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.
Labor Day is Monday – a day set aside to celebrate the social and economic achievements of American Workers! So let’s celebrate… ALL WEEKEND LONG! There are celebrations all over metro Detroit (including Arts, Beats & Eats which has returned to Royal Oak, the Michigan Renaissance Festival which is in full swing, and the Michigan State Fair), but we are [...]
WXYZ-TV is expanding with a NEW STUDIO IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN DETROIT! Broadcasting live from Chase Tower (aka the Qube), WXYZ-TV along with Dan Gilbert and a full audience packed into the lobby – announced that they would open a “street-side studio” this fall! Expected to kick off during the tree lighting on November [...]
It’s back, ladies and gentlemen! For the 35th straight year, some of jazz music’s best artists will come together in Detroit for one of the world’s premier jazz festivals. Chris Collins, Detroit Jazz Festival artistic director, pieced together the 2014 lineup that channels the great words of Martin Luther King Jr., “Jazz speaks for life.” [...]
Here is an article that was written about Quicken Loans in the Big Brother Big Sisters of Arizona newsletter. What a great organization for Quicken Loans to be in such close partnership with! Enjoy! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ It was a successful first year partnering with Quicken Loans for our Behind School Walls Program. 13 new youth [...]
In case you had an doubts…here are 25 awesome reasons to stay in Detroit after you graduate! 1 | No need to continue living crammed in a tiny dorm room — there’s plenty of room in Detroit. 2 | In New York, you’re just another kid with big dreams. 3 | Detroit has a legacy [...]
What do you get when you mix 10,000 volunteers, more than 200 corporate sponsors and three Detroit schools? A lot of renovations, a lot of smiles and a lot of changed lives for the youth of the city! Life Remodeled, a Detroit-based nonprofit focused on rehabilitating Detroit schools and neighborhoods, took on Cody High [...]
For three days, starting on August 13, Quicken Loans team members partnered with Life Remodeled to help spruce up, beautify and paint Henderson Middle School in the Cody Rouge district of Detroit! Quicken Loans sent almost 2,000 volunteers to help make Henderson Middle School and the surrounding neighborhood a safer environment that encourages academic success [...]
Sunday marked six months since the Michigan Department of Natural Resources took over control of Detroit’s Belle Isle Park in one of the state’s more controversial moves of recent years. Since then, the DNR has moved aggressively to quell complaints about the takeover and to keep its promise to improve the island park. It has removed [...]