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October 27, 2020  |  7 p.m. ET
A virtual event for Detroit, Michigan


Join us for the virtual St. Jude Detroit Gala!

You'll be inspired by the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by hearing from a St. Jude patient and have the opportunity to show your support by bidding in our auction.

This event will begin on October 27 at 7 p.m. ET.

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All proceeds from this event will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.


St. Jude patients Kennan and Robert


Become a sponsor


By partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and sponsoring this event, you will align your company name with the strong, nationally recognized St. Jude mission and brand, and instill pride in your employees, consumers, vendors and company executives.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Brittany Clark
(248) 744-1301




Co-Chairs: Sarah and Calvin Ford

Barbara Askar - Kouza • Raghad Farah • Samia Haddad • Ziena Hatem • Kelle Ilitch • Sophie Maassarani • Gail Marlow • Jennifer Nunley • Isaiah Oliver • Manal Saab, National Board Member • Jennifer Scappaticci • George Simon, National Board Member • Josee-Anne LaFrance Wakefield • Hiba Yazbeck


Thank you to our sponsors


Celebration Sponsors
Motor City Wash Works • Sarah & Calvin Ford • Wayne & Ione Sherman Trust

Cure Sponsors
Manal & Ghassan Saab • William & Jane Fox • Salim Sessine

Dream Sponsors
Ford Motor Company Fund • The Ilitch Family • Josee-Anne & Mark Wakefield, AlixPartners • Soave Enterprises

Inspire Sponsors
Edsel & Cynthia Ford • Bill & Marlene Emerson • WSSA • Baker Barrios

Virtual Table Sponsors
George & Debbie Simon • Hiba & Chady Yazbeck Wehbe • Jennifer & Daniel Scappaticci • LaFontaine Automotive Group • The Choice Group • Major Cement Company • PVS Chemical • Ethan & Gretchen Davidson • Chris & Jennifer Granger • Susan & Lucia Swider • Lipsa & Sid Sheth and Family • Barbara & Chris Kouza • Braun Kendrick • TCF Bank

 Other ways you can get involved: