Our Donors & Supporters

  • The Detroit Public Schools Foundation would also like to acknowledge all of its additional supporters for their generous contributions. Contributions to the Foundation help build quality programs that enrich the educational experience of Detroit Public Schools Community District students and promote student achievement.

    2020/21 Fiscal Year Donors

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  • ABC Student Transportation, Inc.

    Delta Dental of Michigan

    Ford Motor Company Fund

    Michigan Fitness Foundation

  • Michigan Health Endowment Fund

    The Kresge Foundation

    The Skillman Foundation

    W. K. Kellogg Foundation

  • Abbott Laboratories

    Ally Financial Inc.

    Ballmer Giving LLC

    Detroit Children’s Fund

  • Detroit Red Wings Foundation

    DTE Foundation

    Equitable

    Ford, Henry III and Emily

  • GDI Services Inc.

    Health Alliance Plan

    Huntington National Bank

    LynxDx, Inc.

  • PathologyOutlines.com, Inc

    Rocket Community Fund

    Trinity Health

    United Way for Southeastern Michigan

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  • Barton Malow Company

    Carroll, David and Michelle

    Comerica Chartiable Foundation

    Competition Corvette Club of Michigan

    Correa, Elizabeth

    Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit and Vicinity

    Delta Dental Foundation

    EL Education, Inc.

    Fifth Third Bank

  • Flagstar Bank Foundation

    Gannett Foundation

    Hayes Giles, Joyce 

    Henry-Morris Foundation Fund

    Hollywood Casino at Greektown

    IBEW Local 58

    Junior League of Detroit, Inc.

    Lawrence Technological University

    Lewis, Denise

  • Mario Morrow & Associates LLC

    MGM Grand Detroit

    Michigan State University

    Olympia Development of MI, LLC

    Operating Engineers Local 324

    Plante Moran, PLLC

    PNC Foundation

    Sophia’s Way

    The ADHA Institute for Oral Health

  • The Benevity Community Impact Fund*

    The Detroit Chapter of SIM

    The Gladiator Group LLC

    The Holley Foundation

    The Robert and Bess Cook Foundation

    The Yes Foundation Endowment Fund

    TYJ LLC

    U.S. Soccer Foundation

    Verizon

  • AAA – The Auto Club Group

    ABC Professional Enterprise LLC

    Anonymous

    Ascension

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

    Carr, Tom and Holly Johnson

    CIBC Bank USA

    Corporate F.A.C.T.S., Inc.

    Detroit Department of Elections

    Detroit Lions Charities

    Detroit Manufacturing Systems

    Devon Industrial Group

  • DFCU Financial

    Eventbrite

    Friley, Edythe

    General Motors

    Greater Grace Temple

    Green, Saul and Diane

    Gregory Terrell & Company

    Hatten Butler, Gwendolyn

    Hine, Zeena

    Horn, Marilyn S.

    Jackson, Marilynn I.

    John Walbridge Construction

  • Johnston, Carol A

    Julian H. Krolik and Elaine F. Weiss Philanthropic Fund

    Laborers Local 1191

    Life Remodeled

    Lyft*

    Martin, Arrington, Desai, and Meyers, P.C.

    MCA Detroit

    McEnroe, Alex

    Miller Canfield

    Muirhead, Georgella

    Newman, George and Ida

  • Pentsil, Joan

    Process Controls & Instrumentation, LLC

    Renaissance

    Sage Foundation

    The Children’s Foundation

    The Right Productions, Inc.

    UAW Region 1-A CAP

    Watson, Jerome R.

    Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

    Wilson, Shawn

    YourCause*

     

  • Accelerate4KIDS Foundation

    AmazonSmile Foundation*

    Anonymous Donor

    Ashby, Valarie 

    Barnes, Victoria 

    Basco of Michigan Inc.

    Baugh, Chacona W. 

    Beasley, Chalena 

    Beauty Sedan

    Ben N. Teitel Philanthropic Fund

    Bill Brown Ford

    Black United Fund of Michigan, Inc.

    Carter Sr., Michael 

    Charities Aid Foundation of America

    Chávez, JoAnn 

    Clark Hill PLC

    Clark, Kevin 

    Combs, Lennard 

    Conway, Gennelle 

    Cutrona, Elizabeth A 

    Davis, Gerald 

    Denby Neighborhood Alliance

    Derbah, Andrew 

    Detroit Chassis LLC

    Develop Detroit

  • DeWys, Amy

    Diana Conyers Endowment Fund

    Diversified Portfolios, Inc.

    DTE Energy

    Ellis, Bishop Charles 

    Feagin, Bridgett 

    First Independence Bank

    Fishman, Steven

    Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation

    Global Automotive Alliance, LLC

    Grace Guild of Sinai-Grace

    Gray, Stacey

    GriffinHarte Foundation

    Gulley, Nicole A 

    Hamilton, Jr., Rainy 

    Herhold, Amy 

    Heritage Vision Plans

    Holley Jr., Charles J 

    Holt, Annie 

    Hudson, Darienne 

    Jebson, Peter and Morgan 

    Jive Turkeys Detroit

    Jolliffe, Jay 

    Jones, Gina 

    Jones, Kimberly 

  • Kaigler, Shirley A. 

    Kenwal Steel Corp.

    Kroger Community Rewards*

    Kronner, Kenneth 

    LaFontaine Automotive Group

    Lambert, Christopher

    Lindsey, Patrick 

    Linkous, Margaret 

    Lisa Davis-Patterson

    Lucas, David 

    Lusby, Shirley A. 

