We are so disappointed COVID-19 canceled our annual “last blast of summer” fundraiser this year. But we need to keep helping sick kids in hospitals in our community and across the country. so this year our annual fundraiser is going virtual with an online Luxury Non-Auction and our new Donate & Dine Package. PURCHASE TICKETS and […]
The first weekend in June was action packed on and off the Belle Isle track at the Detroit Grand Prix. Both Racing For Kids and the Detroit Grand Prix celebrated 30 year anniversaries at various events throughout the city.
Thursday IndyCar Racers Felex Rosenqvist and Santino Ferucci delighted several dozen patients with a pit stop at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
Friday Firestone Racing hosted a “Kids At The Track” program for group of 20 outpatients from the hospital. The kids received a special visit by IndyCar superstar Sebastien Bourdais.
Saturday Night Buhl Sport Detroit entertained 200 in the Official Racing For Kids 30th Anniversary Party at The Factory in Corktown. At that event, Racing For Kids presented Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation with a $25,000 check to, in part, pay for portable pediatric cardiac monitoring units. These units will enable young heart patients to go home earlier after their procedures.
The weekend wrapped up with Sunday’s pre-race ceremonies at the Detroit Grand Prix featuring a Racing For Kids video on the big screens commemorating the 30th year anniversary. Overall, it was a fantastic weekend for the charity thanks to all its supporters including the Grand Prix of Detroit and Children’s Hospital of Michigan.