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“Meet up and Eat up” The United Way brings lunches to Brightmoor Community

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“Meet up and Eat up” The United Way brings lunches to Brightmoor Community Center

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Monday, July 7, 2014 at the Brightmoor Community Center on Detroit’s Westside, the United Way made one of many stops this summer to provide healthy meals to kids now out of school for summer break. This is project is called “Meet up and Eat up” and is being done in partnership with Michigan No Kid Hungry. The event had music provided by “Open Mic Jam” orchestrator DJ L Boog, who you can follow on twitter @BoogsWorld. Hot 107.5 made their presence known with giveaways and games with the attendees. The kids were treated to free photos at the Metro PCS booth, a reading corner with books provided. There were pedal cart races promoting good health and a slew of other fun, health driven activities. Other sponsors included:
The Insitute for Population Health
Detroit Recreation Department
2-1-1 “Get Connected, Get Answers”
7 ABC Project Living Healthy
Before the event concluded they provided take home juices for the parents. These events will be taking place all over the city of Detroit. To find when the next “Meet up and Eat up” event is taking place and where visit The United Way website here or you can visit the Michigan No Kid Hungry webpage. Stay connected with whats going on in the city and checkout

Here’s a short message from The United Way:
“We need your help to let parents, caregivers and kids know about Meet up and Eat Up, where kids can get a tasty meal and hang out with their friends. We are in need of volunteers for canvassing and block parties..” To volunteer for the “Meet Up and Eat Up” movement click here for the United Way volunteer form.

This article is courtesy in part by YE313 Magazine and its staff

Tags: Meet up and Eat up, Detroit, United Way, Brightmoor, Hot 107.5


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