Grape Expectations for Kids Dinner

Thursday, September 21, 2023

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Detroit Athletic Club
Detroit, Michigan

Please join The Guidance Center on Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the beautiful and historic Detroit Athletic Club. The evening features delicious cuisine served in one of Detroit’s most memorable and historic settings, as well as a silent auction. The Guidance Center hosts the annual Grape Expectations for Kids Dinner to benefit the Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC). The CAC, with locations in Midtown Detroit and Southgate, helps thousands of children in Wayne County who are victims of sexual or physical abuse, neglect or trauma.

Our Sponsors


Sparkling Sponsors


Cocktail Reception Sponsors

Patrick and Karen Smithbauer


Kids-TALK CAC Patrons

John & Nancy Colina

Bruce and Tammy Ranck

Friend of The Guidance Center

Midtown Friends


Southgate Heroes


Grape Expectations For Kids Dinner

  • Price: $200.00
  • Price: $1,800.00
  • We will be using a mobile bidding site, Clickbid, for the silent auction. To register guests as a bidder, an email address and/or mobile number must be provided. This will allow you to receive instructions along with your bidder number and to receive notifications of the items you bid on. For couples who will be sharing a bidder number, the same or separate email addresses and/or mobile numbers may be submitted. Your information will not be sold or shared. You may add up to 7 guests (use the plus sign at the end of each line).
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  • American Express
    Supported Credit Cards: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Sponsorship Levels

Sparkling- -$15,000
  • Help provide children with a safe space to talk about child abuse/neglect they may have experienced or violent crimes they may have witnessed. Forensic interviews conducted by specially trained staff are provided for children through 18 years of age. Ten event tickets included.
Cocktail Reception- -$10,000
  • Help provide children comprehensive medical evaluations and treatment for children who have been sexually abused. Child-focused medical evaluations are conducted by a child-abuse pediatrician and a registered nurse with specialized training and expertise. Eight event tickets included.
Kids-TALK CAC Patron- -$6,000
  • Help support child victims of abuse, neglect, and trauma on their journey to heal. Evidence-based, and trauma-focused mental health services to meet the unique needs of each child and family are provided by specially trained professionals. Six event tickets included.
Midtown Friend- -$3,000
  • Help us provide advocacy services, support, and education to children and families who have experienced child maltreatment. Supporting families is essential to reducing trauma and improving outcomes for children and families. Four event tickets included.
Southgate Hero- -$2,000
  • Help support Wayne County's Children's Advocacy Center in providing children who have experienced child maltreatment with the protection, support, and treatment needed to heal. Two event tickets included.