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M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N W elcome to the land of Make-A-Wish. Where a child’s joyful dream becomes a reality. elt And a heartf wish really does come true! 391 Wishes Came True in Fiscal Year 2007 A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes ofchildren with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Michigan is committed to bringing joy to children and families in need with people who want to help through our exceptional wish- granting process, striving to be the charity that gives the most value to each donor’s contribution. Our hope is that every eligible child facing a life-threatening medical condition in the state of Michigan will receive a wish that is unparalleled. In 2007 through the generous commitment of our donors, 391 wishes came true for our courageous wish children. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N 2007 Volunteer Board of Directors Chairman of the Board Joe Berwanger David Johnson James Fahner, M.D. Regional VP - Michigan President and CEO Chief, Division of Pediatric Comcast Spotlight Imperial Company, Inc. Hematology-Oncology Bloomfield Hills Mount Pleasant Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Grand Rapids Valerie Castle, M.D. Chip Perschbacher Professor and Chair, Vice President Vice-Chair Department of Pediatrics and Greenridge Realty, Inc. Don Hamilton Communicable Diseases Grand Rapids President University of Michigan Hamilton Chevrolet, Inc. Health System Timothy Slottow Warren Ann Arbor Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Secretary Lou Ann Gaydou The University of Michigan Shirlee Bobryk Community Volunteer Ann Arbor Attorney Rockford/Grand Rapids White, Schneider, Ex Officio Young & Chiodini, PC Susan Graham Susan Lerch Okemos Community Volunteer President & CEO West Bloomfield Make-A-Wish Foundation Treasurer of Michigan F. Scott Miller Ann Arbor Managing Director UHY Advisors Sterling Heights Mission Statement Make-A-Wish grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Dear Friends, It is our pleasure to present the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan’s 2007 Annual Report, detailing information about our valuable services and the courageous children we serve. The generous assistance the Foundation receives from individuals, corporations, and volunteers makes a tremendous difference in the lives of hundreds of children across the state of Michigan each year. In the midst of health challenges, 391 medically eligible children have received the gift of a wish come true with more than 430 additional wishes expected to come true within the next 12 months. Our heartfelt thanks to all those who support our mission and the hopes and dreams of the special children we serve. From the contributed hours of time and talents of our dedicated volunteers SM to the financial and in-kind support of caring and compassionate donors, together we Bring Joy to children while making magical wishes come true and share the support of our Michigan community with families in need. With our deepest appreciation and best wishes, Dr. James Fahner Susan Fenters Lerch Chairman of the Board President & CEO A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N How Wishes Come True The magic of a wish begins when a child is referred to Make-A-Wish by a parent or guardian, healthcare professional, or the child him/herself. After making sure the child is medically eligible for our services, Make-A-Wish volunteers meet with the child and their family. It is then that they are asked the ever important question, “If you could have just one wish, what would it be?” With much excitement and creativity, the child imagines what their heart desires most and a wish is born! Every aspect of that wish is explored to create the most magical and unique wish experience possible. No matter what the type of wish, each is a dream come true and a special experience the child will cherish forever. Most of our wishes fall into one of four categories. I wish to go... I wish to have... I wish to be... I wish to meet... Whether it’s sandy beaches, Sometimes it only takes This type of wish truly allows What could be more snow-covered mountains, the possibility of something the child to use his or her exciting than the chance to or a trip to the happiest new to make a wish kid imagination. In fact, the meet your favorite celebrity, place on Earth, these special smile. These wishes can Make-A-Wish Foundation® athlete or other inspiring travel wishes are always a be for nearly anything a of America was first estab- person. When these types hit with our wish kids – pro- child can dream up. From lished because of one child’s of wishes take place, they viding the opportunity to a new computer, a shop- wish to be a police officer are truly magical and once- escape to almost any- ping adventure, or even a for a day. Other wishes of in-a-lifetime opportunities. where their hearts’ desire. cute little puppy, these this type have included wishes are always filled wishes to be a cowboy, a with excitement and joy! princess, and a firefighter. If they can dream it, we can do it! A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Iwish to go... When 17-year-old Mason from Comstock Park was asked the ever important question…if you could have one wish what would it be….his mind began working over- time! After careful consideration and weighing all the options, Mason decided on his perfect wish. Because of frequent trips in and out of hospitals due to seizures, a result of his diagnoses of epilepsy and diabetes, Mason chose to simply relax with his family in the warm San Diego sun! Along with his family, Mason received a VIP tour of the San Diego Zoo, visited Knotts Berry Farm, and enjoyed a memorable day at Sea World, where he and his brother were splashed by Shamu! Another fun highlight for the family was a day at Mission Beach where everyone enjoyed the warm sun and hours of fun in the ocean. Mason’s mom said, “The kids loved playing in the sand. They were covered from head to toe! It was truly a trip of a lifetime for our family and it came when we really needed a break from our everyday struggles! Mason just needed to be 17-year- old Mason.” A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Iwish to have... What young boy wouldn’t love his very own custom-built tree fort? It is a place where the imagination comes alive and a child’s spirit is sparked and fun begins. Diagnosed with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia, Alan of Brighton was faced with many hours of doctors’ visits and hospital stays. When presented with the opportunity to have a special wish, Alan spent hours in the hospital dreaming and planning his perfect tree fort, while focusing on the fun days ahead. Mom said, “Alan was able to see how everyone around him loved him enough to build his “wish.” While Alan was in the hospital we were able to think and plan about his tree house and keep his mind off how sick he was.” Alan spent hours upon hours drawing a sketch of his idea, which included a log-style house, doors and windows. The builders did their best to match those ideas log by log. Alan, who is the Foundation’s 5,000 wish kid, is thrilled with his special fort, where he enjoys playing with his siblings and friends while focusing on the fun of being a kid and not the trials of being diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Iwish to meet... Despite