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New Directions for Youth

Thrive Africa

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Cornerstone Schools Association

American Liver Foundation

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Park West Foundation
29469 Northwestern Hwy.
Southfield MI 48034


Park West Foundation Philanthropy

Providing New Directions for Youth

One of the Park West Foundation's primary initiatives is to provide under privileged children a support system to ease the difficult transition from foster care to a fulfilling life as young adults. Currently focusing on young women, the Park West Foundation diligently works for those about to "age-out" of the state-sponsored foster care system.

University Donations

Park West Foundation also donates artwork to universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning.

Causes Supported

The Park West Foundation is a proud supporter of many worthy causes, providing both monetary donations as well as gifts-in-kind of artwork.

Academy of the Sacred Heart Founded in 1851, The Academy of the Sacred Heart is part of an international network of Sacred Heart schools striving to provide its students with a personal and active faith in God, a deep respect for intellectual values, a social awareness which impels to action, the building of community as a Christian value and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
AIA SUPER BOWL BREAKFAST Athletes In Action (AIA) is a global pioneer, innovator, and servant leader in sports ministry.
AIDS Partnership Michigan In the belief that all people have dignity and worth and are entitled to the highest quality of life, AIDS Partnership Michigan is committed to being an effective and powerful voice, providing leadership and education, and providing support services and programs to those infected with and/or affected by HIV/AIDS.
AIDS Walk Detroit, presented by Steppin' Out Steppin’ Out is a non-profit volunteer organization that is committed to raising funds to provide direct care services for people living with HIV/AIDS in our community and to provide funds to agencies for prevention and education. 
ALIVE/DONATE LIFE COALITION OF MICHIGAN The Donate Life Coalition of Michigan’s goal is to encourage Michigan residents to accept organ and tissue donation as a fundamental human responsibility. They seek to accomplish this primarily through public education, legislation and professional education endeavors. 
All Saints Catholic School All Saints Catholic School is a coeducational Catholic School that is part of the Archdiocese of Detroit. Gospel values are the basis of the formation of our preschool through grade eight students in faith, ethics, academics, and community. Our goal is to recognize each child's potential and challenge all students to develop and share their talents and gifts.
ALS of Michigan ALS of Michigan is a voluntary not-for-profit organization solely dedicated to the fight against ALS. We serve pALS (people with ALS) and their families in the state of Michigan through a variety of programs.
American Liver Foundation The American Liver Foundation's (ALF) mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.
ArtServe Michigan Our mission is to cultivate the creative potential of Michigan’s arts and cultural sector to enhance the health and well-being of Michigan, its people, and communities.
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church The Assumption parish celebrated 75 years of worship, witness, fellowship and philanthropy the entire year of 2004.  Under the present leadership of Father Michael Varlamos and his assistant Father Anthony Cook, the Assumption Church continues to flourish with approximately 1,000 families in its parish. The Assumption Greek Orthodox Church looks forward to the next 75 years of witnessing its Greek Orthodox Christian Faith.
Auburn Hills Christian Center Auburn Hills Christian Center is a vibrant, multi-ethnic, spirit-filled church with ministry geared to all ages.
Automotive Womens Alliance Foundation AWAF is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to promoting the personal and professional development for the advancement of women in the global automotive industry.
Aviators Ball The Aviators Ball is an upscale fundraising celebration to benefit the Ronald McDonald Houses in Detroit and Ann Arbor.
AVON Walk Breast Cancer An Army of Women walking to prevent Breast Cancer.
Bethany Christian Services Bethany Christian Services of South Central Iowa provides services with regards to pregnancy assistance, domestic and intercountry adoption, and family profiles.
B'Nai B'rith B'nai B'rith International is an internationally known Jewish humanitairan, human rights, and advocacy organization.  The BBI works for Jewish unity, security, and continuity and fights anti-Senitism and intolerance around the world.
Brazil Mission Society The mission of the Brazil Mission Society is to share Christ with children and families in Brazil through support of the ministry of Igreja Evangelica Luterana do Brasil (IELB), doing this primarily through Christian education.
Brevard Alzheimers' Foundation Brevard Alzehimer's Foundation's mission is to help elders at-risk of institutionalization to remain in their homes and in the community. An emphasis is placed on assistance to caregivers to delay institutionalization of frail elders through adult day care, respite, education and support.
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, U-M Health System C.S. Mott Children's Hospital's Family-centered care is a commitment to delivering safe, effective, high quality health care that focuses on and adapts to the needs of the patient and family. It’s a cooperative effort between families and health care teams, and it’s a philosophy that recognizes, respects and promotes the diversity, strength and culture of family relationships.