    Lutz Roofing Company, Inc.

    M C Consulting Service LLC

    Marine Adams Law

    Marsh & McLennan Agency | Michigan

    Martin, Jack 

    Means Group

    Meriweather, Alycia 

    Miller, Alexander 

    Muzzin, Paulina

    Network for Good*

    Obron, Jacob 

    Patrick, Cassandra 

    Paulateer, Jason 

    Payne Landscaping Inc

  • Pernick, MD., Nat

    Picazo, Ingrid 

    Pirooz, Ryan

    Prince Management LLC

    Raymond James & Associates

    Rose, Prudence 

    Shapero or Straus, Walter or Kathleen 

    Shiffman, Douglas 

    Shinola Detroit, LLC

    Snider Recreation, Inc.

    Stantec Architecture Inc.

    Star Trax

    Stephens, MSN, RN, Kenyatta A. 

    Taylor, Ph.D., Iris A. 

    The Colton Brezner Endowment Fund

    The Sylvia Pevin and George Pevin Foundation

    Thompson, Ronald and Cynthia 

    Turner, Reginald

    Van Dyke Horn Public Relations

    Vanguard

    Walker-Worthem, Shawnese 

    Wang, Jenny

    Wayne State University

    Weisberg, Barry, Dan and Roger

    Whitaker, Linda 

  • In-Kind Donors

  • 2020 Champions of Education

  • Presenting
    Ford Motor Company Fund

    Valedictorian
    TCF Bank

    Salutatorian
    DTE Foundation

    Summa Cum Laude
    Plante Moran, PLLC

    Magna Cum Laude
    GDI Services, Inc.

    Cum Laude
    Operating Engineers Local 324

    Honors
    Comcast Cable
    Detroit Lions Charities
    Fifth Third Bank
    Ford III, Henry and Emily
    PNC Bank
    Watson, Jerome

  • Table
    Ascension Southeast Michigan Community Health
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Corporate F.A.C.T.S.
    Hatten Butler, Gwendolyn
    Henry Ford Health System
    Huntington Bank
    Johnston, Carol
    Laborers Local Union 1191
    Martin, Arrington, Desai, and Meyers, P.C.
    Verizon

    Student Entertainment
    MassMutual Great Lakes
    URGE Imprint

    Student Centerpiece
    MCA Detroit

    Media Sponsor
    Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana

  • 2nd Annual Golf Outing – 2021

  • Presenting Sponsor
    Ford, Henry III and Emily

    Golf Cart Sponsor
    Comerica

    Photo Booth & Auction Sponsor
    Detroit Manufacturing Systems

    Registration Sponsors
    IBEW Local 58
    MassMutual Great Lakes

    Lunch Sponsors
    Dakkota Integrated Systems
    Greektown Casino-Hotel
    Lutz Roofing Company, Inc.
    Marsh USA
    MGM Grand Detroit
    Motor City Casino-Hotel

    Breakfast Sponsors
    AAA – The Auto Club Group
    Gregory Terrell & Company
    Health Alliance Plan

    Auction Sponsor
    Marsh & McLennan Agency | Michigan

    Driving Range Sponsors
    Detroit Children’s Fund
    Renaissance

    Contests Sponsors
    Ally Financial
    TI Fluid Systems

  • Drinks/Beverage Sponsor
    Wayne County Sheriff Office

    Gifts and Prizes Sponsor
    Hutchinson Funeral Home

    Signage & Marketing Sponsor
    Bill Brown Ford

    Tee Sponsors
    Kenwal Steel Corp.
    Means Group
    National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA Detroit)

    Foursome Sponsors
    Dakkota Integrated Systems
    Global Project Oversight LLC
    Marsh & McLennan Agency | Michigan
    Motor City Casino-Hotel
    Opperman, Kiel
    Process Controls & Instrumentation, LLC
    Wayne State University

    Individual Tickets
    Human-I-T
    Krystal Banks Services
    Shiffman, Douglas
    Stantec Architecture, Inc.

    Donations
    Ascension Michigan
    Fishman, Steven
    Gray, Stacey
    Krystal Banks Services
    The Fischer Family

  • 2021 Champions of Education

  • Presenting Sponsor
    Ford Motor Company Fund

    Valedictorian/Reception
    The Huntington National Bank

    Salutatorian
    DTE Foundation

    Summa Cum Laude
    Ford, Henry III and Emily
    Plante Moran

    Magna Cum Laude
    GDI Services, Inc.

    Cum Laude
    Operating Engineers Local 324

    VIP Reception
    ABC Student Transportation, Inc.

    Honors
    Fifth Third Bank
    Health Alliance Plan
    PNC Foundation

    Table
    Detroit Lions Charities
    Greektown Casino-Hotel
    Hatten Butler, Gwendolyn
    Laborer’s Local 1191
    Martin, Arrington, Desal, and Meyers P.C.
    Verizon
    Watson, Jerome

  • Student Entertainment
    MCA Detroit

    Media Sponsor
    Clark Hill

    Donations
    Chavez, JoAnn
    Colin, Kathleen
    Fishman, Steven
    Jackets for Jobs
    Miller Canfield
    Snider Recreation
    Stephens, Kenyatta

    Individual Tickets
    Batchelor, William
    Butts, Kevin
    DeRaad, Franciscus
    Giorgio, John
    Hayes Giles, Joyce
    Johnston, Carol
    Lily, Jametta
    MCA Detroit (Rudy Diaz)
    Pernick, Nat
    Script guide RX, Inc.

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