the fact that 4-year-old Heather could no longer vocalize her dreams due to a neurological disorder, it was evident that her wish was to travel to magical Walt Disney World® Resort where she would meet all the princesses and characters during an entire week of FUN! Heather was certainly eager to meet Mickey and Minnie Mouse as well as many other Disney characters and she had no idea what the park had in store for her! According to her mom, “We relaxed and enjoyed every moment. Heather had such a great time. She enjoyed her wish very, very much. She was all smiles. They spoiled her rotten, she loved all the attention. It was a beautiful thing to see her smile so much and watch the whole family’s joy and excitement with all the great things we were able to see and do. We also enjoyed just being a family having a stress-free time. I could have never done this for her. I thank you so much for giving her such a wonderful experience.” A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Iwish to be... …..involved and make a difference in the lives of others, was the wish of one outstanding Michigan teen. When presented with the opportunity of a lifetime 17-year-old Monica from Novi decided to give back and make a positive impact in the lives of those less fortunate. Monica, who battles a brain tumor, decided that her special wish would be to travel to beautiful Puerto Rico in June 2007, not to enjoy relaxing days of sun and fun, but to spend a week volunteering at a local orphanage – Hogar Ninito Jesus. Not only did Monica donate her time but she was determined to collect money for the many neces- sary items needed for the orphanage from a washer and dryer to basic clothing and toiletries. Thanks to the generous Novi community, Monica was able to present a check in the amount of $2,500 to the orphanage as well as 100 Beanie Babies who became special new friends for the several children that stay there. Monica said, “This experience helped me realize how much people are willing to help one another. I wanted to help, and then everyone wanted to help. It was really a pay-it-forward movement. Make-A-Wish was amazing, the volunteers and staff…really anyone that was involved in my wish!! They brought so much joy and light into my life during a really dark time when I was facing a difficult and scary medical crisis. My experience was awesome and I can’t thank Make-A-Wish enough.” A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N What Our Kids Wished For! Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan fulfilled 391 very special wishes in Fiscal Year 2007. With the opportunity to “dream big,” our wish kids chose their hearts’ delights for their favorite wish adventures! Total wishes granted Total wishes granted since 1984 in 2007: 391 Children Served by Age: 2007 - 391 3-5 years: 82 6-9 years: 108 2006 - 341 10-12 years: 66 2005 - 397 2004 - 374 Wishes granted in 2007 13-15 years: 56 16-18 years: 67 2003 - 394 Electronics Disney Land: 2 Other: 11 2002 - 356 (big screen tv, 2001 - 381 stereos, Average wish child age: Other: Celebrity: etc.): 34 12 years old 2000 - 332 (playhouses, 18 1999 - 274 ATV’s, above- ground pools, Gender: 1998 - 234 etc.): 44 Male: 214 1997 - 231 Female: 177 1996 - 206 1995 - 180 1994 - 185 Walt Disney World® Disease Diagnoses 1993 - 172 Other Travel: 83 Resort: 156 Some of the more common life-threatening 1992 - 153 1991 - 147 medical conditions Make-A-Wish children battle Computer Systems: 7 1990 - 121 include Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Brain 1989 - 103 Shopping Tumors, Wilms' Tumors, Osteosarcoma, Rhab- Adventures: 1988 - 85 47 domyosarcoma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, End 1987 - 62 Stage Renal disease, Sickle Cell disease, 1986 - 42 Cerebral Palsy with complications, Duchenne 1985 - 25 1984 - 15 Muscular Dystrophy, and Cystic Fibrosis. Special thanks to the following care providers for their treatment of and compassion for our wish children. The Foundation appreciates our referral sources, including hospitals and many private practitioners, for informing families about our services and helping to make wishes come true. Special thanks to the following top referral sources: U of M / Mott Children’s Hospital (Ann Arbor) • DeVos Children’s Hospital (Grand Rapids) Children’s Hospital of Michigan (Detroit) • William Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak) Sparrow Hospital (Lansing) • Children’s Hospital at Bronson (Kalamazoo) A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Wish Satisfaction Survey Sept - Nov Dec - Feb March - May June - Aug Total Score Question Average 1. The availability and contact of office staff relating to my child's wish was reasonable and supportive. 4.90 4.82 5.00 4.93 4.91 2. The Information relating to my child's wish was 4.82 4.82 4.59 4.93 4.79 accurate and timely. 3. The timeliness and coordination of my child's wish 4.82 4.82 4.91 4.93 4.87 met my expectations. 4. My child's wish volunteers were courteous, 4.90 5.00 5.00 5.00 4.98 friendly and sincere. 5. The information we received from the volunteers 4.85 4.89 5.00 4.85 4.90 was accurate and timely. 6. My family was pleased with their involvement 4.92 4.89 4.95 4.85 4.90 in the planning of the wish. 7. The arrangements for the wish were well thought out and implemented(e.g. transportation, accommodations, 4.92 4.92 4.95 4.95 4.94 special needs.) 8. My family understood the wish itinerary and activities and felt comfortable with what was 4.95 4.78 4.95 4.96 4.91 happening as the wish unfolded. 9. My family's needs were properly met (e.g. accommodations, meals, fuel, souvenirs.) 4.90 4.93 4.90 4.96 4.92 10.My child's experience of the wish met 4.85 4.89 4.90 4.96 4.90 his/her expectations. Total Average Per Quarter 4.40 4.39 4.42 4.44 49.02 4.90 Total Number Of Wishes Granted Per Quarter 103 70 94 124 391 Total Number Of Suverys Returned 40 28 22 29 119 Wish Family Evaluation Results This summary reflects completed evaluation forms from wish families for wishes taking place between September 2006 and August 2007. Evaluation forms are sent to each wish family one month after their wish has been completed. Questions were answered on a rating scale between 1 – 5 with 5 being the highest and 1 being the lowest. Out of 391 surveys that were sent to Michigan wish families, 119 evaluations were completed for fiscal year 2007 with an overall satisfaction rating of 4.9 out of 5. