Local Michigan Community Events

Gift of Life Michigan staff and volunteers can often be found at local community events like festivals, health fairs, service club meetings, etc. In addition, we are thrilled to offer the following opportunities to join us in support of organ, tissue and eye donation.

Gift of Life Michigan

In Your Community

Hartley, the Gift of Life Michigan mascot, gives a high five to a member of Bobby's Rockers at the finish line at LIFE Walk/Run 2023.
Community | July 27 @7:30 am - 11:00 am

LIFE Walk/Run

Michigan’s largest gathering of donor families, living donors, transplant recipients, medical staff and other supporters is an event you just do not want to miss! Join us for fun, music, dancing, food, a health fair, and the 10K or 5K run or a 5K (3.1 mile) walk around beautiful Belle Isle State Park in Detroit.

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Gift of Life Michigan President and CEO Dorrie Dils with other supporters of organ, eye and tissue donation on the field at Comerica Park
Community | August 2 @6:40 pm - 10:00 pm

Donate Life Night at the Detroit Tigers

Join our partners at the Donate Life Coalition of Michigan and many Gift of Life staff and volunteers for a fun night at Comerica Park promoting organ, eye and tissue donation!

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Betsy Miner-Swartz shows the donor tribute mural to a group at Gift of Life
Community | August 13 @2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Check Your Heart Open House

Please join us for our annual Community Open House. Our doors will open at 1:30 p.m. with a brief program starting promptly at 2:15 p.m.

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Paddles for a Purpose
Community | November 23 - November 24

Paddles for a Purpose

Four Michigan pickleball players will attempt to set a new Guiness World Record by completing 30 hours of consecutive pickleball play.

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