Seriously John?

Wednesday, 24 November 2010 by

“No, seriously, tell me again, why is John Mellencamp coming here? Why would he come to a homeless shelter in the middle of downtown Detroit?” the guest asked. “Simply because… every 1Matters, don’t they?” I replied. Raising his head and standing up an inch taller he said “Yes, they do, every 1Matters.” Good question he

Tent City – 1Mile Matters Recaps

Friday, 05 November 2010 by

1Laughs – 1Matters Just a reminder this Sunday, November 7th @ 6 pm is the comedy benefit 1Laughs – 1Matters at Connxtions Comedy Club.   Ken Leslie hosts an evening of Eight (8) (Ocho) of the regions best comics to support 1Matters. The hard work is done, now comes the fun.   Come on out and laugh

We Do What We Do?

Friday, 29 October 2010 by

Let me tell you about Larry… Broken and on the streets he first came to Tent City two years ago. He got an ID and then everything started  falling into place. Last year he came down again, housed, but needing a couple other services. Last night he came to guide training, housed and employed. He

Tent City and 1Mile Matters – Let’s Rock!

Thursday, 28 October 2010 by

Hey all, below is the schedule for the weekend.  we hope to see you there! Tent City 2010 Schedule FRIDAY Dinner                                       4:30 – 6:00 pm Opening Ceremonies           5:30 pm Candidates Forum                6:30 – 7:00 pm Entertainment                        7:00 pm to ???? 7PM            TOM TURNER 8PM            OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT 9PM            AJ SZOZDA AND THE

Tent City – 1Mile Matters Updates

Thursday, 21 October 2010 by

Latest Updates, Lock and Load! Last night was the last meeting before Tent City. Things are so in order it was done in like 30 minutes. Nearly all of the volunteer slots are filled. Mostly registration and guide slots left. Check this out, nearly EVERY media outlet in town has signed on as a Media