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan Income Statement August 31, 2007 Expenses Management & General: 3.4% Fundraising: 14.7% Program Services: 81.9% Public Support and Revenue Planned Giving & Memorials: 3.2% Foundations, Grants, Interest, Investment Income: 10.6% Contributions (Direct & indirect Public Support, Special Events: 39.8% Corp Gifts): 46.4% A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL POSITION August 31, 2007 ASSETS 2007 2006 Cash and cash equivalents $1,046,726 $735,926 Investments 2,623,060 2,268,874 Unconditional promises to give 595,001 573,060 Due from other chapters 4,963 2,092 Due from National Organization 230,760 143,530 Product inventories 12,221 13,049 Prepaid expenses 50,546 13,240 Office furniture and equipment, net 101,322 67,217 Long-term investment for permanent endowment 104,224 104,224 Total Assets $4,768,823 $3,921,212 LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS Accounts payable and accrued expenses 430,687 252,006 Accrued pending wish costs 603,396 791,607 Total Liabilities 1,034,083 1,043,613 Net Assets: Unrestricted net assets: Unrestricted 821,471 272,114 Board designated 1,396,045 1,101,261 Total unrestricted net assets 2,217,516 1,373,375 Temporarily restricted 1,413,000 1,400,000 Permanently restricted 104,224 104,224 Total Net Assets 3,734,740 2,877,599 Total Liabilities and Net Assets $4,768,823 $3,921,212 A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan STATEMENTS OF ACTIVITIES Year Ended August 31, 2007 Temporarily Permanently Unrestricted Restricted Restricted Total Revenues, gains and other support: Public support Direct public support $1,265,190 $ - $ - $1,265,190 Corporate gifts 403,251 - - 403,251 Major/planned gifts 92,112 - - 92,112 In-kind gifts 1,285,117 - - 1,285,117 Grants 249,900 13000 - 262,900 _________ _________ ________ _________ Total public support 3,295,570 13000 - 3,308,570 External special events 813,881 - - 813,881 Internal special events 2,139,525 - - 2,139,525 Less: direct benefit cost to donor (478,264) - - (478,264) _________ _________ ________ _________ Internal special events, net 1,661,261 - - 1,661,261 _________ _________ ________ _________ Total special events 2,475,142 - - 2,475,142 Investment income 397,249 - - 397,249 Other income 36,216 - - 36,216 _________ _________ ________ _________ Total revenues, gains and other support 6,204,177 13,000 - 6,217,177 Expenses and losses: Program services: Wish granting 4,339,660 - - 4,339,660 Volunteer programs and training 29,836 - - 29,836 Public information 22,879 - - 22,879 _________ _________ ________ _________ Total program services 4,392,375 - - 4,392,375 _________ _________ ________ _________ Support services: Fund raising 785,517 - - 785,517 Management and general 182,144 - - 182,144 _________ _________ ________ _________ Total support services 967,661 - - 967,661 _________ _________ ________ _________ Total expenses 5,360,036 - - 5,360,036 _________ _________ ________ _________ Change in net assets 844,141 13,000 - 857,141 Net assets, beginning of the year 1,373,375 1,400,000 104,224 2,877,599 _________ _________ ________ _________ Net assets, end of the year $2,217,516 $1,413,000 $104,224 $3,734,740 ========= ========= ========= ========= A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Volunteers Make Wishes Possible Make-A-Wish volunteers are an extraordinary group of people. Generous, compassionate, hard-working, and instrumental, these caring individuals make dreams come to life. The Foundation thanks each and every person who generously gives of their time, talents and resources to positively impact the children we serve. Anissa Adams Angie Brandt Salika Coleman Maureen Edmonds Alyssa Aguilar Amy Brautigan Mike Coleman Sarah Ekern John Ainsworth Julie Breining Sandra Collins Joseph Elekonich Kim Ameluxen Carol Bremmer Kevin Cook Todd Elekonich Stephen Ameluxen Jeffrey Bremmer Robin Cook Jessica Ellis Megan Anderson Julie Brent Tania Cook Barbara Emmons Colleen Antal Carolyn Brintnell Debbie Copland David Emmons Marie Armstrong Kerri Bristle Gary Corbin Carole Erickson Christine Atchison Mary Brogan Sandra Corner Christy Erickson Jack Atchison Jill Bronkema Angela Corsi Erin Evans Monica Atty Carolyn Brown Nancy Corvers Jacklyn Everage Dawne Aumann Jennifer Brown Gina Costanzo Suzanne Eyer Cary Aurand Joanne Brown Melissa Cousino Amanda Fairbairn Madeline Balice Brittany Brubaker Megan Cowan Catherine Farris Jill Bannink Brian Buddie Sarah Cowlbeck Melissa Felice Donna Baranyai Julie Buddie Autumn Coy Sandra Feuerstein Anna Barron Michele Bugyi Rex Crist Danielle Floros Krista Bartlett Marcy Buren Jiehan Dabish Elizabeth Fraker Erin Barton Scott Burk Jennifer Danley Lonnie Freiburger Emily Bartus Charity Burns Linda D'Antonio Wendy French Jeffry Bauer Patricia Burns Kelly D'Arcy Clint Frutiger Angela Bauer Todd Burwick Roberta Davis Bonnie Gabrielli Donald Beach Kim Buti JoAnna DeCamp Angela Galovan Nancy Beausoleil Emily Cannon Christine Decker Constance Garrett Kerri Becktell Susan Carabelli Lisa Decker Mark Gastambide Katherine Benoit Robbie Carr Joy DeFranco Gelanda Gates Edward Bernardi Renee Carriere Damian DeGoa Kylie Gates Kyla Berry Julia Casaceli Carmen Degroote Angela Gensler Beth Beson Maria Cass Kathy Dempsey Lynnette Gerecke Bob Beson Sylvester Ceci Desiree Deschamps Debbie Gestring Michelle Bigard Charlene Chansler Melisa Dewitt Nicole Gibson Paul Bigard Laura Chin Karen DeYonker Allison Gideon Sharone Bigelman Charles Christmas Eric Donahue Gail Gile Sally Birkmeier Philippe Cicchini Marcy Donato Theresa Gill James Bistersky Anthony Ciotti Denise Drake Claire Gillespie Rebecca Blakely Heather Clark Robert Drummond Kelly Glass LaTaunya Blanks J.R. Clark Danielle Duncan Will Glonek Renee Bloome Thomas Clark Jeffrey Duncan Pamela Gonzales Noreen Boller Lauren Clarke Patti Dutkiewicz Dawn Goronzy Sheryl Boller David Cococcetta Jennifer Dwyer Rethia Grady Doris Booker Laura Colbert Leah Eagel Kaitlin Graf Renee Bovair Ginger Coleman Jessica Eash Sara Graham A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Leslie Grant Patricia Johnson Kelly Love Matthew Noffze Dawn Grauf Carolyn Jones Mary Love Bonnie Nolan Lindsay Green Wendy Jones Jodie Lykins Kim Novack Lauren Greenland Abby Joshua Kara Lynch Heather Nysowy Courtney Greyson Katrina Kaufman Yao Ma Gloria Odlum Alvin Grier Jennifer Kay Patricia Machiela Phil Odlum Susie Grim Alexis Kerr Andrea Maglione Tiffany Odlum Allison Gromak Malorie Kersten Lauren Maiman Cameron O'neill Nicole Grosso Kevin Kiefer Valerie Main Lisa Paddock Janeen Guest Etsuko Kijima Claudette Malboeuf Carrie Palmer Faranaz Gulamali Sharon King-O'Connor Michael Malboeuf Jacqueline Park Dave Gulas Carrie Kinkaid Bruce Malone Elizabeth Parks Christine Gunkel Sandra Klersy Sheryl Malone Conan Parzuchowski Janelle Gunn Karen Kobasic Bryan Mangum Debra Patrick Karen Hale Dennis Koczara Leslie J. Mangum Amanda Pattison Amanda Hall Sandra Koczara Lyvette Manns Vincent Pavlak John Hall Lori Kolvek Lauren Marinesi Marjorie Peirce Carla Hallas Matthew Konenski Jodie Marlink Amy Peterson Richard Hallas Marion Koreck Dianne Matthews Nicole Peterson Grace Hancock Steven Koreck Juliet Mattson Brent Peterson Susanne Haney Antoinette Kowalski Sean Mattson Brandi Petrarca Kathryn Hartman Donna Kramer Leana May, Lauren Pickering Gayle Hartwell Steph Krauchunas Deborah May Barbara Picklo Jana Hewitt Linda Krejcik Andre Mayes Kristen Pierce Sue Hinkle Hillary Kribben Cindy McCahill Juliette Plummer Virginia Holcomb Christina Kuhn Jenna McCormick Sharon Powell Patti Holland Indrawattie Lachhman Gary McIntosh Shawn Powell Debra Holmes Angeline Lagasse Dina McKnight-Dargis Donna Preston Kimberly Holtz Brian Lane John McMillan Eileen Pritzker Lindsay Honhoit Sandy Lane Jill McNamara Dennis Purgatori Karen Hopman Jennifer LaPaugh Gail Meehl Janine Quinn Kristen Hoppough Russell Larsen Cecilia Meko Emily Rachal Barbara Horan Valerie Lawrence Thomas Meko Amanda Racicot Laurie Hortze Maureen Leaske Jodie Middleton William Rader Ryan Hoste Kathie Lehman Harry Miller Shauna Rasor Bushra Hotaling Paul Lehman Sharon Miller Christina Reason Marla Houser Sarah Leirstein Amanda Minich Michelle Reedy Jennifer Huber Tonya Lenz Lindsay Mitchell Mary Regan Lauren Huber Christina Leo Patti Mlynek Jacqueline Reid Carrie Hubert Dan Lerch Angela Moore Valerie Richards Scott Hummel Jenna Lerch Bobbi Moorer Kathleen Richardson Linda Hutchison Kiel Lerch Vicki Moran Michele Riddering Laura Iaconelli Lindsay Leslie Michael Mullen Alison Roberts