The 826michigan Detroit Robot Factory ribbon cutting was held on October 5, 2016 complete with flowers and snacks, hard hats for the little ones, joyous sounds from the Detroit Party Marching Band, and even a giant metal bear on wheels. Detroit student author Cassidy Vega did the honors of cutting a giant red ribbon with 826 co-founder Dave Eggers looking on, and the party continued inside our new tutoring and writing lab upstairs.
Big Green Colorado
The Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation has awarded Big Green Colorado with a $50,000 grant. The funds will be used to construct the new Learning Garden at College View Elementary School and program support for seven (7) surrounding schools.
Big Green Detroit
The Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation has awarded Big Green Detroit with a $50,000 grant. The funds will provide support for the programmatic work, staff and tools and supplies, teacher training workshops and demonstrations.
Jewish Family Service of Colorado
The Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation awarded Jewish Family Service of Colorado $35,000 to provide meals to under-resourced communities to combat hunger and limited access to healthy, nutritious foods.
Colorado Youth for a Change
The Bridge Project