GETTING ACTIVE FOR GREAT CAUSES
Saturday morning will kick-off with the Priority Health Arts in Motion 5k presented by DMC. For more information, click here.
Also on Saturday, Priority Health kicks off the Zumbathon celebration to benefit the Karmanos Cancer Institute. For more information, click here.
CITIZENS BANK MIRACLE MONEY BOOTH
The initiative that will likely have the biggest financial impact at the festival will be a new radiothon named “Today's 105.1 Calls for Kids,” benefitting the Children’s Miracle Network at Beaumont Children’s Hospital. For more information, click here.
In addition, the Citizens Bank Food Drive will collect donations of food to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan in an effort to raise awareness of the hunger relief initiative.
SPEAKING UP FOR THOSE WITH AUTISM
This year, Ford Arts, Beats & Eats is teaming with Autism Alliance of Michigan and Autism Speaks to offer select families a unique experience and an all-access pass to the festival. For more information, click here.
DEAF ARTS FESTIVAL
Title Sponsor Ford and its Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers will donate exhibit space for the first annual Deaf Arts Festival featuring as many as ten outstanding artists that are hearing impaired as well as to the Cultural Alliance to showcase more than ten regional arts organizations. For more information, click here.
GATE CHARITY PARTNERS
Ford Arts, Beats & Eats is proud to once again support great local and regional charity organizations through its Gate Charity Program. 2012 will see 14 partners working together at the gates to greet and assist guests with entry into the festival. A complete list of partners is below.
BEVERAGE CHARITY PARTNERS
Ford Arts, Beats & Eats is proud to once again support great local charity organizations through its Beverage Charity Program. 2012 will see over 25 partners working together at the beverage booths to serve guests at the festival. A complete list of partners is below.
- AIDS Walk Detroit
- Almost Home Animal Rescue League
- Alpine Blind Skiers
- Blessings in a Backpack
- Help Hope Live
- Independent Opportunities of MI
- Ivy House
- Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
- Milford Huron Valley Lions Club
- Muscular Dystrophy
- National Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Church
- Pixie Prints
- Planned Parenthood
- Polish Women's Alliance of America
- Royal Oak Football Teams Inc.
- Royal Oak High School Model United Nations
- Royal Oak Jaycees
- Royal Oak Lions Club
- Royal Oak Woman's Club
- South Oakland Family YMCA
- South Oakland Shelter
- Southeast Michigan Group of the Sierra Club
- St. Mary's Catholic Church
- St. Paul's Lutheran Church
- World Vision