The Pope Francis Center is a step closer in its plans for building a new housing facility in Detroit to aid the city's homeless population thanks to a $7 million donation by the Julia Burke Foundation.
Pope Francis Center's plan to create a bridge housing facility for the homeless in Detroit has attracted a $7 million grant from a California-based foundation.
The Pope Francis Center in Detroit will receive $7 million from a California charitable foundation to help end chronic homelessness in the city.
Jim Farley, 58, is the CEO of Ford and can be found serving meals at Pope Francis Center downtown when his schedule allows.
The Pope Francis Center will continue providing food, shelter, medical and social services to the homeless through June 1 at the TCF Center.
Starting Nov. 16, the convention center will serve yet another purpose when it the Pope Francis Center, a day center for the city's homeless, moves into the lower level for winter, Crain's Detroit Business reports.
You could say she’s a doctor making house calls during the COVID-19 pandemic. But all of the patients who wait every week to see Dr. Asha Shajahan, 31, of Roseville and an attending physician at Beaumont Grosse Pointe are homeless.
Closing the Pope Francis Center, a downtown Detroit day center for the homeless, in mid-March was a tough but necessary decision as the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the region.