Andie Ingham Robert Like Kayla Murphy Derek Robison LuAnn Jackman Sara Like Tonya Murray Diana Robison Erin Jackson Judith Line Lance Muzik Gordon Roedding Rebecca Jackson Jennifer Llanto Tom Nalepa Karen Roedding Vivian Jackson Ann Llewellyn Rebecca Napier Erica Rogerson Stephanie Jaeger Louis Lobsinger, Jr. Lori Nisius Michelle Rohn Sarah Jazwiecki Kerry Loeks Ryan Noel Stephanie Roseman Marjorie Johnson Grant Love Kathy Noffze Mary Ross A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Lila Roy Jennie Sterkenburg Susan Vesely Tamara Ruddy Teresa Stewart Ashley Vogt Stephanie Rushlow Lydia Stiff Adrienne Volk Angelina Rushman Alexa Stover Janice Waldorf, Gloria Russau Kimberly Streich Kevin Walsh Robert Russman Jennie Streng Ellington Walters Catherine Salome Jenny Sullivan Rita Walters Cynthia Sarah Joanne Sumiec Maria Walton Anne Scanlon Jerry Swallow Christina Ward Dawn Scanlon Jennifer Swan John Wasson Shirley Schadler Karen Swan Kathy Weglicki Douglas Scharphorn Kristy Swartout Erica Wegner Nicki Schlehuber Mary Switzer Judy Wehner Jami Schuermann Melissa Talaske Susan Weiner Lindsey Schuholz John Talbot Deborah Weiss Merle Schwartz Matthew Taylor Michael Welton Amanda Sharp Cynthia Thomas Megan Wheeler Janice Sharp Alicia Thompson Nichole Wheelock Maggie Shea Bruce Thomson Nicole White Cheryl Sheffer Linda Thomson LaJuan Whitlow Sherita Shepard Deborah Threatt Lori Wigler Cheryl Sherman Rosemary Tokatlian Ralph Wilhelms Rebecca Shires Keonna Tolbert Amelia Williams Brad Shires Jeffrey Tosoian John Wilson Sarah Shugart Jennifer Tosoian Mark Wilson Elisabeth Siciliano Amy Trombley Lisa Wolf Ryan Skaff Kenneth Tucker Nicole Wyble Julie Skaff Paul Tucker Glenn Wyman Glenn Slasinski Monica Turley Nicole Yalonen Tara Slone Kristen Turner Heidi Yatzek Judy Smauder Jessica Tyrell Roger Yatzek Michelle Snitgen Emily Upfal Adrienne Young Debbie Sobel Christine Utter D’Ann Zacharias Lauren Sokolik Monica VanAcker Anna Zaske Nicholas Spindler Cindy VanderBoon Christopher Zimmerman Katherine Spindler Timothy Varner Arlene Sprengelmeyer Anne Veltema Richard Stafford Denise VerHage Jeffrey Steendam Arlene VerHage A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Fiscal Year Highlights Fiscal year 2007 was filled with extraordinary wishes for our special wish kids and many significant highlights for the Foundation along the way. A few of the many highlights are noted below. f Detroit Of ice Now Open! This past June the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan became an official member of the Detroit Community when they opened the doors to their new Detroit office. Part of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), the Make- A-Wish offices are located inside the Old Hutzel Building (connected to the Kresge Eye Institute) at 4707 St. Antoine Street. The opening of this office allows the Foundation to be closer to one of our top referral sources – providing convenience and increased program services to our families and medical professionals. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Fiscal Year Highlights f Make A Dif erence Day Campaign Created by USA Weekend, Make A Difference Day is a national day of helping others. On this day, everyone is encouraged to volunteer time, resources or both to support a local cause. UAW-GM has lent their support to this event for the past three years through a nationwide Dealer Campaign to support the local Make-A-Wish Chapters. In 2006, in support of the October 28th Make A Difference Day, the Michigan Chapter saw its largest support yet. Twenty-one Michigan Dealers signed on to the program and, along with UAW-GM Center for Human Resource's incentives and dollar for dollar match, we were able to raise more than $150,000* and grant nearly 20 heartfelt wishes. * Special thanks to Hamilton Chevrolet and Gordon Chevrolet for their significant contributions to the Campaign. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Fiscal Year Highlights Heroes Hurrah! The third and final day of the WAM 300 Bicycle Tour is the day the riders dream about with a “Heroes Hurrah” ending celebration! Upon their finish riders are met by a large cheering section filled with family, friends, and wish children greeting them with hand-made “YOU DID IT” signs and an eruption of applause and cheers. Enthusiasm was in the air as the riders crossed the finish line in 2007 at the Chelsea Fairgrounds for the Heroes Hurrah! event, sponsored by Eaton. Over 2,500 people – including the 700 riders and their loved ones and nearly 100 special wish children – our "wish heroes" – enjoyed an all-day party worthy of the 20th anniversary milestone! A delicious meal, provided by Carrabba's of Novi, and a live band "Michigan's Official Band” Steve King & the Dittilies – guaranteed that the atmosphere was electric! Of course there were bounce houses, crafts, cotton candy, and clowns galore to keep the kids smiling from ear to ear! Each rider was cheered, massaged, fed, and then adorned with a gold medal, placed around their neck by their own personal wish hero, in a heart-warming ceremony. The cyclists dedicate the 300-mile ride to a designated “wish child” and wear a bracelet with this child’s name as motivation to keep pedaling. When they finally meet at the “celebration at the finish line” it is often tear-filled joy that joins these two amazing people we call a rider and a hero. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N In-kind Donors 2007 Many thanks to the following companies for their donations of services, materials and time in support of the Make-A-Wish mission. These donations allow the Foundation to save money and share the power of a wish® with many more special children. Examples of in-kind donations include: accommodations, printing services, office equipment donations, airline tickets, and much, much more! We are deeply grateful for these generous contributions. A & S RV Center Café Zola Don and Lee Hamilton Abercrombie & Fitch Cake Nouveau DTE Corporate Real Estate Absolute Limousine Care Medical Equipment Dunham’s Absopure Carrabba’s Italian Grill - Novi E&E Access Van Celebration! Banquets and Catering Eastland Center Action Limousine LLC Celebration! Cinema North Eaton Corporation Advance Newspapers Chap Book Café at Schuler Books Effortless Entertaining Alfred Gockel and Music Eleni Kelakos Enterprises, Ltd. All American Limo Chelsea Community Fairgrouds Elite Sweets American Airlines Chiro Health Rockford Ellen Powers American Eagle Outfitters CJ Barrymores Epro Sound Angela Corsi Classic Caddy Emerald Spas Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Classic Instruments Entertainment Express Limo Ann Arbor Observer Clear Channel Radio Expo Ink Ann Arbor Radio Clif Bar Faces in the Air Airbrush Applause Catering Coach Leatherwear Fast Frames Apple Store Cold Stone Creamery Filmore Equipment Applebee’s Continental Bike Shop Fingerlie Lumber Arctic Glacier Premium Ice Cookies by Design Finish Line Art Van Furniture Corey’s Jewel Box Fire Mountain Arthur Murray Dance Studio COSI Fitness Experts 373 Autocom Associates Courtyard Marriott Foot Action Avanzado Cranbrook Foot Locker Avis Rent A Car Systems, Inc Creative Arts Studios Foremost Graphics, L.L.C. Barry Bagels Creative Solutions Forest Hills Foods Barry Stokes Custom Sawing Foresight Group BBDO David LeVasseur, DJ Dave Foresters BD’s Mongolian Barbecue Dawn Food Products FOX 2 Beaner’s Dean Trailways Franklin Press Belleriver Farms Delia’s Fun In The Sun Playscapes