Clutch & Throttle And Brilliant Detroit Team Up To Put Toys Under The Trees Of Detroit Children This Holiday

DETROIT – Clutch & Throttle, today announced it will host a holiday toy drive now through Dec. 31. The shop will accept donations of NEW toys at its store, located at 6544 Beaubien St., in the Milwaukee Junction neighborhood. All items collected will be donated to Brilliant Detroit families. “Ever since opening in Detroit, giving […]

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Second Wave Media article

As a nonprofit leader in the city of Detroit, Cindy Eggleton starts each day knowing that the impact Brilliant Detroit makes on the lives of kids and families is stronger because her organization doesn’t try to go it alone. Collaboration, she says, is at the heart of each and every Brilliant Detroit program. Click here […]

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Pitch Under The Lights

Hard to believe it was eight years ago when Federation’s NEXTGen Detroit threw that first “Pitch for Detroit.” At the time, the event was a one-day charity softball tournament, co-founded by NEXTGen Detroit President-Elect Adam Blanck and Benjy Gordon, with the goal “to reconnect the growing numbers of young adults returning to metro Detroit and engage […]

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Cindy as Seen Changemaker nominee

Cindy Eggleton has been a tireless advocate for those she works with—regardless of whether advocating for an individual, an organization, or a community. Today she serves as CEO for Brilliant Detroit, an organization she co-founded with Carolyn and Jim Bellinson. Click here to read more.

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Matthew Lesha student lead book drive for Brilliant Detroit.

For Matthew Lesha, books have been a part of his life from the moment he can remember holding one in his hands – this University Liggett student believes in the written word so much that he considers himself an avid reader who prioritizes books in every regard. That is why he has organized along with […]

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Cindy’s Interview with Craig Fahle

Jam-packed show for you today. Beginning with Kevin Cotter, who is an Economics Department Chair Member at Wayne State University. Then, we have Cindy Eggleton to talk about Brilliant Detroit to which she is the Co-Founder and CEO of. Moving along, in studio comes Todd Lassa. He is here to discuss local happenings going on […]

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Brilliant Detroit Live in the D

Brilliant Detroit is honored to have been featured on the Live in the D segment of the Heart of Detroit with Mitch Albom. They truly told the story of our work. It is particularly gratifying that we were able to shine the spotlight on Safiya Crowned-Phoenix Jackson, who started as a volunteer with Brilliant Detroit and is now a treasured part […]

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Get a Piece of Red Wings History and Support Brilliant Detroit at the Same Time

PRESS RELEASE Sale of Joe Louis Arena seats to begin Tuesday, May 1 • Tuesday, May 1st – Season Ticket holders will get first opportunity to purchase seats • Saturday, May 12th – Sales open to the general public on at DETROIT, MICHIGAN – Detroit Red Wings fans now have the opportunity to own a piece of […]

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The high cost of limited access to early childhood education in Detroit

Detroit resident Kelly Cousins was working for a women’s empowerment organization when she became pregnant. Out of all potential employers, she thought, surely they would have some of the more family friendly policies. “I found out that they had no paid maternity leave and no short-term disability,” she says. “How is that empowering?” Her preferred […]

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Brilliant Detroit is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to building kid success families and neighborhoods where families with children 0-8 have what they need to be school-ready, healthy, and stable.

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Headquarters Address:
5675 Larkins Street, Detroit, MI 48210