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Support 826michigan

Support the power of story! 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.

826michigan’s Hero Bots

826michigan’s work is made possible in part by our Hero Bots, supporters who give monthly. We are deeply grateful to our Hero Bots for choosing to support 826michigan via a recurring gift, helping to sustain our work now and in the future.  We could not do what we do without these individuals:

  • Elizabeth Brooks 
  • Sean Emery and April Wagner 
  • Nicole Frei
  • Matt Garcia
  • Lisa Goulet
  • Holly Hunt
  • Miri Lee
  • Holly Painter
  • Elizabeth Potter
  • Gabriel Sandler
  • Tom Schaffnit 
  • Wendy Sherrill and Nick Coquillard  
  • Matthew and Stacy VanWasshnova 
  • April Van Buren
  • Patti Wheeler
  • Lara Zielin
  • & a number of other, equally heroic supporters who wish to remain anonymous.

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 . . . 3500+ students in Detroit, Ypsilanti, and Ann Arbor have access to 826michigan’s high-quality writing programs, absolutely (and always) free-of-charge.

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

Elona, age 11
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 support from donors, 826michigan students received individualized support and were able to write, imagine, and grow in an inspiring virtual space.

Donate by Mail

You can also support 826michigan via mail.

Please send a check or money order to:
Megan Shuchman, Executive Director
115 E. Liberty St.
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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