News & Updates

SAY Detroit Partners with Grow Detroit’s Young Talent

The Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment (PS&E) announced today a $100,000 grant and partnership with Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) to help Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s youth summer jobs program reach its goal of 8,000 jobs in 2016. Financial commitments provided by Pistons owner Tom Gores, PS&E Vice Chairman Arn Tellem and the Detroit Pistons Foundation Continue Reading

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Dow and Cooper Standard Mixing It Up at SAY Play

S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center is proud to announce a new partnership with Dow Chemicals and Cooper Standard-Automotive to open a science station in the DEEP. Dow and Cooper will be donating computers, tutors, and science demonstrations to the new STEM Science Center.  Keith Stephenson, chief operating officer of Cooper Standard proudly stated, “We are also very happy Continue Reading

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A New Piano at SAY Play

With gratitude to Jane Denys-Myers, SAY Play has a new addition to its music facilities: a previously-loved Boston (Steinway) upright piano. Donated in memory of Jane’s late niece Patricia Koenig of Chesterfield Township, the piano now sits in the lobby of the center, and is there for all students to play. (We caught Mitch Albom tickling the Continue Reading

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S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center teams up with Pistons

The S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center is excited to announce their newest partnership with the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons will be donating $600,000 over 6 years, refurbishing the basketball court, scoreboard and gym floor, but most importantly they will help fund the academics that is the foundation of S.A.Y. Play Detroit. Founder, Mitch Albom was joined Continue Reading

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S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center Featured During Pregame

In case you missed it, check out this incredible video that aired during the Lion’s Thanksgiving football pregame show! We are continually grateful for everyone who has brought this recreation center back to life, and our unending gratitude to those who are out here every day to keep this place running and our children smiling.

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S.A.Y. Detroit Play is Hiring!

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PART-TIME HELP WITH THE ATTACHED POSITIONS. Administrative Assistant for the SAY Detroit Play Center Job Description Purpose: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for ensuring that all members and volunteers of the SAY Detroit Play Center have an exceptional environment when they arrive at the center. The center is designed to be a unique training facility in Continue Reading

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