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Halloween Candy Buy back

Fri., Nov. 1, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

@ North Oaks Dental, 3213 Rochester Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48073
Bring in your unopened candies for a chance to win a prize! Get a raffle ticket for every pound of unopened candy you donate and be entered to win a new bike! In addition, you’ll receive a goodie bag! All candies collected will be shipped to our troops overseas via Operation Gratitude. Stop in anytime during normal business hours November 1st through November 15th to drop off your candy donation. 2486291830

Detroit Club Art Auction: DAM Gala 5

Sat., Nov. 2, 7-10 p.m.

Buy Tickets$100

DAM’s annual fundraising gala revolves around a special art exhibition that honors our history of supporting artists at different career stages. Ten artists will create original works of art for a one-night exhibition and art auction hosted by Elliott Broom, Vice President of Operations at the DIA. This year’s featured artists include Boisali Biswas, Kristen Canda, Meighen Jackson, Rick Vian, Priscilla Phifer, Tom Phardel, Caroline Del Giudice, Dorothy Jett-Carter, and Armageddon Beachparty. The evening also features live music, a strolling supper, and a silent auction featuring additional artwork and products from notable Detroit establishments.

28th annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner

Wed., Nov. 6, 4:45-10 p.m.
The Henry 300 Town Center Dr., Dearborn Greater Dearborn Area

Buy Tickets$125

National Philanthropy Day is the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter's premier annual event that celebrates Southeastern Michigan's philanthropists, distinguished volunteers and those in the fundraising profession. The event begins with a reception at 4:45 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. More than 700 people are expected to attend this celebration of giving. The gathering is annually the largest of its kind in Southeastern Michigan, bringing together corporate and civic leaders, philanthropists, community volunteers, individual and institutional funders, board members, not-for-profit leaders, and other guests. 248-892-6355

A Night to Honor Hope’s Heroes

Thu., Nov. 7, 6-11 p.m.
Ford Field 2000 Brush St., Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy Tickets$250

This event raises funds for Hope Network’s charitable work in Detroit, including the planned expansion of Autism Services beginning in late 2019. It will honor many in our community who have helped those who are in need throughout our community at a local and statewide level. 6 PM: VIP Reception 7 PM: Dinner & Program 9 PM: Strolling Dessert Many past and present Detroit athletes are expected to be in attendance throughout the evening. 248-872-6900


Thu., Nov. 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$75-$150

@ State Savings Bank Historic Marker, 151 W. Fort St. Detroit, MI 48226
Detroit-based non-profit organization Empowerment Plan, dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness through employment, will host some of Detroit’s hottest restaurants during its 6th Annual Fundraiser on Thursday, November 7 at the State Savings Bank Historical Marker. Guests are invited to enjoy delicious cuisine and beverage provided by Mabel Gray, Marrow, Standby, Slows BBQ, Grey Ghost, SheWolf, Takoi, Magnet, Detroysters, Townhouse, Prime & Proper, CAYA Smokehouse, Gypsy Vodka, and Cool Jacks. Tickets are available now beginning at $75. Use promo code empwrdetroit for 15% off tickets through 10/11. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. 313-832-2210

2019 DIA Gala

Sat., Nov. 9, 6 p.m.
Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


Charity Dinner for Learning: Loving Arms For Liberia

Sun., Nov. 24, 5-8 p.m.

Buy Tickets$25

Tickets for the charity dinner will cost $25.00, each and all the proceeds from the ticket sales will go directly towards building a learning resource center in Liberia. With each purchased ticket you will receive a meal, plus the opportunity to win the silent auction, the raffle and enjoy the photo booth! Tickets will be sold by designated team members and online. To purchase tickets online for the charity dinner, please visit our Facebook event page or search Loving Arms For Liberia on “My goal is to do everything I can for the kids back home who have been devastated by the war and Ebola; to put clothes on their back and shoes on their feet. It’s from the kindness in people’s hearts, that we’re able to do just that.” said the founder, Anthony Watson. Every ticket sold will directly impact the life of a Liberian. In the next few months Loving Arms For Liberia will have building plans and to scale drawings of the future learning resource center.

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