Community Action Network partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods to create better futures for themselves, and improve the communities in which they live.
On Wednesday, January 8 at 4 AM a devastating fire at the Green Baxter Court public housing site destroyed an entire building with 6 housing units. (read more)
A giant THANK YOU to the many donors who responded to the devastating Green Baxter Court fire that resulted in the displacement of 6 households. As you can imagine, the needs are very high, and we promise your donations will be wisely spent.
Thank you to Frita Batidos, The Raven, Tios and Zingermans for donating dinners to the displaced Green Baxter Court families. Thanks to you, we’re able to continue to serve family dinners at the community centers every week night.
The after-school programs at Bryant, Green Baxter Court and Hikone are well underway! Students from K-12 have been receiving extraordinary help from tutors and completing their homework assignments.
CAN has just made its debut on YouTube! Many thanks to Barracuda Networks who filmed and edited the video, which gives an overview and the history of the organization. Hear about all the heartwarming experiences and strong impact CAN contributes to the local community.
Tutoring has begun! It’s not too late – you can be a mentor, a leader, and a friend to a student in need! Contact email@example.com to get started.
CAN thanks Collet Consulting for its generous donation! This contribution allows CAN’s important work to partner with children, youth and families to create better futures for themselves . We are grateful for Collet Consulting’s support!
Can you help us make a nutritious dinner (pasta, casserole, etc.) for 30-35 kids at Hikone? Provide individual snacks (yogurt, fruit cups, puddings etc.) for 30-35 kids? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
CAN provides much needed programs and services to families living in low income Ann Arbor neighborhoods. We create brighter futures by offering educational opportunities to children and youth, supportive housing stabilization services for adults and families, and positive community building activities for neighborhoods.
CAN currently works with individuals and households living in 365 public housing units managed by the Ann Arbor Housing Commission and an additional 265 households in the Bryant Neighborhood.
Call the Washtenaw 211 resource hotline if you live in another neighborhood and need assistance.