FOP’s Food Program February 17th @ 1-2:30 PM

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
1:00 – 2:30P @ 5000 Conner
(inside TVP Community Center)

Special guest – Mercy Primary Care Center will be onsite to assist with
signing up for health insurance, BridgeCard, and emergency assistance.

Requirements for Food Program:
-18 years or older
-Valid photo ID
-Four Sav-a-lot bags or similar

For more information, please call 313-822-0311.


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Friends Of Parkside

Friends Of Parkside (FOP)             Detroit, Michigan

The Friends of Parkside (FOP) is a  not-for profit, community-based organization located on Detroit’s east side in 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
-Parkside Connected!
-Monthly Food Distribution
-Annual Dear Santa/Gift Day Project

For more info, please call 313.822.0311 or

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You Are Invited to the
Villages At Parkside (TVP) Residents Council
Monthly Meeting

Meeting Highlights:
· Exciting changes at Chandler Park New football field, tennis courts, comfort station and more!
· Summer Jobs & Job Training Opportunities for age 14-24
· Learn about Friends Of Parkside’s 2016 activities, including the Parkside Academic Sports Team Project
· Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
· And More!

Meeting Date & Location:
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Villages at Parkside II
Community Center
5000 Conner Avenue

For more information, please call:
TVP Residents Council 313.423.6574 or
Friends Of Parkside at 313.822.0311.

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed @ Friends of Parkside

Friends Of Parkside is looking for volunteers to assist with its various programs and projects. If you are interested or have questions, please call Bernice McClodden at 313.822.0311.


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Are You Connected? Get Jobs and Food information by Text, Twit, or Email

To keep Parkside residents informed about jobs, food give-a-way, volunteer opportunities and more, Friends Of Parkside has developed the ParksideConnected! Project. The Parkside Connected allows FOP to send TVP residents text and email messages about things going on in the community. To sign up for the ParksideConnected! Project, send a text message or email to with your name, phone number, and carrier or call FOP at 313.822.0311, or stop by the FOP office and fill out the ParksideConnected! sign up form. You can now follow us on Twitter@friendsParkside.




Download ParksideConnected! Enrollment Form

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