An OBI Robot Donation

This past October the Kirk Gibson Foundation donated an OBI Robot to Mr. Lawrence Bucec. The device will help Mr. Bucec feed himself at mealtimes. The video below showcases both Mr. Bucec’s story and the benefits an OBI unit can provide to individuals who need assistance.

AN OBI ROBOT DONATION

This past October the Kirk Gibson Foundation donated an OBI Robot to Mr. Lawrence Bucec. The device will help Mr. Bucec feed himself at mealtimes. The video below showcases both Mr. Bucec’s story and the benefits an OBI unit can provide to individuals who need assistance.

2019 Jack White, Alice Cooper & Kirk Gibson Q&A

On October 30th, the Shinola Hotel hosted Jack White, Alice Cooper and Kirk Gibson in a Q&A session led by WDET’s Ann Delisi. Jack White also did an acoustic performance of “We’re Going to be Friends” and “Hotel Yorba.” The evening’s auction included ping pong games against Kirk Gibson and Alice Cooper.  The evening raised over $50,000 towards Parkinson’s Disease Research and programs. You can read more about the event here:

https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8541651/jack-white-alice-cooper-parkinsons-benefit-

2019 JACK WHITE, ALICE COOPER & KIRK GIBSON Q&A

On October 30th, the Shinola Hotel hosted Jack White, Alice Cooper and Kirk Gibson in a Q&A session led by WDET’s Ann Delisi. Jack White also did an acoustic performance of “We’re Going to be Friends” and “Hotel Yorba.” The evening’s auction included ping pong games against Kirk Gibson and Alice Cooper.  The evening raised over $50,000 towards Parkinson’s Disease Research and programs. You can read more about the event here:

https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8541651/jack-white-alice-cooper-parkinsons-benefit-

A Smashing Success – 2019 Everybody Vs. Parkinson’s Gala!

On October 19th, the Everybody Vs. Parkinson’s Gala was held at the Motor City Casino Hotel.  In collaboration with the Michigan Parkinson Foundation and our title sponsor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan we raised over $1.5 million towards Parkinson’s programs and research.  Attendees included Kirk and JoAnn Gibson, Dan J. Loepp (CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) with his wife Amy, Jeff Laethem (President Michigan Parkinson Foundation) and his wife Alysia, Tigers greats Alan Trammell, Jack Morris, Lance Parrish, & Dave Rozema, and hockey Hall of Famer and Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman.  The evening was emcee’d by Emmy award winner Teresa Strasser and included a strolling dinner, live auction and dancing to Your Generation. You can see the special that aired on Fox Sports Detroit recapping the Gala here:

https://www.foxsports.com/detroit/story/everybody-vs-parkinsons-gibbys-gala-videos-110719

A SMASHING SUCCESS - 2019 EVERBODY VS. PARKINSON'S GALA

On October 19th, the Everybody Vs. Parkinson’s Gala was held at the Motor City Casino Hotel.  In collaboration with the Michigan Parkinson Foundation and our title sponsor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan we raised over $1.5 million towards Parkinson’s programs and research.  Attendees included Kirk and JoAnn Gibson, Dan J. Loepp (CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) with his wife Amy, Jeff Laethem (President Michigan Parkinson Foundation) and his wife Alysia, Tigers greats Alan Trammell, Jack Morris, Lance Parrish, & Dave Rozema, and hockey Hall of Famer and Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman.  The evening was emcee’d by Emmy award winner Teresa Strasser and included a strolling dinner, live auction and dancing to Your Generation. You can see the special that aired on Fox Sports Detroit recapping the Gala here:

https://www.foxsports.com/detroit/story/everybody-vs-parkinsons-gibbys-gala-videos-110719

A Recap of The 2019 Kirk Gibson Golf Classic

Players at the 2019 Kirk Gibson Golf Classic

In August we held our fourth annual Kirk Gibson Golf Classic at the Wyndgate Country Club where we raised over $76,000. There were 108 golfers in attendance. Kirk and Bob Wojnoski of the Detroit News helped entertain the crowed and David “Boomer” Wells was our live auctioneer.

You can learn more about the golf outing below:

Fox Sports Coverage of the KGF 2019 Golf Classic

Detroit News coverage of the Event

A RECAP OF THE 2019 KIRK GIBSON GOLF CLASSIC

In August we held our fourth annual Kirk Gibson Golf Classic at the Wyndgate Country Club where we raised over $76,000. There were 108 golfers in attendance. Kirk and Bob Wojnoski of the Detroit News helped entertain the crowed and David “Boomer” Wells was our live auctioneer.

You can learn more about the golf outing below:

Fox Sports Coverage of the KGF 2019 Golf Classic

Detroit News coverage of the Event