Category Archives: Detroit

Collecting for Alternatives for Girls

After a few cancelled dates.. we were finally able to meet this past Sunday and make two dozen packages to donate to Alternatives For Girls. …mostly we collecting feminine hygiene products to donate to women less fortunate and on the … Continue reading

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It’s so cold in the D by Ruairidh Strange

Holy f*ck, It’s cold today. Did you hear they said it was warmer on Mars? Wow, my beard froze almost instantly! Who lives outside in this!? I could hardly stand the hour I spent walking around Ann Arbor while I … Continue reading

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Tent City at Larned and Rivard– go help them!!

I have visited this camp a few times this winter so far and myself and a group of friends went there on Christmas Eve while giving out hotdogs and packs to the homeless. They were cooking a mean chicken soup … Continue reading

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CITYPAK and Burners without Borders Detroit

if all goes well Burners without Borders Detroit will be filling these backpacks for winter 2015!! fingers crossed this collaboration works out- been chatting with one of their organizers…more details to come but until then.. why these backpacks.. well they … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger- Thomas Kokoszka #2

Leon was standing along Cass Ave when I approached him. He’s originally from New Jersey, but has been a Detroiter over 20 years. Mostly on the street. The immediate thing I noticed is most of his fingers are gone, just … Continue reading

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Breaking Borders “Fantasy” exhibition

      This Art Exhibition and event supports BWB Detroit!! Proceeds from art sales will help our Backpack Project.. thank you to Xaina and everyone involved!!

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka #3

This gentleman didn’t want to share his name, saying he didn’t need anything. “I’m alright”. I monologed for a bit and he eventually said he’d take some food if I had it. He accepted a hat and long coat, then … Continue reading

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