Found November 14, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
The state of Michigan is obviously in dire financial straits. The economic depression is hitting crisis mode for many Michigan communities. Mateen Cleaves, an icon in the whole state, but especially in the communities of East Lansing, Flint and Detroit is leading a charge to help. This holiday season the state’s sports, business and entertainment communities have joined forces to launch the Mateen Cleaves “1 Goal, 1 Passion: Hope for the Holidays” campaign to bring holiday cheer to over 1,000 struggling Michigan families. Buoyed by a partnership with Fox sports Detroit, and supported by the Detroit Tigers, Red Wings, and Pistons, the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, Fathead, and numerous partners, the Mateen Cleaves 1 Goal, 1 Passion: Hope for the Holiday project seeks to bring relief to families hard hit by the economic crisis in Lansing, Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Flint and Detroit. “We are Michigan and this is our community,” said Mateen Cleaves a Flint native, Fox Sports Detroit, Sir...
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