Birmingham - On December 5, 2011, area athletes and the Southeast Michigan business community will come together for a special evening, the 3rd Annual "Athletes Adopting Families for the Holidays" event at The Reserve in Birmingham, MI (215 S. Eton Street).
Supporting sponsors from around the Metro Detroit area include: Presenting Sponsor, Stonebridge Financial, along with O' Brien Construction, Lucido Fine Jewelry, Quicken Loans, Fathead, Comerica, Vital Performance, Studio 32, Abood Law Firm, Just Baked and more donate to this cause in hopes of raising $100,000 for Volunteers of America Michigan's the Adopt A Family program.
Scheduled Detroit athletes attending, include: Current Lions standouts Louis Delmas, Stephen Tulloch and other active Detroit Lions players. Detroit Pistons' Charlie Villanueva and recent draft choice Vernon Macklin. Former UM Fab 5 Stars Jalen Rose and Jimmy King, Detroit Lions 4-time All-Pro Wide Receiver Herman Moore, 7-time All Pro and Super Bowl Champion Lomas Brown along with UofM lineman Mike Martin. Celebrities include: Actress and Mittens for Detroit Founder Erin Cummings and Biggest Loser, Season 7 Winner Helen Phillips.
"Stonebridge Financial has sponsored this event every year since its inception three years ago," said Managing Partner Jeff Ivory. "Volunteers of America Michigan's Adopt a Family is a program that our firm really gets behind every year and we hope other members of the area's business community will too. Your donations provide items such as new clothes, toys or a gift and food for a family, which we often take for granted but are much needed for area families in need this holiday season."
The event will include food, music, great company and lots of great surprises throughout the evening! There will be a live and silent auction and our annual wine bottle drawing and donation table that one lucky guest will go home with an exclusive piece of jewelry from Lucido Fine Jewelry.
Tickets are $100. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit, www.athletesadoptingfamilies.com or www.voami.org
About Volunteers of America Michigan
Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps over 2 million people in over 400 communities. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart - and ultimately the spirit - of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.
For more information, please visit, www.voami.org
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