Bentham’s Riverfront Restaurant Dell Computer Systems FUZE Beverages Bernoids Carpet Delta Airlines Gail and Rice Party Planners Best Buy Deluxe Tent GAP Bloomsbury Dimensional Designs Gem Theatre Blue Persuasion Detroit Lions Football Gemini Publications BlueWater Technologies Detroit Medical Center George Hofacker Equipment Boll Family YMCA Detroit Office Interiors Give Kids The World, Inc. Brian Graves – Artist Detroit Pistons Basketball Company Gladwin Limousine Service Brian Kelley Videography Detroit Red Wings GM Dealers Briarwood Mall Detroit Science Center Gordon Chevrolet Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland Detroit Shock Gordon Food Service Bryan Mitchell Photography Detroit Tigers Great Lakes Bottling Company Burnside RV Detroit Zoo Great Wolf Lodge But Wait! There’s More Disney Cruise Vacations Greenridge Dream Team Foundation Buy Direct Flooring Disneyland Groovehouse Productions A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Guitar Center Mike Passero STAR 105.7 Gymboree Mobil Gas Starbucks Hatch Computers Monica Gould Photography Street Sport Cycles Hilton Suites Monroe Pools Studio Craft, INC Hitch House Mortimer Lumber Sunsation Products Holiday Inn West Bay Morton’s Steakhouse of Southfield TGI Friday’s Home Depot Motor City Bowl The Ann Arbor News Home Furnishing Reps. of MI Motor City Casino Iridescence The Chop House HoMedics Restaurant The Corner Bar Hunsberger-Stap MTB The Grand Rapids Press Huron Valley Ambulance Muggle Worthy Excuse Committee The Kopper Top Hyatt Place Hotel Myra Klarman The Melting Pot Hyatt Regency Dearborn Naturally Photography by Monni The Mud Room ICON Sign Company New Hella’s Café The Overtones Irene’s Myomassology Institute New York Luxury Limo The School of Orthopedic James Lady Photography Nobel Collection Massage & BodyWork JC Auto Northridge Church Todd Patrick – Artist JC Penney Northwest Airlines Tony V’s Sunroom & Spas, Inc. Joe’s Crab Shack O & W, Inc Trader Joe’s John Ball Zoo Traveling Zoo Old Orchard Brands Triangle Productions Joker’s Entertainment Company Olympia Entertainment Twins Auto Body and Trim Kayak Corral Palace Sports & Entertainment U of M Football Program Keeton Enterprises Palmer Motor Sports U of M School of Theatre, Nancy Uffner Kellogg Panera Bread U of M Wheelchair Seating Service Kent Communications, Inc. Paragon Leadership International United Airlines Keystone Automotive Park West Gallery United Building Centers Kohl’s Department Stores Patty Benson Universal Studios Kroger Petco US Airways Lamplight Cabins Peter Niewlsen’s Fitness Verhey Limousine Lansing Lugnuts Petsmart Victory Packaging Leisure Limousines Phillips Lifestyles Wal Mart Lem Barney Pizza Hut Walsma Lyons Leo’s Pro-Am Bowling and Trophy Sales Walt Disney World® Resort Levy Restaurants Quality Limousine Warner Brothers Lewis Brothers Body Shop Rainbow Recreation of Michigan Washtenaw County SAI Program Little Caesars Pizza Rainforest Café Waste Management Inc. Livonia Chrysler Jeep Red Lobster WDIV Local 4 Log Home by Ken Hill Red Robin West Michigan Fencing Academy Logan’s Roadhouse Reeder Pianos Western Michigan University Mackinaw Airport Regency Construction Corporation Westmaas Electric Macy’s Reddeman Farms Golf Course Westwind Balloon Company Maggiano’s Little Italy Renee Landuyt Wheelchair Getaways Majestic Café Rick Merpi Creative Whitfield Design Mama Mofoods, LLC Robert Humphries Whole Foods Market Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle Robin Ward Windscapes Landscaping, Inc. Marquis Spas Rollz Royce Limo Wine Creations Materials Unlimited Roostertail WMUS FM 106.9 Matrix Automotive Paint Rosenau Powersports WNIC M-Den Roxanne Wilson Wolverine Rental Meadow Brook Theatre Royal Caribbean Cruise Line WOOD AM 1300 Meijer RSVP Invitations & Bridal Consulting WOOD TV8 Metro Media Post Rush Trucking WOTV 4 Michael Bay Russell Video Services Wolverine Rental Michael Wright S & N Graphic Solutions Younkers Michael’s Shopko Zales Outlet Michigan Aerospace Corporation Signs By Tomorrow Zingerman’s Michigan Dutch Barns Sirius Satellite Radio Zou Zou’s Michigan International Speedway Sprint * The Foundation does its best to accurately account for all of our in-kind donations. If we have inadvertently overlooked one of our donors it is with great regret. Please know that we highly value all of our contributors and appreciate everyone’s support. You may notify us of a needed correction at 734.994.8620. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N External Fundraisers Make-A-Wish extends its deepest thanks to the following companies, groups and individuals for conducting events and donating proceeds to help make wishes come true. The community support our wish kids receive makes a tremendous difference in their lives. $25,000 + UAW Local 1292, Local 659 & GM Gift of Wishes Golf Outing Cooper Standard Automotive Metal Fabricating Division Gimmies and Ringers Golf Outing Golf Outing Guernsey Farms Imperial Co. Inc.,/Next Door Store $9,999 - $5,000 Harbor Grand Summerset Fraternal Order of Eagles-Michigan Belle River Farms Concert Series State Auxiliary Carstar-West Michigan Group Koch Classis Golf Outing GMPT Flint North & UAW GM Lake Orion Assembly Plant Little John Open Local 599 GM Pontiac Assembly Center Lori Ray Golf Outing Mattel GM Pontiac Metal Center McKernan Chiropractic-Kids Michael T. Schoenith Gordon Advisor’s Day America Family Foundation John Dee Snowfest McKesson Pharmacy Leo Burnett-Detroit Madison’s Rock Hard Wednesday $24,999 - $15,000 McKenny’s Golf Outing with WRIF Bloomfield Tennis-Serving Muskegon Car Show Motor City Law Dogs Charity Ride Up Wishes Pedro Aranda’s 24 Hour Shoot-out Nikco Sports Brown Family & Friends PMN Golf Outing Northern Nationals Drag Race Golf Outing Progressive Molded Products Oreck Homecare BorgWarner Golf Outing Stephanie Tye Memorial PKSA Kick-a-thon CALM Foundation Golf Outing Pontiac Metal Stamping Center Community Bowling Centers Sprock/Dzurnak Fall Classic Prestige Imports-Drive for a Dream Classic Legends Car Club UAW Local 400/Presidential Pridgeon & Clay Golf Outing Hidden Valley Golf Outing Golf Outing Rally Sport Region-Porsche Club Karate Institute Kick-a-thon Valerie Trasky Memorial of America NAVTEQ Golf Outing Golf Outing Saginaw Rods & Classics Sons of the American Western Wayne Oakland County Santa at Saks-Saks Fifth Avenue Legion-Statewide Association of Realtors Scott Junior Memorial Spring Lake Holiday Light Show Whitney Gardiner’s Race Star Wars at the Ballpark WNIC & Gordon Chevrolet Steak ‘n Shake Radiothon $4,999 - $1,000 Super Bowl Bowl-a-thon Active U Challenge Swing for a Wish-Michigan $14,999 - $10,000 Anita Yanta-Schriner Golf Outing Association of Staffing Services Associated Builders & Contractors American Legion Sexy Rexy Taylor Police & Taylor Buddy Bowen Night of Hopes Golf Outing Firefighter’s Union & Dreams American Singles Golf Association Team Corvette Detroit Marathon Applebee’s & Best Buy Fundraiser Texas Roadhouse Hidden Valley Golf Outing Belleville Moose Family Center TGI Friday’s Northville Firefighter’s Brigadon Golf Outing TJ’s Field of Dreams Fireman’s Ball Caitlin’s Silent Auction & Raffle Torco Racing/Seeyle Wright Metamora Golf Outing Chubb Charity Challenge Golf Tournament Michigan Mini Motoring Club Citi Mortgage-Jean’s Day Traverse City Motorcycle Rodeo Sons of American Legion Car, Dr. Johnson’s Chiropractic & Trezona Brothers Golf Outing Truck & Bike Show Nutrition Wellness Center UAW Local 594 