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The American Cancer Society to Host Virtual Gala

The event will honor Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, Chevrolet, and others for leading the fight against cancer locally while giving guests the chance to give back to the nonprofit
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Support the Detroit Riverfront Through the #BeingApartTogether Fundraiser

Hosted by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, the virtual event will feature a historical tour and live music

Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s to Host Virtual Golf Classic

Proceeds from the event will go toward the nonprofit and its efforts to fund Parkinson’s research
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Forgotten Harvest TV Event to Feature Kristen Bell, Lily Tomlin, and More

The two-part televised event is raising money to feed metro Detroit families affected by COVID-19
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Best of Detroit 2020: COVID-19-Related GoFundMe Campaigns

Locals have raised funds to support Michigan artists, businesses, and families
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Rhonda Walker Foundation Travels 135 Miles to Deliver $35,000 in Scholarships

The organization drove a total of 135 miles to bring checks to its Girls into Women honorees
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Editor’s Letter: Local Businesses Are Still at Your Service. Here’s What They’re Doing and...

These are challenging times, to say the least. All of us are adjusting to a difficult and frightening new reality that could persist for...
5th annual Love in Motion

5th Annual Love in Motion

Nonprofit social enterprise Mend on the Move held its fifth annual Love in Motion fundraiser on March 5 at Leon & Lulu in Clawson. The evening featured dinner by chef Matt Prentice, entertainment by local singer-songwriter Olivia Dear, and a pop-up of Mend on the Move jewelry. Proceeds benefited the nonprofit.
Snowflake Social 2020

14th Annual Snowflake Social

The Shelby Community Foundation held the 14th annual Snowflake Social on Feb.28. The theme of this year's event was Amethyst, and guests were encouraged to don purple gala attire. Proceeds went toward scholarships and community enhancement programs in Shelby Township.
Go Red for Women Luncheon 2020

Go Red for Women Luncheon 2020

The American Heart Association held the Go Red for Women Luncheon on Feb. 21. The 16th annual event took place at Little Caesars Arena, and featured WDIV Local 4 news anchor Kimberly Gill as the emcee and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the keynote speaker. Go Red for Women aims to bring awareness to cardiovascular diseases. Proceeds from the event benefit the American Heart Association.
Bates Street Society Dinner 2020

Bates Street Society Dinner 2020

The Bates Street Society Dinner was held on Feb. 8. The event was hosted by The Community House Foundation Board of Directors, and honored members that have donated significant charitable contributions to support the work and mission of The Community House, a nonprofit in Birmingham that offers programs related to professional, philanthropic and recreational pursuits.
Trans Sistas of Color Project Detroit - Ahya Simone

Trans Sistas of Color Project Detroit’s Co-founder on Art and Identity

Multidisciplinary artist and Kresge fellow Ahya Simone talks the burdens and the blessings of being transgender

5 Detroit Nonprofits to Donate to This Winter

Here's how to help right now
Crazy for a Cause 2020

Crazy for a Cause

The charitable Crazy for a Cause event was held on Jan. 23 at Saks Fifth Avenue in Troy. Hosted by Saks and Yan International Chinese New Year, the event featured live art demonstration, a performance by Ballet Edge Detroit, Asian dragon and wooden dolls shows, and fashion makeover shows. The event partnered with Henry Ford Cancer Institute's Game on Cancer Campaign, and 10% of retail sales at Sakes were donated to the charitable cause.
Rhonda Walker

Rhonda Walker Instills Confidence and Tenacity in the Next Generation of Detroit Women

Respect, confidence, and fearlessness are just a few tenets of the news anchor's foundation
MotorCity Snowball

MotorCity Snowball 2020

The 2020 MotorCity Snowball was held on Jan. 25. at the Amnesia night club in MotorCity Casino and Hotel. Entertainment included a set by DJ Doug Roberts, a silent auction, and a midnight buffet. All of the proceeds from the event benefited the Ruth Ellis Center in Detroit.
Operation Give Charity Gala 2020

Operation Give Charity Gala 2020

The Operation Give Charity Gala 2020 was held on Jan. 25 at Highlands Detroit. The event benefited the Warren E. Korneffel Neonatal Research Fund at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Entertainment was provided by Pannos and Mannos and Jared Sykes.
Christin Lee Room Project

The Founder of Room Project on Fostering Community

Christin Lee shares why women and non-binary artists and writers need a space of their own
Greenway Render

Is The Joe Louis Greenway a Pathway to Success?

Residents of Midwest see the development as a first step toward reviving a neighborhood left behind by the boom
Tony Harrison

Boxer Tony Harrison Gives Back to Detroit

The athlete is supporting the neighborhood that gave him everything

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