Give Detroit – A Charitable Registry
Founded in 1881, Franklin Wright’s values are based on the settlement house concept of self-help for the continuous improvement and preservation of the family. Franklin Wright Settlements (FWS) strives to achieve this through excellence in service and equality of treatment. FWS has been a pillar in the southeast Michigan community since its founding.
// KEY SERVICES PROVIDED
Early Start Child Development Center: Serves youth from 6 weeks old to 6 years old with language and literacy exploration, social development, and fine and gross motor skills.
Parenting Support: Programs include daily dropin, as well as before- and after-care.
After-school Enrichment Programs: Provide youth ages 6-17 with tutorial and homework assistance, cultural arts and recreation programs, nutritious snacks or meals, anger management and life skills instruction, and individual and group sessions. Additional programs include gardening and cooking, mentoring, employability skills, community activism, organized recreation, college preparation, cultural awareness programming, an annual college tour, and transportation.
Senior Outreach Services: Enable seniors to take part in Food and Friendship (socialization), community outreach, kinship care, enhanced fitness and Zumba classes, and personal action toward health programming.
Family Growth and Development: Programs are focused on families and include family reunifification, parent/child interaction, crisis intervention, family counseling, food and shelter assistance, energy assistance, and education.
Monique Marks, LMSW
Vice President of Strategy and Development
Vice President of Educational Programs
Director of Senior Outreach Services
Director of Finance
Director of Operations
Director of Human Resources and Compliance
Bert Marks II
Director of Community Outreach and Engagement
// EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Spirit of Giving Gala