As the founder of The Horatio Williams Foundation in Detroit, Michigan, I’ve been blessed to see the miracles that can happen when people come together and decide a societal norm needs to be changed. Established in 2005, the foundation has been committed to supporting Detroit and the surrounding areas by providing a second chance to those down on their luck, programs for underprivileged children, and offering steppingstones to families in need. We’ve hosted almost 100 food distribution events throughout the years, multiple after-school programs, and supported more than 60,000 Detroiters over the course of hard times.
Today, when people look at nonprofit organizations’ great works, they see the significant community initiatives, hundreds of volunteers, team members, award acknowledgments, and all of the families who gain.
What we at times forget is that most nonprofits start from a single idea. One person saw a need and decided to make a change. As we observe Dr. Martin ……
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