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RMHCAA invites you to the 6th Annual Red Shoe Affair

presented by


McDonald’s Michigan Operators Marketing Association


Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center



The event will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Jack Roth Stadium Club in Michigan Stadium. 
All proceeds from the Red Shoe Affair directly benefit the more than 1,000 families we serve each year.


Join us for this fun and unique evening that features a strolling dinner and drinks, live and silent auctions,
and an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience in the Big House.  Back by popular demand is the
After Glow featuring the Dueling Pianos, late night snacks, and cocktails.

Event Schedule

6:30 p.m.    Check-in begins; locker room and stadium tours begin
7:00 p.m.    Red Shoe Affair event (Jack Roth Stadium Club, 4th floor)
8:30 p.m.    Program and live auction
9:30 p.m.    After Glow featuring the Dueling Pianos (3rd floor)



Cocktail attire; Red shoes are encouraged!

Complimentary valet parking available.


2018 Sponsors

Ronald M


McDonald's Michigan Operators Marketing Association
Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Congenital Heart Center

Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
Debbie and Mike Tirico

Ganger Dermatology

Atwell, LLC
Michelle and Andrew Caird

Dr. Pepper
Fran Farley, Andrew Farley and Darryl Snabes
Lane Good Family
The Kensington Hotel
Karen Luther
Stacey and Mike Marsh
The Papadopoulos Family

Jessie Newman and Dan Papajcik
Governor Rick Snyder and First Lady Sue Snyder

Bank of Ann Arbor
Sheila and Creg Carpenter, MD
The Coca-Cola Company
The Hamilton Family
Kapnick Insurance
Jacquelynn and Philip Lapinski
Main Street Homes
McCain Foods
Tricia and David McGuire
Mary and Chris Newton, MD
Tribble Painting Company, Inc.
The Van Hooser Family 
Monique Vann
Terry and JZ Zdanowski


Host Committee and 2017 Photos


Event Chairs

Sheri Belcher and Todd Tribble

Laura Ganger, MD and A.C. Ganger

Honorary Committee

   Laurie and Lloyd Carr                                              Stacey and Mike Marsh
 Kathy and John Charpie, MD                                  Elaine and Dave Perry

Anita Clos and Dennis Crowley, MD                      Governor Rick Snyder

       Sarah and Jim Harbaugh                                                 First Lady Sue Snyder

   Chrislan and Warde Manuel                                   Debbie and Mike Tirico

Host Committee

                                                 Alicia Schafer and Matt Aberbach                                 Santine Harlock, DDS and Dave Harlock
                                                 Tracy and Hasan Alam, MD                                             Nancy Ketola

                                                 Jane and Lou Belcher                                                       Karen and Dave Kowal

                                                 Fran and Jon Carlson                                                        Andrew Loy

                                                 Sheila and Creg Carpenter, MD                                      Tricia and David McGuire

                                                 Betsy and Patrick Cavanaugh                                          Sarah Murray

                                                 Kimberly Channey                                                             Mary and Christopher Newton, MD

                                                 Leanne Chadwick                                                              Bonnie and Rick Ohye, MD

                                                 Susy DeMeester, MD and Jim DeMeester, MD            Jessie Newman and Dan Papajcik

                                                 Lisa Chenevey Dempsey                                                  Karen Scott

                                                 Annemarie Dolan                                                              Carol and Tony Showich

                                                 Janice Farrehi, MD and Peter Farrehi, MD                    Julia and Brian Stetler

                                                 Kristin and Patrick Finn                                                     Shannon and Dan Stewart

                                                                                                                                               Terry and JZ Zdanowski



Our Mission

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor is to provide a "home away from home"
for families of children experiencing a serious illness or injury requiring hospitalization."

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor have been built around one simple idea-nothing else should matter when a family is focused on the healing of their ill child.  Since opening our doors 30 years ago, our Houses have impacted more than 25,000 families during their greatest time of need. Soft beds, warm showers and home cooked meals are just a few of the ways we alleviate stress and anxiety for families so they can focus on the health and well being of their child.

In 2017, RMHCAA served more than 1,000 families.  Donations make it possible for RMHCAA to house 41 families every night. The Main House has 29 rooms that can accomodate up to four people, has multiple shared living areas, indoor and outdoor play areas, and a dining room where dinner is prepared by volunteers almost daily.  The Mott House located on the 10th floor of Michigan Medicine's C. S. Mott Children's Hospital, has 12 rooms.  These bedrooms are available for a short-term stay for adult caregivers of patients being treated in one of the intensive care rooms.  These rooms give parents and caregivers the comfort of being steps away from their child's bedside.  Both Houses provide toiletries, pantries stocked with snacks and ready-to-heat food, laundry facilities, and internet access.

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