Sat, February 9th: Motown Winter Blast
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Event Name:
Motown Winter Blast
Location: Campus Martius Park
Address: 800 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226 (map)
Date: Sat, February 9th    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Manager: Stephanie W (email) Coordinator: Jonpaul B

This event will last from 11 AM – 2 PM. Please plan to stay for the entire event.


Event Description:  Winter Blast is "Breaking the Ice" on the Cycle of Poverty by teaming up with Matrix Human Services and the University of Phoenix to donate to those in need this winter.  Donations will be collected by Matrix Human Services and the 3 Million Pound Challenge.


What We Will Be Doing:  One Brick Detroit will help with a variety of work.  Some of the volunteer opportunities include welcoming patrons at the gates of the festival and/or collecting their donations as they enter.  One Brick Detroit will help wherever there is a need.

What You Should Know/Where to Meet: Dress comfortably and warmly – all volunteers will be stationed outside. Free parking will be provided for all volunteers. Information about parking and meeting locations will be posted closer to the date of the event.


For more information on the weekend festival:

Other Info: We will be heading out to lunch for a social after. Please bring money if you wish to join. All One Brick volunteers must be 21 years of age or older. One Brick Detroit does not sign/participate with court-appointed volunteer hours.

Organization: Matrix Human Services

Everyday in Detroit, Matrix is touching hearts and changing lives – fighting poverty with 23 locations and programs designed to support, educate and empower families, children, men and woman. Their Mission? To break the generational cycle of poverty gripping the city of Detroit. Matrix has been committed to the city of Detroit for more than 104 years with a never ending passion… and they continue their march – working with every woman, man, and child that enters their doors, ensuring they have food, clothing, shelter, an education, a job, and hope for tomorrow. By implementing their Transition to Success Model into the lives of their clients, Matrix impacts and uplifts, developing a real path to independence….not just a hand out but a strong and reliable hand up.
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