More than 1,200 Quicken Loans team members
volunteered over 2 days to help revitalize 50 blocks
in Detroit’s North End neighborhood!
More than 1,000 interns experienced the city of Detroit this past summer by volunteering with local non-profit organizations.
Hundreds of Quicken Loans team members joined thousands of local Detroiters in support of the 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s!
Quicken Loans summer interns volunteered with Keep Growing Detroit to plant, grow and harvest vegetables to be sold to local Detroit residents.
While no one was fortunate enough to pick a perfect bracket and take home $1 billion, we are currently in the process of notifying the 20 people who won $100,000. The good news doesn’t end there. Today we announced the first phase of education and youth-focused charities receiving contributions as part of the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar [...]
They say one of the quickest ways to a man’s heart is through food. The same can be said for Detroit. One of the quickest ways to get to the heart of Detroit is through experiencing the excellent restaurants that the city has to offer. To help promote these excellent restaurants, Quicken Loans, Shinola and [...]
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Detroit was known as the “City of Trees.” A century later, the city is attempting to recapture its former glory from greener days with the help of The Greening of Detroit, along with impactful volunteers from around the city. The Greening of Detroit aims to transform the [...]
The North Rosedale Park Community House sits on a quiet clearing surrounded by picturesque homes in northwest Detroit. Throughout the week, neighborhood residents gather there for Zumba classes, book club meetings, and children’s sports. But twice a year, the Community House is transformed into an intimate dinner theatre setting for productions by Detroit’s oldest community [...]
Detroit’s filled with a plethora of AMAZING volunteer opportunities. While interning with Quicken Loans in the summer of 2013, I had the opportunity to work alongside roughly 75 fellow interns with Keep Growing Detroit at a local garden near MGM Casino. This was an amazing experience! I was able to meet some really cool people, [...]
“Hi Lilliana!” A cheerful six year old on the other end responds, “Hi, I can’t wait to read with you but before we start I want to teach you this song I just learned.” Each week for about twenty-five to thirty minutes we play a quick game of catchup, read an online story, review comprehension [...]
When you purchase a Big Head of Warren Buffett’s smiling face from Fathead, 100% of the profits will go to Detroit charities Money Matters for Youth and Motor City Blight Busters. While on a promotional tour with Buffett for the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge with Yahoo Sports, Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert had custom Big Heads [...]
The rich musical history of Motown just got a bit richer. Yesterday, March 20, the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME is a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians. The school was founded by three very well-respected music industry veterans: Kevin Nixon, [...]