Ace: Mourning a Tragedy, and Where We Go From Here

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Yesterday night, we all heard the heartbreaking news that Ace, the emaciated Pit Bull found at a hardware store in Detroit and brought to Detroit Animal Control, had been euthanized following his state-mandated four-day stray hold, despite the best efforts of MHS and other animal welfare groups. MHS had urged DAC and city officials to […]

Greener By The Minute: 10 Ways Kids Can Live Green

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1.) Ask mom for green school supplies. Going back to school and going green can go hand in hand! Kids can get green school supplies that will make a difference at prices that will make mom happy. Your green school supplies also provide an opportunity to share your thoughts on the environment with other students […]

HAVEN Remembers Eleanor Josaitis And Brenda Vesprini

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Eleanor Josaitis                                           Brenda Vesprini In the past few days our community lost two amazing women, Eleanor Josaitis and Brenda Vesprini.  Eleanor helped to transform Detroit during a time of chaos and destruction, lifting individuals and families out of poverty.  Brenda quietly helped survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault find hope.  Both women courageously […]

Africa Yoga Project Teacher Mentorship

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Bala Vinyasa Yoga is making an impact for change in Africa! Kiersten Mooney and Debi Grillo are mentoring new Africa Yoga Project teachers, Irene Mueni Charles and Moses Wekesa Baraza, throughout 2011 to support their growth as teachers and leaders in their local community! Click here to get to know Irene and Moses. Africa Yoga […]

TOMS Shoes Now Has Sunglasses And Gives The Gift Of Sight

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If you want to look trendy, cool AND help people around the world, TOMS has your products. You’ve probably heard of TOMS shoes or even own a pair of their classic style and know that with every pair sold, a pair is given to someone in need. But did you know now they sell amazing […]

2nd Annual HAVEN Garden Project Wine Tasting Was a HIT!

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With over 70 wines from Cabernet to Zinfandel, the 2nd Annual Market Square Wine Tasting to benefit the HAVEN Garden Project was a hit! Last Friday night on June 10, 2011, 250 people gathered to support the HAVEN Garden and to sample different wines and delicious food courtesy of Market Square, unite with friends and […]

Volunteer At The Haven Garden!

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Summer is the perfect time to grab your gardening gloves and do some work outdoors. Perhaps you love gardening, but don’t have time for the upkeep of having one yourself. Then being a volunteer at the HAVEN Garden is for you! Volunteering is a great way to feel good about yourself, help others that are […]

Fun & Helpful Activities For Earth Day!

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Looking for more ways to volunteer and help your Mother Earth? This Earth Day, check out many events near you for ways to have fun AND celebrate Earth Day 2011 on April 22! Here you will find activities and events on and around this wonderful day for our planet! Celebrate Earth Day at the Detroit […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #11 – Doing Things For Others Makes You Feel Good Too

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April  11, 2011 Tip #11 Volunteering and being of service to others is one of those things you always say you’ll do but never make the time. Today your goal is to make time to help others! Volunteering your time to help those less fortunate is a great way to boost your self-confidence and happiness […]

Victory Over Violence: Why I Work In The Violence Against Women Field

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On September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked our country and the twin towers came tumbling down. At almost that same time, a terrorist disguised as my daughter’s boyfriend/fiancé, began attacking her sense of security and our family’s towers of strength and peace came crashing down. Even after twenty years in full time ministry, numerous encounters of […]