Cancer Patient Care The mission of Cancer Patient Care is to provide social service support to cancer patients and their families in the Spokane, Washington region who have limited financial resources.
CATCH CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) is an evidence-based Coordinated School Health Program designed to promote physical activity and healthy food choices and prevent tobacco use in elementary school-aged children. 
Cattle Baron's Ball - American Cancer Society of Metro Detroit The American Cancer Society Cattle Baron's Ball brings a dash of cowboy spirit to the traditional black-tie circuit and has proven to be a successful fundraising model, raising millions of dollars nationwide each year.
Childhelp Childhelp® is a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp’s approach focuses on prevention, intervention and treatment.
Childrens Heart Foundation Motivated by the needs of our children, the goal of The Children’s Heart Foundation is to bring health, hope and happiness to children impacted by congenital heart defects.
Christian Help, Inc. Christian Help Inc. is a nondenominational, non-profit organization working to improve the lives of those in need.
Christ's Evangelical Mission Christ's Evangelical Mission (CEM) was formed to faciliate both church planting efforts and to care for the great humanitarian need throughout India.
College for Creative Studies CCS is a higher education institution offering Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in 11 majors and Master of Fine Arts degrees in two majors.
Communities In Schools The mission of Communities In Schools is to champion the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in school and prepare for life.
Comprehensive Cancer Center The Cancer Centers Program supports 63 NCI-designated cancer centers nationwide that are actively engaged in transdisciplinary research to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality.
Condell Medical Center Auxiliary The Auxiliary of Condell Medical Center is committed to enhancing the quality of health in our community through programs that serve, educate and promote fund raising and social participation in a caring, supportive, nurturing environment.
Cornerstone Schools Cornerstone Schools' broad and beloved community of friends will make possible an excellent education for children to prepare them for life and leadership.
Cranbrook Schools & Booster Club Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan. Many of Cranbrook’s students attend top universities and colleges.
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
DEA Survivors Benefit Gala DEA Survivors Benefit Fund assists surviving family members with the immediate costs associated with the death of the fallen agent. As funding permits, additional support will be made available to help finance the continuing education of a fallen agent's dependents.
Deerfield Park Foundation The Deerfield Park District of Deerfield, Illinois was established in 1951 to provide recreation programs and facilities for residents of all ages.
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (DRMM) is a faith-based, non-profit organization providing food, shelter and services to intervene where homelessness and substance addiction exist; meeting the basic needs of humanity while motivating individuals to rebuild their lives, one life at a time. 
Donne Pedala Donne Pedala exists to serve as women role models and to inspire a healthier Greenville and upstate South Carolina through cycling and active participation in our community.
Employee Partner Care Foundation, ClubCorp Employee Partner Care Foundation was established to help ClubCorp's Employee Partners and their families in need of financial assistance in times of hardships with regards to illness, injury, death, fire, or other catastrophic events. The EPCF does not pay medical bills, however the Foundation will assist with living expenses to offset the cost of medical bills.
Entertainment Industry Foundation The Entertainment Industry Foundation harnesses the collective power of the entertainment industry and channels its unique assets to raise awareness and funds for critical health, educational and social issues in order to make a positive impact in our community and throughout the nation.
Farmington Hills Police The Farmington Hills Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that provides routine, emergency and investigative police services.
Forever Families Forever Families is a non-profit licensed adoption placement agency, committed to providing the highest standards in adoption opportunities, with continuous support, adoption preparation and interventions.
Forgotten Harvest The mission of Forgotten Harvest is to relieve hunger in the Detroit metropolitan community by rescuing prepared and perishable food and donating it to emergency food providers.
Foundation Fighting Blindness Make a difference for people living with a retinal degenerative disease.
French American Chamber of Commerce We are a dynamic, non-profit, membership-driven business association which is supported by globally-minded members with a particular interest in promoting French and American business relations.
Friends of Adam Niskar Trust The purpose of the Friends for Adam Niskar Trust is to help raise money for Adam’s ongoing medical expenses.
Full & Fabulous Full & Fabulous is a non-profit organization that assists plus size women and girls in coping with the peer pressure of being overweight and promote lifetime habits of good nutrition and physical fitness.
Garden City Hospital Garden City Hospital is committed to providing health care that improves the well being of the whole person and the health status of the community at large through the provision of comprehensive health care services, osteopathic medical education, and health care related programs.
