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Welcome to FREC

Ford Resource and Engagement Center

Management Office Hours

Monday — Friday
8:00 am — 6:00 pm
9:00 am — 1:00 pm

Phone: 313-962-4888

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Cultural Celebrations

February 15
Black History Month Celebration

May 3
Cinco De Mayo

June 14
Multicultural Summer Carnival

June 28
Irish/Mexican Festival

July 26
Arab World Celebration

August 9
The African World Diaspora

September 6
Festival of Nations

September 13
Hispanic/Latino Month Celebration

October 4
Native American Heritage

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Mercado Food Hub

Mercado Food Hub Vision 

Southwest Detroit is a community where children and families thrive and have access to healthy food and an array of services that improve their overall quality of life. 

Mercado Food Hub Mission  

The mission of the Mercado Food Hub at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center is to alleviate hunger among families who reside in the neighborhoods of Southwest Detroit by providing access to food, service referrals and advocacy for basic needs.   

The work of the Mercado Food Hub is guided by the following values:

  • Belief in the dignity of all people
  • Compassion for all
  • Respect for all
  • A Collaborative Spirit
  • Community Focus
  • Multicultural Staff

Eje de Alimentos

Horas de Operacion

Lunes 10am – 2pm

Miercoles 3pm – 6:30pm

Sabado 9am – 1pm 


Telefono:  (313) 963-8880