In the last five years, a quirky idea for helping others has transformed into an event that has spurred thousands of people to donate more than $85,00...
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They come to take part in the dream of turning what's ordinary into greatness, to turn an abandoned school gym into an environment for creativity, collaboration, and inspiration. If that isn't art, I don't know what is.
The Detroit SOUP project has steadily been helping great ideas in and for the city find a footing -- and funding. It's grown over the years, but the i...
Amy Kaherl knows how to get people together.
She coordinates the monthly community event Detroit SOUP; a shared feast where diners bring $5, a heal...
What if 1% of the total cost of all local purchases we made was somehow pooled into a fund to be distributed to worthy community projects?
The aesthetic community of Detroit is more than simply a collection of artists and other creative types working in the same location. It's a community of sense, which operates on three levels.
This experiment in micro-funding was already interesting before they served the soup. Then we all lined up and before too long, my wooden-crafted bowl was filled with a spicy vegan squash stew.
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