Sponsors, Supporters, and Friends

Thank you to all our friends and supporters:

We'd like to extend our gratitude to our friends, supporters who gave of their time, efforts, and services. Thank you for attending the concert and supporting this effort! Because of you, we can help supply bed nets for eastern Congo.

The Concert raised $1,600 for The Congo Cause - mosquito bed nets for eastern Congo. The nets were ordered and arrived at UNA-DRC. Please see the Whats New page for an update.

Cliff Monear and Friends - Jazz Concert

Thank you to: Cliff Monear and friends - for donating their time

Cliff Monear
Barbara Ware
Nick Calandro
Sean Dobbins
Nicole New


Sweet Lorraine's Restaurants
Southfield, Detroit, and Livonia

Sweet Lorraine's is Casual, Fun and Sophisticated, offering award-winning Chef Lorraine Platman's World Beat Cuisine since 1982.
Jazz on Tuesdays!

Silent Auction Dinner donations

Rated four stars by The Detroit News and The Detroit Free Press.

Voted One of Michigan's Top Ten Favorite Restaurants in the Zagat Guide for Michigan.

Ron Ellman Associates, Architect

Silent auction donations:
and Private Tennis Lessons

Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier
180 South Old Woodward
Downtown Birmingham, MI

Custom Men's Clothier
Official Custom Clothier of the NFL Coaches Club

Silent Auction donations

Peabody's Restaurant
34965 Woodward at Maple, Birmingham
Phone: 248.644.5222

Jazz on Weekends!

Peabody's Restaurant - downtown Birmingham

Silent Auction donation
Dinner for two

The character of Peabody’s Bar is defined by its dynamic and good-spirited customers. Peabody’s Lounge is where old friends, new friends, academics, professionals, couples and singles converge for a an authentically entertaining night out.

Auntie Rin's Cat Sitting
Exclusively for Cats

Cat sitting services - 20 years experience
PSI member Insured & bonded
Phone: 248.399.5553


Silent Auction donations

Midi Violin
Birmingham, MI

Midi Violin - Ron Ellman
Silent auction donation:
4 violin lessons

Old Village Bakery
31821 Mound Road, Warren and
4917 Rochester Road, Troy

Beautiful custom wedding cakes, special occasion cakes, pastries and breads for the Michigan area.

Elegant, unique or traditional wedding cakes are their specialty. No appointments necessary.

Old Village Bakery, Troy and Warren

Old Village Bakery donated the wonderful cake for the Jazz Concert Fund Raiser Event. Our many thanks.

Warren: 586-268-0320 Troy: 248-689-5080

Anita's Kitchen
22651 Woodward, Ferndale and
110 W. Maple, Troy

Home of the finest Lebanese Cuisine

New special items each day along with favorite dishes Niche wines

Anita's Kitchen - Ferndale and Troy - Fine Lebanese Cuisine


Silent Auction donation

Deborah Kashdan, Artist
Southfield, MI

Deborah Kashdan - Artist

Silent Auction donations
of art work and custom hand painted art cards

Max & Erma's Restaurant
250 E. Merrill, Downtown Birmingham

Max & Erma's Restaurant - Birmingham, MI

Silent Auction donation

Lexi Drew Women's Boutique
215 W. Maple, Birmingham

Silent Auction Donation Certificate

This children's picture book is suitable for pre-school through 6 or 7 years of age.

Amazing photography and rare photos.

Bennie the Blue Heron teaches children about life: Friends, working, eating, playing, and searching for a wish...and the rewards of finding that wish or dream through persistence and patience.

Benny the Blue Heron of Paint Creek - a Children's book about life and fulfilling your wish or dream through persistence.Benny the Blue Heron - Children's Picture book - Proceeds ($5 per book) go for The Congo Cause.

Mail orders - click here.


Photography of Concert and the
Talk at the Charles H. Wright Museum
of African American History


Thomas B. Richardson
, photographer

Dr. Lorraine Thompson, PairofDocs.net

Many thanks - for her resourceful contacts and ideas
Peggy Jo Studio Newsletter PeggyJo Studio Newsletter

Our thanks for the email distribution of concert information
The Concert Support Team Lenna, Kathy C., Deborah


Michigan Adventure Racing

Smart Blast - Adventure Racing - Join us for The Blast
Bed Nets Donation

The Birmingham Community House
Shari Sako-Bojan - Food & Beverage Manager

380 South Bates Street
Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: (248) 644-5832

Studio VII - John Stanmeyer, photographer
(Time Magazine, National Geographic)

For use of the bed net photo on the AmaniDRC.org educational site which supports UNA-DRC - Our Original Graduate Project Site that inspired this Cause.


TheWebEmporium.comDonation of web design, hosting, graphics, materials, email distribution, video, Flash animation, promotion, etc. for TheCongoCause.org

Detroit - Let's Drive Away Malaria


Letter from the Director of UNA-DRC Support this Campaign /

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