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 18 ACLU of Michigan                                           52 Forgotten Harvest                                  88 Samaritas
 20 Alternatives for Girls                                     54 Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund - MET     90 The Senior Alliance
 22 American Red Cross: Michigan Region                        56 Franklin-Wright Settlements, Inc.                  92 United Way for Southeastern Michigan
 24 Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B)                         60 Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit                         94 Washtenaw Community College Foundation
 26 Ascension St. John and Providence Foundations              62 Judson Center                                      96 Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
 28 Autism Alliance of Michigan                                64 Life Remodeled                                     98 2019 Wish List
 30 Beaumont Health                                            66 Make-A-Wish Michigan
 32 Capuchin Soup Kitchen                                      68 Mercy Education Project
 34 The Children’s Foundation                                  70 Michigan Science Center
 36 COTS                                                       72 Midnight Golf Program
 38 Cranbrook Educational Community                            74 The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
 40 Delta Dental Foundation                                    76 The Nature Conservancy
 42 Detroit Children’s Fund                                    78 Pope Francis Center
 44 Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries                          80 The Rainbow Connection
 46 Downtown Detroit Partnership                               82 Rose Hill Center and Rose Hill Foundation
 48 Easterseals Michigan                                       84 Sacred Heart Major Seminary
 50 Focus: HOPE                                                86 The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit

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                                                            HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                              Become a Card-Carrying Member
                                                              The larger our membership, the stronger our lobbying power, the more effective we can be. The louder
                                                              our voice, the more we can accomplish. Please join more than 40,000 people in Michigan and
                                                              1.6 million Americans who help defend liberty as card-carrying members of the ACLU. Sign up today

                                                              This is a people powered movement. Volunteers are needed to help defend civil rights and civil
“So long as we have enough people in                          liberties—from advancing voting rights, to defending the rights of immigrants and everything in
 this country willing to fight for their                      between, the ACLU of Michigan wants your help in building a more perfect union. Join the movement by
 rights, we’ll be called a democracy.”
                  – ACLU founder Roger Baldwin
                                                            Top funding sources
WHAT WE DO                                                  Contributions and grants                                                                                                               80%
No matter who we are, what language we speak,               Attorney’s fees                                                                                                                        18%
where we come from, who we love or what we                  Investments and other                                                                                                                   2%
believe, the Constitution is for all of us. The ACLU
fights to protect constitutional rights through
legislative advocacy, grassroots organizing, public
education and collaborating with coalition partners         EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
across the state.

Together, we take up the toughest civil liberties
fights and dare to create a more perfect union. This
includes free speech; voting rights; immigrant
rights; racial justice; reproductive freedom; women’s
rights; religious liberty; due process; equality
for transgender, lesbian, gay and bisexual people;
criminal justice reform; and more.

In Michigan, we secured expansive voter protections
after passing Proposal 3, fought the deportations of
Iraqi nationals, reached a groundbreaking agreement
with the City of Detroit to help homeowners who
                                                            Past Annual Dinner guests Ines De Jesus, Portia Roberson and Kim Trent.       Past Annual Dinner guests Mariam Noland and Lois Cohn.
were facing tax foreclosures, reunited migrant
parents and children separated at the border, and           2019 Annual Dinner
won a precedent-setting victory striking down               Theme: Our Movement. Our Moment.
discrimination against transgender Michiganders.
The ACLU is nonprofit and nonpartisan. And we               We know that trans people belong. Abortion is                                 His Poor People’s Campaign has inspired thousands
never charge a fee for our services.                        healthcare. No human is illegal. And everybody                                across the U.S. to come together in support of the rights
                                                            deserves a second chance. The fight is on for our                             of immigrants, LGBTQ people, and women; against
With offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids and Lansing,          democracy and together we will win.                                           mass incarceration and for voting rights; and for a
we are supported by more than 40,000 members in                                                                                           “revolution of values,” in which no one is left behind.
Michigan, grants from private foundations, dedicated        This is our movement. Our moment.
volunteers, attorneys and activists.                                                                                                      We will also honor Lamonte Card, an extraordinary
                                                            Our annual dinner will be held on Friday, November 1                          activist who joined the ACLU to fight for voter
                                                            at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn.                                         reform, and Vicki Moore, who has been a champion
                                                                                                                                          for abortion access since before Roe v. Wade.
                                                            This year’s Keynote Speaker is Rev. Dr. William J.
                                                            Barber, II. A riveting warrior for social justice,                            Please join us. Tickets are available by visiting
                                                            Rev. Dr. Barber calls on all of us to be the “moral                 
                                                            defibrillators of our time.”

   FAST FACTS                                      43 Employees                             2018 Revenue was $6.7 Million                                                Founded in 1959

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                                         CONTACT
                                                             Staff Leadership                  Mary Bejian                            Nathan Triplett
                                                                                               Director of Philanthropy               Vice President                            ADDRESS
                                                             Dave Noble                                                                                                         2966 Woodward Avenue
                                                             Executive Director                Ann Mullen                             Portia Roberson                           Detroit, MI 48201
                                                                                               Communications                         Secretary
                                                             Rana Elmir
                                                             Deputy Director                                                          Melissa Cragg
                                                                                               Bill Greene                            Treasurer                                 PHONE
                                                             Dan Korobkin                                                                                                       (313) 578-6800
                                                                                               Director of Operations
                                                             Legal Director                                                           Derrell Slaughter
                                                                                                                                      Affiliate Equity Officer
                                                             Bonsitu Kitaba                    Board of Directors
  Dan Varner                      Dave Noble                 Deputy Legal Director                                                    Michael Carter                            WEBSITE
  President, Board of Directors   Executive Director                                           Dan Varner                                                             
                                                                                                                                      National Board
                                                             Shelli Weisberg                   President
                                                             Political Director                Kathy Humphrey
                                                                                               Vice President

                                                             HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                             Thanks to contributions from supporters like you, Alternatives For Girls has been able to empower countless
                                                             girls and families for over 30 years. Financial support to Alternatives For Girls will truly make a difference in
                                                             the lives of the girls and women we serve. This support can come in many forms, including: sponsorship of the
                                                             Role Model Dinner, contributing proceeds from a company jeans day or golf outing, or lending expertise in
                                                             marketing, IT, or facilities management. You can find more information at

                                                             Additionally, we have a wide variety of individual and group volunteer opportunities, ranging from street
                                                             outreach to mentoring and large group one-day projects. We are also seeking volunteers to offer job shadowing
                                                             experiences for the girls in our programs. Throughout our 32-year history, we have seen first-hand the impact
WHAT WE DO                                                   that volunteers have made in the lives of the girls and women in our programs. If you are interested in joining
                                                             our volunteer family, please visit our website at
For 32 years, Alternatives For Girls (AFG) has
helped homeless and high-risk girls and young                Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: Search “Alternatives For Girls”
women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and
exploitation, while also helping them to explore             Top funding sources
and access the support, resources and opportunities
necessary to be safe, grow strong and make positive          Government Grants                                                                                                        51%
choices in their lives.                                      Private Grants                                                                                                           22%
AFG started as a volunteer-run, five-bed emergency           Contributions                                                                                                            20%
shelter for young women. It has since evolved into
a multi-service agency serving over 5,000 homeless
                                                             Special Events                                                                                                             6%
and at-risk girls, women and families each year. We          Other                                                                                                                      1%
have three programs: Prevention, Shelter, and Outreach.

