Creating Connections
WDIV Channel 4 News:
"Lions Give Back to Detroit Off the Field"
(December 23rd, 2015)
Detroit Lions Homepage:
"Sam Martin Warms Hearts and Hands of Homeless Detroiters"
(December 18th, 2015)
Eye on Detroit Channel 62 CBS:
"Eye on Detroit - Elevate Detroit"
(October 19th, 2015)
Live in the D on Channel 4 WDIV:
"Happy's Pizza & Elevate Detroit team up to celebrate National Cheese Pizza Day!"
(September 4th, 2015)
Digital Journal:
"Happy's Pizza Teams Up with Elevate Detroit to Celebrate National Pizza Day"
(August 31st, 2015)
The Today Show!:
"Flash fundraiser to the rescue in Detroit"
(August 2nd, 2015)
Detroit Free Press by Daniel Bethencourt:
"After 'flash fund-raiser,' a BBQ gets a grassy home"
(July 29th, 2015)
Daily Detroit:
"$25k in 24 Hours: Flash Fundraiser Saves BBQ, Builds Pavilion In City"
(July 29th, 2015)
Daily Detroit:
"People Of The Internet Raise $17,000 (And Still Counting) In Hours To Save Homeless BBQ"
(July 28th, 2015)
Detroit Free Press by Daniel Bethencourt:
"Crowd campaign nets $10,000 for BBQ for homeless"
(July 28th, 2015)
Channel 4 News (
"Nonprofit group "Elevate Detroit" seeks donations"
(July 28th, 2015)
Crowdrise Project Launch:
"86,402 Seconds in Detroit - Crowdrise Fundraiser"
(July 28th, 2015)
Channel 4 News (
"Live in the D: Heart of Detroit interview with Mitch Albom"
(June 13th, 2014)
Detroit Free Press Online (
"Elevate Detroit marks 5th year of giving to homeless people with barbecue"
(June 18th, 2012)
"Motor City Mission"
(June 6th, 2012)
"If you want to live right, do right"
(May 7th, 2012)
"Hazel Park CommuniD BBQ & Life Remodeled"
(March 4th, 2012)
Rey(es) of Light:
"Getting To Know… @mikeschmitt"
(September 2nd, 2011)
"Redmond Plaza"
(March 15th, 2011)
Guest blog titled "Detroit-Hiroshima"
(March 6th, 2011)
USA Homeless Marathon blog:
Most of the shots in the attached video are from the CommuniD BBQs in Detroit
(February 18th, 2011)
Arising Images:
"Faces of Detroit"
(December 7th, 2009)
United Way of SE Michigan:
Guest blog titled "Changing the world over a shared meal"
(November, 2009)
AOD Online:
"Young adults spend Saturday afternoons with the homeless"
(August 7th, 2009)
Arising Images:
"An Afternoon in D-town"
(November 29th, 2008)