darlene House, 3137781550
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
NIRMV presents Reading Rewards Stay-At-Home Party featuring 2020 NIRMV Recommended Reading List Kids Edition Launch. Everyone who responds to flyer invitation to attend the party will receive celebration kit in the mail. Then, they can join in the celebration at any convenient time on Saturday, August 1, 2020.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

28. ORGANIZATION: Destined For Greatness Mentoring Initiative!
CONTACT: Shadora L. Ford, 7347737419
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
DFG Mentoring will host clean up community day, where 5 of our students will assist 2 staff members with cleaning the yards of senior citizens on Maxwell St. We will also be planting flowers in the front yard of the homes where seniors live. This event will take place at 12 noon and be completed by 4pm/Maxwell Block. We would love to use this day to put smiles on the faces of those most affected by COVID19. We will still maintain social distancing and the mask and gloves guidelines set by our Governor!
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


29. ORGANIZATION: College Park Community Association
CONTACT: Ethel McTaw, 3137478353
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
We are asking our neighbors to clean up around their residents, streets and allies. And to help our elderly neighbors. The date: Saturday, August 1, 2020; time: 9am- 3pm.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

30. ORGANIZATION: HEREFORD STREET BLOCK CLUB - CORNERSTONE VILLAGE
CONTACT: James Ribbron, 586-744-6103
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Hereford Street Block Club – Cornerstone Village will host a live podcast: Talking to Neighbors!
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


31. ORGANIZATION: Regent Park Community Association
CONTACT: W A Ray, 3137570012
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Tentatively a clean-up of designated areas within the neighborhood boundaries.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


32. ORGANIZATION: Eastside Community Block Club Association
CONTACT: Patricia Marshall, 313 521-8068
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
tbd
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


33. ORGANIZATION: Greeley Street Block Club
CONTACT: Tomin McCampbell, 313 671 1943
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Our events will take place on Neighborhoods Day.  We Plan to have a cleanup in areas between 7 mile & Nevada on Greeley St.  Both kids and adults will participate.  Activities for the kids who participate in the cleanup include grilling hotdogs and hamburgers (for adulas well), sidewalk and t-shirt decorating, and we want to start an annual tradition of planting beautiful tree bush or flowering perennials in the neighborhood.  We may have an afternoon story telling session with a small group.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

34. ORGANIZATION: Beams of heaven church
CONTACT: Wilson Trabi, 3139748424
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION: 

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SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

35. ORGANIZATION: Fairfield Block Club
CONTACT: Annette Woolridge, 313-330-1181
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
Our goal is to collect paper trash, cut grass at vacant houses and vacant lots between Puritain and John C Lodge Service Drive between the hours of 10-5pm.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

36. ORGANIZATION: Emerald Isles CDC
CONTACT: Gary Gray, 3139299980
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
We are having two events: Event #1 Annual Outer Drive East Cleanup 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Meet at - Jefferson Branch Library, 12350 Outer Drive East, Detroit, Mi 48224 We will pick up debris and clean curbs from Chandler Park Drive to Mack Ave. Volunteers are welcome. Event #2 Emerald Gardens MorningSide Meet and Greet 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4708 Haverhill, Detroit, MI 48224 (Corner of Cornwall) A community outreach event to inform the community and to solicit their input and support.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes


37. ORGANIZATION: Santa Barbara - Margareta/Clarita Block Club
CONTACT: Sharon Kelso, 3137795083
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:

Social gathering among neighbors; games, music, etc.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


38. ORGANIZATION: Cardoni block club
CONTACT: Billie Stewart, 313.415.8171

NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:

Clean up,Paint up,fix up. Register new neighbors into the block club. Resource tables for help. Children reading materials. Seniors survey and grass cutting.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

39. ORGANIZATION: We Sale 313
CONTACT: Denise Mintah, 3139184514
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:

Beginning at 11am will be  cleaning up starting at Southfield and schoolcraft going down schoolcraft to Evergreen

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes
 

40. ORGANIZATION: Nehemiah Baptist Church
CONTACT: Audry Turner, 313-218-8437
NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION: 

Distributing free food and school supplies at 13100 Puritan, starting at 4pm.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS:  Yes

41. ORGANIZATION: Young Men-N-Motion, Inc.

CONTACT: Minnie Davis, 3134435146

NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:
tbd
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No