  AFG’s Prevention Program
  Serves girls ages 4-18 who are at risk of pregnancy,       EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
  gang involvement, abusing drugs or alcohol
  and school truancy. We engage them through                  Year-End Campaign
  after-school programs and a summer camp.                    In November, we will kick-off our annual year-end campaign,
                                                              which helps us sustain our critical work throughout the year.
  AFG’s Shelter Program                                       Financial gifts will provide for the health, safety, education and
  Provides a stable home, counseling and life skills          support of the homeless and high-risk girls and young women we
  training to homeless girls and young women and              serve. In-kind donations will also be collected during this time to         For the 18th consecutive year, 100 percent of the
                                                                                                                                          high school seniors in AFG’s Prevention Program
  their children. The goal is to empower them to              provide holiday gifts for girls, young women and families in need.          graduated; they also remained drug-free and avoided
  lead productive and fulfilling lives.                                                                                                   early pregnancy.
                                                              Holiday High Tea
  AFG’s Outreach Program                                      The annual Holiday High Tea, hosted by Shirley Maddalena of
  Helps teens and women engaged in high-risk                  Maddalena Design, will be held on Thursday, December 5th from
  activities, such as sex work, drug use and gang             3:00 to 5:00 pm at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. The event
  involvement to understand the risks of such                 features a high tea; a silent auction that includes items such as holiday
  activities and transition to safe choices and               gift baskets and floral centerpieces; a raffle; and the opportunity to
  healthy lives, as well as providing support and             learn about Alternatives For Girls’ programs.
  resources to victims of human trafficking.
                                                              Role Model Dinner
                                                              We will hold our annual Role Model Dinner in March 2020,
                                                              honoring extraordinary women role models in the community.
                                                              The Role Model Dinner also features a live and silent auction,              Last year AFG provided 1,465 contacts with services
                                                                                                                                          or referrals; sheltered 139 homeless young women
                                                              seated dinner and chance to hear first-hand from some of the girls          and their children; and helped many others find
                                                              and young women AFG serves.                                                 safe, stable housing.

   FAST FACTS                                     95 Employees                            2018 Revenue was $4,752,857                                      Founded in 1987

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                                 CONTACT
                                                            Board Of Directors             Christine Stesney-Ridenour       Ann Nicholson
                                                                                           Treasurer;                       Community Volunteer
                                                            Linda Ross
                                                                                           Community Volunteer
                                                            Chair; Executive Vice                                           Carolyn Normandin
                                                            President and Chief Legal      Kate Cherry                      Regional Director,
                                                                                                                                                             903 West Grand Boulevard
                                                            Officer, Trinity Health        Program Director,                ADL Michigan
                                                                                                                                                             Detroit, MI 48208
                                                                                           Connect Detroit
                                                            Christine Moore                                                 Pam Rodgers
                                                            Vice Chair; Executive          Lois Cohn                        Community Volunteer
                                                            Vice President & General       Community Volunteer              Nu Tran
  Amanda (Amy) Good             Linda Ross                  Auditor, Comerica Bank         Rochelle Lento                   Community Volunteer              PHONE
  CEO                           Chair, Board of Directors   D’Anne Carpenter               Member, Dykema                                                    (313) 361-4000
                                                                                                                            Sammye Van Diver
                                                            Secretary; System Director,    Marlene Martel                   Community Volunteer
                                                            Talent Development,            General Counsel,
  Celia Thomas                                              Trinity Health                                                  Stefanie Worth
                                                                                           Ford Motor Credit Company
  COO                                                                                                                       Community Volunteer

                                                          HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                          When you give to the American Red Cross, you help our community’s most vulnerable and most needy. An
                                                          average of 91 cents of every dollar the Red Cross spends is invested in delivering care and comfort to those
                                                          in need. Donations are used to provide food, shelter, emotional support and other assistance, as well as the
                                                          vehicles, warehouses and people that make relief possible.
                                                          Donations of time and money are most needed. Volunteers are the life blood of our organization and their
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates            time and energy are critical for our continued success; visit to lend a hand.
human suffering in the face of emergencies by
mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity     Besides hosting a blood drive or fundraiser, supporters can make financial donations online (,
of donors. The Michigan Region of the Red Cross           by text (send REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 contribution) or by mail. Corporate donations, airline
is headquartered in Detroit, with additional offices      miles, credit card rewards and vehicle donations also are additional ways to support the organization and all
located throughout the state to provide services to       are welcomed and encouraged.
more than nine million Michigan residents.

As a not-for-profit organization that depends on          Top funding sources
volunteers and public generosity to perform its           Products & Services                                                                                                                      50.5%
mission, the Red Cross shelters and provides
emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies       Contributions                                                                                                                            40.8%
about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills    Investment Income                                                                                                                          8.7%
that save lives; provides international humanitarian
aid; and supports military members and their families.

Throughout the past year, dedicated Red Crossers
responded to nearly 64,000 disasters, trained millions
                                                          EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
in critical health and safety skills, supported
American military families and our veterans with
emergency services and assisted the international
community with disease prevention and disaster
response efforts. In the Michigan Region, we
volunteered more than 200,000 hours and established
12 major disaster relief operations and shelters
due to flooding events, windstorms, apartment
fires, power outages and municipal water
contamination concerns.

Throughout Michigan neighborhoods, home fires
threaten all and the Red Cross provided aid during
1,842 individual home fire responses and installed
more than 12,000 free smoke alarms across the             During Sound the Alarm 2019, 30,158 volunteers registered to be part of our installation and home visit events, installed 124,329 smoke alarms and
                                                          raised over $15,700,000. Thank you for your continued support of Red Cross. Join us in your local communities for events, just like this, throughout
state, helping to make more than 3,000 Michigan
                                                          the year.
homes safer through its Home Fire Campaign. In
addition to home fire prevention, we worked to ensure     Our annual signature event, “Sound the Alarm,”                                provide fire prevention and safety education. In just
individuals are prepared to face other everyday           happens each spring when the Red Cross installs                               five years, much has been accomplished, including
emergencies, teaching lifesaving skills, such as first    100,000 smoke alarms in 100 cities, nationwide.                               installing almost 2 million smoke alarms and making
aid, CPR, swimming and more during the past year.         During a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm                           almost 1 million households safer through our
                                                          installation events, Red Cross volunteers, along                              home visits; helping prepare Michigan households,
                                                          with local fire departments and other partners,                               while also saving more than 600 lives nationwide in
                                                          canvass at-risk neighborhoods, install free smoke                             the process.
                                                          alarms, replace batteries in existing alarms and

                                              23,000 Employees
   FAST FACTS                                                                         2018 Revenue was $3,665.9 million                                                   Founded in 1881
                                              330,000 Volunteers

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                              CONTACT
                                                           Brad Simmons                       Will Heritage, III
                                                           Southeast Michigan                 Southeast Michigan
                                                           Executive Committee                Executive Committee
                                                           Emeritus & Immediate                                                                           ADDRESS
                                                                                              Deb Macon                                                   7800 Outer Drive West, Suite 205
                                                           Past Board Chair                   Southeast Michigan                                          Detroit, MI 48235
                                                           Cindy Dion                         Executive Committee
                                                           Southeast Michigan                 Leonard Rezmierski
                                                           Executive Committee                Southeast Michigan
                                                           & Nominating
  Mary Lynn Foster              Daryl Kaiser                                                  Executive Committee
                                                           Committee Chair                                                                                PHONE
  Regional Chief                Southeast Michigan
                                                           Barbara Rossmann                                                                               (313) 833-4440
  Executive Officer             Executive Committee
                                Board Chair                Southeast Michigan
                                                           Executive Committee
                                                           & Board Secretary

