On Aug. 13, painter Yiannis held a special exhibition of his artwork in Novi with special guest and HGTV star Hilary Farr. Guests enjoyed strolling appetizers, a live auction, and sparkling wine. Proceeds from the event benefited Planet Lori Art Camp, a program through the Lori Haber Buckfire Foundation designed for children who had or have a parent or a close relative with cancer.
On Aug. 17, ORT Michigan held its largest fundraiser of the year, Rub-a-Dub, at the Franklin Hills Country Club. Guests enjoyed dinner, a live auction, a raffle, and more. Proceeds benefited ORT, which has worked with millions of students, equipping them with a high caliber education and the technological training needed to become productive members of their communities and the world.
On Aug. 12, Teen HYPE hosted its 4th annual charity event, Evening in Paradise Valley, at the historic Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit. Guests enjoyed food stations, an open bar featuring 1920’s inspired cocktails, auto museum tours, a raffle, and live jazz from Detroit’s own Collective Peace. Proceeds benefited Teen HYPE, which works with thousands of teens a year focusing on personal development and encouraging solid peer and community relationships.
On Aug. 11, supporters of the Kids 4 Kenya and and African Promise organizations gathered at the Adams Woods Clubhouse in Bloomfield Hills to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Kiteghe School, built thanks to local philanthropists. Guests enjoyed food, cocktails, entertainment, a silent auction, and raffle. Special guest Charles Coleman who oversees the school also spoke at the event. Proceeds benefited Kids 4 Kenya.