Giving Blueday a success in 2023

April 7, 2023  //  FOUND IN: News

Once again, the generosity of Michigan Medicine supporters turned out in full-force on Giving Blueday, a university-wide digital event that raises funds for a variety of programs.

This year, gifts from more than a thousand donors culminated in an amazing $166,827. Gifts came from patients, families and team members.

Donors selected from among 39 compelling programs that participated in Giving Blueday.

People gave to causes like Wolverine Street Medicine, which provides on-the-street medical care to people experiencing homelessness. Another popular pick was the Rogel Cancer Center Patient and Family Support Services Program, which offers complimentary services including art and music therapy, spiritual care, meditation, mindfulness coaching, and support groups for patients with cancer. Other initiatives ranged from scholarship funds to student-run projects to patient-support programs.

“We’ve been doing Giving Blueday for nine years and I’m always impressed by how generous our Michigan Medicine community is,” said Michele Hines, assistant director of annual giving at Michigan Medicine. “This campaign is a great way to highlight these programs and emphasize that gifts of any size are impactful. Thank you to everyone who participated in this Giving Blueday.”

Want to give the university community a chance to support the meaningful work of your program too? Email to be featured in next year’s efforts.