THE THIRD ANNUAL 313 IN THE  D

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN EVENT SPONSORSHIP – WE ARE RAISING FUNDS FOR A GREAT CAUSE! YOUR SUPPORT IS ESSENTIAL



313 IN THE D

Detroit’s Birthday Celebration is an annual fundraising event for the Matrix Human Services Center!

Thursday, August 4, 2016
6 pm – 9 pm

3Fifty Terrace
350 Madison
Detroit, MI 48226


Join us as a Sponsor

This is the third annual fundraiser event in support of The Matrix Center located at 13560 East McNichols, Detroit MI, 48205. Since our debut event in 2014, we exceeded our goal and raised over $88,000.  At Matrix Human Services, an average 90 cents out of every dollar donated goes directly toward program funding.

Matrix, a proven leader in uniting all human service efforts to move individuals and families toward self-sufficiency in our time with your help… eradicating poverty of the mind, body and spirit.

Matrix Human Services is a 501 (c) (3) , EIN 38-1358015


 

Your sponsorship at work!

The 48205 zip code, as reported by the Detroit News, is “the most dangerous neighborhood in America…”.  The Matrix Center has an impact on the surrounding neighborhood that is immeasurable. The following statistics paint a picture, showcasing why your sponsorship is so important.

Just a few ways The Matrix Center serves the community annually:

  • More than 50,000 individuals each year visit our emergency food pantry (Forgotten Harvest Partnership)
  • More than 10,000 individuals visit our Clothing Closet to get much needed clothing including school, career and interviewing attire
  • Through the Matrix Employment Center we trained 200 individuals on employment readiness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and linked 120 individuals to permanent jobs and 98 to permanent housing
  • 89 individuals received car loans through our Ways to Work program

 

 

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The Matrix Center serves over 3,000 youth each year in:

  • After-school programs – 92% reduced truancy, suspensions, and expulsions. 91% reported an increase in grades/GPA, ACT/SAT Preparation classes (30 students participated in the last session with an average ACT score of 13, after six week prep, average score was 19.
  • Summer and out of school programs – Six week program offering academic and enrichment classes (cultural, recreational, artistic) only $10/wk for the five day program 9am – 3pm (breakfast, lunch, snack, and weekend food backpack)
  • College Readiness Classes – FAFSA (financial aid), college tours, career exposure, and completion of college and scholarship applications, college student support
  • Runaway and Homeless Youth case management and support
  • 84 youth were re-unified with their families through our partnership with Detroit Family advocacy (U of M Law)
  • 120 children, ages 2-5, attend Head Start in the building
  • Our year-round special events are well attended, family friendly community favorites – Community Thanksgiving Dinner (420 participants), Harvest Festival (1,893 participants), Christmas Angel Tree program (100 families – 358 youth), ACT/SAT Preparation (60 students in 2014), Community Breakfast (326 participants), Summer Youth Employment and Training (120 youth employed – funding through City Connect)

 

 

 

SECURE YOUR SPONSORSHIP TODAY!

 


 

Select a sponsorship package.


$10,000 “VIP” PRESENTING SPONSOR
Exclusive name/logo on invitations
Exclusivity VIP area at 3Fifty Terrace during event
Fifteen(15) drink tickets includes waitstaff and bottle service
Company name mention during promotional announcements
Company name and logo included on event signage
Opportunity to place item in gift bag

$2,500 “PLATINUM” SPONSOR
Eight (8) tickets to the event and eight (8) drink tickets
Company name mention during promotional announcements
Company name and logo included on event signage
Opportunity to place item in gift bag

$1,000 “GOLD” SPONSOR
Four (4) tickets and four (4) complimentary drink tickets
Company’s name and logo included on event signage
Opportunity to place item in gift bag

$500 “SILVER” SPONSOR
Two (2) event tickets and two (2) complimentary drink tickets
Company name and logo included on event signage
Opportunity to place item in gift bag

$100 “FRIENDS OF MATRIX” SPONSOR
Donor name included on event signage

 

 

 

313 IN THE D

Detroit’s Birthday Celebration is an annual fundraising event for the Matrix Human Services Center!

Thursday, August 4, 2016
6 pm – 9 pm

3Fifty Terrace
350 Madison
Detroit, MI 48226

 

3Fifty Terrace



 

Submit the sponsorship form.


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313 in the D is presented by the Friends of the Matrix Center Committee