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25
Jul

Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund

Prechter Bipolar Research Fund
Bipolar disorder affects more than 5.7 million adult Americans. Caused by chemical imbalances in a person’s brain, it produces mood swings between the “poles” of mania and depression that may last for hours, days, weeks, or months, and can jeopardize personal and family relationships, work, an[...]
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11
Jul

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation

Zausmer Juvenile Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) afflicts millions of people worldwide. While there is no means to prevent it and currently no cure, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation aims to change that by cultivating grassroots support, developing scientific knowledge, and building strong partnerships with industry a[...]
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1
Jul

Casual for a Cause: Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

AFTD
You may have never heard of it, but frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) represents an estimated 10 to 20 percent of all dementia cases and a condition from which 60,000 Americans now suffer. Also referred to as frontotemporal lobar degeneration or Picks disease, FTD causes the brain to shrink and a[...]
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14
Jun

Amy Applin Gives Career-Minded High School Students Their Day in Court

Amy Applin
On June 1st, Seaholm High School in Birmingham held its annual Career Day, providing students the chance to shadow a mentor while considering their future plans. ZAC Shareholder Amy Applin hosted two young women, both juniors, for a full morning at the Oakland County Circuit Court. After an infor[...]
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10
Jun

ZAC Proudly Supports SafeHouse Center

SafeHouse Center
“Building communities free of domestic violence and sexual assault.” This is the mission of Ann Arbor-based SafeHouse Center, which not only provides safety, support, advocacy, and resources for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and their children, but also works relentlessly to[...]
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23
May

Mark Zausmer Spearheads City Year Detroit’s 2016 Red Jacket Gala

City Year Detroit
It’s a fact – nearly one-third of Detroit public school students drop out, increasing the likelihood that they will become unemployed or incarcerated, with a devastating effect on our local communities. City Year Detroit seeks to reverse that trend by helping more than 5,000 students (and th[...]
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20
May

ZAC Attorneys Mentor Detroit Youth in Michigan Law Day Activities

ZAC Law Day
May 12th marked Law Day 2016, a national event held each year since 1958 to celebrate the role of law in our society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession. To help promote Michigan Law Day, ZAC attorneys Andrea Johnson and April Moore offered insight and guidance to a[...]
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2
May

Casual for a Cause: St. Christine’s Soup Kitchen

St Christine Soup Kitchen
The mission of St. Christine Christian Services is simple – “To help meet daily needs of some of the most vulnerable in the Brightmoor community of Detroit, assisting everyone with deep respect and dignity.” With only two paid part-time staff, this is a herculean effort, made possible only [...]
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18
Apr

Casual for a Cause: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St Jude Childrens Research Hospital
You may have seen the touching television ads featuring celebrities raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, but did you know that St. Jude’s has a local connection to Detroit? According to the St. Jude website, celebrity Danny Thomas – born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz in De[...]
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7
Apr

Casual for a Cause: American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life

Relay For Life
In May 1985, Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours around a track in Tacoma, Washington, raising $27,000 to help the American Cancer Society fight the nation’s biggest health concern, cancer. More than 20 years later, Relay For Life is a worldwide movement that has raised nearly $5 billion. [...]
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