Detroit, MI – Leaders for Kids (LFK) is hosting their sixth annual Cheers for Children event at the Garden Theater in Midtown Detroit on Saturday, December 9, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets include appetizers, refreshments and entertainment.

Proceeds from the event will support the Leaders for Kids endowment at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. This year’s sponsors include Colliers International, TI Automotive, James Group International, LSG Insurance Partners, W. Research Company, LLC, Jaffe Law, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Cunningham-Limp Dev. Co., Office Furniture Solutions, and KW Domain: Renee Lossia Acho.

This year’s event will feature food and beverages from Lakeland Banquet & Event Centre who will be providing heavy hors d’oeuvres and an afterglow snack. Guests will also enjoy great music and entertainment throughout the night.

Leaders for Kids is an advisory group of Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation comprised of emerging leaders from southeast Michigan who are passionate about the health and wellness of children in the region and the charitable work being performed by the Foundation. The board members of LFK serve as ambassadors, raising awareness of the Foundation’s critical mission and by raising money for pediatric medical research, medical education and community benefit programs that advance the health and wellness of children.

“The Leaders for Kids Endowment Fund will leave a lasting impact on children in the community for generations to come,” said Lawrence J. Burns, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. “The start of this Endowed Fund is symbolic of their vision for the future. The Foundation will also be matching funds received at this event, dollar-for-dollar, to double the impact this initiative will have on children.”

LFK has raised more than $450,000 benefiting the Foundation, “including funds for art therapy, the Hamtramck School Based Health Center and the annual Princesses & Superheroes Party,” said Peter Ginopolis, LFK Chairman and co-founder.

Please visit : chmfoundation.org/cfc17 to purchase tickets or to make a donation. For more information about Leaders for Kids and their mission, please visit www.LeadersForKids.com or CHMFoundation.org.


About the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is dedicated to the support and safekeeping of the health and wellness of children through fundraising, grantmaking and advocacy. Since 2011, the Foundation has provided more than $39.6 million in grant funding, making it the state’s largest funder dedicated solely to children’s health and wellness.  Learn more at chmfoundation.org.

MEDIA CONTACT |Jill Nelson| t. 513-515-5330| Jill.Nelson@chmfoundation.org