Free Back to School Haircuts, Backpacks, School Supplies, Immunizations

Odds are, if you're a kid in Detroit, school is rough. Odds are, your school could close. Odds are, your teacher may lose her job. Odds are you'll be in a class with 60 other kids. Median incomes in Michigan are dropping. Odds are, money is a problem. Unemployment is high. Odds are, someone in your family is out of work. The Detroit Back-to-School Festival is working to even those odds.

I wrote this article last year, but just checked the website and Greater Grace Temple will host a 2012 Back to School event August 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. These folks are just some kind of wonderful. Thanks, GGT--I don't know you but I love you. Read more at Detroit Back-to-School Festival Evens the Odds for Students and Families

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