Sunsation Rally-Sunsation Executive Women’s Golf Association Wendy Burton’s BBQ Products, Inc. GM/UAW Grand Rapids West Michigan Auto Body UAW Local 653 Die Engineering Metal Plant Association A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N West Michigan Marketing Holt/Dimondale Community Starbucks Grand Opening- Association Players East Lansing #11517 Wheels of Time Classic Car Club Hidden Agenda Todd’s Services-Give Back to the IHOP Community Program $999 & Under Knight’s Daughters Circle #013 Tompkins Historical Freedom Arena Group Lord & Taylor Gift Wrapping Fest Car Show Art Van-Warren Market Day Gourmet, Inc. Tula’s Gallery of Gifts Blue Persuasion – Dance of Life Mary Kay George Golf Outing USF Holland Inc. Bob Saks Motor Mall Michigan Good Sam Organization Watermark Women’s Association Canton/Plymouth/Salem Unified National City Bank Card Services West Michigan Holiday Luncheon JV Hockey Team Pancho Villa Softball Tournament Yonkers Community Days Concord Little League Tournament Robert Bosch Car Show Zimmer Chiropractic-Kids Coral Bar’s Saddle Up Rockford Jaycees Baby Day America Department of Environmental Photo Contest Quality, Cadillac District Scrapbook Crop East Tawas-Sailboat Races Select Resources Wishes Do Come True... A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N or Kids f Wish Kids ® Students of all ages in our Michigan communities join together to make a big impact in children's lives through the Foundation’s Kids for Wish Kids/Collegiate Wish Champions (KFWK/CWC) program. Whether through penny wars, dance-a-thons or fun runs, our youngest supporters set a wonderful example of philanthropy and caring. KFWK/CWC participants raised more than $152,000 in support of making wishes come true during FY 2007. $25,000 + Brookfield Academy Peninsula Waters Girl Scouts UM Stars C. L. Phelps Builders Club Petoskey Public School Chelsea High School-NHS Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity $24,999 - $10,000 Cherokee Elementary School Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity Miss Monroe County “Cow Plop” Coloma High School Psi Upsilon International Fraternity MSU Stars Colon Community Schools Pine River Middle School Community Circle Theatre Plymouth Stingrays Mite AA $9,999 - $5,000 Cranbrook-Kingswood Girl’s Hockey Team Pine Lake Elementary School Middle School Laurus Academy Star Sales Walk-a-thon David Bottle Drive Maddy’s 10th Birthday Party Devin’s Hot Dog Sale Marc’s Eighth Birthday Party $4,999 - $1,000 Divine Child Elementary School Noah’s Bike Ride Catholic Central High School Dwight Rich Middle School Regina High School-Foreign Chi Omega Erie Mason High School Language Club Children’s Day on the Farm- Excel PTO Activity Fund Richard Elementary School Real Life Farm Farrand Elementary Student Council Richards Middle School-Builders Club Chippewa Valley High School Fox Elementary Riverview East High School East Detroit Public Schools Fruitport Community Schools Robbins United Methodist Youth Hillsdale College-Chi Omega/ GOYA of St. George Greek St. Dustan Catholic School Rho Gamma Orthodox Church St. Joseph School Jane Addams Middle School GP Senators St. John Lutheran-National Junior Kaylene through Build-A-Bear GVSU Campus Lions Club Honor Society Workshop Garden City Middle School St. Mary’s School-St. Clair Kelly Middle School Gladwin Junior High School St. Michael’s School Lambda Chi Alpha-CMU Go Like the Wind Montessori St. Patrick Church Landmark Academy Grissom Middle School-Student Council Scarlett Middle School Livonia Career Technical Center- Hamtramck Academy Senior Club/ADT – Kaselemis Center Designing Dreams Fashion Show Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor Sequoyah Elementary School Mr. Brunner’s Marketing Class Henry Ford II High School-NHS Shawnee Elementary School Pi Zeta Chi Omega Fraternity Hoben Elementary School-Random Penny Wars Pierce Elementary School- Acts of Kindness Southeast Kelloggsville Elementary Student Council Holy Trinity Lutheran Church- Spring Lake Public School Saint Thecla School-Sister Senior High Youth Take it or Leave it-CMU Act Performance Hopkins Public School Temple Beth Emeth School Virginia Farrell Beauty School Hudsonville Public School The Red Bell Preschool Williamston Community Schools- Huntington Elementary Theta Chi Fraternity-Alpha Service Learning Immanuel UMC Youth Drama Club Gamma Chapter Woodland Elementary Volleyball Game Iroquois Middle School Theta Tau Fraternity-MTU James Rogers Elementary School Trace’s Birthday Party $999 & Under Student Council Trevor Seventh Birthday Academy of the Sacred Heart Kentwood Public School Troy Athens High School Adam’s Lemonade Stand Lake Fenton Community Schools West Bloomfield High School- Adrian College-Gift of Life Ball Laurus Academy Student Government Baker Middle School-Kindness Club Macomb County Juvenile West Ottawa Public School Beaverton School Justice Center Whitehall High School Bemis Junior High Manchester Middle School Whitmore Lake Elementary School Berkley Assembly #46-International Student Council Order of Rainbow for Girls Memorial School Boulan Park Middle School Ovid-Elise Middle School Bridgeport High School National Our Lady of Victory Catholic School Honor Society Pare Elementary A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Groups & Corporate Donations The corporations and groups listed below have generously supported our wish children’s dreams through their cash contributions. These donations have allowed our wish kids to have the opportunity to focus on a positive, uplifting event – a wish come true – in the midst of their health crises. Make-A-Wish sincerely appreciates the support and commitment from these friends of the Foundation. (For privacy reasons, the names of individual donors are not included.) $50,000 + Moscone Family Foundation NCAA UAW-GM Center for Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation North American Operations Human Resources Symantec Corporation Pine Lake Parent Teacher Team Cal Organization $49,999 - $25,000 TrimQuest Quicken Loans Alticor Inc. Truform Machine, Inc. RCO Engineering, Inc. Charity Motors, Inc. United Jewish Foundation The Richard and Helen Cold Stone Creamery United Way of Capital Area DeVos Foundation Combined Federal Campaign Veit Youth Charitable Trust Rordor Foundation Eaton Corporation Wal Mart Stores Inc. The Sallie Mae Fund Greenridge Dream Team Weatherwax Foundation Savory Foods Foundation Secchia Family Foundation Hamilton Chevrolet $9,999 - $5,000 Sigmund Foundation Imperial Co. Inc. Next Door Stores Brooks Brothers Sons of the American Legion #298 LaSalle Bank Calverley Supply Sons of the American Legion #557 Motor City Casino Compuware Corporation Spectrum Health Regency Construction Corporation Continental Teves, Inc. The Alden and Vada Dow Things Remembered Credit Union One Family Foundation UAW Local 599 Dorothy U. Dalton Foundation United Way Heart of West Dunes Acquisition, Inc. Michigan $24,999 - $10,000 Ear Phonics Audiology & Volkswagen of America, Inc. ABB Foundation Inc. Hearing Aids Werner’s Hallmark Campbell-Ewald Advertising Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund West Michigan Christian Community Foundation for Frederick S. Upton Foundation Foundation Southeastern Michigan Greektown Casino, LLC Whiting Foundation Cook Holdings Hansen Balk Zales The Community Foundation of J. F. Ervin Foundation Holland Zeeland Area Jewelers for Children $4,999 - $2,500 The Daniel and Pamella