Join the dance party on Friday, March 27 and have your admission go towards sending some of our hard-working vendors and volunteers to the International Street Newspaper conference this summer. It's just a $5 cover charge (with an opportunity to contribute more) for 4 hours of music and fun courtesy of Stevie D and the … Continue reading Get Groovy with Groundcover & Finance Conference Scholarships
Many people want to help panhandlers on the street but aren’t sure exactly how to do so. Sure, you could give them cash, but that’s not helping them develop skills or move out of their current situation. Here’s something we based on what other street newspapers have done: information coupons.These coupons can be given to … Continue reading New Coupons to give to Panhandlers in Washtenaw County
http://youtu.be/0hTqUwfRYM0 Check out the uncut interview of Groundcover News Vendor #103 Joe Wood, the "$10 Paper Man". This interview was conducted by University of Michigan Student Contributor and Groundcover Staff Volunteer Amelia Brown. Please Enjoy!
Shattering their previous month's record, as well as every other monthly sales record, the amazing, talented, and dedicated vendors of Groundcover News sold 10,066 copies of the May issue!Thank you to all of you supporters, fans, readers, and community members that have helped our vendors to push this organization forward and into the future!Let's do … Continue reading Groundcover News Vendors sell 10,000 May Issues!
An awesome group of Saline High School students have selected Groundcover News as the focus of their Capstone project. These socially-conscious teens are throwing a benefit concert at the t Brewed Awakenings Cafe at 7025 E Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176 (corner of State & Michigan). Admission is free, but donations are encouraged and will … Continue reading Groundcover Benefit Concert in Saline
People Disguised As Homeless Ignored By Loved Ones On Street In Stunning Social Experiment
Plans are underway for a Groundcover presence in 4th of July Parades, the Ann Arbor Art Fair and the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival. Professional signs will soon be ordered to help vendors sell to cars in outlying areas. Plans are also firming up for a night of comedy in late September that will double as a … Continue reading Volunteer Meeting recap
Many #GroundcoverNews vendors now able to accept credit cards: http://www.heritage.com/articles/2014/04/09/ann_arbor_journal/news/doc53459f7354a13035636261.txt
This past Friday evening, long-time Groundcover News vendor Shelley DeNeve and Groundcover volunteers Lauren Halperin and Joe Sloan had the opportunity to participate in the super-fun and very Ann Arbory Festifools Foolmoon luminary parade. They met up with one of three luminary groups at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (the other two began at Slauson Middle School and … Continue reading Groundcover News had a blast at the A2 Festifools Foolmoon parade this weekend!
Thanks to all you Groundcover News supporters who helped our vendors reach their goal of 6000 papers in March!We are upping the goal for April, so make sure to get your copy today!