42. ORGANIZATION: O'Hair Park Community Association
CONTACT: Joyce Daniel, 3135165720

NEIGHBORHOODS DAY EVENT AND LOCATION:

Meet the candidates for the August 4th Primary at O'Hair Park/Pembroke east of Evergreen. Outdoor event rain or shine. From 1 - 4 pm
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

43. ORGANIZATION: DeSoto Ellsworth Block Association
CONTACT: Betty Varner, 3133109804

EVENT AND LOCATION:

DeSoto Ellsworth Block Association (D.E.B.A.), we our having a beautification event in our neighborhood on Saturday, 08/08/2020. We will be cleaning our properties and vacant lots staring at the corner of DeSoto and Monica streets. We will be wearing masks, gloves and we will social distance. The time for the event is 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. We are seeking out volunteers for our event.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

44. ORGANIZATION: Historic St. James Missionary Baptist Church
CONTACT: Gwendolyn Walker, 313 929-0779

EVENT AND LOCATION: 

August 1, 2020, from 10 - 4 pm, The Historic St James Missionary Baptist Church family and friends will be cleaning up around the church and neighboring streets. Food and Fun. All are Welcome to participate.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

45. ORGANIZATION: Bethlehem House of Detroit
CONTACT: Deborah Foster, 313 516-5547

EVENT AND LOCATION:

Transitional homes for homeless-working women of Detroit
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

46. ORGANIZATION: Detroit Public Library
CONTACT: A.J. Funchess, 313-481-1400

EVENT AND LOCATION:
313 Summer Reading Challenge The Detroit Public Library has partnered with Detroit ACE (Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship) on a new program to promote reading this summer, the 313 Summer Reading Challenge. The entire city and beyond is encouraged to read together during the COVID-19 pandemic to reach 3.13 million minutes as a symbolic gesture for the determination, perseverance and celebration of the City’s love for reading and one another. To Join: https://detroitpubliclibrary.org/313reads

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

47. ORGANIZATION:  Great Communities Now
CONTACT: Norma Danzie, 313-303-5034

EVENT AND LOCATION:

Cleaning up corner of Kelly and Whittier. Cutting grass, picking up trash and weeding.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes 

 

48. ORGANIZATION: One Detroit Credit Union

CONTACT: Dianne Brown, 3135156063

EVENT AND LOCATION:

630 Howard St., Detroit - Sharing information with community

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

49. ORGANIZATION: One Detroit Credit Union
CONTACT: Matt Burden, 313-209-7719

EVENT AND LOCATION:

 14740 Mack Ave, Detroit, - Sharing information with community

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

50. ORGANIZATION:  One Detroit Credit Union
CONTACT: Schreese Bennett, 313-209-7816

EVENT AND LOCATION: 

15123 Woodward Ave., Highland Park - Sharing information with community

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

51. ORGANIZATION: Malvern Hill Neighborhood Association
CONTACT:  Y. Michelle Ruffin, 3137534105

EVENT AND LOCATION: 
Hi Neighbor Day. noon to 4pm Sept. 12th

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

52. ORGANIZATION: Delmar Street Beautification Day
CONTACT: Aspecia Fisher, 3135859313
EVENT AND LOCATION: 
Goal: Encourage neighbors do something on their own property. Weed, mow, sweep, trim, declutter, plant... clean up & beautify. August 1, 2020, 7am-11am (Refreshments 11am-12pm)

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

 

53. ORGANIZATION: Mohican Regent Residents Association
CONTACT: George Preston, 313 715 6206

EVENT AND LOCATION:

Meet/Greet/Clean up at our Community Garden (14685 Eastburn)

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS:

 

54. ORGANIZATION: Spectrum Neon Signs
CONTACT: John Haddad, 313-350-9622

EVENT AND LOCATION:

Partner with Community United for Progress CUP to Bring in Change, to Love Where you Live cleanup initiative

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

55. ORGANIZATION: Imperial Fresh Market
CONTACT: Sam Shina, 313-350-9622
EVENT AND LOCATION: 

Partner with Community United for Progress to Bring in Change, to Love Where you Live cleanup initiative.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

56. ORGANIZATION: Rosa & Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development
CONTACT: Anita Peek, 313-377-8416 (BEST)
EVENT AND LOCATIONS:

