Timeline & Schedule


Saturday, Jan. 31st 2015 at 10am to Sunday, Feb. 8th 2015 at 3pm

26 Peterboro St

Detroit, MI

Week 1:

January 31st & February 1st

Saturday (Day 1)

· Empathy Exercise

o Design Parameters and Scope

o Identify Design Theme

o Define spatial layouts

Sunday (Day 2)

· Morning Cleanup

· Afternoon space preparation and base painting

Week 2:

February 7th & February 8th

Saturday (Day 3)

· Finalize painting

· Furniture installments

· Identify final needs

Sunday (Day 4)

· Finalize furniture installments

· Event Feedback

· Event Celebration (Ice Cream Sundae Social)

COTS Home Blessing:

Monday, February 9th

· Media review

· Doors open to COTS Consumers!

Agenda Overgiew

December 5th - Volunteer Registration OPEN

January 1st - Volunteer Registration CLOSED

January 31st - #TheHappinessProject BEGINS

February 8th - #TheHappinessProject END: Celebration!

February 9th - Doors open to COTS Consumers :)

Coalition On Temporary Shelter

Since 1982, COTS has been committed to serving the most vulnerable members of the Detroit community. With a rich continuum of programs and services that empower people, COTS is proud to report measurable results of the agency’s efforts

COTS exists to alleviate homelessness by providing an array of services that enable people to achieve self-sufficiency and obtain quality affordable housing. COTS also exists to advocate for long-term solutions to the problems of homelessness.

Community Impact and Interior Design, create change for a lifetime!

We look forward to an exciting two weekends working with you!

Don't miss out on a great experience!