Culinary Vision and Social Impact: Tony Vu's Journey with Flint Social Club
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3d ago
Join us in this episode of Philanthropy Speaks as we dive into entrepreneurship, social enterprise, and the evolving food scene in Flint, Michigan. Host Damon Ross, Program Officer at the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, engages in a captivating dialogue with Tony Vu, the pioneering force behind Flint Social Club. Explore Tony's remarkable journey, from the legacy of his Vietnamese heritage to his pivotal role in nurturing culinary innovation and community empowerment in Flint. Support the Show ..read more
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Sisters in Service: Flint Area (MI) Chapter of The Links, Inc. Philanthropic Impact
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
1M ago
Description: In this episode of Philanthropy Speaks, join us as we delve into the inspiring stories and impactful initiatives of the women from the Flint Area Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. This episode's host Lottie Ferguson, Vice President of Development and Donor Services has a meaningful conversation with her Links sisters Lennetta Coney and Wanda Harden. Discover their motivations, challenges, and successes in giving back to the community through their partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. From the establishment of the Flint Kids Matter Fund to empowering the ne ..read more
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YOLO Breastfeeding: Latching on to Change
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
As August marks National Breastfeeding Month, we dive into an important topic that is often overlooked but deeply impactful – breastfeeding and its connection to racial and ethnic disparities within Flint and Genesee County. Join Lydia Starrs, Senior Program Officer, and Chakara Wheeler, Program Officer, as they have a conversation with Shonte Terhune Smith, the driving force behind YOLO Breastfeeding, a transformative organization dedicated to empowering birth and breastfeeding families. Find more information about YOLO Breastfeeding and the great work that Shonte is leading at https://yolobr ..read more
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Philanthropy Speaks presents: Centering Gender Equity
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
Empowering Youth: Exploring the Work of Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH)  On this episode of Philanthropy Speaks, we have the privilege of shining a spotlight on the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH). Vice President, Sue Peters has a conversation with Natasha Thomas, Program Coordinator at MOASH about the work of the organization and how they support LGBTQ+ youth. MOASH’s mission is to mobilize youth voices, engage community partners, and inform decision-makers to advance sexual health, identities, and rights. To learn more about the work o ..read more
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National Day of Racial Healing - Where is the healing in Flint?
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
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The Floyd J. McCree Legacy Project
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by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
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Bill Piper Story: Impact for Good
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
We are joined in this episode by Bill Piper and Kathi Horton to discuss the importance of philanthropy to drive change in the community. We also talk about the rewarding feeling of seeing the meaningful change that support nurtures over time. Support the show ..read more
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Pride Fund: Equity Issues in Public Policy
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
In this episode Sue Peters sits down with the following guests to discuss the work that's being done in Flint, Genesee County, and the State of Michigan to address equity issues in the LGBTQAI+ community.  Dale Weighill, Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Mott Community College and Co-Founder, CFGF Pride Fund  Mikaylah Heffernan, Legislative Director, State Rep. John Cherry and executive board member for SALUS CENTER, Lansing’s only LGBTQAI+ community center  Samara L. Hough, LMSW, Director, University of Michigan Flint Center for Gender and Sexuality  ..read more
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National Day of Racial Healing 2021
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
In this episode, we discuss 10 months of accomplishments made by the CFGF Racial Inequities Task Force. We are joined by the following members of the task force: City of Flint – Mayor Sheldon Neeley who presents the proclamation for National Day of Racial Healing George Wilkinson and Tim Herman (Business and Banking) Chris Burtley (Philanthropy) Pastor Monica Villareal, Pastor Daniel Moore (Faith) Adrian Walker (Government) Kirk Smith and Clarence Pierce (Health) Support the show ..read more
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Flint Kids Fund 5 Year Anniversary
Philanthropy Speaks
by Community Foundation Of Greater Flint
3M ago
We are joined by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, founder of the Flint Kids Fund,  to celebrate 5 years of helping Flint's youth population. We discuss the great work the Flint Kids Fund has done and continues to do in the Flint community. Visit flintkids.org to make your lasting impact. Support the show ..read more
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