                                                                     HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                     Over the next few decades, the growth of the 65+ population will outpace every other age category
                                                                     in Michigan. Many seniors who contact us are functioning below the poverty line and their needs for
                                                                     crucial programs and services are immediate. Our traditional funding sources do not and will not
                                                                     keep pace with growing senior needs. Currently, we connect nearly 40,000 callers to programs and
                                                                     services through our Information and Assistance Line, help close to 3,000 seniors and adults with
                                                                     disabilities find affordable transportation and connect approximately 20,000 Medicare beneficiaries
                                                                     with free counseling. We fund home-delivered meals for roughly 11,000 seniors and touch the lives
                                                                     of over 120,000 individuals. Your gift helps us provide seniors with needed guidance, resources,
                                                                     and support. Make an impact today by: donating ( or mail a check), sponsoring a
                                                                     fundraising event, donating a raffle item or volunteering.
The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) provides resources            Top funding sources
and support for seniors, family caregivers, and adults with
disabilities in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St.             Government Funding                                                                                          83.7%
Clair, and Washtenaw counties. We represent approximately            Program Fees                                                                                                15.8%
30 percent of seniors in Michigan, and we know that the
number of older adults in need will only continue to grow. We
                                                                     Grants/Donations/Sponsorships                                                                                  0.4%
serve seniors through direct care, funding for key programs,         Investment Income                                                                                              0.2%
and advocacy.

We give seniors and adults with disabilities the support they need
to live independently and with dignity in a community or
home setting. We provide many services directly or in partnership    EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
with other community organizations such as Meals on Wheels
and adult day programs. We advocate in Lansing for better
funding for critical programs and for laws that protect
the rights of our growing senior population in Michigan. We
offer no-cost classes that help seniors manage their health and
caregivers find balance.

AAA 1-B’s programs offer wraparound supports for seniors.
Families often reach out in a time of crisis, and our resource
specialists who staff our Information and Assistance Telephone
Line connect them quickly to the best resources and services.
Our in-home care programs give qualifying seniors the crucial
support they need with day-to-day activities. MyRide2 is a
service that helps seniors who no longer drive understand
their transportation options and get where they need to go.
Our Powerful Tools for Caregivers class gives caregivers the         Smiling faces hard at work packaging meals for homebound seniors to enjoy during the holidays!
tools they need to be more successful in tending to their loved
ones. We fund kinship caregiving support groups that are             AAA 1-B helps seniors and caregivers to live                    Medicare recipients review and, if necessary, enroll
critical to people who are suddenly raising their grandchildren.     their best lives. For information on any of our                 in plans that best suit their healthcare needs and
We partner with adult day program providers to support               events, visit                                        budget. Call (800) 803-7174 for more information.
people with dementia and offer caregivers a break. We should
                                                                     Raising Funds                                                   Recognizing Caregivers
be your first call for a senior in need.
                                                                     Please join us on Thursday, December 5, at                      On November 16 this year, our Caregiver
                                                                     Petruzzello’s Banquet and Conference Center                     Champions appreciation event will celebrate family
                                                                     for our inaugural fundraising dinner. Help us                   caregivers with a day of fun and pampering.
                                                                     celebrate our 45th anniversary.

                                                                     Helping with Medicare
                                                                     Our certified Medicare counselors will be on hand
                                                                     throughout our six counties through Dec. 7 to help

   FAST FACTS                                      153 Employees                       2018 revenue was $57,034,816                                               Founded in 1974

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                       CONTACT
                                                                                                                                                              29100 Northwestern Highway
                                                                                                                                                              Suite 400
                                                                                                                                                              Southfield, MI 48034

                                                                                                                                                              (800) 852-7795
  Michael Karson                 Karen Wintringham
  President and                  Chair, Board of Directors
  Chief Executive Officer

                                                                       HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                        Your gifts are vital to helping us provide the highest         We encourage the compassionate generosity of
                                                                        quality care and best technology for our patients.             loyal donors to help enhance the exemplary care
                                                                        Donations help us:                                             provided to the community by our hospitals and
                                                                                                                                       programs. To learn more about areas currently
                                                                         Build and expand healthcare facilities
                                                                                                                                       needing your support, please contact us at
                                                                         Acquire the latest medical technology
                                                                                                                                       313-343-7480 or 248-465-5000. You can make
WHAT WE DO                                                               Educate our medical staff                                     a gift online at:
                                                                         Enhance community programs
Making a Difference                                                                                                                    In the spirit of giving, please make a difference by
                                                                         Serve the poor, a special part of our Mission.
Ascension Southeast Michigan has been protecting and                                                                                   donating today.
                                                                         Each year, we provide millions of dollars in
restoring health to your family, friends and neighbors                   uncompensated care for those in need.
for generations with award-winning hospitals, programs
and services offering convenient access to state-of-the-art
technology and a highly respected healthcare team.
                                                                        Top funding sources
We are driven by our Mission to help everyone in need,
regardless of their ability to pay for treatment. Each                  Major Gifts                                                                                                             53%
year, we provide millions of dollars in uncompensated
care for our patients in need.
                                                                        Special Events                                                                                                          15%
                                                                        Grants                                                                                                                  15%
Your donation is more important than ever to all who
turn to us for their healthcare needs. Your gift to our                 Planned Giving                                                                                                               6%
area of greatest need, our Care of the Poor Fund, one                   Commemorative, Third Party, Other                                                                                            6%
of our Centers of Excellence or any area you wish to
support will provide hope and healing to individuals                    Annual Giving                                                                                                                5%
within our community and ensure excellence in care
close to home.
                                                                       EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
Donations enable Ascension St. John and Providence
Foundations to support Ascension Southeast Michigan                     Grants
hospitals by helping provide excellent programs,                        $3.6 million from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation
purchase state-of-the-art technology and enhance our                    to support Transformational Healthcare Readiness
facilities for our patients.                                            through Innovative Vocational Education (THRIVE):
                                                                        a collaborative strategy for changing caregivers’
Here are just some examples of the many areas supported
                                                                        lives with new screening tools, tailored life skills
by philanthropy:
                                                                        support and enhanced training.
  A grant to support the Transformational Healthcare                                                                                   Friends’ Ball 2019 Caduceus Society Lifetime Achievement
  Readiness through Innovative Vocational Education                                                                                    Awardee Dr. Jeffrey Zaks enjoys the evening with family and
                                                                        Friends’ Ball | March 14, 2020                                 friends at the Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi.
  (THRIVE) program for Ascension Southeast Michigan
                                                                        Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi
  entry-level healthcare caregivers
  The Rose Family Senior Assessment for Independent                     Our premier fundraising gala. Cocktails and hors
  Living Center at Ascension Providence Hospital,                       d’oeuvres are served during live and silent auctions,
  Novi Campus                                                           followed by a scrumptious sit-down dinner, award
                                                                        presentations and entertainment.
  The Simulation and Education Center at Ascension
  Providence Hospital, Southfield Campus                                Climb to Beat Breast Cancer | June 20, 2020
                                                                        Mount Mansfield, VT
  Renovation of the Cracchiolo Family Birthing Center
  at Ascension St. John Hospital                                        We look forward to having many others join us on
  The Jerome F. Williams Gastric Cancer Program at                      our 14th climb. This event inspires others to keep
                                                                        up the fight and many more to support the Ascension            Climbers carried 92 prayer flags up Whitetop Mountain, WV,
  Ascension St. John Hospital                                                                                                          to honor/memorialize those touched by breast cancer. Our 2019
                                                                        SE Michigan Breast Care Program.                               Climb to Beat Breast Cancer raised nearly $50,000.
  Renovation of the Infusion Center at Ascension River
  District Hospital

