"“A very little key will open a very heavy door." - Charles Dickens


Thank you for considering contributing!

Summer in the City is a volunteer enterprise. Everything we do is planned, powered, and propelled by volunteers from all walks of life. Thanks to the generosity of individuals, families and partners - people like you! - we can harness the energy of thousands of volunteers every summer so they can be the change they wish to see in Detroit.

Your tax-deductible contribution will make our paint, plant and play programming possible and powerful.

We will have secure online donations live here soon. In the meantime, you can send contributions to the address below or contact us at 248-790-1000 or

Summer in the City
1655 Clark
Detroit, MI 48209