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Thank you to all those who served in Detroit! This program is now closed.

Childhood Hunger in Detroit

Did you know over 300,000 Michigan children lack access to affordable, nutritious food. In fact, one in four Michigan children live in poverty, where the household income is less than $24,000 for a family of four. During the school year, nearly 50% of school-aged children qualify for free and reduced lunches. When school is out, many stomachs are left empty. 

Program Details/ Volunteering

This summer, with your help, we will prepare and serve over 4,000 meals to children from Detroit, who would otherwise go hungry. Summer feeding is a perfect opportunity for a meaningful weekly activity, students looking for volunteer hours, or just a simple way to positively impact the community.

We need volunteers at three different locations in the Detroit area this summer: Detroit Leadership Academy, GEE Edmonson Academy, Saint Clement Episcopal Church in Inkster.

Click Here to Volunteer at Detroit Leadership Academy 

Click Here to Volunteer at Edmonton Academy  

Click Here to Volunteer at St. Clement

Meal Sites and Times
Detroit Leadership Academy, 13550 Virgil St., Detroit, MI
June 19 – August 25
Monday – Friday
Breakfast 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 AM – 12:30 p.m.
We are closed on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th in observance of Independence Day.

GEE Edmonson Academy, 1300 W. Canfield St., Detroit, MI
June 26 – August 25
Monday – Friday
Breakfast 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
We are closed on July 3rd and 4th in observance of Independence Day.

Saint Clement Episcopal Church, 4300 Harrison St., Inkster, MI
July 24th through August 24th
Monday through Thursday only, 4-8pm
Snack 4-5pm
Dinner 6-7pm
Volunteers anytime between 4-8pm
25-35 meals each day

Questions/ Contact

Eric Shanburn- FOCUS Detroit Director
Phone: 248-671-4483
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