Fenmore Street Block Club Meeting @ Chase Library
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Fenmore Street Block Club meets every first Monday of the month at the Chase Library on West Seven Mile from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

MACC Legal – Low cost legal assistance @ The Commons
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

MACC Legal offers low cost legal assistance on Saturdays, in the neighborhood! Cost is a donation based on your income, as low as $5-$40.

MACC Legal’s volunteer attorneys will provide specialty legal consultation—and in some cases, representation—in the areas of:
benefits and disability law.

We are available every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at The Commons Detroit, 7900 Mack Ave., corner of Beals.

Walk in’s are welcome, appointments are encouraged!!

Stop by, lets see if we can help!

Call for more information or an appointment, 313.732.9302, ext. 3

Healthy Food Financing Initiative Grant Info Webinar
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm

Reinvestment Fund is inviting applications for financial and technical assistance through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) inaugural grants program. Funding for the HFFI grants program is supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. As the National Fund Manager, Reinvestment Fund is offering financial resources and expertise to eligible healthy food retail projects to expand access to healthy foods in underserved areas, to create and preserve quality jobs, and to revitalize low-income communities.

HFFI is making available $1.8 million in assistance to support eligible fresh food retail projects to overcome the higher costs and initial barriers to entry in underserved areas. To be eligible for assistance, healthy food retail projects must: 1) plan to expand or preserve the availability of staple and perishable foods in underserved areas with low and moderate-income populations; and 2) accepts or plans to accept benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP). The application and additional information is available through www.investinginfood.comThe deadline for applications is February 14, 2019.

Reinvestment Fund will hold a webinar on January 8, 2019 at 12 p.m. ET to confirm details about the application process and answer questions. Registration for the webinar is required.