Meet the businesswomen who took a divine idea and made it sweet
For Rebecca Abel, the decision to make cookies has lead to a successful business and encouraged her to inspire other entrepreneurs. Award-winning journalist Mitch Albom shared how D’Vine Cookies is doing something sweet in The Heart of Detroit.
Kids in Detroit are eager to learn about coding
Behind all technology screens, including your phone, computer, tablets, and gaming consoles, there is a code. Coding is the process or activity of writing computer programs. The language electronics uses to understand and execute functions of computer devices. Kids are excited about the idea of coding but not all children have the right access to learn how to code. CODE(313) is here to bring change for all children who are interested in coding.
This local charity is helping special needs children and adults through horseback riding
Beth and Fred Pellerito first met Mitch Albom on The Heart of Detroit in 2018, when they took over running O.A.T.S., a equine therapy organization for children and adults with special needs. Now Albom has checked back in with them to see how things are going since the pandemic began. They said that it has been a challenge just trying to start things up since they were initially able to reopen in June. The Pelleritos shared some of the inspirational stories of students who have seen drastic improvements from meeting with the horses every week. They said that even with the pandemic, its important that they are able to keep helping people as safely as they can.