Press Releases

  • Spirit Halloween Superstores Promotion Raises $37,845 for Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Hurt BERLINE (248) 593-7372 DETROIT, Mich., February18 2014 – Since 2007, Spirit Halloween has partnered with Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to support Child Life services at DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan. In January, the Foundation was presented with a check for $37,845 from proceeds raised through Spirit Halloween’s Spirit […]

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  • Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop gives local kids a sweet reason to smile

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  DETROIT (February 6, 2014) — The summer of 2013 ended deliciously thanks to Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop’s Smile Cookie campaign.  Area Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurant owners hosted  in the seventh annual Smile Cookie fundraiser, which benefited Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. This year’s sales  surpassed all previous […]

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  • Kohl’s Department Stores to Donate More than $467,000 to Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to Support Injury Prevention Program

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kohl’s Department Stores to Donate More than $467,000 to Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to Support Injury Prevention Program DETROIT, Oct. 16, 2013 – Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation and Kohl’s invite the community to celebrate Safety Day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Children’s Hospital of […]

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  • TANNER FRIEDMAN CO-FOUNDER NAMED CHAIR OF CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Contact: Lexi Cerilli 248.626.0006 May 16, 2013                                                                               FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation has named Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications Co-Founder Matt Friedman as Chair of its Dream. Hope. Discover. Campaign. The multi-million dollar campaign focuses on raising funds for six Metro Detroit-based research and community benefit programs over […]

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    Junior League of Birmingham Partners with Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation for the Dash for Destiny 1-Mile Fun Run

    BIRMINGHAM, MI, April 24, 2013 — In line with their mission to improve the health and wellness of children in Michigan, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation contributed $2,500,to proudly sponsor the Junior League of Birmingham’s 5th annual Dash for Destiny 1-mile fun run to be held in conjunction with the 5K walk/run on May […]

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  • Foundation Announces Partnership with LessCancer.org

    For Immediate Release                                                               Michigan Senate Declares February 4th Cancer Prevention Day The Michigan Senate has adopted Senator Bert Johnson’s (D – Detroit) resolution to declare February 4th as Cancer Prevention Day. On the heels of the announcement, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation announces our partnership with Less Cancer to create the LessCancer.org Prevention Fund to […]

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  • Bingo! Visteon’s 12th Annual Golf Classic Continues Legacy of Smiles, Laughter

    The 12th Annual Golf Classic, presented by Visteon Corporation and Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation, will be held on Monday, July 23, at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. The outing, which sold out last year, will commence with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. and conclude with a strolling dinner and brief […]

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    Trudell Named Director of Annual Giving and Campaigns

    Children’s Hospital of Michigan (CHM) Foundation today announced that Scott Trudell has joined the significantly expanded children’s health nonprofit organization as director of Annual Giving and Campaigns. Trudell, of Dearborn, comes to the CHM Foundation from Henry Ford Health System, where he served as director of Annual Giving and managed the Grateful Patient program. His […]

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  • Matthew Bittker Foundation makes gift to CHM Foundation to pioneer new treatment research for neuroblastoma patients

    On June 23, 2012, the Matthew Bittker Foundation will present the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation (CHM Foundation) with a check for $50,000 to advance the research and treatment for children diagnosed and/or treated with neuroblastoma at the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan.  The donation is from the proceeds raised from the Shop4aCure program, a […]

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    11-Year-Old BFFs Host Carnival FUNdraiser

    The DMC Girls on Saturday, June 2, will host the second annual Carnival FUNdraiser 3-5:30 PM at the Sylvan Lake Community Center, 2456 Pontiac Drive, benefitting the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. Last year, the intrepid group of 11-year-old volunteers raised $1,500.

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