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Carla’s Story: Elevating Expectations from Detroit to Haiti

  • March 2, 2017
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By Brett Slezak

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As a high school freshman in Detroit, Carla Underwood was struggling — she had to travel nearly two hours to get to school, was failing her classes and didn’t think she could do anything to help her city. But everything changed for Carla when she discovered the power of service. By helping others, Carla realized she could transform her city, change the world and better herself.

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These buildOn Students Have Served More Than 400 Hours

  • February 2, 2017
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By Brett Slezak

A huge congratulations to these 16 students who have surpassed 400 hours of service with buildOn. By cooking meals for the homeless, spending quality time with seniors and mentoring young children, these dedicated students are changing their communities for the better. They have stayed late to volunteer after school, woken up early on Saturdays in […]

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