Mariner’s Inn mosaics, peace by piece via The Detroit Hub

By: Ashley HennenA mosaic that’s remniscent of Van Gogh’s Starry Night hangs in the lobby of Mariners Inn, the Cass Corridor shelter and treatment center for homeless men. The blues and golds look like that famous painting, but instead of a night sky spanning across this triptych, there’s a bridge that spans from dark to light as the mosaic tiles move toward the door.“It’s transformation,” says Maxine Gardner a volunteering art therapist at Marin...

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Mariners Inn Partners with the Arts Corps Detroit!

Mariners Inn is partnering with the Arts Corps Detroit. Arts Corps Detroit is a community-based program at Wayne State University that offers service-learning courses and volunteer opportunities for students and others who want to help revitalize the urban community through the arts. ArtsCorpsDetroit is open to all Wayne State University students and also invites participation from the Detroit community. Many of the art projects you'll see on our...

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Press ReleaseMariners InnMariners Inn 445 Ledyard, Detroit MI 48201 Phone: 313-962-9446 Fax: 313-964-7419FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: CARINA YANISH 313-962-9446 (ext. 227) www.marinersinn.orgADOPT-A-FAMILY – THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011TO BENEFIT AND ENRICH THE LIVES OF WELL-DESERVING FAMILIESDetroit, Michigan (December 2011), Mariners Inn, a homeless shelter and treatment center, is hosting its 5th Annual Adopt-A-Family holiday campaign on Thur...

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Mariners Inn nominated as a finalist by Crain's for being one of the Best Managed Non-Profits in 2011

FINALIST: Mariners Inn's peer mentoring program saves money, supports both partiesBy Sherri WelchMariners Inn is looking to a peer coaching program to lower the costs of supporting recovering addicts, enabling it to support more people.The Detroit-based nonprofit, which operates in the Cass Corridor area under the direction of CEO David Sampson, launched its Peer Recovery Mentoring Program in August on the strength of a $30,000 grant from the Com...

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Mariners Inn CEO Dave Sampson in USA Today

Detroit and its auto industry are starting to roll again!By Marisol Bello and Steve Gardner, USA TODAY'There's an awesome energy here'These successes help keep young people in the city. Stevie Ansara, 24, is a beatbox artist, a vocal percussionist, who teaches art in Detroit public schools. He is part of a crop of artists and young people celebrating the city's grit."There's an awesome energy here," he says. "The city is your canvas."His Midtown ...

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The Mariners Inn Choir Performs!

The Mariners Inn Choir is conposed of the men who are currently in treatment. They take part in music therapy once a week. Mariners Inn is thankful to have long term volunteers who faithfully come in to lend their musical expertise and allow the men to use music in a manner consistent with the mission of the Inn. Check out this video of the guys singing below!...

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Dialogue for Recovery

After treatment for substance abuse, whether it is in hospital-based treatment programs, therapeutic communities, or recovery homes, many patients return to former high-risk environments or stressful family situations. Returning to these settings without a network of people to support abstinence increases chances of a relapse. As a consequence, substance abuse recidivism following treatment is high for both men and women. Alternative approaches n...

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DTE and Mariners Inn - Interview w/ Mariners CEO Dave Sampson

The following video is the result of the continued collaborative efforts made by DTE and Mariners Inn. Mariners Inn's Dave Sampson talks about the mission of Mariners Inn and how companies like DTE are contributing to empowering people in the community as well as lending a helping hand to further the mission of organizations like Mariners Inn. Reginald Pelzer and David talk about the collaboration that has taken place between DTE and Mariners Inn...

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Mariners Inn Choir

The Men at Mariners Inn had the opportunity to record an entire slew of songs thanks to Susan Weiss, (Director of Music), Mimi McMillan (Accompanist), and Adam Alcantara (Producer). Susan and Mimi have been working with the men of Mariners Inn for quite some time each week, singing songs, playing instruments and using music as a tool in a therapeutic environment. We at Mariners Inn are very thankful for their contributions to our mission.1. The G...

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City Year Volunteers Return to Mariners Inn

On Friday, August 26 a group of City Year volunteers donated their time and talents to stain our wooden privacy fence. This is not the first time volunteers from City Year have assisted us. Mariners Inn is grateful for City Year. The fence looks great!!...

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