The CBA membership provided suggestions for the CBA’s annual donations to local charities. The following each received a donation of $1000:
- Almost Home Animal Shelter
- Blessings in a Backpack – Michigan
- Grace Centers of Hope
- Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center
- Stiggys Dogs
- The Detroit Pit Crew
- Pope John Hospitality House
- Alternatives for Girls
- Detroit Rescue Mission
- Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment
A $2,000 donation was made to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Helping Hands Fund, in the name of Brenda Gehringer-Grima, long-time bankruptcy practitioner with the firm of Butler, Butler & Rowse-Oberle and wife of Joseph Grima, who lost a long battle with cancer on August 21, 2016, at the far too young age of 46. The Helping Hands Fund was designated as the recipient of donations in Brenda’s obituary, and the Board voted to make the donation in Brenda’s name and memory.
Your donation will help keep the at-risk population healthy, safe, and warm through the winter months.
It is because of your generosity that COTS is able to help people regain self-sufficiency.
Your tremendous generosity means so much and creates opportunities for our children!
Both your kind thoughts and your financial support make it possible for us to keep our doors open to those who remain uninsured and those who are newly insured.
Your support enables my pastoral staff and I to let these new citizens experience immediate relief for their basic needs, and leave with some degree of hope instilled.
Given the multitude of worthy organizations that could benefit from your generosity, we are grateful you have chosen Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation.