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

June 6th, 2016

S.A.Y. Play Warriors Host First Soccer Game

The S.A.Y. Play Warriors hosted their first soccer game this past weekend against the Marion Law Academy. Our boys and girls ran hard, cheered loud and showed excellent sportsmanship. Final score was 6-3 Law Academy. We’re all very proud of our students and can’t wait for the next game. The Warriors take to the field Continue Reading

May 22nd, 2016

Mrs. Falls Serves Up Hope with Meals

Hope is a funny thing.  Like a small beach ball hidden in our belly, hope continually pushes us up and out into the world each day, buoying us with an abiding belief that things will get better. But when things don’t get better, when every day seems to be worse than the one before, or Continue Reading