Clawson firefighters teach basics of fire safety to students

From "stop drop and roll" to crawling below the smoke, Troy Engel and the firefighters from the Clawson Fire Department are teaching the basics of fire safety. Even the Boy Scouts are getting in on the action.

Heart of Detroit: The Jenny Kast Foundation

Karen Drew and Guy Gordon talk with a local family that is determined to help other families through hardships through the Jenny Kast Foundation.

Foundation grants wishes to seriously ill Michigan children

This is a story about one special child affecting many others. Be it a bedroom makeover, a Disney trip or a new puppy, a foundation named for young Jenna Kast is granting wishes to those that suffer as she once did.

Heart of Detroit: House of Help

Friday's edition of Heart of Detroit features "House of Help."

Detroit couple form community center focused on education

Ray and Toni Anderson canvassed their neighborhood in northwest Detroit in an effort to bring the youth off the street. They formed House of Help, a community center that emphasizes the importance of education.

Foundation provides financial assistance for everyday needs

Many families across Metro Detroit live at or below the poverty line; many are homeless. Thirty-four years ago Shelly Penzien saw firsthand the effect homelessness had on the children at the Macomb school where she worked.

Heart of Detroit: Time to shine

This edition of Heart of Detroit examines a local dance class for special needs children.

Special needs girls express themselves through dance

Today's special needs children play sports and compete on a global stage. It's a far cry from the segregation of decades ago, but there was one activity missing in metro Detroit -- dance.

Program explores what it means to be beautiful inside & out

Young girls are bombarded each day with unrealistic images of what it means to be perfect, and often these images have a lasting effect.

Detroit woman helps heal homeless

There are nearly 80,000 homeless children in Michigan, and many of them never receive medical care because homeless parents are afraid.

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Local non-profit Sit On It Detroit who build benches for bus stops without seats, has partnered with Hold On To Hope to try to raise money so that they can continue to build benches for the city. Sit On It's benches can be seen throughout Detroit supplied with books and even solar power to run and…


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Cafe 78 opens inside MOCAD Detroit

Friday evening is the official opening for Café 78 which is a collaboration between Wright & Company and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD). This will be a slight change of pace for owner Dave Kwiatkowski as Café 78 will open at 8am during the week and serve Anthology coffee in drip,…

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