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Donations & Online KinderConcerts from Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Virtual KinderConcerts & Donations

Despite COVID, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra has continued their mission to bring great music to Ann Arbor. They have performed numerous virtual concerts pairing with local restaurants to offer dinner to go paired with the show. They have moved their KinderConcert series to virtual, and have continued to support student musicians in Washtenaw County. …

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Ann Arbor Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday – Support Our Local Non-Profits That Support Kids

Today is Giving Tuesday, with COVID-19 this year, many of our local non-profits need our support. Non-profits that provide assistance to families are helping more families than others. Non-profits that provide programming for our families have had to cancel most of their revenue generating programs. Ann Arbor Non-Profits Offering Families Support COVID-19 has caused extra …

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Ann Arbor Turkey Trots

These Ann Arbor Turkey Trots Will Let You Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast Guilt Free

There are typically 3 Ann Arbor Turkey Trots from mid-November through Thanksgiving. As with many things in 2020, this year’s Turkey Trots look different. Turkey trots are a great way to work off some calories before indulging in your Thanksgiving feast – turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pie! You can run or walk in the turkey …

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Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

2020 Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

Usually there are several candy buy back options in the Ann Arbor area – mostly at dental offices. I just checked all of the ones we had listed for 2019, and none are listing 2019 opportunities. The Facebook statement below explains that the extra office traffic caused by the program makes social distancing in their …

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Ann Arbor Girl Scout Cookie Booths

Girl Scout Cookies are Back – but Leaving Early!

Disclosure: Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is a sponsor of Ann Arbor with Kids. I am also a Girl Scout volunteer. UPDATE: GSHOM is ending cookie booths after March 15 due to COVID-19 Coronavirus. If you see troops this weekend be sure to stock up. There are typically bonus booths in April. They do not …

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Ready to Explore Ann Arbor in a Prius Prime - #MyTownMyPrius

Exploring Ann Arbor in a Prius Prime

Disclosure: Toyota USA provided me with a Prius Prime for the week and compensation for activities over the weekend. They are also making a donation on my behalf to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Donation As a thank you for participating in the MyTownMyPrius promotion, Toyota USA is making a donation to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. …

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Stamp out Hunger - Saturday, May 12

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

The annual Stamp Out Hunger with the National Association of Letter Carriers is on Saturday, May 12. Locally, donations will benefit Food Gatherers.  It is super easy to participate. Simply fill the bag that your mail carrier leaves you and set it out by your mailbox on May 12th. If you need food assistance, the …

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Rotary Fights Summer Hunger Fund & Food Drive

Rotary Club Launches Fight Summer Hunger Fund and Food Drive

During the school year, many children receive food through free and discounted school breakfast and lunch programs. However, over the summer there is less of a safety net for these families. The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor’s Fight Summer Hunger Food and Fund Drive runs March 5-16. Their goal is to provide 80000 meals throughout …

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