Gardening Day

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

57. ORGANIZATION:  Multi-Racial Family Study  Neighborhood Project

CONTACT: Doris Massey, 313-457-3040

EVENT AND LOCATION: Neighborhood Cleanup/1300 block of Tacoma between Hickory and Joan, near East State Fair, tree painting and children activities: 2 p.m.-6 p.m

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS:  No

58. ORGANIZATION: LaSalle College Park Neighborhood Association
CONTACT: Tinah Benjamin, 254-563-2923

EVENT AND LOCATION:

We would like to do a Neighborhood Clean up August 15th 2020. From 8am to 5pm Meeting up at Nashville/Dresdan

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

59. ORGANIZATION: Positive Images
CONTACT: Charlotte Hunter, 3135204878

EVENT AND LOCATIONS:  700 E Grand Blvd. & 694 E. Grand Blvd. - Clean up both yards front and back and side street.9am-12pm
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS:  No

60. ORGANIZATION: Shea's Community Resources
CONTACT: LaKila Salter, 313-999-2735
EVENT AND LOCATION: We are going to clean up our own yards. We are providing resources, school supplies, and literacy kits to help families on my block and surrounding streets in my community. We will be practicing and encouraging social distancing with masks on! Children activities with outside chalk and maybe Coronavirus kits.  Sunday, August 2nd; Time 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

61. ORGANIZATION: Vets Foko Point
CONTACT: Tommy Bradford, 313-854-8953
EVENT AND LOCATION: Cleanup lots, at Bradford St. / E. Eight Mile - 11am - 3pm

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

62. ORGANIZATION: Pearl of a Girl
CONTACT: Ali Mayo, 313-551-9958

EVENT AND LOCATION: Distributing Resources and Information for Detroit residents/Resource Fair

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

63. ORGANIZATION: Collingham Alliance Block Club

CONTACT: Linell Beck, 3135956588

EVENT AND LOCATION: Yard Sale

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

64. ORGANIZATION: Victorious Living Outreach Ministries

CONTACT: Althea Brown, 2486335197

EVENT AND LOCATION: Clothing giving away and cleanup

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

65. ORGANIZATION: Chat and Chew with Community Children and Cops
CONTACT: Verne Brown, 313-737-7857

EVENT AND LOCATION: Location TBD: Noon-2 p.m. Community giveaway, personal protection material, prepackaged snack for 12th precinct police.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

66. ORGANIZATION: Diamondz House of Care
CONTACT: Denise Lomax, 313 -704-8290

EVENT AND LOCATION: our neighborhood day will be on August 7, 2020 - September 6, 2020 We are having a black expo for our new community Vendors are welcome this event will run every Friday , SATURDAY , and SUNDAY we are starting a whole new community starting at the beginning of  11694 Indiana St./Plymouth Rd Down to WYOMING WE ARE Diamondz house of care And This your community WE ARE SO EXCITE
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Yes

67. ORGANIZATION:  Philadelphia - 12th
CONTACT: Venita Thompkins, 313 828-9905

EVENT AND LOCATION:  Philadelphia- 12th Block clean-up of street and alleys, August 1, 2020, 8:00 am- 3:00 pm

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: No

68. ORGANIZATION: The Neighborhood  Association

CONTACT: Chuck Rivers, 313.515.8336

EVENT AND LOCATION: The Association shall showcase it’s members ongoing vegetable gardening program with presentations from partnering organizations Sinai-Grace Hospital, Doers/FoodPlus Detroit & Detroit Food Security Food Network. A members ONLY lunch shall be catered by an association member. A chamber string ensemble (violins cello, viola) of classically trained YOUNG individuals shall provide entertainment. this ensemble is coordinated by an association member & finally highlighting our alleys clean-up efforts

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS:  No 

69. ORGANIZATION: COMMUNITY MOVEMENT BUILDERS

CONTACT: Yusef Shakur, 313-459=6008

EVENT AND LOCATION: We will be hosting Our 14th annual Backpack-Giveaway. This year in respect to social distances we will doing something creatively different. We will be delivering backpack to families across Detroit. People can call 313-474-4444 and leave a message of how many children and address to register.

seeking volunteers: 

(313) 921-1955

5555 Conner St # 1233, Detroit, MI 48213, USA

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