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Muscle Walk 2022

The Muscle Walk Comes to Detroit in August

The fundraising event is hosted by the Muscular Dystrophy Association
Detroit Pistons Rosa Parks

Pistons & Rosa Park Estate to Provide Free Bus Fare to Detroiters

The partnership also includes a commemorative merchandise line

2022 Hour Detroiters: Laura Grannemann on Being ‘Part of Something Bigger’

The vice president of strategic investments at Rocket Community Fund — who makes our annual list of people making Motown a better place — is on a mission to find solutions to poverty and blight

2022 Hour Detroiters: The Gilberts on Making an Impact With $500 Million Pledge to...

Dan and Jennifer Gilbert make our annual list of people who are making Motown a better place. Here, they reveal hopes for all of the city, not just downtown — starting with paying off back taxes and reviving an HBCU
Detroit Action's Tenesa Sanders

2022 Hour Detroiters: Tenesa Sanders Gives Back with Detroit Action

The end of the COVID-era eviction moratorium pushes thousands to the brink of homelessness and propels Sanders — a Detroit community organizer who makes our annual list of people who are making Motown a better place — into the streets
oxford high school

UPDATED: How to Support the Oxford High School Community

GoFundMe drives, a prayer vigil, and other ways to support students, faculty, and others affected by the Nov. 30 shooting
clothing donations

7 Local Nonprofits Accepting Clothing Donations

Give your clothes a new life this season
Hannan and Lisa Lis

Charity Champions: Hannan & Lisa Lis Have Helped Raise Millions for Forgotten Harvest

The duo is the recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals greater Detroit chapter’s Max M. Fisher Award for Outstanding Philanthropist. They were nominated by the food nonprofit.

Charity Champions: Riley, Breanna, and Sophia Patzer on Serving Others

Nominated by Leader Dogs for the Blind, the trio is the recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals greater Detroit chapter’s Spirit of Philanthropy Award
delta dental

Charity Champions: Delta Dental of Michigan Gives Back to Locals

Nominated by Samaritas, the nonprofit is the recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals greater Detroit chapter's Outstanding Corporation award
Give Detroit - ralph c. wilson foundation

Charity Champions: Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation Honored by Association of Fundraising Professionals

Co-nominated by the Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter and Playworks Michigan, the organization is named Outstanding Foundation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals
Steve Ragan

Charity Champions: Steve Ragan on What It Really Means To Be a Fundraiser

The Plymouth native was co-nominated by ASG Renaissance, Oakland University, Rose Hill Center, and SAY Detroit for the Dr. John S. Lore Award for Outstanding Fundraising Executive
Ken Daniels

Charity Champions: Ken Daniels on Raising Awareness of Substance Use Disorders

The Detroit Red Wings play-by-play announcer and co-founder of the Jamie Daniels Foundation was nominated by HopeNetwork for the Neal Shine Award for Media Commitment
Cauley Ferrari - uncork for a cure

Uncork for a Cure to Feature Local Eats, Ferrari Raffle, & More

Dynami Foundation’s annual fundraiser takes place on Nov. 12
Maansi Nema

Charity Champions: Maansi Nema on Running a Nonprofit in College

The co-founder and CEO of STEM Without Boundaries is the recipient of the Sparky Anderson Award for Youth in Philanthropy. She was nominated by Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan.
circus of whiskers

The Annual Circus of Whiskers is Charity with a Twist

Plus, a look at three other philanthropic events happening in metro Detroit this month
Jim Kelly

Charity Champions: Education Has Long Been a Passion for Jim Kelly

Nominated by Cranbrook Educational Community, the founder of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is the recipient of the George W. Romney Award for Lifetime Achievement in Volunteerism
Dave Meador

Charity Champions: David Meador on What He’s Learned Working with Nonprofits

Nominated by the Autisim Alliance of Michigan, the DTE Energy vice chairman and chief administrative officer is the recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ greater Detroit chapter’s Edmund T. Ahee Jewel Award for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Women Rock Science Goes Virtual for 2021

The annual fundraiser helps Cranbrook Institute of Science provide STEAM education to Michigan kids

Mike Posner’s Days of Adventure Aren’t Over

Where do you go after being nominated for a Grammy, walking across the U.S., and scaling Everest? If you’re Mike Posner, you seek inner peace at a monastery — then, the sky’s the limit.

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