Juan Littlejohn, 11, and Eiamond Howell, 18, of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint, dance during Mateen Cleaves' 1 Goal, 1 Passion: Hope for the Holidays Family Fest gift distribution party on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at the club, in Flint, Mich. Area families, sponsored by nonprofits, received food gift baskets along with opportunities for counseling in finding jobs, securing health care and organizing financial skills. (AP Photo/The Flint Journal-MLive.com, Erin Kirkland) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

DETROIT (AP) — Several hundred Detroit families will receive holiday gift packages through an initiative headed by former Michigan State University basketball star Mateen Cleaves.

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