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Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale

February 1st 2015

Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) Ferndale has joined in the trend of leaving free scarves around town for people who may be cold. Whether it’s picked up by an under-dressed teenager, a homeless person, or someone walking who lost theirs –  […]

The Face of Detroit at Affirmations

October 1st 2011

Those stories were shared on Sept. 8, 2011 as Giffin’s collection “The Face of Detroit” opened at the Pittman-Puckett Gallery inside Affirmations (290 W. 9 Mile). A packed house enjoyed an alcohol-free evening and a short speech from Giffin about the message behind his work.

VIDEO: SOS Helping the Homeless

September 19th 2011

The South Oakland Shelter (SOS) organizes a network of churches in the area to provide housing for homeless individuals, as well as food, care and support to help them get their lives back on track.

Elisabeth Mirer, Director of Development for SOS, was one of the people behind the organization’s new You Tube video SOS: That Could Never Be Me.