Category Archives: Donations

2018 BWB Detroit Annual Homeless Backpacking event at the Tangent

NOT only does Joe Van Bael and the crew at the Tangent Gallery (Jimbo and Wizard) let and help us host the event there.. this year they wrote a post about our event on their brand new website…thanks Absolutely love … Continue reading

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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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Yale, Michigan Youth Group Helps the Homeless..ie.. in Detroit with BWB!!

Members of the Youth Group at the First Presbyterian Church in Yale recently assisted with a “Backpacks For The Homeless”program in Detroit. The group went to Detroit and helped fill 400 backpacks with food, clothing, personal hygiene items, handwarmers and … Continue reading

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Donation from Trader Joes.. Thanks to Marci and Dirk

Huge thanks to Marci and Dirk for their tenacious efforts in getting a donation for BWB from Trader Joes.. many phone calls and emails finally procured a nice donation of juice boxes and canned proteins…fish! both great additions to any … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka

Thomas Kokoszka 12/11/14 at 9 pm. I-75 and Schaefer Hwy, River Rouge. Dark and 33 degrees. Brian and his girlfriend came from Charlotte, NC. After loosing his job, some drugs and a bad breakup, he found himself living on the … Continue reading

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McDonalds gift card..

Yesterday i gave a gift card to a guy off the highway ramp at I75 in Greek down by Lafayette. He was very excited ..like he perked right now. and told me he loves McDonald’s. He thanked me like 5 … Continue reading

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JIMBO..i love you..

so Jimbo hit me up for a letter to contact local businesses.. i gave him that note YESTERDAY!!   look what he already scored for BWB James Jimbo Kester · Not bad for a few hours of hustling the streets … Continue reading

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