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Bridging the Gap for Humanity,

Romulus, Michigan, United States Romulus, Michigan, United States

  • About the event

    May 28, 2019

    Media Contact:  Terri Brinston, Founder 313-399-1626


    NURTURING WELLNESS GROUP FOUNDATION SETS FALL FUNDRAISER

    September Event to Raise Money for Young Adults Struggling in School, Life

    Metropolitan Detroit, MI - A night of food, fun, and entertainment awaits guests at the second annual,  “Bridging the Gap for Humanity” fundraising banquet this fall in Romulus.

    The event is set for Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport Hotel on Merriman Road.  It will benefit the Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation, a Detroit-area 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on assisting struggling youth and young adults with life skills.

    “I’m thrilled that so many people are looking forward to this event.  It will be a great night out for such a great cause,” said Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation founder, Terri Brinston.  “The Sheraton is going to provide an elegant and exciting backdrop for all of the fun we have in store. Billy T. Detroit, our very own on-air radio personality will be the Master of Ceremonies.  Mildred Gaddis, an esteemed 41-year radio host veteran, is the keynote, and John E. Lawrence, a musical genius, guitarists, and educator will be providing our entertainment.”

    Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation was established in 2017 and works with schools and other community partners to identify youth and young adults who are struggling, evaluate their issues, and guide them to the proper support interventions.  They also offer courses designed to build confidence, motivation, focus, commitment, and emotional stability.

    Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation’s goal is to enroll 200 high school students and young adults in their program in the 2019/2020 school year. By building students and families’ capacity for adaptation, self-management, career and employment preparation, self-advocacy, and learning, Brinston hopes to help at-risk students and young adults achieve their full potential.

    “I believe our school systems teach many valuable skills, but they don’t address all the aspects necessary for children to succeed and thrive in life,” she said.  “When we work together and give students and young adults access to the support and resources they may be lacking at home and school, we can fill the gap and help them be successful contributors to our community.”

    Tickets and sponsorship information for the Bridging the Gap for Humanity Fundraising Banquet are available online at www.myschoolnurse.co/nwgf/bgfh.  For more information, contact Terri Brinston at 313-399-1626.

    Thank you in advance for your support.

    Why should you sponsor?

    We couldn't do it without you.

    Nurturing Wellness Group Foundation is a Wayne County, Michigan based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in November 2017 by Terri Brinston, RN, MA, CLNC and CEO of My School Nurse. Our primary focus is to strengthen students and young adults by using a holistic approach in assisting them in overcoming barriers that prevent or delay success in school and in life.

    Your support is crucial to helping us intervene through educational programming, prevention initiatives, mentoring, case management services, parent support, and actively collaborate with others to build students and families’ capacity for adaptation, self-management, career and employment preparation, self-advocacy, and learning.

    While there are many ways people can spend their money charitable giving can be one of the most rewarding.


    Terri Brinston

    Terri Brinston, RN, MA, CLNC

    Chief Executive Officer

    When our children struggle, we all struggle! Terri is passionate about the future, our children. She believes our school systems teach many valuable skills, but they do not address all the aspects necessary for children to succeed & thrive in life. It is her great passion to fill the gap that exists between education & wellness. Terri's mission is to facilitate student success by addressing safety, health, and wellness needs that often prevent & delay learning & success. Her unique experience & education have seamlessly bound together to make her a leader in the healthcare & education industry.

    Terri holds a Master of Arts in Education Administration & Community Leadership from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Madonna University. Among her professional certifications, she is a Registered Nurse, holds a Legal Nurse Consultant certification, and is certified as an American Heart instructor. In addition to working as a pediatric nurse, Terri has almost two decades of experience teaching & consulting with schools, parents, and students.

    Terri Brinston has been married for 26 years. To their union, they have been blessed with 2 children. In her leisure time, she is actively involved in her church's ministry. She serves as an AdvancEd external review team member, a member of the MI Association of School Nurses & National Association of School Nurses, a member of the Michigan Health Occupation Educators Association, and an advisor of Michigan Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

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  • 101-250 attendees expected


    50% Male Attendees


    50% Female Attendees

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