$5,000 Milestone!

Big news! We have reached the $5,000 milestone in our fundraiser this year. With a goal as big as ours, it’s easy to get caught up in how far we have to go. But, it’s also incredibly important to recognize the context. When we started two years ago, our overall goal was $5,000. […]

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Silent Auction

Detroit’s Largest Missed Opportunity repost Back in July, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree for foreclosing on owner-occupied homes in the area around Detroit. The lawsuit, which was anticipated for years, could dramatically affect the fate of thousands of families if it is successful. […]

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September Fundraiser is Here

Dearest friends, activists, Detroiters and Detroitophiles: Today we are officially launching our THIRD ANNUAL fundraising campaign.  It is our goal to raise no less than $30,000 to help as many families as possible buy the home they already live in in this year’s tax foreclosure auction. Throughout the month of September, we will be […]

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Crunch Time

At 9:00am on June 30th, the office of the Wayne County Treasurer is filling with people making a last desperate effort to save their homes from tax foreclosure. On the 8th floor, the “ballroom” is full to the brim, number 100 is called and yet the next ticket available is 300. […]

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