On May 20, as a part of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's 2016 Musical Feasts series, a Black and White Affair was held at the Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo. Guests enjoyed strolling cocktails, a seated dining, and live music by DSO musicians
On May 26, the 7th Annual Art of Giving event was held at the Stand Gastro Bistro in Birmingham. This year's event benefitted the Detroit Garment Group, which provides education and opportunities for Detroit's fashion community. Guests enjoyed food, cocktails, live music, silent auctions, and more.
On May 19, ORT held its spring fundrasier "Ort and the City" in Shed 5 at Eastern Market in Detroit. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner via food trucks, silent auctions, and more. Proceeds benefitted the organization, which provides students with educational and vocational programs, social services assistance, and financial support to remain in school and break the cycle of poverty.