Giving hope to the helpless since 1942, Grace Centers of Hope is considered one of the leading faith-based organizations in Southeastern Michigan, daily confronting issues of homelessness, addiction, poverty, abuse and spiritual emptiness. On any given night, Grace Centers of Hope provides transitional and emergency shelter to 150-200 men, women and children, in addition to serving more than 100,000 meals each year. Grace%u2019s $5.3 million yearly budget is maintained solely through its thrifts store operations and corporate and private donors, exclusive of any government assistance. To learn more about Grace Centers of Hope or to make a donation, please visit www.gracecentersofhope.org .
The fourth annual Southwest Detroit Hispanic Business Conference, presented by the Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA) and sponsored by PNC Bank, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8.
The Tour de Troit is an annual event that raises funds to support non-motorized infrastructure in Detroit, including the Southwest Detroit Greenlink. The bicycle tour takes riders through the city's historic areas, showcasing Detroit's sites and landmarks.