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Immediate opportunity for marketing volunteer or intern, or maybe just someone with good marketing ideas

Yazan: Diane | 08 May 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Other News

Jazz for Peace–jazzforpeace.org–has chosen STEPS for Kids as a recipient of its Empowerment Tree Grant.  This means that the Jazz musician Rick DellaRatta–rickdellaratta.com–will be playing a benefit jazz concert in Ann Arbor for STEPS for Kids in September.  We need a volunteer or an intern to spread the word (advertize) in Washtenaw County, and especially [...]

Jazz for Peace chooses STEPS for Kids to benefit from concert

Yazan: Diane | 15 April 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Other News

When John (that’s really his name) called STEPS for Kids one day this winter and asked about us, we told him.  We told him about the indoor winter educational entertainment and summer outdoor environmental and planting activities.  We told him STEPS for Kids’ mission is to offer disadvantaged children experiences that will inspire them to [...]

Jazz for Peace Foundation idea began with 9/11

Yazan: Diane | 15 April 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Other News

Rick DellaRatta watched the jets hitting skyscrapers from a rooftop a few blocks away from ground zero on September 11, 2001.  He was horrified by what he saw: politics hand-in-hand with technology, causing unending suffering for people.  As he saw the towers crumble, shock on the faces on the the streets of New York, and [...]

Work this summer on Montrio Pond

Yazan: Diane | 08 March 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Coming Events, Other News, STEPS

This summer of 2012 we hope to begin serious rehabilitation of Montrio Pond’s banks.   The banks have been collapsing because of development around the Pond.  Sign up for our newsletters to have the work dates delivered to your home, along with other STEPS for Kids news.  This is a BIG project!

EMU Volunteer and Internship Fair

Yazan: Adrianne | 20 September 2011 | No Comments
Categories: Coming Events, Other News, STEPS

EMU Volunteer and Internship Fair 22 September 2011 STEPS for Kids found dedicated and bright volunteers at this event, and some of them are still with us. Visit our Volunteer Page to read about the jobs you might enjoy.

Do you need toothpaste for kids?

Yazan: Staff | 25 January 2011 | No Comments
Categories: After School, Other News, STEPS

Recently Dr. Susan Haddock, DDS, donated nine boxes of toothpaste especially made for the needs of growing children.  If you (your child) or children you know need toothpaste, contact Diane@stepsforkids.org .   If you have trouble paying for your child’s dental care, contact Washtenaw Children’s Dental Clinic.  If you have trouble paying for adult dental care, [...]


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