   FAST FACTS                                                                 26 Employees                                               2018 Revenue was $6,435,517

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                                       CONTACT
  ASCENSION ST. JOHN FOUNDATION                                                          ASCENSION PROVIDENCE FOUNDATION
                                  Peter Ahee               Dr. Ed Schervish                                             Sr. Joan Drega, DC
                                  Vic Battani              Terence Thomas                                               Douglas Drobnis
                                  Matthew Casey            Adrienne Way                                                 Lewis Grieshaber
                                                                                                                                                                   19251 Mack Ave, Suite 102
                                  James Cole               Dr. Cheryl Wesen                                             Ronald Hinsley                             Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
                                  Greg DeMars              Lorna Zalenski                                               Jim Hynes
                                  Robert Hoban                                                                          David Imesch
                                  President, Ascension
  Jennifer Kluge                  Michigan Market
                                                                                         Terence Durkin                 Michael J. LaRouere, MD
  Board Chair                     Foundations                                            Board Chair                    Denise Shuttie, MD                         PHONE
                                                                                                                                                                   (313) 343-7480
  William Zweng                   Sr. Betty Granger, CSJ                                 Cherolee Trembath, MD          Raymond Waller
  Board Secretary                                                                        Vice Chair                                                                (248) 465-5000
                                  Dr. Dan Megler                                                                        Jeffrey M. Zaks, MD
  Michael LoVasco                                                                        Ann Conrad
                                  Huong Reilly
  Board Treasurer/Finance                                                                Chair, Development Committee
                                  Chair, Nominating
  Committee Chair
                                  Committee                                              Joseph Hurshe
  Dr. Kevin Grady                                                                        President, Ascension                                                      WEBSITE
                                  Dan Roma
  President,                                                                             Providence Hospital                                             
  Ascension St. John Hospital     Dr. Lou Saravolatz

                                                                 HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                    Learn and Refer                                                   Donate
                                                                    If you know anyone affected by autism in Michigan,                Your support will help the Autism Alliance of
                                                                    please direct them to our MiNavigator contact                     Michigan provide help, hope and answers to
                                                                    information (877.463.2266 or                Michigan families affected by autism today. Donate
                                                                                                                                      today at
WHAT WE DO                                                          MiNavigator offers endless resources, immediate
                                                                    answers, and is there for the long haul for families
Thousands of Michigan families affected by autism                   overcoming complex barriers to care and inclusion.
face never-ending physical, psychological, emotional                We are here to provide help, hope and answers today.
and financial challenges. Minimizing, even eliminating,
those challenges is why the Autism Alliance of
Michigan (AAoM) was created. AAoM’s staff is                     Top funding sources
prepared to counsel, advocate, and connect families
                                                                 Contributions                                                                                                                      51%
to evidence-based care and support however long
it takes.                                                        Events                                                                                                                             22%
Through our four pillars of work, Autism Alliance                Grants                                                                                                                             17%
of Michigan leads efforts to raise expectations and              In-Kind Donations                                                                                                                    6%
expand opportunities for people touched by autism
across the lifespan.                                             Program Fees                                                                                                                         4%

  Connect to a lifelong guide with professional help
  and answers for anyone touched by autism                       EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
  Education                                                      Michigan Shines for Autism Gala | Saturday, April 18, 2020
  Create a community with greater awareness and
  high expectations in schools and at large to prepare           The annual gala raises awareness and funds to improve the
  for a safe, successful and inclusive life                      lives of Michigan families affected by autism, while honoring
                                                                 the people and organizations making an impact across Michigan.
  Employment                                                     This star-studded event gathers together Michigan’s top business
  Maximize employment opportunities for                          and community leaders for a formal dinner, heartwarming
  individuals of all abilities across industries,                program and live and silent auctions at MotorCity Casino Hotel.
  through innovation and partnerships                                                                                                          AAoM board member Raj Nair, event emcee Devin
                                                                 Autism Hero Walk | Sunday, July 26, 2020                                      Scillian and Nascar driver Armani Williams honor the
  Independent Living                                                                                                                           Webber family at 2019’s Michigan Shines for Autism Gala.
  Drive initiatives that allow individuals with                  The annual walk is an opportunity for thousands of members
  autism to attain the independent or supported                  of Michigan’s autism community to come together in celebration
  living they choose                                             of and to advocate for their loved ones affected by autism. The
                                                                 free event begins with an inspirational opening ceremony followed
New this year:                                                   by a 1-mile walk and post-event activities at the Detroit Zoo.
AWARE: Alliance Working on Abuse Responsive
Education                                                        Navigating Autism Today Conference | March 2020

A new program funded by Karen Colina Wilson                      Over 400 parents, caregivers and providers attend the free
Smithbauer that serves to educate people who                     conference in southeastern Michigan for a day of education,
interact with special-needs children on issues that              learning and networking with community service providers,                     Two participants celebrate the autism heroes in their lives
could lead to exploitation and early signs of abuse.             educators, other parents and AAoM’s professional staff.                       at the 2019 Autism Hero Walk hosted at the Detroit Zoo.

   FAST FACTS                                           29 Employees                           2018 Revenue was $3,641,543                                            Founded in 2009

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                                          CONTACT
                                                                 Brian Calley                   Michael Geheb                  John Koppin
                                                                 President, Small Business      Technician,                    Assurance Partner,
                                                                 Association of Michigan        Ford Motor Company             PricewaterhouseCoopers
                                                                 Bruce Dall                     Paul Glomski                   Mark LaNeve                            ADDRESS
                                                                 President,                     Chief Executive Officer,       Vice President, U.S. Marketing,        30100 Telegraph Rd., Suite 250
                                                                 MotorCity Casino Hotel         Detroit Labs                   Sales and Service, Ford Motor          Bingham Farms, MI 48025
                                                                 Steve D’Arcy                   Ron Hodess
                                                                 Partner, Quantum Group LLC     Principal, Miller Canfield     Raj Nair
                                                                                                                               President and Chief Operating
                                                                 Bill Ernzen                    Amy Hillier
                                                                                                                               Officer, Multimatic
  Colleen Allen, PhD               David Meador                  Managing Director, Slalom      Young Professionals Board
                                                                                                Representative                 Kathy Oswald                           PHONE
  President and Chief              Chairman, Board of            Amy Fangboner
                                                                                                                               Director and Chief                     (877) 463-2266
  Executive Officer                Directors; Vice Chairman      Executive Assistant,           Melissa Howell
  Autism Alliance                  and Chief Administrative                                                                    Administrative Officer,
                                                                 PVS Chemicals, Inc.            Senior Vice President and
                                                                                                                               H2O Energy Ltd.
  of Michigan                      Officer, DTE Energy           Michelle Fecteau
                                                                                                Global Human Resources,
                                   Company                                                      Kellogg Company                Colette Rizik
                                                                 Director, Wayne State
                                                                                                                               Client Accountant,
                                                                 University Chapter of the      Tisa Johnson-Hooper, M.D.                                             WEBSITE
                                                                                                                               Apparatus Solutions, Inc.
  Carla O’Malley                   Laura Athens                  American Association of        Medical Director, Henry Ford                                
  Vice President of Philanthropy   Attorney and Mediator, PLC    University Professors          Health System Center for       Jeff Stafeil
                                                                 Member, State Board            Autism and Developmental       Executive Vice President and
  Tammy Morris                     Julie Bullock                 of Education                   Disabilities                   Chief Financial Officer, Adient
  Chief Program Officer            Parent advocate
                                   and philanthropist            Ron Fournier                                                  Jon Witz
                                                                 President, Truscott Rossman                                   President, Jonathan Witz
                                                                                                                               and Associates

