FOP will be passing out food Wed, March 21, from 1:00-2:30p or while supply last @5000 Conner. Bring 4 Sav-A-lot bags & photo ID. Please dress warmly. More info 822.0311.
Friends Of Parkside will host its 10th Annual Parkside Health Fair Wednesday, July 18th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TVP II Community Center, located at 5000 Conner at Warren, on Detroit’s eastside.
2017 Health Fair Sponsors:
Detroit Health Department (Gold)
Mercy Primary Care Health Center (Silver)
Deliberative Engagement of Communities in Decisions about Researcher Spending (DECIDERS) (Bronze)
2017 Participating Agencies:
Blue Cross Complete
Chandler Park Conservancy
Detroit Fire Department
Detroit Health Department – WIC
Detroit Police Department
Dominican Literacy Center
Friend of the Court
Green Door Initiative
Health Emergency Lifeline Program
Healthy Environment Partnership
Henry Ford Health Systems
Institute of Population Health
Mercy Primary Health Center
Molina Health Care of Michigan
My Community Dental Center
Nest Child Care and Parent Institute
Northeast Guidance Center
Secretary of State Mobile Branch Office
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Total Health Fair
Wayne County Family Aquatic Center
For more information about the 2018 Health Fair, please call 313-822-0311 or email email@example.com.
To download 2015 Parkside Health Fair Evaluation
To download 2017 Annual Parkside Health Fair Flyer
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
-Monthly Food Distribution
-Annual Dear Santa/Gift Day Project
For more info, please call 313.822.0311 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 email@example.com 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.