Gleaners Community Food Bank As one of the oldest food banks in the US, Gleaners Community Food Bank's mission has been to turn surplus food, which otherwise would go to waste, into millions of delicious meals for hungry people in southeastern Michigan. For more than a quarter of a century we've been "nourishing communities by feeding hungry people." Today Gleaners distributes more than 28 million pounds annually, equivalent to over 60,000 meals per day. 
Grace Centers of Hope Grace Centers of Hope is considered one of the leading faith-based organizations in Southeastern Michigan, daily confronting issues of homelessness, addiction, poverty and spiritual emptiness. On any given night, Grace Centers of Hope will accommodate between 150-200 men, women and children. Each year we serve over 127,000 meals and provide over 55,000 nights of stay.
Greater Detroit Health Council Southeast Michigan (SEM) is a community that delivers high quality, cost effective health care that is accessible to all, resulting in improved community health status.  We accomplish this by working collaboratively, through GDAHC, to advocate and lead change to improve the way health care is delivered, paid for and used in the seven county region.
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Detroit Summer Camp Since 1952 and spanning its third generation of campers, the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Detroit Summer Camp (MDSC) has been providing faith, friendship and fun to the youth of our Metropolis.  The camp is set in a beautiful and peaceful setting in the heart of the Huron National Forest, and welcomes almost 400 campers each summer.
Greyheart Greyhound Rescue Greyheart Greyhound Rescue and Adoption of Michigan is a rescue organization determined to save greyhounds from the horrors of the greyhound racing industry.   It is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and placement into loving homes as many retired racing greyhounds as possible.
Hadassah Greater Detroit Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer women's organization whose members are motivated and inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in American society.
Helping Hands Community Outreach Our mission is to help mold tomorrow’s leaders by empowering the entire family with social, educational, and economic skills. Our overall purpose is to improve living conditions for residents of the community, with a special concern for our children. We are certain it truly does take “an entire village to raise a child."
Hempstead Volunteer Fire Department  The Hempstead Volunteer Fire Department is dedicated to fire prevention and protecting the community in the Village of Hempstead.
Hogs on the High Seas - Dialysis Fund Our goal is to provide an opportunity for motorcycle enthusiasts or their friends on dialysis to attend our HOHS rallies. We want to give the patient a chance to travel, spend some valuable time socializing with a couple thousand new friends and hopefully having the time of their lives.
Huntington Woods Men's Club The Huntington Woods Men’s Club members have volunteered countless amounts of time and energy in support of community service activities.  As a result of the Club’s fundraising efforts, well over $1,000,000 has been raised and donated back to the city for special events and projects.  
International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit The International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit (IIMD) seeks to help immigrants learn English, become citizens, be assimilated into their new communities, and to learn to understand each other’s culture. The IIMD is dedicated to working with American and foreign-born residents in the task of social problem solving, acculturation, education, and acceptance.   
Inver Hills Community College Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college committed to continuously improving student understanding and capabilities that help students lead purposeful lives, contribute to a vital social and economic community, and pursue lifelong learning.
Italian American Cultural Society The Italian American Cultural Society is a community-oriented structure where Italian Americans can preserve their traditions, values, and customs via cultural programs and educational services attuned to enhancing the lifestyles of all Italian Americans, and indeed the entire community.
Jeff Braun Youth Sports Foundation The Jeff Braun Youth Sports Foundation is a non-profit organization created to help provide financial support to youth sports organizations needing additional funding.
Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando JFS’ mission statement is to provide vital, high quality and innovative social services to people in need and extends a helping hand or a listening ear to more than 10,000 people on an annual basis.
Kadima Kadima is a Jewish mental health agency whose mission is to provide psychological services, residential options, supported employment and social activities on a non-sectarian basis.
Keystone Montessori The Keystone Montessori's vision is of a world that can finally live in peace, a global community based on interdependence, respect for all life and all people, reached through the only path that can truly lead there; our children.
Lakes Area Youth Assistance Youth Assistance is a community-based program whose mission is to strengthen youth and families and to prevent and reduce delinquency, neglect, and abuse through  community involvement.
Lighthouse of Oakland County Lighthouse of Oakland County, Inc. is a family of agencies providing a full range of services designed to move people from crisis and instability to self-sufficiency and independence.
Lutheran Child & Family Services Lutheran Child and Family Services of Michigan is a not-for-profit organization committed to developing and providing the services necessary to enhance the lives of children and families at risk or in need.
