Thanks to Delta Air Lines, Lexus of Ann Arbor, and our many sponsors and supporters, more than 450 people attended our 2016 CHAMPS Culinary Gala, and $577,000 was raised for two critical research programs at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital: the U-M Congenital Heart Center and the Charles Woodson Clinical Research Initiative. We also raised over $15,000 for Mott’s Music Therapy Program.
On Monday, May 16, 125 golfers took to the South Course at the prestigious Oakland Hills Country Club where they enjoyed a competitive round of golf, all in support of the Little Victors at Mott.
Thanks to the generosity of Delta Air Lines, Lexus of Ann Arbor, and all of our many sponsors and supporters, the second annual CHAMPs for Mott weekend raised $475,000 for two critical programs at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital: the U-M Congenital Heart Center and the Charles Woodson Clinical Research Fund.
On Saturday, May 16, approximately 300 CHAMPs attended the strolling Culinary Gala inside Delta Air Lines’ hangar at Detroit Metro Airport where chefs from 6 different states prepared delicious dishes. Guests included Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, Miss Michigan KT Maviglia, and Super Bowl XLI star Cato June.
Then on Monday, May 18, golfers took to the South Course at the prestigious Oakland Hills Country Club. Rico and Ryan of Detroit Sports 105.1 broadcasted live, while 1996 U.S. Open winner Steve Jones, Channel 4’s Ashlee Baracy, NFL star Jay Feely, and 100 other CHAMPs enjoyed a competitive round of golf all in support of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.
The inaugural CHAMPs for Mott in 2014 raised more than $530,000 for the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Congenital Heart Center and the Charles Woodson Clinical Research Fund. On Friday, May 16, more than 70 special guests including professional athletes, coaches, media personalities, Mott families and doctors participated in the ninth-annual WTKA Mott Takeover. On Saturday, May 17, more than 200 CHAMPs for Mott enjoyed a strolling dining experience with gourmet food and wine from world-renowned chefs from around the country at Zingerman's Cornman Farms. The dinner was followed by a golf tournament in perfect Michigan weather on Sunday at the U-M golf course.