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September 9, 2022

2022 Racing For Kids To The Hill Delivers Fun and Raises Funds at 16th Annual End of Summer Celebration

by Rick Muzingo


Last Wednesday, August 31, the annual Racing For Kids To The Hill event took place in Grosse Pointe Farms. The weather was perfect for the afternoon street fair, which continued into the evening for our VIP fundraiser. Most importantly, the support from Children’s Foundation, our presenting sponsor, and sponsors of the event made it an unforgettable–and rewarding–experience!

With the support from our generous sponsors, we raised more money to underwrite local pediatric and teen care programs for:

Ascension St. John Hospital
Beaumont Grosse Pointe
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Henry Ford Health
Racing For Kids
Teen Street Skills

During the daytime street fair, visitors were treated to sights and sounds of the free event, including live music, a variety of exotic and vintage cars, freestyle motocross show, and a scavenger hunt provided by The Hill Association and The Grosse Pointe News. The National Coney Island truck kept busy selling dogs and drinks all afternoon.

We were pleased to welcome students and staff from the College of Creative Studies in Detroit, who worked with kids as they sketched, colored, and made other arts and crafts during the event.

Our Courageous Kids were honored at the evening charity event, where community members gathered to celebrate and raise funds through live and silent auctions. Guests were treated to live music, a freestyle motorcross show, and delicious food provided by The Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, Fresh Farms Market, The Bronze Door, Café Nini, and Luxe Bar and Grill.

The success of the event is due to the generosity of our sponsors, donors, community partners, and all the attendees!

Champion Sponsors

Peggy and Peter Kross

Wells Fargo Advis

Winner’s Circle Sponsors

Ascension Michigan

Beaumont Health

Crest Automotive Group

Henry Ford Health

Matilda R. Wilson Fund

Grand Prix Sponsors

Apex Health

Bill and Darrene Baer

Great Lakes Wine and Spirits

Ann and Jim Nicholson

Northern Trust

Pentastar Aviation

Thank you again to everyone that made Racing For Kids To The Hill possible. It is always a great way to (unofficially) end the summer and we can’t wait to do it again next year!