Eric Wheelwright is dedicated to giving back to his community and supporting causes that make a positive impact on the world. He has donated his time and resources to numerous charitable organizations, including Emmanuel House, the Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation, Metro Detroit Youth Day, and The St. John Foundation. Eric invites you to join him in supporting these organizations and making a difference in the world. Explore his philanthropic endeavors to learn more about his commitment to giving back.
Below are a list or organizations and causes that Eric Wheelwright has supported.
Emmanuel House is a highly regarded veteran recovery program, ranked #1 in Michigan and among the top 11 programs in the United States. As the President of the Board of Directors, Eric Wheelwright is dedicated to supporting and promoting the organization's mission of helping veterans overcome addiction and regain control of their lives. Explore Emmanuel House's work and see how they are making a positive impact on the lives of our nation's heroes.T
The Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation's Metro Detroit Youth Day is an annual event that brings together thousands of young people from all walks of life to participate in sports, fun activities, and constructive events. The event has become a tradition in the metro Detroit area, drawing nearly 2 million youngsters over the years. As a member of the Executive Board, Eric Wheelwright is committed to fostering goodwill and harmony and providing opportunities for youth guidance, mentorship, academic excellence, and community service. In addition to offering a day of fun and learning, Metro Detroit Youth Day awards over 130 college scholarships each year, honors outstanding students for their achievements in academic excellence and community service, and provides food to needy families and school supplies to children. Join us in supporting the next generation and making a positive impact on our communities.
Ascension St. John Foundation's unwavering commitment to providing exceptional patient care is nothing short of inspiring. Eric Wheelwright, a former member of the Funding Committee, played a crucial role in securing $80 million to build a state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit. This facility was a beacon of hope for infants born with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Philanthropy plays a significant role in the foundation's ability to build healthcare facilities, acquire cutting-edge medical technology, educate medical staff, support community programs, and serve the underserved. Their areas of support include cancer care, community health, heart and vascular care, and the therapy dog program. Your donations can make a real difference in the lives of those in need. Together, we can help Ascension St. John Foundation continue their vital work of providing exceptional healthcare to everyone, everywhere, every day.
Jackets For Jobs, founded by visionary Alison Vaughn, is an organization dedicated to providing career clothing and resources to those in need. With a mission to empower individuals to reach their full potential in the workplace, Jackets For Jobs has become a nationally recognized organization thanks in part to a video produced by Eric Wheelwright. The video helped to bring national attention to the organization, resulting in appearances on popular television shows such as "The View" and "The Today Show," as well as major endorsements and funding from companies like JC Penney. The success of Jackets For Jobs is a testament to the power of collaboration, and the impact that working alongside Eric Wheelwright can have on the lives of those in need.