Authority health (Detroit wayne county)
The Detroit Wayne County Health Authority strengthens the health network for underserved populations by promoting health insurance enrollment and navigation, primary care service expansion, and health workforce development. Its focus is on enhancing population health through linking existing health resources – Detroit Wayne County’s and Federal – and filling gaps with programs and services.
FoodLab is a community of food entrepreneurs committed to making the possibility of good food in Detroit a sustainable reality. We design, build, and maintain systems to grow a diverse ecosystem of triple-bottom-line food businesses as part of a good food movement that is accountable to all Detroiters.
Detroit Food academy
Detroit Food Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that works with local educators, chefs, and business owners to inspire young Detroiters (ages 13-24) through self-directed entrepreneurial experiences rooted in food-- experiences which open doors, create connections, and spark confidence. From cooking delicious healthy meals for friends and family to facilitating complex conversations with community to developing artisan food projects from scratch to market, students learn by transforming their ideas into reality. Through this process, they grow as holistic leaders who are healthy, connected, and powerful to affect change within and beyond the local food system.
Peaches & Greens
Peaches & Greens is a niche produce store located in inner-city Detroit. The business primarily serves the residents of Central Woodward, including the Boston-Edison, New Center, and Midtown neighborhoods. Peaches & Greens serves customers through a standalone produce store, located on the intersection of Third St. and Hazelwood, and a distinctive Produce Mobile Truck.
Building Healthy Communities
Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity.
United Way envisions a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, financial stability and healthy lives.
ymca (detroit locations & the metro area)
The Y is an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
For over 150 years, the YMCA has served the Metro Detroit region where children and families can grow.