K.T. Family Foundation Atlantic Trust DeVos Foundation Lays Beson Family Foundation Detroit Red Wings Foundation Leo Burnett Detroit BISSELL, Inc. Detroit Salt Co., LLC Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller BMW EDS Rudman & Robbins, LLC Build-A-Bear Workshop Foresters Lula C. Wilson Trust Foundation, Inc. GE Foundation Luxaire Charitable Gift Fund GKN Sinter Metals Foundation Macatawa Bank Chelsea Community Fair Grand Rapids Community Mercantile Bank of Michigan Cole Family Foundation Foundation MGM Mirage Voice Foundation Core Services Group Irving S. Gilmore Foundation The Michael F. McManus County of Sanilac-County Jack Loeks Theatres, Inc. Foundation Treasurer Kohl's The Mignon Sherwood Delano Dawn Food Products, Inc. Mattel Foundation, Inc. DeRoy Testamentary Foundation Meijer Inc. Muskegon Area First Detroit Newspapers A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Detroit Pistons Basketball Amurcon Corporation Kalamazoo Community Foundation Company The Angelo and Margaret Kenwal Pickling, L.L.C. Dowagiac Area Federal DiPonio Foundation Larry's Landscaping Credit Union Arrow Strategies Learning Designs, Inc. E-B Foundation AST Capital Trust Company M.J. Electric Inc. Edward F. Redies Foundation, Inc. of Delaware Maggianos Foresters Camelot Branch #1557 Auburn Pharmaceutical Magna Donnelly Corporate Hayes Lemmerz Auto Warehousing Co. Magna International of America, Inc Homedics U.S.A., Inc. Automatic Data Processing Manufacturers Equipment & Supply Huntington National Bank AW Technical Center U.S.A., Inc. Co. Marix Specialty Welding Co. Independent Order of Bank of America United Way MCM Management Corp. Foresters 1136 Campaign Mercy General Health Partners Independent Order of Basic Communications Metalist Industries, Inc. Foresters 1195 Bath & Body Works MetLife International UAW Local No. 653 Beatrice & Reymont Paul Microsoft Giving Campaign Juniper Networks Company Foundation Monterey Music Cafe Labaton, Sucharow & Rudoff LPP Belfor USA Group Inc. Mutual Electric Co. LA-Z-BOY Foundation Bethharold Home Health Care, Inc. NewVectors LLC Michigan Aerospace Corporation BMC Bil-Mac Corporation Niles Haunted House Michigan State Auxilary Braaten 2004 Trust Onix Networking Corp. Fraternal Order of Eagles Brigadon Golf Club Orthopaedic Rehab Mitsubishi Electric Burroughs Memorial Trust Specialists, P.C. Automotive America, Inc. C & E Ventures Pi Zeta Chi Omega Fraternity National City Bank Century Bank and Trust Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Co. NAVTEQ Chimicles & Tikellis LLP Pioneer Strategic Services Division New Technology Steel, LLC Chubb Group of Insurance Premier Autoworkers, Inc. Nobel International, LTD. Companies Promedica Health System NSK Corporation City Bike Shop Ramco Gershenson, Inc. Olympic Steel, Inc. Cohen Scrap Metal, Inc. Ridgeview Industries Inc. Packerland Packing Comcast The Robert D. Hill Foundation Penske Corporation Creative Solutions Group Roll Giving Pfizer Foundation Matching Deer Park Sam's Club Foundation Gifts Program Denso International America, Inc. Secord Lake Eagles, F.O.E. Pridgeon & Clay, Inc. Direct Sourcing Alliance Sepracor River Valley Credit Union DSPACE Sibsco, LLC Share A Smile Foundation Edsel B. Ford II Fund Slifco Electric, L.L.C. Spicer Group, Inc. Emergent BioSolutions Sons of the American Legion - State and Local Government Emmanuel Free Will Squadron 6 Sons of the Employee Giving Baptist Church American Legion Sysco Food Services of Detroit Expo, Inc. Sons of the American Legion #108 Texas Roadhouse Holdings, LLC Foundation for American Vet Specialize Global Logistic The Blodgett Foundation G.C. American Legion Post #396 Services, Inc. SPX Foundation Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Gongos Research St John Health System Western Michigan Marketing Great Lakes Christian Foundation State Street Dry Cleaners, Inc. Association Great Lakes Crossing Mall Taylor Postal Contracting, Inc. Whirlpool Foundation Great Lakes Dining, Inc. TDS Metrocom Inc. Wolverine World Wide Foundation H & M Machining, Inc. The Harbor Grand Hotel Zip Xpress, Inc. Harley Owners Group of The Irene M. & Milton R. Weed Southeast Michigan Foundation Hyatt The Rochester Mills Beer Co. $2,499 - $1,000 Illinois Tool Works Foundation The Trimas Foundation Accident Fund IMCO The Thomas Foundation Adco Construction Services Independent Bank Toyota Motor Engineering & MFG. Aisin World Corp. of America Independent Order of Foresters N. America, Inc. Allstate Giving Campaign Court Kalamazoo #1471 TSS Photography Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. Integram-Windsor Seating UAW Local No. 735 Alps Automotive, Inc. J.R. Thompson Company United Way - Electronic Transfers Alro Steel Foundation Jackson National Community Fund United Way of Saginaw County Alston & Bird LLP Jewish Community Federation of Verizon Foundation America’s Charities Cleveland JTC Partners, Inc. Village Green Management Co. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N West Michigan Body Shop Gebran S. & Suzanne P. Anton Peak Performers, Inc. Association, Inc. Foundation Genessee County Pfizer United Way Campaign West Michigan Whitecaps Association OES Plante & Moran, PLLC XM Satellite Radio Inc. Global Impact Prematic Service Corporation, Ypsilanti Missionary Baptist Church Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. Nevada Priority Health Great Lakes Vending, Inc. Red Robin International, Inc. Greater Kalamazoo Combined Robert Bosch LLC $999 - $500 Federal Campaign SBC Employee Giving Allied Eagle Supply Co. The Green Door Blues Bar The Setton Foundation American 1 Federal Credit Union Greetings From... Shape Corp. Amvets Post 108 Gypsum Supply West, Inc. Siemens Caring Hands Foundation The Arena Group, Inc. H. B. Stubbs Company, LLC-East Sigmund and Sophie Rohlik Automotive Components Holding, Header Products Foundation LLC Headquarter Hitachi Automotive Products USA Sons of the American Legion Automotive Components Holdings Hog Brothers Recycling, LLC Sons of the American Legion #233 Bank of America Holcim Sons of the American Legion Neal BASF Corporation Home Depot Foundation Fonger Post #179 Bavarian Inn Motorlodge Howard M. Dublin Insurance Agency Sons of the American Legion Becton Dickson Ideal Contracting Post 245 Big Boy Restaurants International, INCAT Systems, Inc. Southwest Corporate Federal LLC Blue Persuasion J. Marshall Robbins Foundation Credit Union Bob Brown Consulting, Inc. Kendall Printing Company Spruce Hill Management LLC Bokum Tool Company, Inc. Kensington Valley Excavating, LLC SPX Corporation BrassCraft Manufacturing Kent/Ottawa/Barry County CFC St. Andrew Catholic Church Company Federal Campaign Sterling Testing Systems, Inc. Butzel Long Kentland Corp. Techmedica Health, Inc. Canteen Services, Inc. Kforce Professional Staffing Texas Roadhouse N-Motion, Inc. Capital Insurance Group Kiriu Corporation Thomas Sebold & Associates Cardiovascular Specialists, P.C Kiwanis Club of Chelsea Top Flight Entertainment Ltd. Carl's Golfland Inc. Knaggs, Harter, Brake & Schneider, Topcraft Metal Products, Inc. Cassens Transport Company P.C. Labor Ready, Inc. Total Logistic Control Resources LLC Central Transport International Inc La-Z-Boy Incorporated Treasurer's Employees Casual Clear Channel Radio Inc. Les Stanford Chevrolet, Inc. Day Fund Clinton River Riders Bicycle Club LGBS, LLC Turn-Tech, Inc. Clinton Township Fire Fighters Lift Communications Inc. UAW Local Union 160 Association Magna Intier