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        ACLU of Michigan

        "So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy." — ACLU founder Roger Baldwin...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Host an ACLU house party to raise money for ACLU programs in Michigan
        • 2.) Attend or sponsor the ACLU Annual Dinner in Detroit

        Alternatives For Girls

        For 30 years, Alternatives For Girls (AFG) has helped homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, while also helping them explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) One new minivan or car
        • 2.) Fresh and non-perishable foods
        • 3.) A donation to support building security equipment

        American Heart Association

        At the American Heart Association (AHA), our mission is to create a world free of heart disease and stroke — a world where everyone can achieve the best possible health — and it starts right here in Detroit. That's why we must come together to solve complex issues that affect this generation and...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Executive leadership team members for Heart Ball, Go Red For Women and Heart Walk
        • 2.) Chairpersons for all events through 2020 and beyond
        • 3.) Invested and strong leaders to help fund the mission of the American Heart Association

        Angels of Hope, A Family Cancer Foundation

        Although the cure for cancer will be found in laboratories and research hospitals, the battle against cancer is fought in neighborhoods like yours and mine.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Companies and individuals to host golf outings and other private fundraiser events
        • 2.) Volunteer professional event planning services
        • 3.) Public relations, social media and marketing volunteers

        Autism Alliance of Michigan

        Thousands of Michigan families affected by autism face never-ending physical, psychological, emotional and financial challenges. The minimization (even elimination) of those challenges is why the Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) was created in the first place.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Auction items for 2018 gala
        • 2.) iPads, laptops and technological support
        • 3.) Create a company team for the Autism Hero Walk or host a jeans day at the office

        Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

        The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is Michigan's largest integrated center of research, patient care and education, dedicated to the prevention, early detection, treatment and eventual eradication of cancer.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Volunteers for health fairs and fundraising events and to assist patients within the hospital as navigators
        • 2.) Friends Raising Funds organizers to host fundraising events such as walks, bake sales and golf outings
        • 3.) New knit or crocheted items, like hats and blankets, for patients

        Beaumont Health

        As a 501(c)(3) fundraising arm, the Beaumont Health Foundation raises charitable dollars for Beaumont Health to fund the construction of new facilities and renovate existing structures; purchase equipment; support innovative technologies, medical research, educational programs and wellness efforts;...

        Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit

        For over 30 years, Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit (BHGH) has tackled the challenges of student mentorship and youth development head-on. By providing Detroit youth with wrap-around services during their high school years, we've seen remarkable results, as we've assisted them through their post...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Six twin beds, a dining room table and a living room set
        • 2.) 20 Chromebook laptops
        • 3.) A 15-passenger van

        Capuchin Soup Kitchen

        Co-founded by Father Solanus Casey in 1929, the Capuchin Soup Kitchen is a friend to those who are hungry, in need of clothing, thirsty for an education, seeking a fresh start and so much more. Inspired by the life and spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, we provide the following programs to the people...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) A new commercial combination convection oven/steamer for Meldrum Kitchen
        • 2.) A commercial grade/low cab forward truck for the Capuchin Services Center

        Catholic Foundation of Michigan

        The Catholic Foundation of Michigan inspires charitable giving and assists donors in providing for the long-term needs of southeast Michigan's Catholic parishes, schools, ministries and nonprofit organizations.

        Central City Integrated Health

        Central City Integrated Health (CCIH) has a long history of providing evidence-based medical and behavioral health treatment and services, in tandem with creating housing opportunities for Detroit residents.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Commercial van to provide mobile health and dental services
        • 2.) Dental supplies for a new dental clinic
        • 3.) Kid-friendly giveaways for a new pediatric clinic

        Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation

        The Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation is dedicated to the support and safekeeping of the health and wellness of children through fundraising, grantmaking and advocacy. Since 2011, the Foundation has provided more than $39.6 million in grant funding, making it the state's largest funder...

