Family & Community Engagement

Engaging families to improve the health and welfare of our community.

Intentionally connecting community partners to support our schools, staff, students and their families.

How You Can Help

Financial Support
 

  • Fund a "buddy bench”
  • Staff appreciation
  • Beautification project at school (maintain green space, plant flowers around the school and in courtyards)
  • Provide sweatpants, underwear, and socks
  • Sponsor a class field trip
  • Provide tissue, sanitizing wipes and hand sanitizer for classrooms
  • Adopt a new teacher
  • Purchase electric pencil sharpeners for teachers
  • Adopt families during the holidays
  • Purchase games and equipment for recess
  • Sponsor a student to participate in after-school activities

People Support
 

  • Read to kids (Literacy Corps)
  • Mentor kids - meet with students on a regular basis to check-in and provide guidance
  • Help students during lunchtime
  • Help monitor students during recess
  • Be a guest speaker
  • Host/sponsor a family event
  • Serve on an advisory board
  • Help students with their homework
  • Facilitate an after-school club
  • Classroom volunteer
  • Hallway/lunch monitor
  • Become a Watch D.O.G.

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Upcoming Community Events

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December 3, 2018
Show Me the Money

Show me the Money event 2019
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Check out our "Show Me the Money Day" happening at Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center. Friday, February 8, 2019 (11am to 4pm) 18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit MI 48235 & Monday, February 11, 2019 (4pm to 7pm) 32150 Dorsey St, Westland, MI 48186

November 9, 2018
Holiday Assistance Application Information

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Click the link above for more information from our community partners such as Goodfellows, Salvation Army, and Hype.

Thank You's

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Thank you Canton Charter Academy!

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Thank you to Canton Charter Academy for the impressive toiletry, socks and underwear drive by the 5th grade class.  All of these items were donated by just 84 students and families.  We appreciate your generosity and supporting the Family Resource Center.  

Donation from the Parents of our Sunshine & Rainbows Program

2018-12-20 - Shunshine & Rainbows Donation

Families from the Sunshine & Rainbows Preschool along with the Early Childhood/Teacher Education high school students donated hats, gloves and hygiene items for families in need.  Please contact the Wayne-Westland Family Resource Center if you are in need before we leave for the holiday break at (734) 419-2709.

Women of the Moose Donation

Women of the Moose

Thank you to the Wayne/Westland Women of the Moose #2158! They donated assorted hats, gloves, socks, shoes and clothing for students in need to our Family Resource Center. We appreciate your support!

Donation of Gloves

2018-12-18 - Donation of Gloves by Wade Trim

 

Thank you to Wade Trim, who made a donation of winter hats and gloves to our Family Resource Centers. We appreciate your support of our students!

Donation of hats and gloves!

2018-12-10 - First United Methodist Church of Wayne donation of hats and gloves

Thank you to the First United Methodist Church of Wayne for your donation of hats and gloves. These items were donated to our Family Resource Center. We appreciate you!

Name
Position
Phone
Amanda Dybus
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036
Maria Mitter
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036

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