Makefield Women's Association The Makefield Women's Association consists of a diverse group of women dedicated to raising funds and providing services to individuals in need and supporting programs that benefit both the local community and worthy humanitarian organizations.
March of Dimes The March of Dimes is dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.  We support programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and babies begin healthy lives and bring comfort and information to families whose baby was born too soon or sick.
Meadow Brook Theatre As Michigan's largest professional theatre, we are committed to bringing the highest quality of entertainment to southeastern Michigan. 
Michigan Parkinson's Foundation The Michigan Parkinson's Foundation is dedicated to people living with Parkinson's for the purposes of education, support, and research.
Michigan Theological Seminary With its Bible-centered evangelical core beliefs, the Michigan Theological Seminary is dedicated to providing its students with quality, academic training.
Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation is an active organization whose guiding principles honor Minnie Pearl's generosity and caring spirit. Today, the Foundation's services are comprehensive, and "hope through research, support, and education" has become a working theme throughout all of our efforts.
MOCHA MOCHA provides communities of color in Rochester, New York with a wide range of quality HIV prevention, education, resources and support services.
Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament The Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament,  Cloistered Dominican Nuns welcome all at their chapel to join in the celebration of the Eucharist, the Liturgy of the Hours, the Rosary, or simply to be with the Lord.
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit Mosaic's mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first-rate theatrical and musical art.
Motown Historical Museum The Motown Historical Museum was founded to preserve the legacy of Motown Record Corporation and to educate and motivate people, especially youth, through exhibitions and programs that promote the values of vision, creativity and entrepreneurship.
Muscular Dystrophy Association The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a national voluntary health agency working to defeat muscular dystrophy and related diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services, and far-reaching professional and public health education.
National Alumnae of Spelman College The National Alumnae Association of Spelman College is the official organization that supports Spelman College, a historically black college for women, through financial gifts, student recruitment, sisterhood, community service, and recognition of Spelman women.
National Children's Cancer Society N.C.C.S.’ mission is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families worldwide.
National Council of Jewish Women The National Council of Jewish Women is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.
Neighbor to Neighbor Neighbor to Neighbor helps the people of Larimer County establish and maintain housing stability. We help homeless people find homes; we counsel renters and home owners in unaffordable housing situations; we provide 149 affordable apartments; and we educate people looking to purchase a home.
New Hope Community Church New Hope Community Church is an evangelical church committed to the authority of the Bible. 
Novaco Novaco helps homeless victims of domestic abuse become healthy, secure and self sufficient through community collaboration to provide housing, education, child care, counseling and mentoring.
On My Own of Michigan On My Own is a private, non-profit agency in Oakland County that helps adults with mild developmental disabilities become independent, social and contributing members of the community
Orchard Lake Schools The Orchard Lake Schools, a private, Catholic center of information and education.
Parkinson Foundation The mission of the Parkinson Foundation is to improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education and outreach.
Paul W. Smith Golf Classic The Paul W. Smith Golf Classic benefits Think Detroit PAL which is a private, nonprofit organization that is working to make Detroit a great place to be a kid and raise a family.
Penrickton Center for Blind Children Penrickton is a private, non-profit five day residential and day care agency serving bind, multidisabled children 1-12 years of age.
Rainbow Connection For the thousands of Michigan kids suffering with life threatening illnesses, sometimes a dream feels like all they have. Making those dreams come true is what the Rainbow Connection is all about.
Reed Academy Reed Academy is a private, not-for-profit program for individuals with autism spectrum disorders ages 3-21.
Rodman Ride for Kids The Marilyn Rodman Theatre for Kids program, a collaboration between the Ride for Kids charity and world-reknowned theater companies introduces the wonder of live theatre to children in need of positive experiences. 
Ronald McDonald House of Detroit The Ronald McDonald House of Detroit is a home-away-from home to parents with hospitalized children, accommodating more than 1,000 families each year.
Sacred Heart Major Seminary Founded in Detroit in 1919 by the Most Rev. Michael J. Gallagher for the purpose of educating men for the priesthood. 
Seminole Little League The Board of Directors of Seminole Little League works hard each year to offer Seminole families the opportunity to participate in our programs at a reasonable cost.
Services for Older Citizens Services for Older Citizens is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping older citizens in the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods maintain their lives in independence and dignity.
