Helping Southeastern Michigan Families Thrive

Breaking Barriers MI supports families in our community by providing healthy food, essential supplies, and empowering educational programs.

Family Support

Breaking Barriers MI aids the community by offering vital resources to families.

Local Events

Attend our year-round events to aid Breaking Barriers' mission and growth.

Community Building

By volunteering, you can assist in creating a stronger community for everyone.

About Breaking Barriers for Kids and Families

Breaking Barriers MI is a dedicated non-profit organization, recognized as a 501(c)(3), committed to enriching the lives of children and families in our community. We bring together civic-minded business and educational leaders to support families in need within Wayne and Oakland Counties, particularly those qualifying under Title One or ALICE.

Breaking Barriers for Kids and Families

Outreach Programs

Food Pantry

Our food pantries are the heart of our mission, providing year-round assistance to qualifying families in the Livonia area.

Job Shell Program

We proudly host a job shell program for MOCI students, who take on essential tasks and responsibilities.

STEAM for Kids

We've embraced an educational approach that combines science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.

Incorporating MoCI Students in Our Food Pantry Services

We believe in empowering every individual. Our food pantry services proudly include the participation of Moderately Cognitively Impaired students, who play a crucial role in our operations. Through this involvement, these students gain invaluable skills and experiences, contributing significantly to our community.

Our Impact Across Wayne & Oakland Counties

At Breaking Barriers MI, we are deeply committed to fostering positive change in the lives of children and families throughout Wayne and Oakland Counties. Our mission takes us across various communities, where we strive to make a substantial difference through our targeted initiatives.


Tour De Livonia

Thank you for participating in the Tour De Livonia, a fundraising bike riding event that not only promised fun and fitness but also supported our vital mission. Take a moment to view our gallery of the event and relive the memorable moments.

Get Involved: Make a Real Difference

Get involved with Breaking Barriers and stay connected! Join us at our various events throughout the year, each designed to reinforce our mission and foster the growth of Breaking Barriers MI. 

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

- Maya Angelou

Breaking Barriers MI ensures equal treatment for everyone, irrespective of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, handicap, disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or transgender status.

Help Assist Our Community

All donations made to Breaking Barriers MI directly support six food pantries that help meet the needs of community members. As a 501(c)(3) organization, all donations are tax-deductible.