Seating Systems UAW Region 1 Cap The Cold Heading Foundation Engineering Underground Specialists, Inc The Colony Town Club Manat Foundation Up-North Michigan Area CFC Comerica Capital Markets Corp. Martin Tire, Inc. UPS Foundation, Inc. Community Circle Players Mayne-McKenney, Inc. VFW Post 1855 Community Foundation of Troy McDonald Plumbing, Inc. The Village Woman's Club Connecticut General Life Merck Partnership for Giving Foundation Insurance Company Mervenne Beverage, Inc. Visions Food Service LLC Corvette Club of Battle Creek Michigan All-Star Showcase, LLC Wal Mart #1928 D & D Bicycle Service Inc. Michigan Heritage Bank Wallace and Irene Bronner Family Dexter United Methodist Church Michigan Independent Automobile Charitable Foundation Dickow & Trivax P.C. Dealers Association Watermark Womens DTE Energy Resources, Inc. Michigan State Council HRRVC Golf Association Eaton Corporation - Clutch Division MidMichigan Health Wayland Chevrolet Eaton Employees Community Motorquest of Jackson Wayland V.F.W Post 7581 Farmers Insurance Group Mousesurplus LLC White, Schneider, Young & Chiodini Financial Designs, Inc. Mr. B'S Shelby, Inc. Wisconsin Lighting Sales, Inc. Finkel, Whitefield, Selik, Ferrara Navigon Inc. Zurich & Feldman Nestle Waters First Place Bank North America, Inc. $499 - $250 FOE #2588 Social Fund NFFC Southeast Michigan Chapter 4Charity Foundation Inc. Fogg Filler Company North American Iron and Metal, Acoustic Ceiling & Partition Co. Foggy Bottom Coffee House LLC Northern Air - Northern Jet Alfing Corporation Ford Customer Service Division Management Northern Star Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C. Industries Allergy & Asthma Center of Garmin International, Inc. O'Malley Chiropractic, PLLC Michigan P.C. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Alliant DeBoer & Goodyke, P.C. Marsh Alpine Mortgage Corp. Dempsey Incorporated Martial Arts Academy Amalio Corporation Dependable Products, Inc. Mason Contractors Association, Inc. AMD Studio, LLC DKB Enterprises, Inc. Mastantuono & Associates Inc. The American Endowment Foundation Dolphin Manufacturing MAV Development Company American Express Foundation DTS Fluid Power, LLC Max & Erma's - Restaurant American Legion Post 49 Durable Systems Inc. Account American Seating Environmental Engineers, Inc. Methode Electronics, Inc American Steel Construction, Inc. First State Orthopaedics, P.A. Michigan Medical Equipment Applebee's All Services, Inc. Fly Paper Publishing LLC Mid-States Bolt & Screw Co. Aristeo Construction Company Foodland Mid-Thumb Auctioneering Service, Asphalt Specialists, Inc. Fox Auto Parts LLC Astrein's Creative Jewelers Fraternal Order of Police #130 Mike Savoie Chevrolet, Inc. AT&T United Way Employee Fried Saperstein Abbatt PC Millennium Sales, Inc. Giving Campaign G.E.M. Glass, Inc. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Audette Cadillac GC Lock & Key Stone, PLC Avis Ford, Inc. General Motors Foundation Milo & Abby Devries Foundation B&L Landscaping General Wine and Liquor Mio Chapter 68 Women Of Begonia Brothers, Inc. Genesee Cut Stone & Marble Co The Moose Behco, Inc Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. Modern Food Management Benchmark Drywall, Inc. Golden Limousine, Inc Systems, Inc. Benchley Brothers Inc. GP Senators Neil King Physical Therapy, Inc. Berkman + Shapiro Orthodontics Graff Chevrolet, Buick, Inc. Northpointe Pediatrics Betcher Financial Grand Trunk Western Railroad Inc. Northwoods Manufacturing, Inc. Beyond Inc. Great Lakes Construction Services, Oliver Products Company Bill James, Inc. Inc. Pakoil Company Black Ribbon Express Inc. Great Lakes Ophthalmology P.L.C. Paragon Leadership International, Inc. Blessed Sacrament Parish GVSU Campus Lions Club Parametric Technology Corporation Blue Ribbon Management Hart Pontiac GMC Buick Paxton Resources, LLC Company HGS Aerospace, Inc. Permoda Air Temperature Spec., Inc. Bob Saks Motor Mall Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Pioneer Solutions Inc. Bohle Machine Tools Inc. Huntington National Bank Poch Personnel, Inc. Books Are Fun, Ltd. Hyatt Regency Dearborn Port Atwater Parking Associates Bowen, Radabaugh & Milton, P.C. Immanuel United Methodist Church Pratt & Whitney Bud Distributing, INC Integrated Communications Services Preferred Building Services Buff Whelan Chevrolet Inc. ITC Holdings Corp. Punkin Chunkin Association C. J. Strosacker Foundation J. Baldwin's Red Dog Saloon Cable Wiring Specialists, Inc. JB Harrison Insurance Agency Ricardo, Inc. Cairns & Stewart, P.C. Jenny Wehde Interiors Rippe & Kingston, LLC Calverley Supply Co., Inc. Joe Panian Chevrolet Inc. Rite Aid Cauley Chevrolet John Casablancas Modeling & RJ Manufacturing, Inc. CenturyTel, Inc. Career Center Royal Transportation Company Chemed Corporation Foundation K.I. Enterprises, Inc. Saab of Troy Christian Financial Credit Union Kenneth Smith, INC. Saginaw Valley Alumnae Chrysler-Jeep Fund, Inc. Key Foundation Association Alpha XI Delta Classic Chevrolet KeyBank National Association Samadhi Yoga Center LLC Clayco Construction Company, Inc. Knights of Columbus Michigan Saturn of Clarkston Coburn-Kleinfeldt Eye Clinic, P.C. State Council Saturn of Southgate Cone Drive Operations Inc. Kool Chevrolet Service Wire Company Congregation Shaarey Zedek KPMG Simon/Watt Consolidated Roadhouse, LLC KVM Door Systems SK Fire Protection, Inc. Consumers Energy Foundation Lameyer Plumbing, Inc. The Skillman Foundation Crawford Door Sales, Inc. Law Office of Albert L. Holtz, PC Slusky and Walt, P.C. Crestmark Bank Law Offices of Barry L. Howard, P.C. Spirit of Detroit Club CTSC-Boston, Inc. Lawsuit Financial, Inc. St. George Greek Orthodox Church CU Answers Lemmen-Grand St. Johns Golf and Conference Cueter Chrysler Plymouth Jeep Les Stanford Cadillac, Inc. Center Dodge Cummins Bridgeway, LLC Les Stanford Chevrolet St. Patrick Church D.F. Burnham & Co. Lick's Inc. Standard Die & Fabricating, Inc. Davis & Davis Orthodontics, PC Lou LaRiche Chevrolet Standard Electric Company DCAM, Inc. M.B. Enterprises LTD. Stevens Van Lines, Inc. A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Strategic Property Services, LLC Timar Investment Realty, LLC United Way Of Greater Strategic Staffing Solutions, Inc. Trane Battle Creek Suburban Chevrolet Cadillac Saab Trends in Fashion United Way of Jackson County Hummer Troy Orthopedic Associates, P.L.C. UnumProvident Corporation Supply Chain Shipping, LLC Turner-Brooks, Inc. UP Special Delivery, Inc. T.A.M. Vending, Inc. Tyco Matching Gifts Program Wacousta Lions Club TH Plastics, Inc. UBS Financial Service Weaver Instructional Systems The Beeson Street Bar, INC United Steelworkers of America Wendy's of Michigan The Big Boy's Club Local 12934 Wings Four, Inc. The Capital Trust Company United Way of Genesee & Wings Six, Inc. of Delaware Lapeer Counties Yarema Die and Engineering The Orchards Wishes Do Come True... A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7 M A K E - A - W I S H F O U N D A T I O N® O F M I C H I G A N Ann Arbor Headquarters 230 Huron View Boulevard Ann Arbor, MI 48103 800.622.WISH 734.994.8620 734.994.8025 f ax f Grand Rapids Of ice 2900 E Beltline NE, Ste E Grand Rapids, MI 49525 877.631.WISH 616.363.4607 616.363.5415 fax f Detroit Of ice Old Hutzel Building Ground Floor, G67 4707 St. Antoine Detroit, MI 48201 888.857.WISH 313.833.9100 313-833-9103 f ax www.wishmich.org A N N U A L R E P O R T F Y 2 0 0 7
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