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

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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

Golf Prelude Party
Sunday, July 14, 2019
5:30-9 p.m.
MGM Grand Detroit

Honoring John Herrington & Ken Daniels
MC: FOX 2 News Anchor Amy Andrews

A prelude to CATCH’s annual Golf Classic the following day, the Prelude Party will take place from 5:30-9 p.m. on Sunday, July 14 at The MGM Grand Detroit. It features a strolling dinner, 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. This year, Farmington Hill Harrison High School Football Coach John Herrington and Detroit Red Wings/Fox Sports Detroit Play-By Announcer Ken Daniels will be honored during a program  emceed by FOX2 Detroit Anchor Amy Andrews. Tickets for the Prelude Party are included in all Golf Sponsor packages, or individually for $100 each.

CATCH Golf Classic
Presented by Toyota Motor North America

Monday, July 15, 2019
7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. shotguns
Meadowbrook Country Club

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 and Prelude Party tickets, range from $3,000 to $35,000.

Sponsorship Opportunities (SOLD OUT):

  • Presenting Sponsor: $35,000 (SOLD)
  • Prelude Party Sponsor: $25,000
  • Platinum Sponsor: $16,000 
  • Dinner Sponsor: $8,000
  • Lunch Sponsor $8,000 (SOLD)
  • Breakfast Sponsor $8,000 (SOLD)
  • Golf Cart Sponsor: $7,500 (SOLD)
  • Range & Practice Green Sponsor (SOLD)
  • Gold Sponsor: $6,500 (SOLD OUT)
  • Silver Sponsor: $5,000 (PM Tee Time); $4,000 (SOLD OUT)
  • AM Foursome Only: $3,000 (SOLD OUT)

CATCH Night of Champions XXX

Thursday, October 17, 2019
5:30-9:15 p.m., The Henry Hotel, Dearborn

Featuring CATCH Hall of Fame Induction for 2019 Honorees Martha Firestone Ford, Mary Anne & Gene Gargaro, Colby & Mark Mitchell and Rhonda Walker plus, presentation of the Dr. Clarence S. Livingood Humanitarian Award to Marion Day, LMSW, Infant Mental Health Therapist, Flint.

This popular and highly attended sit-down dinner annually features the CATCH Hall of Fame induction ceremony for community leaders in recognition of their charity work. It also features a live auction including a variety of luxurious trips, experiences and suites for Detroit sporting events.

Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and the Live Auction & Program at 8 p.m. Table(s) of 10 are included in all Sponsor packages. Individual tickets are $175 each.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Presenting Sponsor: $50,000 (SOLD)
  • Auction Sponsor: $30,000 (SOLD)
  • Reception Sponsor: $15,000  (SOLD)
  • Dinner Sponsors: $10,000
  • Champion Sponsors: $5,000
  • Table & Ad Page Sponsors: $2,700
  • Table Patrons: $1,750
  • Individual Tickets: $175

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