2018 Fostering Futures Scholarship Event Detroit



Thursday, September 20, 2018
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Waterview Loft, Port Detroit
Dinner Reservations:


$100 each guest

Parking: Self Parking  SP- Plus

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For the 7th annual dinner event we are planning a strolling dinner at the stunning Waterview Loft in Port Detroit. A brief program, silent auction and raffles will take place amid the spectacular views of the Detroit river and Canadian skyline as we gather to raise funds and support former foster youth as they pursue higher education.

Carolyn Clifford anchors the 4, 6, 7 and 11pm newscasts at WXYZ TV-7.  Carolyn returns to serve as emcee for the Detroit fundraising dinner event, bringing her understanding and compassion for foster youth to the evening.

We are excited about our $100 raffle this year. Tickets are $100 each or three for $250.

  • First prize is a two-year lease for a 2018 Cadillac XT5.Cadillac XT5
  • Second Prize: A theater ticket package - It’s Broadway in Detroit! Enjoy theater tickets to three smash hit shows: “Something Rotten” (Wed. Sept. 26, 8 p.m.), “Book of Mormon” (Tues. Dec. 4, 8 p.m.) and Aladdin (Thu. Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.). Each show includes four (4) main floor tickets. 
  • Third prize: $200 cash.

Tickets can be purchased online and you need not be present to win. To purchase your tickets online select the Detroit Event Raffle $100 on our secure pay site. Tickets will also be on sale the night of the event. Please read the official rules before purchasing tickets.

All proceeds from reservations, sponsorships, auction and raffle items are awarded as scholaships to former foster youth currently enrolled at Michigan colleges and universities. During the 2017-18 academic year, 370 students at 50 different institutions are receiving support. 

Reservations to attend the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund Benefit Dinner can be made HERE: Donate and register online using a credit card or

To make a donation or reservation by check, complete and submit the Fostering Futures Scholarship RSVP Form along with a check made payable to the State of Michigan - Fostering Futures Scholarship.

If you would like to donate an auction item for the Detroit event please use the Detroit Auction Donation form.

As an IRC Section 170(c) organization all donations to MET's Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund are tax deductible.

This event is hosted in partnership with     NEW DHS Logo


Auction Sponsor

iHeartMedia logo

IHeartMedia Detroit

Graduate Sponsors




Behavioral Health Professionals, Inc.


Park West Foundation

Park West Foundation

Fellowship Sponsors


Deloitte Logo

Deloitte Consulting

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Michigan Education Savings Plan




Supporting Sponsors


Baird logo

Baird Public Finance

Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation

Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation

Delta Dental Logo

Delta Dental

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GUD Marketing

Intuition College Savings

Intuition College Savings Solutions


Meridian A Well Care Company Logo

Meridian A WellCare Company


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Michigan Lottery

Molina Health Care logo

Molina Health Care

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The New Foster Care

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The Skillman Foundation

Contributing Sponsors

Capital Mortgage Lending

Capital Mortgage Funding

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Paradise Funeral Chapel


Media Sponsors




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Michigan Association of Broadcasters


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WXYZ Detroit