Matching Gift Opportunity - 2018 Annual Appeal

A sleep-deprived new mother looks for help training her baby to sleep.

A father of teenagers is applying to colleges while simultaneously trying to find in-home care for his elderly mother.

Parents of a child struggling with addiction need somewhere to turn.

These are just a few of the countless examples of why people reach out to The Family Center for help.

In this age of information, reliable, factual and trustworthy resources can be elusive. Thousands of people look to The Family Center ...

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"A Celebration of Family" Event a Great Success

June 2, 2016: Our 15th Anniversary event at the Historic Charles Lambert House was a great success, thanks to the tireless efforts of our hosts Stephen Butler Murray and Cynthia Dawdy. Nearly 100 guests enjoyed delicious and beautiful strolling dinner prepared by Chef Bobby Nahra. Visit our Photo Galleries page for more photos! Photo Gallery


Support our 15th Spring Appeal

by Kathy Leverenz and Debbie Liedel

Planting seeds more than 15 years ago, The Family Center has sown an impressive family tree. From our generous donors and volunteers; to association members, speakers and resources; to community partners including sites and media support, our branches are wide and strong.

Through these partnerships, which we truly consider part of The Family Center "family," we are able to provide a far-reaching, wide-variety of programs and resources that people need in varying ...

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Giving Opportunities

Ask the Experts programs are 100% supported by community contributions.  We welcome corporate and individual giving.

All partnership levels are named in our annual giving materials.

Champion ($5,000+)

Signature ($3,000)

Patron ($1,500)

Benefactor ($500)

Partner ($250)

Friend ($100)

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Spring Appeal

The Family Center was recently honored with the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce's first ever Pointer of Distinction - Excellence in Nonprofit Activity Award. The Chamber recognized our ability to "listen and respond" as we "develop and deliver" compelling new programs.

We thank you, our generous supporters, as the work we do could not be accomplished without your philanthropic investment.

Our most recent programs drew large audiences for "Drugs and Alcohol: What Parents and Professionals Need ...

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