        Coalition On Temporary Shelter

        The Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS) exists to alleviate homelessness by providing services that enable people to achieve self-sufficiency and obtain quality affordable housing. In addition, it advocates for long-term solutions to the problem of homelessness.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Diapers (all sizes)
        • 2.) New socks and undergarments for women and children
        • 3.) Third-party fundraising to support programs

        Cranbrook Educational Community

        Founded by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth in 1904, the Cranbrook Educational Community is one of the world's leading centers of education, science and art. ...

        Danialle Karmanos' Work It Out

        Danialle Karmanos' Work It Out (DKWIO) is a results-based program developed to empower children to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. The mission of DKWIO, in partnership with the DMC's Children Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University, is to promote optimum health through a comprehensive,...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Third-party events that raise funds for program expenses
        • 2.) Promotion of DKWIO’s mission and brand in local, regional and national markets
        • 3.) Scholarships to enhance student engagement events and curriculum development

        Delta Dental Foundation

        The Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) is the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and North Carolina. Since its inception, the DDF has provided more than $23 million to organizations that promote dental care for the underserved, to programs that promote the importance of good...

        Downtown Detroit Partnership

        Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing Detroit by driving engagement, development and programs that benefit businesses, residents and visitors throughout Downtown's urban core.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Host a professional or personal event at any of the DDP public spaces, such as a company outing or a wedding at Campus Martius Park
        • 2.) Become a member or a sponsor of DDP
        • 3.) Attend any of the over 1,000 free events in our downtown parks

        Family Health Care

        Throughout the last 50 years, Baldwin Family Health Care (BFHC) has been successfully providing quality health care in isolated rural areas (including sections of the Manistee National Forest), increasing from 1,000 to 30,000 patients, with over 100,000 visits annually from our medically...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) 44 dental handpieces used for fillings, root canals, crowns and bridges, adjustments, surgical extractions
        • 2.) Laptops (120 upgrades are needed)
        • 3.) Outdoor items like benches and tables, a lawn care garden tractor, and snow removal equipment

        Franklin-Wright Settlements, Inc.

        Franklin-Wright Settlements, Inc. (FWS) is a leading Detroit neighborhood human service organization, existing to assist individuals, families and groups — as well as the community as a whole — with basic life, family and social needs.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Auction items for the Annual Spirit of Giving Gala
        • 2.) 25-passenger bus or pickup truck
        • 3.) Volunteers and mentors

        Guest House

        Guest House is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, licensed and CARF-accredited residential health care provider. We are governed by a Board of Trustees of 15 individuals, including lay people and religious professionals from throughout the United States.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Auction items, such as gift certificates to local restaurants and stores, event tickets and sports memorabilia
        • 2.) Board members and committee members
        • 3.) Landscaping, benches for a meditation garden, a walking path and (outdoor) stations of the cross

        Henry Ford Learning Institute

        Imagine if we worked together to empower learners with the capacity and tools to creatively address challenges. ...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Mentors for youth programs
        • 2.) $500 donations to support rapid cycle Design Thinking challenges in schools
        • 3.) Sponsorship of a Detroit teacher in Design Thinking workshop for $1,000

        Judson Center

        For over 93 years, Judson Center has been a leader in human services. We work with communities to help children, families and adults live successful and healthier lives. Our core services include: Autism Connections, Child & Family Services, Disability Services and Mental Health Services. Located...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Children’s diapers and pull-ups – all sizes
        • 2.) Non-perishable food
        • 3.) New bed linens (pillow cases, pillows, twin size sheets, crib sheets and comforters)

        Mercy Education Project

        Mercy Education Project (MEP) was founded in 1992 by the Sisters of Mercy of Detroit to provide tutoring for economically disadvantaged girls and women in southwest Detroit. As we near the end of our 25th anniversary year, MEP has grown to offer an expanded spectrum of programs to serve the...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Sony Alpha a6000 camera with a 16-50 mm lens to document student stories
        • 2.) 12-passenger van or transit van — new or used
        • 3.) Raffle items and experiences for Doorway to the Future Dinner and Raffle — minimum $100 value per item or package

        Michigan Medicine

        Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world. It has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the Medical School first opened in 1850. It is home to C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, a 1.1 million square foot facility with 348...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Financial support of technology used in therapeutic programs
        • 2.) Gift cards for families to purchase goods for infants and children or for families traveling to the hospital
        • 3.) Donations to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital for research and patient care