                                                             HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                             Philanthropy is key to the high quality of care provided            Supporters connect with the Beaumont Health
                                                             by Beaumont. The Beaumont Health Foundation raises                  Foundation in a number of ways:
 Beaumont Health Foundation                                  charitable dollars to fund:                                           leadership gifts
                                                               new facilities                                                      planned gifts
                                                               innovative equipment and technologies                               gifts to honor loved ones
                                                               programs and services that directly benefit patients                corporate partnerships
A separate 501c3 fundraising arm, the Beaumont                 and their families in local communities
Health Foundation raises philanthropic support                                                                                     special events
to fund capital projects and equipment;                      Donations stay local and may be designated to a specific initiative, location or community. Donating is easy at
innovative technologies, medical research,         
educational programs and wellness efforts; and
services that directly benefit patient care. With            Top funding sources
generous donor support, the Foundation helps                 Major gifts                                                                                                                        52%
Beaumont meet its mission as a not-for-profit
health care organization providing compassionate,            Special events/Children’s Miracle Network                                                                                          13%
extraordinary care.                                          Public support                                                                                                                        9%
Beaumont Health comprises eight hospitals                    Planned gifts                                                                                                                         8%
and 145 outpatient locations with nearly 5,000
doctors and 38,000 employees offering care in a              Annual Giving                                                                                                                         7%
broad range of specialties, including cardiology,            Corporate/Foundation                                                                                                                  6%
oncology, orthopedics, neuroscience and
emergency medicine. In 2018, Beaumont had                    Gifts in kind                                                                                                                         5%
178,196 discharges, 573,000 emergency room
visits and 17,800 births.

Beaumont Children’s includes 400 pediatricians               EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
and 100 pediatric subspecialists who provide
comprehensive children’s health care services,               Beaumont Health Foundation donors have enhanced
including inpatient care, emergency medicine,                programs and research, and helped build facilities and
rehabilitation and specialty sites such as the               obtain the latest technologies – all for the benefit of patients.
Center for Exceptional Families. Beaumont                    Major community fundraising events offer an important
Children’s is the only Children’s Miracle Network            opportunity for area residents and friends of Beaumont Health
Hospitals affiliate in Southeast Michigan.                   to get involved in helping the patients and families served.
Beaumont is the exclusive clinical teaching site             The Beaumont Health Foundation hosts numerous events                Beaumont leadership donors enjoy the Heart & Style Luncheon
for the Oakland University William Beaumont                                                                                      at Oakland Hills Country Club featuring fashions provided by
                                                             to support clinical and capital needs, Beaumont Children’s,         Somerset Collection.
School of Medicine. Students from Michigan                   patient care programs and breast care programs across
State University College of Osteopathic Medicine             the system including:
and the Wayne State University School of
                                                               Heart & Style Luncheon
Medicine also train at Beaumont. Beaumont’s
Graduate Medical Education Program includes                    Four signature golf outings
932 residents and fellows in 94 programs.                      Red Tie Ball / Wine for the Spirit
                                                               Walk for Miracles
                                                               Autumn Gala

                                                             A highlight each fall is the 104.3 WOMC Turn Up the                 Beaumont’s annual radiothon brings together clinicians and families in
                                                                                                                                 the community to share stories of outstanding care and raise awareness
                                                             Miracles Radiothon, benefiting Children’s Miracle Network.          and support.

   FAST FACTS                              38,000 Employees                     2018 giving was $43.3 million raised by Beaumont Health Foundation                                       Founded in 2014

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                                                     CONTACT
                                                                 BEAUMONT HEALTH                                        BEAUMONT HEALTH FOUNDATION
                                                                 BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                     BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                                                                 Officers                                               Officers                                                 ADDRESS
                                                                 John Lewis, Chairperson                                Geoffrey Hockman, Chairperson                            26901 Beaumont Blvd.
                                                                 Stephen Howard, Co-Vice Chairperson                    Neelam Kumar, M.D., Co-Vice Chairperson                  Southfield, MI 48033
                                                                 John Nemes, Treasurer/Secretary                        Warren Rose, Co-Vice Chairperson
                                                                 Julie Fream, Co-Vice Chairperson

  John Fox                      Margaret Cooney Casey            Members                                                Members
  President and CEO,            Senior Vice President and        Christopher Blake          Timothy O’Brien             Linda Wasserman Aviv                                     (947) 522-0100
  Beaumont Health               Chief Development Officer,       Gerson Cooper              Martha Quay                 Laurie Cunnington
                                Beaumont Health;                 John Fox                   Thomas Saeli                Mary Kosch
                                President, Beaumont                                         Robert Williams, M.D.       Robert Rosowski
                                                                 William Goldsmith
                                Health Foundation                                                                       Karen Colina Wilson Smithbauer
                                                                 Ronald Hall                David Wood, M.D.
                                                                                                                        Deborah Tyner                                            WEBSITE
                                                                 Geoffrey Hockman                                       David Walters, D.O.                            
                                                                 Harris Mainster, D.O.                                  Howard Wolpin

