Please join us for AutoGlow, an evening celebration hosted by Lisa and Bill Ford and Lia and Jim Farley.

The Children’s Center is an illuminating light for children and families in Detroit. With more than 3000 children and families receiving services each year, The Children’s Center has become a leading force in foster care, adoption, and evidence-based therapeutic mental and behavioral health services in Wayne County. The Children’s Center believes that when you heal children, you heal Detroit–creating a brighter future for everyone.

We invite you to join us at Ford Field for our signature event, AutoGlow hosted by Lisa and Bill Ford, and Lia and Jim Farley! Through your attendance, we can continue our mission and ensure a brighter future for the next generation. Tickets include on-site valet parking, a pre-reception, transportation via luxury motor coach to and from Charity Preview, entertainment and more!

AutoGlow ticket holders must also hold tickets to the NAIAS Charity Preview.

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Pre-Event Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | AutoGlow will be closed for attending Charity Preview
8:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. | AutoGlow Main Celebration

Dress code is Black Tie

We are honored to be one of six charities benefitting from North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Charity Preview proceeds. All AutoGlow ticket holders must also be NAIAS Charity Preview ticket holders. To order your Charity Preview tickets, visit or call 888.838.7500 and designate The Children’s Center as your charity partner of choice. MC#5787

We invite you to partner with us in healing children and families by becoming a beacon of hope for those in need. Please consider the enclosed pages to learn how you can make a profound impact on a child’s future. With your support, we can heal the community and create hopeful outcomes for future generations.

Event Hosts:

Lisa & Bill Ford
Lia & Jim Farley

Honorary Committee Members:

Lisa & Bill Ford
Lia & Jim Farley
Elizabeth Agius
Michael Craig & Alison Couzens Craig
Vincent Johnson
Debora & Danny Matthews
Michael & Donna Oakley
Elena A. Ford & Mitch Seldin
Paul W. & Kim Smith
Nicole Wells Stallworth & Thomas Stallworth
Anke & Hans-Werner Kaas

Illuminating Presenting Sponsor

Shining Sponsors

Radiant Sponsors

Beaming Sponsors

Sparkling Sponsors

In-Kind Sponsors