Mitch Albom’s Radiothon Fund Distribution Ceremony Set for March 27

Mar 22, 2018 | News | 1 comment

Nearly two dozen local charities and programs will be awarded funding from donations received at last December’s Mitch Albom S.A.Y. Detroit Radiothon at 2 pm Tuesday, March 27 at the Fisher Building (3011 West Grand Blvd., Detroit).

Albom, founder of S.A.Y. Detroit, and Dr. Chad Audi, president of the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (DRMM), which helps facilitate the nonprofit, will hand out more than $1 million in checks. Representatives from each charity will be present. The event will be held on the 7th floor of the Fisher Building.

In addition to the distribution ceremony, S.A.Y. Detroit will announce its reorganization plan that includes the formation of a new Board of Directors to oversee the nonprofit’s activities and prepare S.A.Y. Detroit – now in its 12th year – for future growth.

The nonprofits and programs set to receive funding: S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center at Lipke Park; S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic; Working Homes Working Families; S.A.Y. Detroit Tomorrow Fund (endowment); Detroit Dream Scholars/College for Creative Studies; Cass Community Social Services; Bing Youth Institute; Humble Design; Westside Cultural & Athletic Club; COTS/Bright Beginnings; SASHA Center; Michigan Veterans Foundation; LA SED INC.; Notes for Notes; Real Life My Music; EVO Detroit/D2N; United Sisters of Charity/Mother Batie’s Kitchen; Grace Episcopal (Hole in the Roof Foundation); Veterans Matter; Art Road; Friendship Circle/Farber Soul Center; JVS; Buckets of Rain.

ABOUT S.A.Y. DETROIT: Founded by best-selling author and journalist Mitch Albom, S.A.Y. Detroit and its umbrella of programs and projects are committed to helping to improve the lives of Detroit’s neediest citizens. The 501 (c) (3) nonprofit was created in 2006.

1 Comment

  1. Theresa Ramus

    It was nice to see it on the computer.I was glad to hear that you had gotten your surgery. I thought you looked a bit rough that day at the radiothon. That had to of been fun sitting there for 15 hours. At least you got through it. I hate to see someone new for the ATTH. There has been quite a few that have gone away. Have a good day


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