        Michigan Science Center

        MISSION: The mission of the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is to inspire curious minds of all ages to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative, dynamic learning environment.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Sponsors for free admission day at the center
        • 2.) Sponsors to underwrite free admission and/or transportation for school groups
        • 3.) New or used 30- to 40-foot indoor boom lift

        National Kidney Foundation of Michigan

        The mission of the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is to prevent kidney disease and improve the quality of life for those living with it. Because 70 percent of kidney disease can be prevented, we must also focus on the causes of kidney disease — obesity, diabetes and hypertension — to...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Professional mascot costume for the Regie’s Rainbow Adventure program superhero, who travels to classrooms
        • 2.) Updated software, including Adobe Suite and video editing
        • 3.) Auction items, including gift cards, children’s toys and tickets to entertainment and sports venues

        Personalized Nursing LIGHT House, Inc.

        Founded in 1990, Personalized Nursing LIGHT House (PNLH) serves over 1,200 admissions annually across its continuum of care for persons suffering from addiction. PNLH is dedicated to providing clinically effective programs to meet the needs of the persons we serve while integrating mental health...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Framed artwork and home décor, furniture and appliances
        • 2.) Mid-size apartment building or multi-bed medical facility located within Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston or Washtenaw Counties
        • 3.) A passenger bus

        Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan

        Nearly 40 years ago, the United States' 11th Ronald McDonald House opened its doors in Detroit and was established as a "home away from home" for families of children hospitalized at the Children's Hospital of Michigan.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Non-perishable grab-and-go snacks like cereal, granola bars and fruit snacks
        • 2.) Paper towels, hand sanitizer, antibacterial wipes, room spray and other household goods
        • 3.) Copy paper, staples, stamps, paper clips and other office supplies

        Rose Hill Center, Inc.

        Founded in 1992 by Dan and Rosemary Kelly, Rose Hill Center offers a comprehensive psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation program for adults with mental illness. Located on 412 acres in northern Oakland County, Rose Hill's residential buildings are nestled among woodlands, lakes and fields, and...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) 4 kayaks
        • 2.) Frisbee disc golf equipment
        • 3.) 12-passenger van

        Sacred Heart Major Seminary

        Since 1919, Sacred Heart Major Seminary has been carrying out the critical mission of forming priests to serve in parishes and ministries in the Archdiocese of Detroit, as well as dioceses across the state of Michigan and beyond. Sacred Heart educates deacons and lay leaders to serve alongside...

        SAE Foundation

        You can help launch a child's dreams by supporting STEM education through the SAE Foundation. Our mission is to create "aha" moments, inspire every student and deliver STEM education that nourishes their minds and awakens their dreams. By delivering comprehensive, proven educational programs, we...


        For over 80 years, the mission of Samaritas has stayed the same: to serve people as an expression of the love of Christ. Regardless of faith or belief system, we open our hearts and doors to all populations. We meet people in the center of their needs, serving their whole person and empowering them...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Creation of a customized Good Samaritan Care Kit
        • 2.) Winter coats — in various sizes for men, women and children
        • 3.) Christmas and birthday presents for kids aged 3-12

        Services To Enhance Potential

        Services To Enhance Potential (STEP) provides support and services to more than 1,300 individuals with disabilities and other mental health needs in the Wayne County area. Individuals with barriers to employment are enabled to reach their best potential and life goals through self-employment...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) 15-20 computers, monitors and tablets
        • 2.) Technology and materials for client classes held at STEP Thrift Store and Donations Centers
        • 3.) Strategic partnerships to help provide training, education, internships and jobs

        Sky Foundation Inc.

