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Donor Story: For the Ginopolis family, philanthropy is a core value

Over the past 40 years, the Ginopolis family has raised more than $5 million through endowments, golfing outings, restaurant events, and more.

Black History Month: Equity today to empower tomorrow’s leaders

Black History Month is a time to reflect and honor the accomplishments, contributions, and challenges Black individuals have faced throughout history. It is also a time to think about what we are doing today to create a more hopeful and equitable future.

A message from our President & CEO: Reflecting on progress

Many times throughout the year I have been in awe of the impact we are making together. Simultaneously I have been gripped by the challenges children face and the work we have yet to do

Behavioral Health Scholarship: A pipeline of professionals enables youth mental health care

In 2019, generous Trustees at The Children’s Foundation established the Behavioral Health Scholarship – a permanent endowed scholarship to address inadequacies in the mental health care system for kids in Michigan by creating a pipeline of professionals.

Donor Story: Derek Dickow fundraises on behalf of children at networking events

“I’ve always been a big supporter of The Foundation’s work,” said Dickow. “The goal with this was to not only raise funds, but awareness about what The Foundation is doing.

Fit Kids 360: Helping families create healthy lifestyles

As with many aspects of life, childhood is when foundational habits for nutrition and physical activity are established.

A CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS: MEETING KIDS WHERE THEY ARE

For young people, over the past several years exponential stress, frustration, and harmful events beyond their control have led to a mental health crisis. But there are ways to ensure kids receive timely, equitable access to quality mental health care.

Ashok & Ingrid Sarnaik Endowed Scholarship Creates Opportunities for Fourth Graders at Detroit Public Schools

Through the Ashok & Ingrid Sarnaik Endowment to Create Ladders of Opportunity for Youth, Darius and Kourtney were presented with $2,500 scholarships which will be used toward future educational and vocational endeavors.

What to expect from The Children’s Foundation moving forward

Since starting as President & CEO in January, a question I have received often is: what can we expect from The Foundation moving forward?

Donor Story: 16-year-old raises $40,000 to save hundreds of children’s lives

Seventeen-year-old high school student Reem Siddiqui impressively continues her fundraising efforts in support of transportation for Sickle Cell Disease patients at Children's Hospital of Michigan. To date, she has raised $40,000 for The Children's Foundation:

Buildup STEAM: Enabling hospitalized kids to cope and create

For kids who are in the hospital, any positive interactions go a long way. When their life is consumed by tests, tubes, and healing, any chance to experience a normal childhood is essential to their positive mental state. That’s exactly what Buildup STEAM is set out to do: enable hospitalized kids to be kids.

Child Life Services: Helping kids be kids during injury and illness

Child Life Specialist have unique training in child development, education, and psychology so they can provide patient and family-centered care using evidence-based, developmentally appropriate interventions.

Black history is today: 5 community partnerships empowering Black youth

Black History Month is a time to reflect and honor the contributions, triumphs, and struggles of Black leaders throughout history – but it is also a time to think about how we can create a more hopeful and equitable future.