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Events & Sponsorship Opportunities

The University of Michigan Health-West Foundation’s three signature events offer multiple options to put your generosity to work. Learn more about our signature fundraising events & sponsorship opportunities below.


VITALity Gala 

APRIL 20, 2024
DeVos Place

Compassionate, capable nurses are foundational for our health system and an integral part of the patient experience. Nurses inspire hope and healing on the front lines and remain steadfast in advocating for patients who can’t advocate for themselves. We look forward to celebrating the University of Michigan Health-West nurses’ commitment to improving the lives of our patients alongside you at VITALITY Gala 2024! 

Metro Way 5K 

JULY 31, 2024
UM Health-West Village Green

This family-friendly event exemplifies our enduring commitment to a healthy West Michigan. Celebrate with 600+ runners and walkers as we honor our organization’s legacy of making a lasting difference in the health of our communities.
Your support of the Metro Way 5K helps ensure the University of Michigan Health-West’s Live Healthy Programs stay free or low-cost. Live Healthy experiences are designed to help our community members become and stay healthy. Programs includes health screens, educational and wellness classes, support groups and community events.

Bid & Benefit 

SEPTEMBER 18, 2024
Goei Center

Join the Foundation’s impACT Board of Directors for Bid & Benefit as we celebrate how University of Michigan Health-West is advancing health in West Michigan. This fun event features a silent and live auction with all proceeds benefiting the critical work of the Foundation.

Turning good intentions into tangible results.
Focused on community engagement, the Foundation’s impACT Board takes an active role in improving the health and wellbeing of our region. Board members support the Foundation’s fundraising efforts through their work with Bid & Benefit and beyond.