Big Hearts for Seniors
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Support Programs for Seniors

Join us for our 18th annual event - Big Hearted Stories: On Purpose - which will include a live storytelling event and silent auction benefiting six programs for older adults.

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Big Hearts for Seniors is a special fundraising event and auction that provides critical resources to six social service organizations at Michigan Medicine. Each offers important services to older adults in our community.

The event benefits Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels, Housing Bureau for Seniors, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Silver Club Memory Programs, Turner African American Services Council, and Turner Senior Wellness Program.

Event Details

Thursday, May 18, 2023
7:00 p.m. 
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre and the Michigan League
Ann Arbor, MI

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | VIP reception (VIP tickets required to attend)
6:00 p.m. | General admission and silent auction
6:30 p.m. | Theater doors open
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Storytelling performance

Please enter the Michigan League at any of the main entrances. There is a circle drive at the North University entrance for easy drop-off and pick-up access. Registration and auction check-in will be located on the second floor of the League in the Concourse area. There will be volunteers available to help you find your way.

Guests should allow an extra 15 minutes for registration and check-in. Upon arrival, you will see signage directing you to the registration table. Follow signage to the registration table and your name will be on the admission list. There are no paper tickets for this event. Please share your guest(s) name(s) in advance.

Our silent auction will be open online (May 11 - 18) and in-person (at the event) on May 18! (Need not be present to participate in the silent auction.)

Learn more about our event including past event information.

More details to come! Important event details will be added to this page closer to our event and as they are finalized. For more event information, please contact [email protected].

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Learn more about our storytellers and past event information.