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Support 826michigan

Your support, their stories. Writing helps students envision and create the world they want to see. For nearly two decades, 826michigan has stoked the limitless dreams of thousands of students ages 6-18 through our writing programs. Join us, and be a part of this transformational work.

Right now. . . 826michigan students are imagining what’s possible for themselves and their world, and writing it into existence.

Right now. . . 826michigan students are bold, resilient, and wildly creative.

Right now. . . 1500+ students in Detroit, Ypsilanti, and Ann Arbor have access to 826michigan’s high-quality writing programs, free-of-charge.

“So I sat down on the dusty sofa and started to write the beginning to my adventures.”

Elona, age 11
Writers Club: Writing a New World

Your investment in 826michigan will keep our impactful writing programs tuition-free — and meet the needs of students and families in these unprecedented times.

Thanks to generous donor support in the 2020-21 school year, 826michigan students received individualized support and were able to write, imagine, and grow in an inspiring virtual space.

Support from donors made possible:


Instructional hours


Students served


Volunteers in service


School partnerships


At-home writing kits delivered

Donate by Mail

You can also support 826michigan via mail.

Please send a check or money order to:
Judy Tipton, Development Director, 826michigan 115 E. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

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The Impact

Learn more about the impact your support can have on 826michigan by helping us continue to serve our community.

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