Fundraising Events

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Each year, CATCH organizes a series of special events – widely recognized as the best of its kind – to raise funds to support its mission. In addition to attracting some of the region’s leading businesses and corporations, CATCH events are attended by a variety of sports, media and business personalities.

The Detroit News/CATCH Outstanding High School Graduate Awards Program

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
6-9 p.m.
The Dearborn Inn

Each May, The Detroit News partners with CATCH to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of 24 Michigan High School seniors in a variety of academic categories. Participating sponsors provide financial support for CATCH and the student in the form of scholarship assistance named after the sponsor.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Presenting Sponsor: $15,000
  • Against All Odds Sponsor: $10,000
  • Student Category Sponsor: $7,000
  • Student Sponsor: $3,500

CATCH Golf Prelude Party & CATCH Golf Classic
Presented by Toyota Motor North America

Golf Classic
Monday, July 18, 2022
Shotgun Starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
NEW VENUE: Red Run Golf Club, Royal Oak

The CATCH Golf Classic, twice-voted “Michigan’s Best,” is supported and attended by top executives and sports and media luminaries. The Golf Classic features a scramble format with the option of a celebrity golfer in each group (fivesome) with shotgun starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.  Sponsorships, which include a fivesome, range from $3,000 to $35,000. For additional information or to reserve your sponsorship, please call 313-876-9399 or email Jim Hughes at jhughes@catchcharity.org 

Tune in to WJR 760 AM from 9 a.m. until Noon on Monday, July 18
for live interviews from the CATCH Golf Classic at Red Run Golf Club!

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Presenting Sponsor: $35,000 (SOLD)
  • Platinum Sponsor: $18,000 
  • Dinner Sponsor: $8,000 (SOLD)
  • Lunch Sponsor $8,000 (SOLD)
  • Breakfast Sponsor $8,000
  • Golf Cart Sponsor: $8,000 (SOLD)
  • Range & Practice Green Sponsor: $8,000 (SOLD)
  • Gold Sponsor: $6,500 
  • Silver Sponsor (PM Tee Time): $5,000 
  • Silver Sponsor(AM Tee Time): $4,000
  • AM Foursome Only: $3,000 

Prelude Party
Sunday, July 17, 2022
5:30-9 p.m.
MGM Grand Detroit

Honoring:
Former Detroit Tigers Pitcher, World Series Champion Dan Petry with the Sparky Anderson Community Excellence Award
Bally Sports Detroit General Sales Manager Marcia Turner with the Doc Fenkell Excellence in Media Award

MC: FOX 2 News Anchor Amy Andrews
A prelude to CATCH’s annual Golf Classic the following day, the Prelude Party features a strolling dinner (6-8 p.m.), silent and live auctions of autographed sports memorabilia and resort and golf getaways, a chance to mix and mingle with a variety of Detroit’s popular leaders and personalities and a brief ceremony for honorees.  Tickets for the Prelude Party are included in all Golf Sponsor packages, or individually for $100 each.

CATCH Night of Champions XXXIII
Presented by Utica Leaseco

Thursday, October 13, 2022
The Henry Hotel, Dearborn
5:30-9:15 p.m.

Featuring CATCH Hall of Fame Induction for
Jennifer Gilbert
Jalen Rose
Gordon L. Stewart

CATCH Night of Champions features a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, sit-down dinner a live auction of unique and spectacular packages, awards ceremony in including the CATCH Hall of Fame induction and a Salute to Health Care Workers & Presentation of the Dr. Clarence S. Livingood Humanitarian Award. Sponsorships include at least one table of 10.

Sponsorships

  • Presenting Sponsor: $40,000 
  • Reception Sponsor: $15,000 
  • Dinner Sponsors: $10,000  
  • Champion Sponsors: $5,000 
  • Table Patron with B/W Ad: $2,700
  • Table Patron: $1,500

Third Party Events

CATCH encourages and welcomes businesses, corporations and organizations to donate proceeds from their own special events/activities to CATCH. Over the years, a variety of events have been independently organized and staged to benefit CATCH. Examples include office “blue jean” days, sports-themed dress-up days, Michigan-Michigan State days, tin can raffles, golf outings and bowling nights.

For more information or suggestions, call 313-876-9399