Oh What a Night

Dear Team Life Remodeled, Last Saturday night was an evening to remember, and I want to share it with you. My wife, Andrea, and I hosted a fundraising event for the 50 people who had previously contributed the most money to Life Remodeled. I personally believe God has gifted every individual with unique talents, skills and circumstances. For some that …

Seasons of Life Remodeled

Last week we received the largest donation so far in 2016, and I want to share my excitement with you. First, a little context is needed. In Michigan, we joke about having four distinct seasons. Sometimes we have two or more in the space of a few days. At Life Remodeled, we really do have four seasons. September – December: …

Northville Stands with Detroit

Dear Team Life Remodeled, I want to take a minute to pass on an inspirational story. As you know, our mission is “Remodeling Lives… One Neighborhood at a Time,” and we focus on the city of Detroit. We are incredibly passionate about the kids and adults who live in the city, and we are committed to shaping the future of …

Detroit Public Schools

Dear Life Remodeled Partners and Team Members, Many of you have read or seen media coverage of the teacher sick-out at 64 Detroit Public Schools over deplorable work conditions. Life Remodeled was tangentially included in some of the coverage, possibly leaving some with the impression that the great work accomplished at Cody and Osborn high schools in 2014 and 2015 …

Not What They Expected

I am thankful that most people I work with are passionate about the future of Detroit. However, I have love for the naysayers out there too! Most critics champion the same idea: “After Life Remodeled moves on to the next neighborhood, everything will go back to the way it was before they got there.” In essence, it’s not worth the …