The Children's Center of Wayne County exceeds fundraising goal for Power of Possibilities Breakfast 2012

May 30, 2012, 10:08 ET from The Children's Center of Wayne County

DETROIT, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Center of Wayne County (TCC) hosted its annual Power of Possibilities Breakfast fundraiser celebrating 83 years of experience providing behavioral health and child welfare services to 7,000 children and families residing in southeastern Michigan. Ford Motor Company returned as the Presenting Sponsor of the event which raised over $300,000.


According to Debora Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of The Children's Center, "In these challenging times, when children are faced with major trauma and devastation, we stand committed to providing the needed therapeutic resources so no child has to suffer in silence. It is reassuring to have the support from the community and especially our corporate sponsors; we couldn't do it without them. I am especially grateful to Ford Motor Company and the Ford family for their ongoing commitment to children and families."

TCC offers more than 20 family-focused, strength-based and recovery-oriented programs with the mission to help children and families shape their own futures.  We are grateful to all of the 450 Power of Possibilities Breakfast guests as well as our additional sponsors which include: The Clarence and Jack Himmel Foundation, Comerica Bank, BHPI, Detroit Lions, Schechter Benefits, Henry Ford Health System, Jaffe Law and Fifth Third Bank.

About The Children's Center

The Children's Center (TCC) is one of the largest, most diverse and comprehensive frontline child-serving agencies in Michigan currently serving more than 7,000 children and families annually. For the past 83 years TCC has provided over 20 programs addressing therapeutic & mental health needs of children, as well as foster care & adoptions. For more information, please visit The Children's Center web site at

SOURCE The Children's Center of Wayne County