The Mars Agency Volunteers!

The Mars Agency Volunteers!

The Mars Agency, and advertising firm in Southfield, MI, sent some employees to volunteer in our office today. They ask their employees to “give back” to the community one day a year. This group really did a fantastic job organizing and filing all of our years of...
Blossoms of Birmingham Donates Centerpieces for Ladies Luncheon

Blossoms of Birmingham Donates Centerpieces for Ladies Luncheon

Beyond Basics is excited to announce that famed local florist Blossoms of Birmingham will be donating the floral table centerpieces for their Ladies Luncheon on June 7th at the Detroit Athletic Club. This biannual event is a delightful afternoon of grace and beauty,...
CHEP Volunteers!

CHEP Volunteers!

A huge thank you to our volunteers from CHEP! We cannot thank these men and women enough. They assisted us in moving furniture and organizing our new office space, as well as donating paint for our lobby. Thank you so much to our CHEP volunteers! We appreciate you!...
Push22 donates furniture and Budget Movers donates time

Push22 donates furniture and Budget Movers donates time

Push22 owner Mike Verville read about Beyond Basics in a recent Crain’s Detroit Business article. He was in the process of moving his office to another location and wanted to donate his office furniture to our organization. He reached out to us and we gratefully...
Crain’s article Elijah’s story

Crain’s article Elijah’s story

Businesses aim high with literacy program Backers make solving Detroit schools’ illiteracy crisis their business By Chad Livengood The battle against Detroit’s illiteracy crisis is fought one child at a time. Consider the story of Elijah Craft, a towering...