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$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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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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The lowdown on Ypsi’s B.Side

Over the past week or so, I’ve been exchanging emails with Eastern Michigan University’s Jessica “Decky” Alexander about a youth entrepreneurship program called B.Side, that’s run through the university’s Office of Academic Service-Learning. Here, for those of you interested in entrepreneurship, local job creation and local opportunities for young people, is our mini-interview. MARK: So, […]

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