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Support the Center

Visit our Events page to learn about upcoming events that benefit the Center!

The Center raises nearly all of our $50,000+ annual operating budget through private and public donations, fundraisers, grants, and rental revenues. Your gift - in any amount, at any time  - will make a difference and will be put to good use.

In 2003 the City of Ypsilanti eliminated its Recreation Department, but a Friends of the Senior Center Board has been working with the community ever since to help raise money to keep the Center open.

Checks should be made payable to "Ypsilanti Senior Center" and can be mailed or dropped off at the Center, 1015 North Congress, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

Or if you'd prefer, you may donate online using PayPal.


The following have provided support recently, and we greatly appreciate their help!


Ann Arbor Community Foundation

Bank of Ann Arbor

B24's Café and Espresso Bar

Beezy's Café

Beyer Memorial Foundation

Chicaloo Photography and More
City of Ypsilanti

CJ's Taco Cart

Nancy Buckeye

Eastern Michigan University
Edward Jones - Lee Heddle, Financial Advisor

Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan

Haab's Restaurant

Helen McCalla Trust
Janowiak Funeral Home

Kiwanis Club of Ypsilanti

Linn Family

Carolyn & Bob Maguire

Michigan Women's Foundation - Young Women for Change

Normal Park Neighborhood Association

Rovi Corporation

Salt City Antiques

Sullivan Family

Target
Terry Bakery

Edward N. & Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation 

Women's Council of Washtenaw County

Ypsilanti Area Community Foundation

Ypsilanti Area Jaycees
Ypsilanti Food Co-op

Ypsilanti Garden Club

Wish List [return to top of page]

Please help us stretch our budget. We need:
1. Copier/printer paper
2. Art supplies
3. New card tables
4. First-class or postcard postage stamps
5. Disposable coffee cups and napkins
6. Gift cards from Gordon Food Service, Costco, Target, any office supply store or local business
7. Commercial dishwasher
8. New folding chairs: FlexOne (black) from Mity-Lite. Each chair will hold 1000 pounds! Available locally from Sam's Cub or online through Amazon.

 Please also check our wish list on Amazon.com.

Other Ways You Can Help [return to top of page]

Volunteers are always welcome at the Center. You can help by:
1. Leading a class or a discussion session.
2. Working with our physical-fitness program.
3. Working on the monthly newsletter.
4. Helping with front-desk and office work.
5. Helping with the daily lunch program.
6. Playing the piano or leading a sing-along.
7. Helping with intergenerational programs.
8. Playing Wii or cards or brain-fitness games.
9. Providing computer instruction.
10. Organizing or assisting with fundraisers.
11. Exploring grant opportunities.

Fill out our Volunteer Form and send it to the Center, or just come by and talk with us to get started!

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