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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

Mittens for Detroit Keeping Local Hands Warm All Winter


January 14, 2021

Hamtramck Public Schools students receive free mittens or gloves through Mittens for Detroit.

Mittens for Detroit uses as its tagline, "Warming hearts, two hands at a time." Indeed, the 501(c) (3) non-profit has been delivering mittens and gloves by the thousands to metro Detroit children and adults for a decade. Mittens for Detroit (MFD) was established in 2010 by actress Erin Cummings while she was working on the television show "Detroit 1-8-7." The actress was struck by how metro Detroiters were taking care of one another during the economic recession that gripped the nation, and decided to start a community initiative to help out.

In 2013, Wendy Shepherd joined on as execut...

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