                                                                       HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                       Help us serve through:
                                                                          Sponsoring a workplace collection                        Workplace giving
                                                                          Support our ministries year-round by collecting          Select the Capuchin Soup Kitchen as the
                                                                          nonperishable food items, clothing, school supplies      beneficiary of your workplace jeans day or bake
                                                                          or other items.                                          sale. Check to see if your workplace offers
                                                                          Corporate volunteering                                   matching gifts for donations to the Capuchin
                                                                          Many corporate groups volunteer by serving a             Soup Kitchen.
                                                                          meal, getting their hands dirty at Earthworks            Event sponsorship
                                                                          Urban Farm, stocking shelves at the Capuchin             Support one of our many annual fundraising
                                                                          Services Center, or by volunteering at any of our        events through purchasing tickets, sponsorships,
WHAT WE DO                                                                fundraising events.                                      and/or advertising.
Founded in 1929 and inspired by St. Francis of Assisi and               We are grateful for the generosity of the community in supporting the mission of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. To
Detroit’s own Blessed Solanus Casey, the Capuchin                       learn more, contact Kristi Hassouna, Development Director at or (313) 939-2002.
Soup Kitchen is a friend to people facing challenging
circumstances. The Soup Kitchen began by offering a
hot meal to people who were out of work during the
                                                                        Top funding sources
Great Depression, and since then has responded to meet                  Donations                                                                                                         96%
the evolving needs of people in the community. Meal
programs at two sites serve up to 1,700 meals a day,
                                                                        Operations                                                                                                          3%
while providing a welcoming atmosphere where guests,                    Grants                                                                                                              1%
Capuchin friars and volunteers can rub shoulders in
an environment of brother and sisterhood, where all are
appreciated and regarded as equals.                                    EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
Capuchin Services Center supports families and individuals              Annual Sock Dinner
with clothing and non-prepared food from its “Shoppers’                 (Support Our Capuchin Kitchen)
Choice” food pantry. Household items, furniture and                     Held each fall in the Grand Riverview
appliances are available for families getting re-established            Ballroom at TCF Center, the plated SOCK
following a fire or other disaster.                                     Dinner is the principal Capuchin Soup
                                                                        Kitchen fundraising event.
Rosa Parks Children’s and Youth Program seeks to stretch
the minds of young people aged 6 to 15 through art therapy,             Benefit on the Bay
tutoring and leadership development.                                    Dinner, beer, wine and strolling hors d’ouvres
                                                                        along with live music, silent auction and
Earthworks Urban Farm is a 1.5-acre USDA-certified organic              entertainment at MacRay Harbor each
farm, modeling a just, beautiful and sustainable way to use             summer, all supporting the programs of the
urban land to support the most basic of human needs—                    Capuchin Soup Kitchen.                              SOCK Dinner chairs Ray Scott, CEO of Lear Corp, and his wife Maria
the need for healthy, nutritious food—while at the same                                                                     serve a meal at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Meldrum meal site.
time building human and social capital.                                 Annual Ahee Capuchin Souper
                                                                        Summer Celebration
On the Rise Bakery and Café assists citizens returning from             This 21 and over event unfolds over the course
incarceration or from a bout of substance use. Purchases                of an evening each summer at Comerica
support housing, training, counseling and education for                 Park, featuring live music, stadium food and
men in the program.                                                     drinks for sale, entertainment, fireworks
                                                                        and a raffle sponsored by Edmund T. Ahee
Jefferson House is a CARF-accredited 12-bed, six- to nine-
                                                                        Jewelers. Admission is free.
month residential treatment facility for individuals
recovering from substance use disorders. Residents learn                Buddy’s Slice for Life
the skills and virtues necessary to support a life of sobriety          Held each spring at Buddy’s Pizza locations
and prosperity.                                                         throughout the Detroit region. All-you-can-eat
                                                                        Detroit-style pizza supporting the Capuchin
Funded primarily by donations, the Capuchin Soup
                                                                        Soup Kitchen.
Kitchen receives no government funding. Learn more at                                                                       Br. Nick Blattner, OFM Cap and volunteer Mary Jones at the Capuchin                                                                                                             Soup Kitchen’s Conner meal site.

   FAST FACTS                                     81 Employees                               2018 Revenue was $12,424,124                                      Founded in 1929

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                    CONTACT
                                 Alison Costello                 Amy Kinner                                                                                 ADDRESS
                                 Director of Prepared            Manager, Jefferson                                                                         1820 Mt. Elliott St.
                                 Food Services                   House                                                                                      Detroit, MI 48207
                                 Patrick Crouch                  Br. Nick Blattner
                                 Farm Manager,                   On the Rise Bakery                                                                         PHONE
                                 Earthworks Urban Farm           and Café                                                                                   (313) 579-2100
                                 Reggie Huff                     Kristi Hassouna
                                 Manager, Capuchin               Development Director
  Br. Jerry Johnson,             Services Center                 Tim Hinkle                                                                       
  OFM Cap.                       Denise Johnson                  Public Relations Director
  Ministry Director              Manager, Emergency

                                                                 HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                 The Foundation offers a variety of ways to help improve the health and wellness of children and families.
                                                                 Consider joining our efforts by:
                                                                    Making a donation or signing up for our newsletter at
                                                                    Attending or sponsoring an event
                                                                    Following us on Facebook (@YourChildrensFoundation), Twitter (@ChildrensFndn) and Instagram

                                                                 Top funding sources
The Children’s Foundation, an independent community              Investment income                                                                                                      52%
foundation for children, is the largest funder dedicated         Individual and planned gifts                                                                                           31%
solely to advancing the health and wellness of children
in the state of Michigan and beyond.                             Corporate and other giving                                                                                             11%

Through fundraising, grant-making and advocacy, The
                                                                 Events                                                                                                                   6%
Children’s Foundation enables researchers and
community organizations to identify and implement
innovations capable of advancing children’s health               EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
and wellness.

Since 2011, the Foundation has distributed more than
54 million dollars in grant funding to more than
70 partners throughout the state. Current initiatives of
The Children’s Foundation include the Jamie Daniels
Foundation, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Foundation, the Healing Kids Foundation and the Paul
W. Smith Golf Classic.

The Three Pillars of The Children’s Foundation are
  Community Benefit
  Pediatric Research
                                                                 Members of Leaders for Kids pose for a photo at their 2019 Summer Recess at the Madison Rooftop.
  Medical Education

Current areas of focus for the Foundation include                                                                                       Leaders for Kids:
                                                                                                                                        Summer Recess And Cheers For Children
  mental health
                                                                                                                                        Join us for two of the city’s hottest events! Leaders
  nutritional wellness                                                                                                                  for Kids, an advisory board of the Foundation,
  abuse and neglect                                                                                                                     hosts annual Summer Recess and Cheers for
                                                                                                                                        Children fundraising events featuring sought after
  oncology and cardiology research                                                                                                      venues, entertainment and much more! Check out
  injury prevention                                                                                                            for information.

                                                                                                                                        Pediatric & Adolescent
                                                                 Board Chair, Matt Friedman, Larry Burns and Trustee
                                                                 Eric Morganroth at a recent networking event.                          Behavioral Health Summit
                                                                                                                                        Join us on May 12, 2020 for our Second Annual
                                                                 Derby for Kids                                                         Pediatric & Adolescent Behavioral Health Summit
                                                                 Join us on May 2, 2020 for the Fourth Annual                           at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan.
                                                                 Derby for Kids, held at the Country Club of                            The 2020 summit will provide informational
                                                                 Detroit. Next year’s Derby for Kids will feature an                    sessions from a variety of presenters on the latest
                                                                 afternoon of signature cocktails, a strolling dinner,                  in behavioral health.
                                                                 auction packages and live Kentucky Derby coverage!
                                                                 All proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research.

   FAST FACTS                                    21 Employees                            2018 Revenue was $14,407,000                                               Founded in 2003

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                 CONTACT
                                Matt Friedman              Rita Margherio                      Mike Madison
                                Board Chairman             Secretary                           Investment Committee Chair
                                                                                                                                                        3011 West Grand Boulevard, Suite 218
                                Cynthia Ford               Dr. John D. Baker                   Andy Zaleski                                             Detroit, Michigan 48202
                                Vice Chair                 Grants Committee Chair              Finance Committee Chair
                                Fred Minturn               Edward Levy, Jr.
                                Vice Chair and Treasurer   Nominating and Governance                                                                    PHONE
                                                           Committee Chair                                                                              (313) 964-6994

  Lawrence J. Burns
  President & CEO                                                                                                                                       WEBSITE

                                                                        HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                           Create Opportunities To Succeed! Your generosity helps families overcome poverty and homelessness.
                                                                           Your support is life changing and your involvement is critical to their success. Let’s continue to build a
                                                                           better future for our community together. Consider donating to COTS and making a positive impact
                                                                           in the lives of families. To donate, visit
        HOPE HELP HOUSING                                                  Volunteer
WHAT WE DO                                                                 We greatly value those who offer their time and talents through volunteer service. We have a variety
                                                                           of experiences that help families throughout their journeys to overcome poverty and homelessness.
Who we are
                                                                           For more information, visit
For nearly 40 years, COTS has been committed to serving
the most vulnerable members of the Detroit community
by providing emergency shelter, affordable housing, and                 Top funding sources
more. COTS creates opportunities for families overcoming                Extraordinary Donation                                                                                                   38%
poverty to collaborate, thrive, and succeed in building
strong and stable households, neighborhoods and communities.            Contributions                                                                                                            33%
Who we serve
                                                                        Federal Grants                                                                                                           17%
Programs include family-only emergency shelter, emergency               Foundation Gifts                                                                                                            5%
shelter for victims of domestic violence, long-term supportive
housing with assistance for addiction, disability or illness,
                                                                        Income & Other                                                                                                              4%
and child development services for homeless infants and                 State Grants                                                                                                                3%
toddlers at Bright Beginnings. COTS provides housing
and support to more than 1,000 people daily – more than
60 percent of those served are children.
                                                                        EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
COTS Passport to Self-SufficiencyTM assists families in
reaching their housing, economic, health, education and
career goals through coaching, mentorship and support as
they overcome homelessness and break the poverty cycle for
the next generation – and beyond. This trauma-informed,
research-based, transformative, whole family approach is
designed to create poverty-resistant families and is the
overarching framework for all of COTS’ work. All programs
and services, including emergency shelter operations,
child care, mobility coaching, and housing support assistance
are provided within the framework of this theory of change.

