16th Annual Cruisin' to Drive Out Hunger


The 16th Annual Cruisin’ to Drive Out Hunger, presented by Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, the official Woodward Dream Cruise preview party on Friday, August 17 hosted by Westborn Market!

The Woodward Dream Cruise spans 16 miles from Ferndale to Pontiac and features 40,000 classic rides and more than 1.4 million spectators — with our charity preview right in the heart of the action! The event features delicious food from local restaurants, live entertainment, dancing and of course classic car action — it’s an event you don’t want to miss!

Highlights of the event include:

  • Metro Detroit’s best taste fest
  • Sneak preview of the Woodward Dream Cruise®
  • Specialty cocktails and craft brews 
  • Live music by Larry Lee and the Back in the Day Band
  • Photo booth fun
  • Valet parking
  • Silent auction featuring the best of metro Detroit
  • Dress code is summer chic
  • Restaurants include:


  • Beverages include:



Friday, August 17, 2018
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.


Westborn Market
27659 Woodward Ave.
Berkley, MI



Tickets are $150 each. $100 of each ticket is tax deductible.
Tickets will also be available at the door.
Please note: all guests must be 21 or older to attend


Connect your company with this premier metro Detroit event! It is a great way to entertain clients or recognize employees. Sponsorship levels begin at $500, offer a range of benefits for your company, and are a powerful opportunity for public recognition of your commitment to relieving hunger in Metro Detroit! Corporate Sponsorship packages are tax deductible.

Download our sponsorship booklet here and sponsorship form here. For additional questions or to become a sponsor please contact Rebecca Gade Sawicki at 248-864-7527 or rgade-sawicki@forgottenharvest.org.


Hosted By


Cruisin' 2018 Committee
Honorary Chair
Mark Anusbigian
Kevin Kernen and Jonas Rodger

Committee Members
Bryan Bandyk
Stephanie Bergsieker
Nichole Calme
Ell Donelson
Matthew Jobin

Phillip C. Korovesis
Heather & Mike Putz
Abbie Sack
Dan Sporka



Presented By


Vintage Sponsor

Jeffrey & Jennifer Farber
JIll L. Remick


Hot Rod Sponsors 

The Suburban Collection


Roaster Sponsors

DTE Energy
Espar of Michigan
Cynthia & Edsel Ford
Ghafari Associates
General Motors
JMJ Phillip
Kerkstra Precast Inc.
MGM Grand Detroit
Michigan Educational Credit Union
RCO Engineering
SilverEdge Systems Software Inc.
Soave Enterprises
Sterling Insurance Group
Strategic Staffing Solutions
Wolverine Packing Co.


Custom Sponsor

Attentive Industries
Joanne & John Carter
Clear Rate Communications
Dixon Inc.
Farbman Group
Flagstar Bank
Gasser BUsh Associates
Giffells Webster
Hi-Watt Inc.
International Precast Solutions
Brenda & Matt Jobin
Carrie & Kevin Kernen
Mary Jo Larson & Jim Bizer
Francesca & Barry Levey 
Tamika & Kirk Mayes
Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
MicroBEST Laboratory
Motor City Electric Co.
Prairie Farms Dairy Co.
Ram Construction Services
Diane & David Rich
RKD Alpha Dog
Rocky Produce Inc.
Royal Truck and Trailer
Arlene & Mark Rubinstein


Media Sponsor

Official Charity Partner


Member of Feeding America
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