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St. Jude Detroit Gala

Friday, November 11, 2022
MotorCity Casino Hotel | Detroit, MI

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Join us for the St. Jude Detroit Gala on Friday, November 11, 2022.

As our guest, we invite you to celebrate the 60th anniversary of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. You will hear from inspirational guest speakers and have the opportunity to participate in our live and silent auctions over dinner and cocktails. 

Be inspired by the promise made by Michigan native and St. Jude founder Danny Thomas and the lifesaving mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.®  Be inspired by the ground-breaking and shared research. Be inspired and help St. Jude continue to save lives.

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MotorCity Hotel Casino
2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI

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Date and Time


Friday, November 11, 2022
6:30 – 11 p.m.




Tables starting at $5,000

Become a Sponsor


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.

Please contact Megan Phelps to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and join the lifesaving mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Megan Phelps
(248) 467-2068


Learn more about our event

As we count down the days until the 2022 event, let’s take a moment to remember the St. Jude mission by hearing event co-chair Sarah Ford talk about her experience as a St. Jude patient in the video featured below.


All proceeds from this event will benefit St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.

Read Aspen's story.


St. Jude patient Aspen


A very special thank you to our committee for
their dedication and love for the mission of St. Jude


St. Jude Detroit Gala Co-Chairs: Sarah and Calvin Ford
ALSAC/St. Jude National Board of Directors and Governors: George Simon and Manal Saab (Emeritus)
ALSAC Professional Advisory Board: Kelle Ilitch

Beatrice Boutros – Raghad Farah – Samia Haddad -Ziena Hatem – Isaiah Oliver –
David Pian – Jennifer Scappaticci – Hiba Yazbeck – Josee-Anne Wakefield


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