Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan celebrated its 23rd annual Women’s Power Breakfast on April 21 at Eastern Market's Shed 3. More than 640 female leaders gathered to help raise money for 1 million meals for hungry children across southeast Michigan.
FUEL: Detroit, a one-day leadership conference, brought together business leaders such as Martha Stewart; Capt. Mark Kelly, astronaut and husband to former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords; and Jacques Panis, president of Shinola, on April 21 at the Sound Board inside the MotorCity Casino Hotel.
The Michigan Humane Society hosted the 27th annual Bow Wow Brunch at the MGM Grand Detroit Hotel on April 17. Guests enjoyed a champagne reception, brunch, and live auctions. Proceeds from the event assist the non-profit in finding homes for animals in need.
Community Living Centers held its 39th annual celebrity chefs dinner at the Detroit Athletic Club on April 15. Fifteen metro Detroit chefs prepared a five-course meal while guests enjoyed entertainment, a silent auction, and a raffle. Community Living Centers serves metro Detroit adults and children with developmental disabilities and their families.
The DTE Foundation held its fifth annual Michigan Shines for Autism Gala at DTE Energy's headquarters in Detroit on April 16. The event raised more than $550,000 to support the work of the Autism Alliance of Michigan, and included a cocktail reception, dinner, raffle, and auction.