COTS provides these services through a network of
partnerships aimed at building healthy relationships that
support the mutual growth and development of the whole
family while also supporting families in meeting their basic
needs and the needs of their households.                                COTS CEO, Cheryl P. Johnson and Soup City Hosts, Jason Carr      We invite you to put on your fancy hat and join us for Leading
                                                                        and Taryn Asher, invite you to join them for Soup City 2020!     Ladies Tea at 3 and the 3rd Annual COTS Community Awards.
Where we’re going
                                                                        Soup City                                                        Leading Ladies and COTS
in December 2020, COTS will re-open its 26 Peterboro
                                                                        Thursday, January 23, 2020                                       Community Awards Presentation | 2020
location to offer 56 families a new place to call HOME! This
                                                                        Gem Theater, Detroit | 5-10 p.m.                                 Date and location forthcoming
building renovation will provide two- and three-bedroom
affordable apartments for families. Residents will benefit              Our annual signature event brings more than                      Healthy mothers play a critical role in families’
from the wealth of growing resources in the area – resources            400 people together to raise funds and awareness                 well-being. This annual fundraiser for COTS family-
such as employment, transportation, entertainment, education,           around the issues surrounding family homelessness,               focused programs allows women of influence to
arts and culture, and centers focused on healthy living.                while also making a positive impact in Detroit.                  engage with, encourage and impact the lives of the
                                                                        Metro Detroit-area restaurants bring their best soups            women COTS serves, who are overcoming poverty,
We need you!
                                                                        and ‘small plates’ dishes for guests to taste while              homelessness, domestic violence and more.
Consider partnering with COTS today. Together, we create
                                                                        enjoying music and art in a beautiful venue.                     Visit for more information.
opportunities to succeed!

   FAST FACTS                                   60 Employees                                 2018 Revenue was $13,897,368                                              Founded in 1982

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                                       CONTACT
                                                                 Reginald Conyers                         Mark Denis                   Deborah Jones
                                                                 Chief Financial Officer                  Board Vice President         Board Member                           ADDRESS
                                                                                                                                                                              2211 E. Jefferson Avenue
                                                                 Sharyn W. Johnson                        Judy Gruener                 Josh Jaime
                                                                                                                                                                              Suite 400
                                                                 Chief Operating Officer                  Board Treasurer              Board Member
                                                                                                                                                                              Detroit, MI 48207
                                                                 Joyce Johnson-Maples                     Linda Koos                   George Rochette
                                                                 Chief Human Resource officer             Board Secretary              Board Member                           PHONE
                                                                 Aisha Morrell-Ferguson                   Ina Fernandez                Sammye Van Diver                       (313) 831-3777
                                                                 Chief Development Officer                Board Member                 Board Member
  Cheryl P. Johnson             Avery K. Williams
                                                                 Delphia Simmons                          Dr. Rita Fields
  COTS Chief Executive          COTS Board President
                                                                 Chief Strategy and Learning Officer      Board Member                                                        WEBSITE

                                                              HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                Visit                                                          Help Others
                                                                Cranbrook’s campus is a National Historic Landmark             Support scholarship funds for Cranbrook Schools
                                                                with 319 acres of natural beauty and architecturally-          and Horizons-Upward Bound or an artist at
WHAT WE DO                                                      significant buildings, see an exhibition or attend a           Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Founded by Detroit philanthropists George and                   program or event.                                              Donate
Ellen Booth in 1904, the Cranbrook Educational                  Join                                                           Contact Eileen Savage at 248.645.3256 or
Community is one of the world’s leading centers                 Members of Cranbrook Art Museum, Institute of         to learn about the many
of education, science and art. Comprising a                     Science, or House & Gardens receive free general               ways to contribute.
graduate Academy of Art; a contemporary Art                     admission and other premium benefits.
Museum; Center for Collections and Research;
House & Gardens; Institute of Science; and
Pre-K to 12th grade independent, college                      Top funding sources
preparatory Schools, its 319-acre, art- and
architecture-rich campus annually welcomes                    Program                                                                                                                    53%
thousands of visitors and students.                           Investments                                                                                                                24%
Cranbrook’s independent, graduate degree-                     Contributions                                                                                                              14%
granting institution, the Academy of Art, offers
an intense, studio-based experience where
                                                              Other                                                                                                                        4%
artists-in-residence mentor students in art,                  Grants                                                                                                                       2%
architecture and design to creatively influence
contemporary culture worldwide.
                                                              Events                                                                                                                       1%
                                                              Retail                                                                                                                       1%
Cranbrook Art Museum, a contemporary
art museum, offers changing exhibitions                       Rental                                                                                                                       1%
and programming.

Opened in the fall of 2012, the Cranbrook Center
for Collections and Research allows the Cranbrook
Community to develop new educational and                      EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
research opportunities drawn from its extensive                 Cranbrook Schools:
archives and diverse collections.                               Kaleidoscope Fundraiser | Saturday, April 18, 2020
Cranbrook House & Gardens, the former estate                    The largest annual fundraising and community-building
of Cranbrook’s founders, was designed by noted                  event for Cranbrook’s Brookside school.
Detroit architect Albert Kahn in 1908. Created                  Cranbrook Academy of Art:
by the finest artisans, craftsmen and studios                   STUDIO | Saturday, April 25, 2020
of the period, the house features handcrafted                   Includes a Studio stroll, reception, short program,
furniture, tapestries, stained glass and works of               banquet and an (AFTER)STUDIO dance party!
fine and decorative art.
                                                                                                                                Cranbrook Academy of Art: STUDIO is a chance to stroll through
                                                                OPEN(STUDIOS) | Sunday, April 26, 2020                          Cranbrook Academy of Art student and Artists-in-Residence private
Cranbrook Institute of Science is a natural history             A free event. Tour the Academy of Art’s private studio          studios and dine together. Photography by Sarah Blanchette.
and science museum that fosters in its members                  spaces, meet with emerging artists and designers and
and visitors a passion for understanding the world              purchase student work.
around them. Drawing from its vast collection
of over 200,000 objects and artifacts, the                      Cranbrook Horizons-Upward Bound
Institute offers public programs, exhibits, events              55th Anniversary Fundraiser | Saturday, May 2, 2020
and lectures throughout the year.                               Benefits the HUB program, which helps students in
                                                                low-income communities.
The major focus of the campus, though, is
Cranbrook Schools, an institution dedicated to                  Cranbrook Institute of Science
excellence in all aspects of education, as it features          Women Rock Science | Saturday, October 1, 2020
college preparatory day and boarding educational                Support “Service to Other’s” initiatives and celebrate          Since 1965, Horizons-Upward Bound (HUB) has prepared more
                                                                champions of STEAM.                                             than 2,800 students to succeed in college and touched many lives
institutions for Pre-K through 12th grade students.                                                                             through leadership and volunteer opportunities.

