Community Activities and Events

Community Activities and Events

Affirmations’ Allan Gilmour and Eric Jergins Community Center is host to a number of events and activities -- all providing opportunities to learn, grow, socialize, and have fun.

** New - Fitness Class with Jay Mack **

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The Motor City Bears present: 50/50 Bingo and Games Day


Come on down to the center and play 50/50 Bingo on Saturday, February 25th, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. 50% of the funds collected per game will be the winning prize. The other half will go to Affirmations and Ruth Ellis Center. We will also have some fun bonus prizes too. For the schedule of the day, please click here.

Spring Bash 2017 - Emerald City

A celebration of Metro Detroit's LGBTQ community and its allies, Spring Bash 2017 - Emerald City, at the MGM Grand Detroit, will feature curbside valet, a VIP reception, open bar, a delicious three-course dinner and entertainment. For more information, please click here.

Volunteer Spotlight

"Before volunteering, Affirmations was a place I went to for support and services. It helped me to gradually learn to accept and love myself during a difficult period prior to coming out."

Partner Spotlight

Thank you to GTB! Your support of our Warm & Cozy Winter Drive program helped to keep many warm this winter, we are extremely grateful. Thank you for helping us to keep our doors open six days a week, 52-weeks a year!

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