FOP will serve breakfast 10:00-11 a.m. and lunch from 12-1 p.m. Monday through Friday for children ages 18 and younger at TVP Community Center, 5000 Conner. No meals will be served on July 3rd, 4th, and July 25th. For more info call 313-822-0311
Friends Of Parkside is excited to announce the 14th Annual Parkside Health, Safety, & Job Fair, taking place on Wednesday, July 19th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We invite you to join us at the TVP II Community Center, conveniently located at 5000 Conner at Warren, on Detroit’s dynamic eastside.
This year’s event aims to provide resources on mental health, physical health, safety, and job opportunities. Our objective is to inspire, enrich, and transform lives by offering valuable information and access to essential services. We believe that “Health is Wealth,” and this theme permeates every aspect of the fair.
We are grateful to our sponsors for their generous support, which enables us to bring this event to our community. Our Platinum sponsor, Stellantis, along with Comcast NBCUniversal, Walker-Miller Energy Services, Blue Cross Complete (Bronze), and the Detroit Health Department, have all played a significant role in making this event possible.
The Parkside Health, Safety, & Job Fair is an excellent opportunity for individuals of all ages to engage with local organizations, resource providers, and professionals. Attendees can expect a vibrant and interactive environment, featuring booths, workshops, demonstrations, networking opportunities, and free food.
We encourage you to save the date and join us on July 19th at the TVP II Community Center. Together, we can empower ourselves and our community with knowledge, resources, and connections. Let’s make health and well-being a priority and embrace the concept that “Health is Wealth.”
For more information and updates, please call Don’aa at 313-822-0311 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Friends Of Parkside (FOP) Detroit, Michigan
The Friends of Parkside (FOP) is a 501(c)(3), not-for profit, community-based organization located on Detroit’s east side in the Villages at Parkside, formerly Parkside Homes, a public housing complex. FOP was incorporated in March of 1991. FOP has up to a 15-member board of Directors consisting of Parkside residents, and representatives from community-based organizations, agencies, and institutions.
Friends Of Parkside Mission/Approach/Philosophy
FOP is dedicated to the betterment of the Parkside Community. It is committed to working with all residents, organizations, institutions, and businesses on Detroit’s east side. FOP approach is to provide information and action forums for residents of Parkside Homes and their surrounding neighbors so that together they can begin to address those issues that adversely affect their lives. FOP believes that whatever happens in or around Parkside Homes affects each of us, and that by working together residents can change things for the better.
Friends Of Parkside Goals
- A healthy, drug-free, and safe Parkside Community, especially for pregnant women, infants, and youth.
- An informed and knowledgeable community willing to work together to address issues that threatens the quality of life in the Parkside Community.
- Gainful employment, businesses, and personal growth opportunities in the Parkside Community.
- Families and individuals committed to improving the community.
The Community Friends Of Parkside Serves
Friends of Parkside is willing to work with all residents, organizations, institutions, and businesses on Detroit’s east side to achieve its mission and goals. FOP primary focus area is the Parkside Community, which is bounded by Ford Freeway (I-94) on the north, East Forest on the south St. Jean on the west, and Alter Road on the east.
FOP Programs & Projects (Partial list)
-Bright Futures Youth Program (BFYP)
-Parkside Academic Sports Teams project (PAST)
-Parkside Computer Learning Center
-Monthly Food Distribution
-Annual Dear Santa/Gift Day Project
For more info, please call 313.822.0311 or email@example.com
If you are a Kroger shopper, please link your Kroger rewards card to Friends Of Parkside (LG006). We will receive a small donation from Kroger every time you use your Kroger reward card.
To Use the Kroger Community Rewards Program (link your card):
Simply visit https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow.
1. Log into your Kroger account (if you don’t have an account, just create an account – you will need an email address and a Kroger Rewards Card)
2. Search for Friends of Parkside or LG006
3. Then click Enroll
Please share and encourage your friends to link their Kroger rewards card to Friends Of Parkside too.
*Keep in the mind that the more you shop at Kroger, the more money Friends Of Parkside will earn!*