   FAST FACTS                                        756 Employees                            2018 Revenue was $97,080,115                                      Founded in 1904

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                             CONTACT
                                                                   Rod Spearin                 Greg Wittkopp             Michael E. Berger                          STREET ADDRESS
                                                                   Chief Operating Officer,    Director, Cranbrook       Vice Chair, Board of                       39221 Woodward Avenue
                                                                   Cranbrook Educational       Center for Collections    Trustees                                   Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
                                                                   Community                   and Research              Jeffrey A. Harris                          MAILING ADDRESS
                                                                   Eileen F. Savage            Michael Stafford          Vice Chair, Board of                       P.O. Box 801
                                                                   Chief Advancement           Director, Cranbrook       Trustees                                   Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801
                                                                   Officer, Cranbrook          Institute of Science      Stephen R. Polk
                                                                   Educational Community       Aimeclaire Roche          Vice Chair, Board of
                                                                   Susan R. Ewing              Director, Cranbrook       Trustees                                   PHONE
  Dominic DiMarco                  Mark L. Reuss
                                                                   Director, Cranbrook         Schools                                                              (248) 645-3000
  President, Cranbrook             Chair, Board of Trustees                                                              Warren E. Rose
  Educational Community                                            Academy of Art              Linda H. Gillum           Vice Chair, Board of
                                                                   Andrew Blauvelt             First Vice Chair, Board   Trustees
                                                                   Director, Cranbrook Art     of Trustees

                                                            PRIMARY AREAS OF GIVING

                                                            Dental Prevention                                                                                                                     45%
                                                            Dental Treatment                                                                                                                      28%
                                                            Oral Health Education                                                                                                                 19%
                                                            Dental Workforce Education                                                                                                              4%
                                                            Oral Health Research                                                                                                                    4%
The Delta Dental Foundation serves as the
philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Michigan,
Ohio, Indiana, and North Carolina. The mission of
the Delta Dental Foundation is to develop and
enhance partnerships and programs to improve                EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
oral and overall health.

The Delta Dental Foundation focuses its support in
these categories:

  Increasing dental access to underserved and
  high-risk populations

  Educational programming on the importance of
  oral health and how it relates to overall health

  Providing scholarships and awards to
  dental students

  Continuing education programs for the
  dental profession
                                                            The Delta Dental Foundation and Honor Community Health                 New Elkay water fountain/filling stations are being installed in
                                                            unveiled the Healthy Smiles Mobile Unit that is providing preventive   schools across the state as part of the Rethink Your Drink: Water’s
                                                            oral care to underserved populations in Oakland County.                Cool at School program to encourage students to drink more water.

                                                            Recent grants awarded include:
                                                                 Detroit Public Schools to replace old water                          University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry,
                                                                 fountains with new filtration stations at 14 schools                 in partnership with Michigan Primary Care
                                                                 across the district.                                                 Association, for the Michigan Initiative for Mother
                                                                                                                                      and Infant Oral Health Expansion project to
                                                                 Rethink Your Drink: Water’s Cool at School program,
                                                                                                                                      provide dental care to pregnant women during
                                                                 in partnership with MESSA, to replace more than
                                                                                                                                      prenatal appointments.
                                                                 200 fountains at schools across the state.
                                                                                                                                      My Community Dental Centers to provide free
                                                                 Honor Community Health for its new Healthy
                                                                                                                                      dental care to veterans in Eaton, Genesee and
                                                                 Smiles Mobile Dental Unit, which will provide
                                                                                                                                      Wayne counties.
                                                                 dental services to the at-risk and underserved
                                                                 populations in Oakland County.

                                                                 Greater Detroit Area Health Council’s “I Choose
                                                                 Health” program to implement a lifestyle
                                                                 intervention program for pre-diabetic students at
                                                                 Mt. Clemens Middle/High School.

   FAST FACTS                                      4 Employees                            2018 giving was $3.8 million                                                Founded in 1980

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                          CONTACT
                                                            John Breza, DDS                   Raymond Gist, DDS
                                                            Vice Chairman;                    Board Member;
                                                            General Practitioner              General Practitioner
                                                            Ann Flermoen, DDS                 Kelly Scheiderer, RHIA, MHA                             ADDRESS
                                                            Secretary/Treasurer;              Board Member;                                           4100 Okemos Rd.
                                                            General Practitioner              Administrator, Department of                            Okemos, MI 48864
                                                                                              Emergency Medicine,
                                                            Lawrence Crawford, DDS
                                                                                              The OSU Medical Center
                                                            Immediate Past Chairman;
                                                            CEO, Diversity-Vuteq, LLC         Bruce Smith
                                                                                              Board Member;
  Dr. Holli Seabury            James Hallan                 Stephen Eklund, DDS
                                                                                              Benefit Resource Solutions, LLC
  Executive Director,          Chairman,                    Member-at-Large;
                                                            University of Michigan            Carole Watkins                                          (517) 347-5333
  Delta Dental Foundation      Board of Trustees
                                                            School of Public Health           Board Member;
                                                            Joseph Harris, DDS
                                                            General Practitioner

                                                                  HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                  Detroit Children’s Fund pools donor resources to fund our programs. A great way to help is by making a
                                                                  direct gift or by supporting our fundraising events.

                                                                  Top funding sources
                                                                  Grants and Major Gifts                                                                                64%
                                                                  Fundraising Events                                                                                    31%
                                                                  In-Kind                                                                                                5%

                                                                  EVENTS & FUNDRAISING
                                                                  Each year, Detroit Children’s Fund hosts two major fundraisers: a golf outing and a gala.
Today, far too many children attend public charter and
district schools in Detroit that aren’t yet positioned to         The golf outing will be held at Bloomfield Hills Country Club in June 2020 and the gala will be held at a
prepare them for success. By pooling donor resources              location to be determined in the fall 2020.
and making strategic investments in schools, educators,
and systems, Detroit Children’s Fund (DCF) seeks
to dramatically improve the quality of schools for
Detroit’s students.

DCF bridges the gaps in funding and expertise, directing
resources and best practices that are proven to help
schools improve on the whole. We support efforts to attract
and retain strong educators. We fund comprehensive
trainings for current and up-and-coming school leaders
and in-classroom coaching for teachers. We help schools
acquire the technology and training they need to make
and monitor progress, guided by data-informed
decision making. And we provide computers, textbooks
and other learning tools essential for student learning.
In short, we help provide the resources schools need to
be great but simply can’t afford.

                                                                  Detroit Children’s Fund 3rd Annual Golf Outing, 2019

                                                                  Detroit Children’s Fund 2nd Annual Dinner, 2018

   FAST FACTS                                    5 Employees                             2018 Revenue was $7,859,892                              Founded in 2013

  LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                          CONTACT
                                                               Nick Karmanos                                                                   ADDRESS
                                                               Chief Advancement Officer
                                                                                                                                               100 Talon Centre Drive, Suite 100
                                                                                                                                               Detroit, MI 48207
                                                               Erica Robertson
                                                               Deputy Director
                                                                                                                                               (313) 393-1180

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  Executive Director             Chairman of the Board                                                                               
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