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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Invests Nearly $700,000 to Re-imagine Detroit's Eastside Communities

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  • $400,000 contributed to the Impact Neighborhood Fund and $285,000 to Chandler Park Conservancy
  • 20,000 masks distributed to community leaders to help curb spread of COVID-19

Fifth Third ESG Report: Collaborations for Community Benefit: Northwest Activities Center

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Northwest Activities Center (NWAC) is a community staple in Detroit—and so is Fifth Third Bank. The two have worked together for years and the relationship has yielded lasting, sustainable results for individuals and families in the Motor City.

FCA: What We're Thankful For ...

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This year, FCA has been hard at work building the Company's future in the city of Detroit with its newest Mack assembly plant opening early in 2021. 

The Company is grateful to all of the employees, community members, organizations, volunteers and partners who have been with us every step of the way. 

From our extended family to yours, thank you.

Comerica Makes Grant to LISC to Fuel Lending for Minority-Owned Small Businesses in Detroit, LA and Phoenix

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NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Comerica Bank is teaming up with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to expand access to capital for small businesses and nonprofits led by people of color—especially organizations without the size or track record to attract conventional financing on their own.

FCA Foundation Bridges Digital Divide for Detroit Students

By Kevin Frazier
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The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has joined a coalition of Detroit’s leading businesses and philanthropic organizations that is investing $23 million in a program to bridge the digital divide for 51,000 Detroit students. The program, called Connected Futures, will place a computer tablet with high-speed LTE internet connectivity, along with technical support, into the hands of every Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) K-12 student. 

Fighting Food Scarcity Amidst the Pandemic

Garden Spotlight: The Drew Horticulture Program
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By: Michael Craig, The Charles Drew Transition Center Horticulture Program, 
GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant Winner

When the pandemic hit in March, The Charles R. Drew Transition Center, along with every other school within the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD), closed to keep students and faculty safe and healthy.

CITGO and Empire Petroleum Support Detroit Metro Area Hospitals During COVID-19

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As communities continue to work together during the ongoing public health crisis, we at CITGO are honored to do our part to give back and support our neighbors.

In May, CITGO teamed up with the Chaldean American Chamber and Empire Petroleum to fuel good in the Detroit Metro area. CITGO and Empire Petroleum donated and delivered 100 CITGO gas cards to the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Beaumont Hospital. Both hospitals will distribute the gas cards to first responders, patients and volunteers.

DABO, Comerica and Community Partners Deliver COVID-19 Testing and Relief Efforts to Underserved Detroit Neighborhoods

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Supporting Detroit’s neighborhoods as city residents continue to fight the COVID-19 global pandemic has become critical in the collective efforts to stay safe and slow the spread of the coronavirus.

For Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO), an organization since 1979 focused on uplifting, unifying and empowering Detroit’s African American community, that means providing access to testing and contributing to the food security for families and individuals.

The Detroit Water Crisis and Unexpected Coalitions

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Since 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has shut off the water to 141,000 households whose bills were past due. Last year, more than 23,000 households reportedly had their water shut off.

Sustainability in Detroit, Part 5: Real Estate Development

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 5 of 5.

Abir Ali 

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