Some of the MYAF major awards include:

awards and honors

MYAF FUN FACTS


Metro Detroit Youth Day Founded:  1981


Attendance at First Youth Day:  1,100 kids


Attendance 34th   annual Youth Day:  34,000 kids


Youth Participation since 1981:   More than 1 1/2 Million!


Participating Partners / Sponsors:  260

 

Participating Partners / Organizations:  360


Number of Volunteers annual Youth Day:  1,800


  • Point of Light Award from President George H.W. Bush and The Points of Light Foundation
  •  The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness
  • The Shining Light Award from the Detroit Free Press
  •  Michiganian of the Year Award from The Detroit News
  • WXYZ-TV7 Detroit 20/20 Award among others 

The Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation was founded in 1991, by Edward Deeb.  As of 2017,  we have given more than 1,800 scholarships – averaging 120 per year, and we have awarded more than 1,000 Academic Achievement and Service Awards.

About THE MICHIGAN YOUTH APPRECIATION FOUNDATION


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