        Mission Statement: Raising awareness and advancing research for the early detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Board members who are devoted to the cause and have connections in the community
        • 2.) Committee members who are dedicated to expanding the silent and live auctions at the MGM event
        • 3.) Corporate partners to assist in public relations, technology and advocacy

        Southwest Solutions

        Southwest Solutions is one of Detroit's most impactful nonprofits, serving more than 20,000 individuals every year. Founded in 1972 as a community mental health agency, our programs have grown to include early childhood and family literacy, children and youth services, services for the homeless and...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Welcome kits, including basic household goods, for formerly homeless individuals
        • 2.) Non-perishable food for food pantry
        • 3.) Donations to help upgrade equipment for front-line staff

        The Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter

        The Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter (GMC) is fuelled by our vision of a world without Alzheimer's disease. Founded in 1981, the Alzheimer's Association works tirelessly to carry out our mission to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Gift cards for adult day program prizes/gifts
        • 2.) Volunteers to lead event committees and advocacy efforts

        The Children's Center

        At The Children's Center, we rebuild hope for children who struggle with unimaginable difficulties. The pain of abuse. The scars of poverty. The burden of neglect. The shame of mental illness and behavioral challenges.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) New socks and underwear
        • 2.) New or gently used winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves
        • 3.) New or gently used books, journals and art supplies

        The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW)

        The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) stabilizes and empowers Michigan families, keeping them healthy, safe and warm.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • Surface tablets, portable scanners, portable copy machines, portable printers and other technology

        The Pink Fund

        While fighting for their lives, many women in active treatment for breast cancer lose their livelihoods, as they experience a loss of income that often leads to catastrophic financial losses, as well as the need to rebuild financial health.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Volunteers to review applications and help make funding decisions for cancer patients in active treatment
        • 2.) Volunteers to help fundraise through the Dancing With The Survivors event or other third-party events in the community
        • 3.) Strategic partners to help grow our mission

        The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit

        The Salvation Army is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that delivers "more than" just food and shelter — without discrimination — to people in need through 13 corps community centers across southeast Michigan.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Non-perishable foods, including unexpired canned goods and boxed meals
        • 2.) Transportation
        • 3.) Seasonal clothing, including new coats and warm winter items (hats, gloves, socks, etc.) for adults and children

        The War Memorial

        The War Memorial is a legacy-filled institution with a reenergized determination to emerge as a regional driver of arts, learning, patriotism, hospitality and connectivity. Situated on the grounds of the historic Alger estate, The War Memorial serves an estimated 200,000 individuals with over 2,000...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) 10 to 15 tablets, such as Microsoft Surface Pros, to jumpstart a paperless office environment
        • 2.) 1 pickup or passenger van
        • 3.) 1 commercial carpet cleaning unit

        United Way for Southeastern Michigan

        United Way believes that everyone should have access to educational opportunities, good jobs and quality health care. That's why we work to improve lives and empower every family to succeed by uniting around Education, Economic Prosperity and Health — the cornerstones of a strong, equitable...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Donors to power programming
        • 2.) Advocates to speak out in favor of policies that will benefit families and against legislation that would be harmful
        • 3.) Volunteers to make a difference in the community

        Vehicles for Change - Detroit

        Vehicles for Change (VFC) is a nonprofit organization that empowers families with financial challenges to achieve economic and personal independence through car ownership and technical training. VFC takes donated cars, refurbishes them (while training automotive mechanics) and then awards them to...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Auto repair customers to visit Full Circle Auto Service and Training Center, where all funds support the nonprofit’s mission
        • 2.) Strategic partnerships with organizations, corporations and social service agencies that address transportation issues across Michigan
        • 3.) Donations of vehicles and financial contributions

        Washtenaw Community College Foundation

        Since its founding in 1985, the Washtenaw Community College (WCC) Foundation has supported tens of thousands of students with tuition scholarships and assistance for transportation, food, childcare, books and unforeseen issues.

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Auction items
        • 2.) Professional attire
        • 3.) Fundraising

        Wolverine Human Services

        As a social service agency, Wolverine Human Services provides safety, sustenance, nurturing and therapeutic intervention to Michigan's children. Our mission is Helping Children to be Victors. As such, we are the largest private provider of residential services in the state and the only one to offer...

        Top Wish List Items:

        • 1.) Volunteers for apple tree procurement and planting, ADA raised garden bed installation and Michigan natural garden design and development
        • 2.) Scholarship assistance
        • 3.) Fundraising assistance