First LEGO League Qualifier at Michigan Science Center November 22nd, 2016

Weekend Robotics Warriors

Saturday, November 12 was an exciting day for three Warriors teams who competed in the FIRST LEGO League qualifier event, hosted at the Michigan Science Center. From 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, 24 teams from 14 cities in southeast Michigan took part. In the 2016-2017 qualifying tournament system, teams received one robotics challenge and one project Continue Reading

October 18th, 2016

Our Snack Cabinet Just Got Bigger

Peter Andoni, co-owner of Shield’s Pizza and a longtime supporter of S.A.Y. Detroit, took a tour of our S.A.Y. Play Center at Lipke Park today for the first time and made a large donation for the students who attend the center after school. Peter has a new product that’s out in stores now — it’s Continue Reading

October 5th, 2016

M.A.D.E. by Masons is Making A Difference Everywhere

 S.A.Y. Detroit Strikes Major Partnership with Michigan Masons Ten-year multi-million dollar donation a “game changer” for charity to strengthen its umbrella of nonprofit initiatives, including S.A.Y. Play Center at Lipke Park S.A.Y. Detroit announced today that it has been awarded a 10-year, multi-million dollar grant from the Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation, with major support going Continue Reading

September 25th, 2016

Where would you be if your son were on prime-time TV?

If your son were playing college football in a huge rivalry in his first nationally-televised, prime-time football game, where would you be? I have the privilege of working with a guy who wasn’t at the game or even camped out in front of his flat-screen TV.  He was at the SAY Detroit Play Center last Continue Reading

August 16th, 2016

S.A.Y. Play Baseball Field Dedication a Home Run!

Here at S.A.Y. Play we want to encourage our students to look for role models and to follow their examples. When trying to decide who to dedicate our baseball fields to, one name stood out above the rest: Detroit’s own Judge Damon J. Keith. We are so proud to have Judge Damon J. Keith’s name on Continue Reading

August 12th, 2016

SAY Play Summer of Success visits The Palace of Auburn Hills

This has truly been a summer to remember. A group of our students travelled to the Palace of Auburn Hills. They were able to meet with Jhonika Hawkins and a panel of palace staff (marketing, sales, social media) on career choices and what goes on behind the scene of operations. They also got a tour Continue Reading

August 11th, 2016

Xenith Team Visits SAY Play to Deliver New Football Gear

Yesterday was an exciting day for our students as Xenith visited S.A.Y. Play to deliver and size up our young athletes for the upcoming football season. A very special thank you to Kirsta Ashotn, Matti Baltrusaitis, Greg Twomey and everyone at Xenith.  Our students are ecstatic for their new football pads and helmets and can’t wait for the Continue Reading