Since 1914 Bill Brown Ford has been committed to supporting the Metro Detroit Area and groups and individuals across the State of Michigan. Today, our efforts include a dedicated focus on Livonia, Michigan and the surrounding areas of Canton, Novi, Westland, Farmington, Redford, South Lyon, Dearborn, Plymouth, Southfield, Northville, Ann Arbor, and Metro Detroit.

As the largest AXZ Plan dealership in the country we provide more discounts to Ford employees than any other dealership in Michigan and across the US. We fully accept the responsibility that comes with this designation that is why it is so important for us to not only be engrossed in our towns - but help the community and our Bill Brown Ford team.

Basically, helping Ford employees and vendors and their extended families is at the core of the Bill Brown Ford dealership. Helping people is what we do.

So our charity strategy is the same - we're focused on people. As we do every day for our customers in acquiring their perfect Ford vehicles, we are committed to helping charities and organizations that are focused on the local people of Michigan and their individual needs.

We found that we can make a difference and impact our community the most by focusing our efforts on those organizations that feed, educate, clothe, and improve the health and welfare of every member of our community. As the community need expanded in the Spring of 2020 we stepped up our efforts across all of the organizations we support and we added a new program to support music and musicians in Livonia and across the Detroit Metro Area. Below is a list of the organizations we currently support and some of the individuals we have been working with and providing direct assistance to.

Gleaners Food Bank

The Gleaner Food Bank has been serving and feeding the hungry in Michigan since 1977. Gleaners is a vital link between available food and those who need it most, Bill Brown Ford is honored to participate and donate over the past 2 years.

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Livonia Public School Foundation

The LPS Education Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization chartered by the State of Michigan in 2004. Their goal is to provide additional financial support to the district for innovative programs and services, so the school system can continue to be a “beacon of excellence” to all those it serves. Bill Brown Ford stays strong in supporting this foundation over 3 years in educating our local youth and looks forward too many years to come.

Livonia Public School Foundation

Salvation Army Salvation Bed & Bread Club

Each day, no matter the weather, the Eastern Michigan Division of the SA have created the Bed & Bread Club -- a truck that drivers through all of Detroit, traveling multiple routes and making 57 stops to feed the hungry including holidays and weekends. The Bed and Bread club are dedicated to feeding the hungry residents of Detroit who are unable to make it to a soup kitchen and providing overnight shelter for those residents who have no place to sleep. Bill Brown Ford has donated for the past two years to the Bed & Bread Club.

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Salvation Army Holiday Bike Drive

Our local chapter of the Salvation Army led a holiday bike drive. Our team at Bill Brown Ford purchased 6 bikes that were donated.

Salvation Army William Booth Legal Aid Clinic

The William Booth Legal Aid Clinic exists to address the legal problems and provide high quality legal services at no cost to those living at or below poverty guidelines. The Clinic services individuals, families and U.S. Military Veterans in need and educates clients with regard to their legal rights and obligations while seeking to eliminate legal problems as obstacles that may prevent them from reaching their full potential. The ultimate goal is to empower responsible citizens who have broken the cycle of poverty and dependency. We at Bill Brown Ford feel strongly about supporting such an incredible organization over the past two years.

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Detroit Youth Choir

The Detroit Youth Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company (DYC) is a non- profit 501 (c) 3 organization that services young people throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area. The Detroit Youth Choir teaches and develops students through music education, dance, and theatrical arts. Our program is designed for youth between the ages of 8-18. The Detroit Youth Choir entered the national competition America’s Got Talent where the choir traveled Los Angeles, CA and reached 2nd place in the competition. We are proud to support such a talented group of kids over the past two years. See below for their incredible performance during our At Home Concert Series.

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#TogetherForMichigan At Home Concerts Series

Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic the Bill Brown Ford team came together to support local musicians, bands and songwriters and created our At Home Concert Series on Facebook live. Starting in March of 2020 we hosted artists from all around the Metro Detroit area on our digital stage for regularly scheduled 30-60 min performances. Artists from every genre join us to share and uplift with the strong powers of music. We asked that our audiences give back on individual GoFundsMe for each performer in which we matched funds and encouraged customers to support as best they could. Below are the incredible performers we’ve had over the past few months:

 

Grace Rembinski

https://gracerembinski.com/

 

Robin Horlock

https://robinhorlockmusic.com/

 

Social Bandits

https://thesocialbandits.com/

 

Bob Skon

https://bobskon.com/

 

Dan Tillery

https://www.dantillery.com/

 

Dan Rafferty Band

http://thedanraffertyband.com/

 

The TUG

www.thetugband.com

 

Bekah Brudi

bekahbrudi.com

 

Detroit Youth Choir

https://www.detroityouthchoir.org/

 

The Fruits

https://www.facebook.com/thefruitsmusicdetroit/

 

Julianne Ankley

https://www.julianneankley.com/

 

First Call Crew

http://e3detroit.com/firstcall-2/

 

 

To view our live performances you can check out our Facebook page and YouTube channel.



https://www.facebook.com/BillBrownFord/live_videos/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOKXEvHQ34LfLe9x6AhsR9w