“14500 Eight Mile Road. Remember that address,” intones Kirk Mayes. “It’ll be important later.”

Kirk is the chief executive officer of Forgotten Harvest, a food rescue organization serving the Detroit area. He’s in the middle of sharing the story of how he went from sleeping in his car while getting his own nonprofit project off the ground, to being the leader of one of the largest nonprofits in the state of Michigan.

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