Frequently Asked Questions


1. What is IC?

Ilitch Charities is a non-profit organization that invests in our community's future by supporting innovative, collaborative and measurable programs in the areas of community development, human services, education and recreation through contributions from the Ilitch companies, their colleagues and the generosity of others.  


Our affiliates are the Detroit Tigers Foundation and the Detroit Red Wings Foundation. We also support a number of internal programs for Ilitch companies' colleagues getting them more involved in the community.


2. What fundraising events does IC (and our affiliates) hold?


IC hosts a variety of fundraising events throughout the year to raise money that we in turn contribute back to the community. Please see below for a list of past events and a schedule of recent signature events for all the affiliates:


Ilitch Charities (keep an eye on homepage for future event details)

  • August 25, 2014 - "Celebrity Golf Classic" held at Oakland Hills Country Club

*Other past events include the Champions' Challenge charity softball game, Oscar Night America, and Ride for the Team.


Detroit Tigers Foundation

  • July 7, 2014 - "Keeping Kids in the Game" held at Comerica Park
  • Detroit Tigers 2014 Baseball Season: 50/50 Raffle Program 


Detroit Red Wings Foundation