Tag Archives: Ozone House Youth and Family Services

$500 matching grant announced for contributions made to Ozone House by the end of the day today

Last night, I mentioned here that a dozen or so friends and I, through the micro-philonthropic organization, A2Awesome, had contributed $1,000 to Ozone House, a local nonprofit that has been serving runaway, homeless and at-risk youth since the 1960s. The response, as you might expect, was overwhelmingly positive. There was, however, one dissenting voice. Our […]

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Interview with Community Records founder Jesse Morgan

We’re fortunate in the Ypsi/Arbor community in that we have several great non-profits serving kids. To name just a few that are actively working in the area of creative expression, we’ve got 826 Michigan (creative writing), The Wild Swan Theater (theatrical performance), FLY Children’s Art Center (visual arts), and Community Records (musical performance). I believe, […]

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Ozone House Drop-In Center to reduce hours, reevaluate programs for at-risk youth

It’s being reported in the Ypsi Courier that, given the current funding situation at Ozone House, the non-profit will be cutting the hours of operation at its youth Drop-In Center and reassessing program offerings. According to their website, Ozone House is “the only agency in Washtenaw County that provides free, confidential, and voluntary shelter and […]

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You’ve just crossed over into… the Queer Zone

It’s nice to be reminded on occasion that, in spite of all the bad shit going on in the world, there are still incredible people doing good things all around us, trying to make life better for people who are desperate, confused, scared, hungry, etc. I had the occasion to speak with one of those […]

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