Shepard of the Lakes Lutheran The church's mission statement, "Saved by Jesus Graciously to Seek Him Fully, Serve Him Totally, Share Him Joyfully," is evident throughout the ministries and membership of the church.
Sigma XI The Scientific Research Society The international honor society of science and engineering seeks to provide a supportive environment for interdisciplinary research at colleges and universities, industry research centers and government laboratories.
Sojourner Foundation Following in the footsteps of women who dared to dream, Sojourner Foundation seeks to promote opportunities for women and girls to participate fully in society and to exercise their full human rights.
Southfield Fire Fighters The mission of the Southfield Fire Department is to provide the citizens and visitors of Southfield with the highest quality Fire Prevention, Emergency Medical Care and Fire Protection available.
St. Christine Christian Services St. Christine Christian Services strives to feed the needy and hungry of the Brightmoor Community in the city of Detroit.  With the help of God they assist everyone, with deep respect and dignity.  
St. John Health Foundation St. John Health Foundation is dedicated to the healing mission of the St. John Health System. The Foundation coordinates fundraising for the health system, its entities and programs, and offers ways to invest in our medical excellence and the future health of the community.
St. Mary's Orthodox Church St. Mary's seeks to offer the community a place in which they can come together to receive moral, ethical, and spiritual guidance based on the Orthodox Christian faith, providing a foundation for leading a Christ-centered life, and giving opportunities to spread Love, Joy, and Hope to our neighbors through works of mercy and outreach.
St. Thomas Aquinas High School St. Thomas Aquinas High School, a school of the Archdiocese of Miami, is a four-year, college-preparatory, coeducational secondary school in the Catholic tradition of youth formation.
Sunshine Kids Foundation Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer and committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients.
Teams to the Nations TTTN provides the Church and those with whom we serve unique opportunities to experience God through short-term mission trips around the world and close to home.
The Farmington Musicale The Farmington Musicale, a non-profit organization offering a wide variety of programs open to the general public, hosts financial award opportunities for young aspiring musicians in the Farmington & Farmington Hills communities.
The Federation of Jewish Men FJMC is a partnership of over 250 affiliated clubs with more than 20,000 members across North America dedicated to involving Jewish men in Jewish life.
The Guidance Center The Guidance Center provides a broad range of highly effective services that help children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives.
The Salvation Army The Salvation Army seeks to bring Christian salvation to the poor, destitute and hungry by meeting both their physical and spiritual needs, but its ministry extends to all regardless of age, sex, color or creed.
The Sanford School The Mission of Sanford School is to identify and develop the intellectual and creative talents of a diverse group of students.
The Servant Church of St. Alexander As a safe haven, The Servant Church of St. Alexander is a gathering of people called to help each other in our quest to shape our lives by Jesus' example of love of God, love of neighbor, and service. By offering a variety of worship, programs, and services through God's grace, the ongoing mission of The Servant Church of St. Alexander is to meet people's needs--both spiritually and materially.
Think Detroit PAL In partnership with the Detroit Police Department and community volunteers, Think Detroit PAL builds character in young people through athletic, academic, and leadership development programs.
Tree of Life Bible Fellowship Tree of Life Bible Fellowship is a Christ-centered nondenominational, bible centered church.
Triangle Foundation Triangle Foundation's mission is to promote equality and to secure freedom from violence, intimidation and discrimination for LGBT persons throughout Michigan.
University of Michigan The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communication, preserving and applying knowledge, art and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
University of Michigan Transplant Center The Transplant Center's clinical mission is to provide our patients with the best possible medical care in a setting that emphasizes excellence, compassion, accessibility, responsiveness and prompt delivery of care.
University of Utah The mission of the University of Utah is to serve the people of Utah and the world through the discovery, creation and application of knowledge; through the dissemination of knowledge by teaching, publication, artistic presentation and technology transfer; and through community engagement.
Vita Redita Vita Redita is a Black Tie Galla Dinner and Auction that benefits the University of Michigan Transplant Center.
Voices for Florida Keys Children Founded in 1991, Voices is a tax-exempt non-profit charitable 501-C-3f Corporation that assists the Guardian Ad Litemto meet the needs of abused, abandoned, and neglected children. 
Washtenaw Literacy Washtenaw Literacy is a volunteer-based organization providing free literacy instruction customized to the needs of adults throughout Washtenaw County.
Youth With a Mission Youth With a Mission is an international movement of Christians from many denominations dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world.


But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

-Galatians 5:22, 23