Ada- planner, organizer, and implementer. Area: Dequindre, Orleans, Riopelle between Victor St. and E. Davison Fwy. 194 vacant lots and/or unsafe, open abandoned houses required blight removal, cleanup and boarding. Working 6 days: Over 70 volunteers 9/13 and 9/27, 2 (1-day) and 3 (3days). Sidewalks were also cleared of overgrowth. Approximately 97% completed; final cleanup – Spring 2015. Sustainment plan forthcoming.
Dumping and Overgrowth
2014 - IN THE BEGINNING
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SEE SOME OF WHAT WE ARE DOING TO STOMP OUT BLIGHT!
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RCDC 2015 Blight Removal, Cleanup and Beautification Projects of Targeted Areas, Tool and/or Equipment Lending Projects and Projects We Provided to Other Groups and Organizations Who Had Volunteers But No Event
District 2 - Puritan COO - Left in black shirt
WORD RESTORATION & ACCESS Photos
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Youth Gathering
- Provided Community Projects for almost 200 volunteers on July 16 and July 18, 2015
- Planned, Organized, Managed and Participated
WORD RESTORATION MINISTRIES:
-Participated and loaned equipment in Motor City Makeover - May 2, 2015
- Sponsored the 11th Annual Arab American Service Day - May 16, 2015
- Provided Community Project for over 300 volunteers (included youth and children)
- Planned, Organized, Managed and Participated in the blight removal, cleanup, beautification of church grounds and boarding of 8 abandoned, unsafe house
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Fantastic job! - Dequindre Rd. at Highland Park Water Reservoir.
Volunteers on July 16th. Project Manager, Ada, on ground, left front and ELCA Service Companion, India, in light green top.
Before: Front of house on Dequindre Rd.
LOWES' HEROES 2015 COMMUNITY SERVICE:
- Partnered with Lowes and provided the volunteer employees a community service project - October 3, 2015
- Planned, Organized, Managed and Implemented a cleanup in Northeast Detroit (Victor Street at Orleans) low income and underserved community.
Presbytery of Detroit 2015 Festival of Health (Mobile Dental Clinic for the Homeless):
- Loaned Equipment - July 19th
- Theme "Restoring Glory to 6 Blocks" - ARISE Detroit 9th Annual Neighborhoods Day - August 1, 2015. Partnered with the Michigan Department of Corrections
- Planned, Organized, Managed and Implemented a cleanup in northeast Detroit low income and underserviced community.