(WJBK) - Members of the Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit will once again bring holiday spirit to the streets of Detroit for the group's 102nd Annual Sales Day & Parade on Monday, November 30 starting at 5:30 a.m. Detroit Goodfellows, Detroit police officers and Detroit firefighters will sell a special "Goodfellow edition" of The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press in various locations throughout the city.
Newspapers are sold for any donation amount and all money raised goes toward the Detroit Goodfellows' 2015 fundraising goal of $1.1 million to provide Goodfellow holiday gift packages to 34,000 needy Detroit area children aged 4 - 13. Previous Sales Days have typically raised over $50,000.
Detroit Goodfellows President Nancy Foran will sell newspapers starting at 5:30 a.m. at Cadillac Place (former General Motors building) located at 3044 W. Grand Blvd. (at Second). Other locations where Goodfellows, police officers and firefighters will be selling newspapers on November 30 are:
Comerica's Michigan Market Headquarters - 411 W. Lafayette
Ren Cen - inside the building
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Detroit Public Safety Headquarters - 1301 Third Street
Guardian Building - 500 Griswold
One Campus Martius
Eastern Market - Russell & Market St. (Freeway Service Dr.)
Detroit Post Office - 1401 W. Fort Street
One Detroit Center - Woodward and Larned
With all donations collected, Detroit Goodfellows will distribute 34,000 gift packages through Detroit police precincts to needy children in Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Harper Woods and River Rouge from December 5 - 17.
For more information or to make a donation, visit www.detroitgoodfellows.org.