Community Corner: “Destined For Greatness” raises up Detroit’s women and families

Destined for Greatness, a non-profit founded by Shadora Ford, has a mission to empower at-risk young ladies ages 11 to 21 and provide essential services for the community. Over 5,000 girls and young women, along with 15,000 families, have been served. Ford’s philosophy is to help families thrive, not just survive. Once considered an at-risk youth herself, Ford believes there is always a way.

“The success stories of the young ladies are phenomenal,” said Ford.

At press time, services were available to the public are by appointment only, with curbside assistance available every third Thursday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m., at 5555 Conner St., Detroit.

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Contact: 313-414-3680

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