Born And Raised Detroit Foundation To Be #Zimming This Thanksgiving

Nov 04, 2015, 15:28 ET from ZIM'S Vodka

GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ZIM'S Vodka, the ultra-premium, gluten-free potato vodka, has partnered with Born and Raised Detroit Foundation as an exclusive sponsor for their upcoming Detroit and Chicago charity fundraisers. The 4th Annual Motown Throwdown in Chicago will be held on Saturday, November 7th, and the 9th Annual Gobble Wobble in Detroit will be held on Saturday, November 27th.

100% of the combined proceeds will benefit Born and Raised Detroit Foundation's effort to grant $10,000 to "Racquet Up Detroit," an out-of-school youth development program which uses squash, in combination with fitness, academic tutoring, community service, college exposure, summer opportunities, and mentoring, to make a difference in the lives of Detroit youth. The $10,000 will cover all costs for youth that are participating in the upcoming Urban Team Nationals in Boston at Harvard University.

"Born and Raised Detroit Foundation is extremely pleased to partner with ZIM'S Vodka for our upcoming events," said Parker Lynch, co-founder and President of Born and Raised Detroit Foundation. "We look forward to seeing all of the good we can do for the future of Detroit, and especially, for our youth."

The 4th Annual Motown Throwdown will be held at The Chop Shop & 1st Ward in Chicago, IL, with advance tickets starting at $100 and available online. The 9th Annual Gobble Wobble will be held at The Reserve in Birmingham, MI, with advance tickets starting at $90 and also available online.

"ZIM'S is proud to be this year's exclusive vodka partner," said Terry Olson, founder of ZIM'S Vodka. "While fostering vibrant opportunities for the future of our neighborhoods, it's really the vision and the help from people like Parker, and the entire team from Born and Raised Detroit, that make it happen."

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About ZIM'S Vodka
ZIM'S Vodka produces ZIM'S EIGHTY-ONE (proof), a traditional, ultra-premium vodka with superior taste and smoothness, as well as ZIM'S FIFTY-NINE (proof), the lowest calorie, naturally flavored vodka on the planet. ZIM'S Vodka is distilled and bottled by Akwawit-Polmos in Wroclaw, Poland and is a registered trademark of The Rebel Spirits Group, LLC, a privately held company headquartered in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. For more information, please visit

About Born and Raised Detroit
Born and Raised Detroit Foundation (501c3) supports education-based initiatives that contribute to building a stronger community and positive way of life. BARD is made up of local residents and Detroit area expats in cities across the U.S. who are interested in fostering philanthropic and financial goals that support programs taking place on the ground in Detroit.  For more information, please visit