7 Day Habitat for Humanity Blitz

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During August 2014, Habitat for Humanity ended with their challenge of 7 Homes in 7 Days with over 1,000 volunteers from around the country.  Included in those volunteers was the UAW/Ford Community Service Team.  The homes were built for low-income families in the Morningside Commons neighborhood on Detroit’s east side.

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Rawsonville Ramp

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Shirley Simpson is a retiree from Ford Motor Company after 32 years.  She worked at the Rawsonville Plant/ UAW Local 898 and retired from the Sheldon Road Plant/ UAW Local 845.  In June 2014, she experienced an unexpected medical condition and found herself stranded in a wheel chair at a

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UNCF 26th Annual Walk for Education

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On Saturday, August 23, 2014, the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) held its 26th Annual Walk for Education on Belle Isle.  UAW/Ford was a big sponsor of this event donating almost $300,000.00 and counting.  UAW International Representative Reggie Mills led the UAW/Ford Team. UNCF’s mission is to build a robust

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NOAH Project

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On November 6, 2014 the International UAW and UAW members from different locals, gathered together at the United Methodist Church in Detroit, MI to make and provide a meal for the N.O.A.H. (Networking, Organizing, Advocating for the Homeless) Project to feed the homeless.  They served over 300 people that day

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UAW Local 862 and Ford Celebrate 100th Wheelchair Ramp Built in the Community

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UAW and Ford employees gathered at the Center for Accessible Living (CAL) to celebrate the completion of Louisville’s 100th wheelchair ramp built by UAW/Ford volunteers. For some Louisville residents who are wheelchair-bound, simply getting outside of their homes is difficult without wheelchair ramps. Some of those residents have not been

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