Stories tagged: "charity"

Jim Dreyer, a long-distance swimmer, arrives at Belle Isle in Detroit, Aug. 7, 2013. Dreyer, who swam across Lake Michigan in 1998, said he's returning 25 years later for a longer splash. Dreyer will attempt to swim at least 82.5 miles (133 kilometers), without getting out of the water, from Milwaukee to Grand Haven, Michigan, beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Lake Michigan Swimmer to Take on 80-Plus-Mile Challenge to Raise Money for US Coast Guard

Jim Dreyer will attempt to swim more than 80 miles in August to raise money for the Chief Petty Officers Association, an independent group that offers a variety of services to enlisted members of the US Coast Guard.

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10 Feel-Good Michigan Stories We Loved in 2021

From Michigan team victories to inspirational acts of service, these cheery moments are sure to spread holiday cheer.

Giving back to charity is a hallmark of the holidays.
How You Can Help Michigan Charities This Winter

Michiganders are spreading kindness through random acts, donations, and gifts. Here's how you can help.

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WATCH: Here’s How Gmac Cash Donated That ‘Big Gretch’ Money

How one man, one song and one idea helped over 100 Detroiters. All inspired by his take on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.