People can currently donate their bodies to one of three medical schools – Michigan State University, University of Michigan or Wayne State University – which then allocate some donations to other schools and hospitals.
Thanks to an $85,000 grant from the Marjorie S. Fisher Fund, a new crowdfunding site is enabling Detroit residents to help neighbors in need overcome one-time economic hurdles — from helping to pay for uniforms and transit passes for work or laptops and eyeglasses for school.
Michigan Technological University is launching two major initiatives aimed at improving student success and providing faculty with new tools for enhancing student learning. Both efforts are made possible through generous gifts from alumni.
Some charitable organizations in Michigan have reported a decline in donations following tax changes that eliminated state credits for financial gifts to food banks, homeless shelters and certain nonprofits.
Make-A-Wish Michigan on Wednesday kicked off Wishes in Flight, a campaign designed to raise more than two million air miles during the months of April and May to support wishes involving domestic and international travel.
A new report from the State Attorney General’s Office says the middleman that charities use to solicit donations is actually getting more money than the charities themselves.
They draped the scarf around a statue at One Woodward Avenue to raise awareness for the need for warm clothing donations to homeless Detroiters this winter
Ford donates $10 million for recreation programs and job training.
FireKeepers Casino and Ann Arbor Food Gatherers joined forces to give the Lake-to-Lake Food Drive a boost in goal.
The Salvation Army red kettle bell ringers are now out at area businesses collecting monetary donations to help the less fortunate.