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North American International Auto Show Charity Preview raises $5.1 million this year

Posted: 9:17 PM, Jan 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-22 05:46:42-05

The 2018 North American International Auto Show Charity Preview is a slam dunk for local children's charity, with officials saying it raised $5.1 million dollars this year.

Officials say over 13,000 people attended the black-tie gala, which raised money for children's charities, including:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope Detroit
  • Children’s Center
  • The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation
  • Detroit Auto Dealers Association Charitable Foundation Fund
  • Detroit PAL
  • Judson Center
  • March of Dimes Metro Detroit

Officials say the Charity Preview has raised nearly $118 million for southeastern Michigan children's charities since it was established by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association 42 years ago.