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Community and Education

Since 1953, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of FCA US, has invested more $500 million in charitable organizations and initiatives that help empower people, and build strong, viable communities. 

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FCA Community: Creating a Strong Flow of ‘Stream Leaders’ in Michigan
Decked out in waders with a mission of finding macroinvertebrates and minnows in the Clinton River, FCA Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Lead Dave Jump gets knee deep with Bowers Academy high school students to create the next generation of “stream leaders.” “We have a responsibility to the environment and to protect Mother Earth, ” says Dave. “I’ve been working on this stream for...
Jun 26, 2019 4:15 PM ET
FCA Community: Volunteers Transform Michigan Neighborhood, One House at a Time
There are more than 34,000 homeless people in Southeast Michigan. To help end local homelessness, Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac, Michigan, has weaved together supportive services, safe and affordable housing, and neighborhood revitalization efforts to create “Little Grace Village.” Once a blighted neighborhood, this area is now a “community of hope” thanks in part to the hundreds of...
May 21, 2019 10:15 AM ET
FCA Community: Teaching Boys to Break Free From the Hashtag and Take Action
The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions. A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool...
Apr 3, 2019 7:00 AM ET
FCA Community: Crayon Donations Bring Joy to Children in Detroit Hospital
When their 5-year-old daughter Brooklyn came home with the idea to collect and donate crayons to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Morris and Rychee Brown jumped into action. “Brooklyn knows how the simple activity of coloring can bring real joy, and normalness, during long, tough stints in a hospital,” Morris Brown said, product development purchasing program manager at FCA US. “...
Feb 28, 2019 2:10 PM ET
FCA Community: Plant Manager Hopes to Bring Vocational Training to Rural Kenya
Kevin and Nancy Sell call themselves “empty nesters on a mission.” “We’re following our hearts and how our faith drives us,” says Kevin, FCA US plant manager at Indiana Transmission Plant 1 in Kokomo, Ind. “We have been so blessed in our lives that we feel compelled to give back to others, whether it’s here in the U.S. or in Kenya.” Through their non-profit Hearts of Hope...
Jan 30, 2019 2:15 PM ET