Member Organization Details

Friends Of Parkside

The Friends Of Parkside (FOP) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, community-based organization located on Detroit’s east side in The Villages at Parkside, formerly Parkside Homes, a public housing complex. FOP was incorporated in March of 1991. FOP has up to a 15- member Board of Directors. The board includes Parkside residents and representatives from other local agencies and institutions. PURPOSE The Friends Of Parkside is established to promote solidarity among Parkside residents; help build the self-esteem of youth residents; offer educational and employment-related resources to the community, and promote the health and well-being of residents. PHILOSOPHY/APPROACH Friends Of Parkside is dedicated to the overall betterment of the “Parkside Community”. FOP views itself as a member of this community and serves as a link between Parkside residents and the larger eastside community. FOP believes that whatever happens in or around The Villages at Parkside affects each of us and that residents working together with other community stakeholders can and will change things for the better.
5000 Conner St, Ste 103
Detroit, Michigan 48213