Philanthropy

Mike Morse
October 30, 2015

Backpack Man of the Year

True to his name emblazoned on top of his office building at the corner of Northwestern and Evergreen in Southfield, Mike Morse doesn’t do anything on a small scale. “You may have noticed from my advertising and the sign on my building, I work, play and live . . . to win,” he says.

Nancy Grosfeld
October 15, 2015

Honored Community Builder

Meet Nancy Grosfeld, past President of Federation, current Chair of the Centennial Fund to secure Jewish Detroit’s future; recipient of Federation’s foremost honor, the 2015 Fred M. Butzel Award in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the health, education and well-being of the community through volunteer leadership and philanthropy.

Sandy Koufax Glove and Baseball
September 30, 2015

Play Ball!

What is it about baseball, the American pastime, where Jewish players, even in their scarcity, have managed to play a major league role? For answers to that central question and for love the game, visit the Matthews Sports Exhibit at the JCC in West Bloomfield.

September 1, 2015

Back to School, Breaking Ground

It's a great time to be at Akiva. For students, teachers, parents, alike, the upcoming year promises to be transformational on every level.

Alternatives for Girls
June 1, 2015

Alternatives for Girls

A safe home, a support system, a family, Alternatives For Girls (AFG) is a Detroit-based nonprofit serving homeless and high-risk girls and young women.

The Jewish Fund Teen Board
June 1, 2015

The Jewish Fund Teen Board

Imagine creating a whole new take on giving back to the community. Suppose someone gave you $50,000 and said, "Take this money and use it to make our community a better place." What would YOU do?

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