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Comcast employees help cleanup two Detroit Rescue Mission shelters

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Two Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries’ shelters recently got a makeover thanks to 150 volunteers from Comcast.

As part of Comcast Cares Day the employees installed a new computer lab, set up a new common area living room, updated and refreshed bathrooms and installed new playground equipment. They also painted, trimmed trees, did general outdoor clean-up and boxed food and distributed it to families in need..

L to R:  Comcast employees Bill Richardson and Chris Farr set up new computers and printers in a computer lab within one of Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries’ shelters where clients will be able to get online.

L to R: Comcast employees Bill Richardson and Chris Farr set up new computers and printers in a computer lab within one of Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries’ shelters where clients will be able to get online.

Comcast CEO Neil Smit and his wife Barbara paint playground equipment at Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries during the company’s annual Comcast Cares Day of volunteerism.

Comcast CEO Neil Smit and his wife Barbara paint playground equipment at Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries during the company’s annual Comcast Cares Day of volunteerism.

They also teamed up with 100 Black Men to stuff backpacks for underprivileged youth in Detroit and worked with Motor City Blight Busters on an outdoor project.

Packing backpacks

Packing backpacks

Working with Motor City Blight Busters

Working with Motor City Blight Busters

The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries shelters serve women and teens in Detroit and has been helping Detroiters for more than 100 years. For more information on the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries please go check out the website.

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