Michigan Matters: Stepping Up Efforts to Help During the Holidays


Southfield (TBEN Detroit) – With the holiday season here and difficult times for many in the area amid this pandemic, leaders of four local organizations appear on TBEN 62’s MICHIGAN QUESTIONS this Sunday at its new time (7:30 am) to talk about how they cope and help.

Michigan Matters presents Carol Cain, with Dr. Darienne Hudson, United Way for Southeast Michigan

Dr. Darienne Hudson, President and CEO, United Way for Southeast Michigan, Daran Carey, President, Detroit Goodfellows., Major Timothy Meyer, (Secretary General, Commander of Metro Detroit and Head of the (Regional Operation) of The Salvation Army, Eastern Michigan Division appear with Carol Cain, Senior Producer / Host, to discuss the challenges.

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Hudson spoke about his community giving campaign and the funds needed to help those affected by the Covid-19 crisis. To help you, visit UnitedWaySEM.org

Michigan Matters welcomes Carol Cain, with Daran Carey, Detroit Goodfellows

Carey explained how the organization, which distributes more than 30,000 gift sets to children in the Detroit metro area, does it. They canceled their annual newspaper sales day – which took place on the Monday after Thanksgiving in downtown Detroit, but are now doing more in a virtual campaign. To help you, visit detroitgoodfellows.org

Michigan Matters host Carol Cain with Major Timothy Meyer, Eastern Michigan Division of the Salvation Army

Major Meyer highlighted their annual Red Kettle campaign and discussed how Herman Moore and Tim Allen appear in new PSAs and digital efforts to help raise money for The Salvation Army. The organization is always looking for people to ring the bell. To help you, visit salmich.org

Michigan Matters welcomes Carol Cain, with Kirk Mayes, Forgotten Harvest

Forgotten Harvest is providing food to shelters and other people in need as they pick up food from restaurants and other places to distribute, but has had additional challenges due to the pandemic Mayes spoke about. (To help you go to lostharvest.org

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Watch MICHIGAN QUESTIONS at its new time, Sunday at 7:30 am on TBEN 62



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