Birthday Bash for Cristo Rey

Birthday Bash for Cristo Rey

On June 11, 2017, Sandy hosted more than 70 of her friends and family to celebrate her birthday. She also used this day to share the joy of Cristo Rey. Sandy Maxim is a regular volunteer at Cristo Rey, and for her 70th birthday she wanted to give back to her favorite...

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Financial Empowerment Celebrates Milestone

Financial Empowerment Celebrates Milestone

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, Cristo Rey Community Center and Mayor Virg Bernero celebrated the 10,000th financial counseling session provided by the Lansing Financial Empowerment Center (FEC). The Lansing FEC, which was launched four years ago this month, provides...

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Giving Thanks by Giving Back

Giving Thanks by Giving Back

WILX-TV did a great report about out Thanksgiving meal called "Giving Thanks by Giving Back".  They really captured the sense of community felt that day. Click here to see the written report or click here to see the video...

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Blue Cross donates to Cristo Rey

Blue Cross donates to Cristo Rey

Thank you to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for the $25,000 donation to our Family Medical Clinic. It makes a big difference to help us continue our work treating people who are uninsured or have limited coverage.  For WILX coverage of the grant ceremony, click...

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Thanksgiving 2016

Cristo Rey Community Center has been serving Thanksgiving Day dinner for over 20 years. As the temperature drops and the year comes to an end, communities fill with holiday cheer. The mention of Thanksgiving brings thoughts of a warm meal, being surrounding by family...

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Rock the Block

Rock the Block

The block was rocked! Habitat for Humanity Capital Region partnered with Capital Area United Way, Consumers Energy, Cristo Rey Community Center and Lansing Board of Water and Light for the Rock the Block in Lansing on Sept. 19-23. Hundreds of volunteers from the...

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Volunteers from AIM High

Volunteers from AIM High

The Cristo Rey Community Center would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the volunteers from AIM High. On August 17th, 2016, ten students from the program were a great help while volunteering in our Kitchen and Community Garden. What is AIM high? AIM High...

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Join us for 2016 Thanksgiving Feast

Join us for 2016 Thanksgiving Feast

Join us for 2016 Thanksgiving Feast Free holiday dinner for those not able to enjoy one at home Thursday, November 24, 2016, the meal will be served noon-2:00pm Cristo Rey Community Center gym, 1717 N. High St., Lansing, MI 48906 The Thanksgiving Feast can be brought...

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Thanksgiving 2016 Volunteers

Thanksgiving 2016 Volunteers

CRISTO REY COMMUNITY CENTER THANKSGIVING FEAST For nearly 20 years Cristo Rey Community Center has provided a Thanksgiving meal to those in the community in need. Join us as Thanksgiving 2016 volunteers in creating and serving a wonderful feast to our neighbors....

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Cover Story for Dr. Aimee

Cover Story for Dr. Aimee

Dr. Aimee Leisure-Martins featured in MSU Magazine Cover story titled "Living her Legacy at Cristo Rey" Dr. Aimee Leisure-Martins, Cristo Rey's resident pediatrician, was the cover story of a Michigan State University magazine this summer.  The MSU College of...

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Addiction Recovery: stay on track

Addiction Recovery: stay on track

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling In the past two years, the death tolls from opiate overdoses alone have increased over 400%, bypassing auto accidents in the United States for the cause of death. Another estimated 18...

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