We Fight Spotlight: Wild + Wonder TC

For this week’s Spotlight, We Fight chatted with co-founder Gretchen Evenhouse of Wild + Wonder TC — a space for young people and their parents to come together, learn, and grow. Storytimes focus on emotional awareness, social justice, and building community. Founders Gretchen Evenhouse and Christine Straley are also members of We Fight! How would you describe WildContinue reading “We Fight Spotlight: Wild + Wonder TC”

We Fight Spotlight: Families Against Narcotics

For this week’s Spotlight, We Fight chatted with Families Against Narcotics – Grand Traverse, an awesome organization that helps individuals of all ages struggling with substance use disorders, and supports their families as well. FAN offers many opportunities to get connected with resources: learn more in the Spotlight! How would you describe your organization toContinue reading “We Fight Spotlight: Families Against Narcotics”

We Fight Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan hosts mentorship programs for Traverse City area youth from all backgrounds and life experiences. BBBS creates a supportive environment for young people to flourish — matched with a Big, young people get a positive influence and the opportunity to explore new interests together! We Fight chatted with CeciliaContinue reading “We Fight Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan”

Live TC: Why Caroline Kennedy cares about housing in TC

At Live TC, we firmly believe that anyone who works in Traverse City should be able to afford to live in Traverse City. As a result, we’re chatting with our friends and neighbors to tell their stories, and share with you how our community is impacted by a lack of abundant and affordable housing. WeContinue reading “Live TC: Why Caroline Kennedy cares about housing in TC”

We Fight Spotlight: GT Area Children’s Garden

For this week’s Spotlight, We Fight chatted with Sarah Kuschell, Executive Director of the Grand Traverse Area (GTA) Children’s Garden! We Fight is thankful for the work that the GTA Children’s Garden does every day to get young people of all abilities involved with producing and appreciating their own healthy food, while building community. WeContinue reading “We Fight Spotlight: GT Area Children’s Garden”

A special night for youth mental health

We had a fantastic Polenta Night at Trattoria Stella last night. Thank you to Chef Myles, the amazing staff of Trattoria Stella, and to all those who helped us fill such a beautiful space in support of youth mental health in Traverse City. We are so grateful to everyone for their support of We Fight, andContinue reading “A special night for youth mental health”

We Fight Spotlight: Jen and Drew Tursman

This week, the We Fight Spotlight shines on Jen and Drew Tursman, two healthcare heroes who work to support TCAPS youth as substitute teachers in their spare time. We’re grateful for all the work done by the Tursmans! Hear more from them about why they chose to get involved as substitute teachers, and how it’sContinue reading “We Fight Spotlight: Jen and Drew Tursman”