Top Local Chefs Will Come Together To Help Lead The Fight For The Health Of All Moms And Babies

Detroit, MI | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction, adds a little flavor to fundraising. An opportunity for guests to experience Detroit’s most talented chefs while celebrating and supporting a great cause on Thursday, October 10 at Eastern Market Shed 5 at 5:30 p.m.

Prominent area chefs will prepare their signature dishes created exclusively for the evening. 2019’s stellar line up of participants includes, Grey Ghost, Slows BBQ, Steve & Rocky's, Tria, Bangkok 96, Salt and Ko, and Blume Restaurant. Desserts will be provided by Encore Catering - Chef Bobby and specialty drinks by The Rusted Crow.  

Following the tasting, there will be a spirited live auction featuring many once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and our very special Fund the Mission.  Guests will also enjoy live entertainment by The Sarah Sherrard Band.

 “Signature Chefs Auction is a unique opportunity to experience the diverse culinary talent in Detroit while celebrating and supporting a great cause,” says Luanne Thomas Ewald, Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and 2019 Detroit Signature Chefs Auction chair.  “We are thrilled and honored to have this gifted group of chefs joining us in our mission to lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies.”

The United States is in the midst of a maternal and child health crisis with more than 380,000 babies born prematurely each year, as well as more than 50,000 women experiencing life-threatening complications as a result of pregnancy and childbirth. March of Dimes is working in communities across the country to reduce the rising rates of premature birth, as well as maternal mortality and morbidity. Our organization supports women before, during and after pregnancy to ensure all moms and babies are healthy.

Honest stories of pregnancy, parenting and loss are too often left unshared. To fill this void, March of Dimes launched #UnspokenStories, a supportive community that gives voice to all experiences around these issues. This initiative aims to provide women, men and families a platform to connect and speak honestly. For more information and to share your story, please visit .  

Sponsors of note include platinum sponsor Children’s Hospital of Michigan, silver sponsor Level One Bank, valet sponsors Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation and Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C., Media sponsor MLive and video sponsor M-1 Studios.  

To purchase your table or sponsorship visit or contact March of Dimes at 248-359-1561.

About March of Dimes

March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family.

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