On Aug. 1, Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters held its Jazz It Up cruise on the Detroit River. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner, classic craft cocktails, and modern jazz performances by Detroit’s very own upright bassist, Marion Hayden and band. A portion of each ticket purchase benefited 4 Paws, 1 Heart, and its mission to reduce the number of homeless cats and dogs by funding medical treatment for abandoned, abused, and stray animals.
On July 28, RM Sotheby's celebrated the 39th annual Concours d'Elegance of America and supported JDRF's mission of funding type 1 diabetes research during its third annual Motor City Mingle at The Inn at St. Johns in Plymouth. Guests enjoyed a silent auction, cocktails, a a celebratory kick-off dinner, and more.
On June 29, Lawrence Hunt Fashion was joined by Detroit Tiger James McCann for its Charity Trunk Show. Guests enjoyed food, drinks, a raffle and door prizes. Proceeds benefitted Camp Casey and the Michigan Veterans Foundation.
On Aug. 3, Kids on the Go invited the comedy troupe Asperger's Are Us to perform for special-needs children and their families at the Hilberry Theatre in Detroit. The show, created by artists on the autism spectrum, helped share the message that a diagnosis does not define someone’s future. The evening also welcomed special guest Anthony Ianni, an anti-bullying activist.
On Aug. 5, runners and walkers took to the streets of Birmingham in support of the 3rd annual Oral Cancer Foundation 5K. The course began in front of Seaholm High School and ended on Seaholm's track. Proceeds benefited the foundation's efforts of spreading oral cancer awareness and funding research projects.