"Inspiring youth to do the most good!" TM

  • 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 

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


About THE MICHIGAN YOUTH APPRECIATION FOUNDATION


awards and honors

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.

Some of the MYAF major awards include: