Category Archives: Gratitude

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 -Dec 28th!

I met Thomas at a Burning Man newbie orientation in Ann Arbor and i am honored for his help with BWB this winter! small bow to you Thomas..your actions make a big difference to BWB and the people you meet … 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 #4

This is Mike. He also claimed a steam vent for himself. “Been sleeping here one month”. I’m told the city warming shelter doesn’t open until January 5th. He got a meal earlier today from a local church. That’s his leftovers … Continue reading

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Pollination Project awards BWB Detroit

Danielle “Doxie” Kaltz, Burners Without Borders Burners Without Borders shines a light on the humanity of those who live on the streets of Detroit. Launched by Doxie Kaltz, the Detroit chapter of Burners without Borders (and its many volunteers) assemble … Continue reading

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From the DAMNED crew 2014

Our Devil Girls raised $1,144 this year, selling 933 tickets with 40 sold online (which happened to be where the winner came from this year). It is our honor each year to do this for you and BWBD, alongside our … Continue reading

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