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Friends Raising Funds

Our Friends Raising Funds program is dedicated to individuals, community organizations and businesses that seek ways to get involved. From golf outings and walks to bake sales and private dinners, hosting your own event offers a great opportunity to support the Institute and get creative.

How to Get Started

  1. Download the Event Proposal or Promotion Proposal
  2. Download and review the Special Event Policies and Procedures
  3. Send the completed proposal form to: 

    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
    c/o Christina Venditti, Development Office
    4100 John R
    Detroit, MI 48201

For more information on how to give to the Institute through hosting your own event, please contact Christina Venditti, Third Party Events Coordinator: (313) 576-8112 or

Fundraising 101

Fundraising Event Highlights

  Fast Cars for Fundraising
Sunday, August 24, 2014
  Renaissance Equestrian Society Benefits Comfort Cart Program at Karmanos
Friday, August 01, 2014 
  Tips for Tatas
Wednesday, July 14, 2014
  The Jane H. Thie Memorial Fund, Inc. raises $30,000 for pancreatic cancer research at Karmanos
Monday, April 14, 2014
  Plymouth Whalers Players visit with Karmanos Patients
Thursday, February 13, 2014 
  Faygo employees walk to benefit critical programs at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Monday, December 16, 2013 
  Breast Cancer Research at Karmanos Cancer Institute supported by Martinrea Hot Stampings
Monday, December 02, 2013 

Donor & Fundraising Privacy Policy

If you do not wish to receive future fundraising solicitations supporting the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, you can call our telephone number (313) 576-8110 or our toll free number 1-800-KARMANOS (1-800-527-6266) or email and state that you do not want to receive fundraising or donor requests. There is no requirement that you agree to accept fundraising communication from us, and we will honor your request not to receive any fundraising communications. In addition, we do not sell your information to other parties. Please allow up to three months to update our records accordingly.


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