FORCE 4 GOOD
Metro Detroiters opening homes to raise future assistance dogs
Andrea Dube wanted to raise a puppy to be an assistance dog because her mother was given one. It is kind of addicting, because you do, you love having the puppies with you, it makes everybody happy," Dube said. Dube, who is currently raising Queen, an 11-month-old golden retriever, is a nurse who raises the puppies in her free time. "I always liked dogs, and I always liked puppies and I figured how hard could it be to raise a puppy. Paws With A Cause trains anywhere from 50 to 75 dogs a year and are always in need of volunteers.
Detroit engineers work to provide clean drinking water around the world
DETROIT – Many of us take for granted being able to walk into the kitchen and turn on a faucet that pours clean water. But millions of people around the world don't have that, and are forced to live with dirty drinking water. They want to help make it possible for everyone in the world to have access to clean, safe drinking water. He and seven other volunteer engineers had signed up to bring clean drinking water to people living across the world. "Because of the volcanic activity in the region, the water test with very high levels are arsenic, so that water is not available as a drinking water either," Royal said.
Force 4 Good: Desert Angels sending 'miracles' overseas
She created Desert Angels, a non-profit organization that mails care packages to deployed troops. It's a miracle," Blain said. Blain said she has a plan is to keep sending Miracle Boxes until every soldier is back home. Her organization holds a packing party every month -- and anyone is invited. To find out more about the Desert Angels or to find a packing party near you, click here.
Students become a Force 4 Good with Project Flavor
The University of Michigan students are a part of Project Flavor, and they look forward to cooking for a cause. Project Flavor is a student organization on the campus of the University of Michigan. When volunteer organizations like Project Flavor come in, it takes a big burden off the non-profits they cook for. The students at Project Flavor may not be professional chefs, but they are serious about their food. "If I'm trying to treat myself after a bad day, the first thing I am going to look for is a good meal, that is how I think Project Flavor is a Force 4 Good."
Cody students getting new start at school and at home
DETROIT – When students return to Cody High School this September, they'll benefit from new classrooms like the medical simulation lab and the leadership lab. Life Remodeled found out about the Porter family, because Ebony's younger cousin and caretaker attend Cody High School. Knight is the football coach at Cody High School and his daughters attend the school. "I am so happy because when I come to school I can feel safe coming into the school," said Cody High School senior Brittany Agee. "I like to give back to my community," Cody High School senior Sema'j Mcpherson said.
Groundbreaking set for Cody High School's new football field
DETROIT – Life Remodeled will break ground Friday on the construction of new football field for Cody High School in Detroit. ft. synthetic turf gridiron will be built on the Stein Playfield, just northwest of the school. The cost of the athletic field project is $650,000, of which $291,000 has already been raised. Major supporters of the football field project are general contractor Barton Malow (Southfield) and Foresite Design (Berkley), a landscape architectural firm that specializes in the design of athletic and recreational facilities. When completed, the field will be home not only to the Comets, but also eight Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) youth football teams and one Detroit PAL youth soccer team.