Detroit News: RMC raises $1.35M for local charities; 82,500 more Detroit homes have internet access

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The 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic raised more than $1.35 million for local charities, the title sponsor of Detroit’s PGA Tour stop announced Thursday morning.

Of that total, $805,000 was designated for the tournament’s Changing the Course initiative, which aims to end Detroit’s digital divided by 2025. When the initiative launched in 2020, about 40% of Detroit households had access to the internet; today, with the help of Changing the Course and the federal Affordable Connectivity Program, that number is 67.5%.

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