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.


Quicken Loans Launches Miles for Military

October 6, 2014

Thanks to our loyal clients, we’ve recently closed our 2 millionth loan! The Quicken Loans mission is to help people build their American dream. Now we’d like to honor those who protect that dream: our military service members. With Operation Homefront’s help, we’re making it possible for active-duty service members to reunite with their loved ones. Miles for Military is providing 2 million miles’ worth…


DIFFA... it's a wrap!

September 29, 2014

DIFFA, that is, Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, is officially a wrap! Twenty-two local designers, chefs, architects and artists came together to create 18 eloquent dining installations in support of DIFFA’s mission of treating, ending and preventing HIV/AIDS. This three-part series celebrated the creative spirit, energy and talent that we have here in Detroit! Cocktails by Design: Designers and guests were able to mingle during…

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The Empowerment Plan: A Sustainable Approach to Ending Homelessness

September 23, 2014

As an intern on the Community Relations team, I spent the summer organizing and coordinating hundreds of volunteer events at food banks, urban gardens and nonprofits across Detroit. Because Quicken Loans offers team members 20-30 volunteer opportunities per week to give back to the Detroit community, it’s been hard to choose which events to attend…but when we scheduled a volunteer opportunity with The Empowerment Plan…


A Summer in Review

September 18, 2014

Many blog posts this summer were contributed by interns who didn’t know what to expect when they accepted a position working in downtown Detroit.  I understand their speculation.  A little over a year ago, Detroit became the largest city in history to declare bankruptcy, 40% of its traffic lights weren’t working, and the city had one of the highest rates of crime in the country. …


The Streets come to Life with DLectricity!

September 16, 2014

Inspired by art festivals from around the world, Quicken Loans welcomes the return of DLectricity to Detroit to showcase 35 local, national and international artists whose cutting edge works of light, lighting design and performance will illuminate the historic architecture of Midtown Detroit. For two electrifying nights, starting on September 26, buildings along he Woodward Corridor will be flooded with a  sea of light and…


Quicken Loans welcomes the 2014 Detroit Design Festival (DDF)

September 16, 2014

Quicken Loans proudly welcomes the return of the 2014 Detroit Design Festival (DDF) – Detroit’s annual citywide celebration of independent design – on Tuesday, September 23. Both veteran and emerging designers are provided with the opportunity to showcase Detroit’s reputation as the powerhouse for creative innovation as they put their talents to the test in front of a global audience.   Festival events will take…


Get your Grub on with Detroit Restaurant Week!

September 16, 2014

Get ready to ‘chow down’ as Quicken Loans and Shinola welcome the return of the Fall season of Detroit Restaurant Week! Returning this month, Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 28, the 2014 Fall Detroit Restaurant Week will offer a distinguished list of option for you to enjoy a hearty three-course meal at some of the city’s most celebrated eateries for just $30! Participating restaurants…


Detroit Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) Returns to the D!

September 16, 2014

Quicken Loans proudly welcomes the return of DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) to Detroit as we join an elite lineup of cities – including Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Dallas and Kansas City – to play host to Dining by Design. Starting on Thursday, September 18, and lasting through Saturday, September 20, guests will enjoy exquisite hand-crafted meals, dazzling lights and inspiring pieces of…