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In The Community


1
May

Casual for a Cause: Enough Said AA490

AA490 ZAC
As reported in a recent Detroit Free Press article, The Detroit Police Department has made significant strides over the last several years in working through a backlog of more than 11,000 unopened, untested rape kits. But there are still more than 600 left, each one representing a brutal crime that [...]
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12
Apr

Kyle Zwiren Co-Chairs 2017 “Send a Kid to Tamarack” Fundraising Event

Kyle Zwiren Tamarack Camps
Since 1902, Tamarack Camps has been committed to helping children grow, build confidence, create lifelong friendships, and strengthen their Jewish identity through a wide range of premier programming for summer campers and staff. Each year, Tamarack Camps allocates approximately $1 million in sch[...]
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3
Apr

Casual for a Cause: National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Michigan Chapter

Multiple Sclerosis Society Michigan Chapter
Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, unpredictable disease of the central nervous system that affects 2.3 million people worldwide. It can cause extreme fatigue, blurred vision, and mobility problems such as poor coordination, loss of balance, and impaired sensation. No one knows what causes MS, but [...]
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6
Feb

American Heart Association – Go Red for Women

Go Red for Women
Heart disease kills one in three women each year – one woman every 80 seconds. Many people wrongly assume cancer is the leading cause of death in women, and often dismiss early warning signs of heart attacks without seeking medical help. Similarly, people are unaware that the signs differ by gende[...]
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23
Jan

Camp Casey

Camp Casey ZAC
Children fighting pediatric cancers and rare blood disorders often face rigorous treatment schedules that leave little time for play and normalcy. As anyone can imagine, the associated pain, fatigue, stress, and fear can take a toll on patients and their families. Camp Casey’s mission is to del[...]
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9
Jan

SASHA Center

SASHA Center ZAC
Startling statistics reveal that each year an average of 321,500 females age 12 and older are victimized by rape in the United States. Not surprisingly, the likelihood of a woman experiencing suicidal thoughts or depression increases after sexual assault. Since 2010, the SASHA Center (Sexual Assa[...]
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20
Dec

Detroit Dog Rescue & The Devoted Barn

ZAC Devoted Barn
Like many other major U.S. cities, Detroit has a stray dog epidemic, and various animals experience neglect and abuse. Rescue workers do their best despite insufficient funding and resources, so on December 2, 2016, the ZAC family went “casual for a cause” to raise money for two organizations co[...]
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8
Dec

Operation Good Cheer 2016

Operation Good Cheer ZAC
At Zausmer, August & Caldwell, the holiday season begins when the Operation Good Cheer truck pulls up to our door to collect the mountain of toys, bicycles, clothes, and small “wish list” items. It’s a tradition we’ve welcomed for the last nine years. Near and dear to our hearts, Oper[...]
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1
Dec

Mischa Boardman and Cinnamon Rice Among Hosts of City Year Detroit’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast

City Year Detroit
Each year, City Year Detroit helps Detroit-area students and schools succeed through teams of AmeriCorps volunteers that provide academic, social, and emotional support. On November 17th, the organization presented its Women’s Leadership Breakfast, bringing together 250 leading women in educat[...]
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28
Nov

South Oakland Shelter

South Oakland Shelter
The unfortunate truth is that we live in a community where not everyone has a safe and secure place to call home. In recent years, more than 97,000 people in Michigan experienced homelessness, including more than 26,000 in Metro Detroit. In our area, South Oakland Shelter (SOS) is committed to en[...]
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