When Trevor Sullivan saw the Dick Wagner “Remember the Child” Memorial Fund’s social media posts, he saw rock stars coming together to help bring music to hospitalized children. He immediately reached out, eager to share his own heartfelt story. Speaking to Victoria Woody, the non-profit’s Director of Development, Trevor shared how music therapy at Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’sRead More »Dick Wagner Remember The Child Fund in the news! This story will make your heart sing!
We’re thrilled and honored to welcome MARK MCMANUS, NEW HORIZONS COMPUTER LEARNING CENTERS, joining the DWRTC Fund as TITLE SPONSOR for 2017, 2018, and 2019! New Horizons Computer Learning Centers is the world's largest independent IT training company with over 300 locations in 70 countries. New Horizons offers a complete selection of technology, applications, and businessRead More »WELCOME OUR NEW TITLE SPONSOR: NEW HORIZONS COMPUTER LEARNING CENTERS!
We are excited and proud to welcome our new “Youth Ambassador,” Ali McManus. Ali is a super-talented young singer-songwriter, whose life was monumentally altered by music. At age 7, Ali was diagnosed with a rare and degenerative bone disorder that left her wheelchair-bound and facing ten surgeries. She spent more than a year in rehabilitationRead More »WELCOME ALI MCMANUS, our DWRTC Fund “YOUTH AMBASSADOR”
Coming October 1, 2016 EXCITED to announce a second fundraiser for 2016! Produced and directed by Lynn Clark-Geiner of Launch Showcase. Dress your creative and Whimsical Black Tie! This cool show unites more than 75 singers, musicians, dancers, models, designers, actors, ages 14 to 40, along with film makers, visual artists, culinary artists, local wineries, localRead More »PARTY FUNDRAISER! OCT. 1, 2016 AT 6:30pm. FASHION ART WHIMSY & MUSIC!
On June 30, 2016, the Dick Wagner Memorial Fund was proud to present Beaumont Children’s Hospital with a second donation of $10,000, for a total of $20,000 in cash donations. We have also had the great pleasure of delivering violins, guitars, percussion, ocean drums, keyboards, shakers, kazoos, and more -- all to benefit the emotional andRead More »Our 2nd DONATION CEREMONY at BEAUMONT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, Royal Oak MI, June 2016!
The 2nd Annual Dick Wagner “Remember the Child” Memorial Concert kicked off on February 20, 2016: More than 25 rock stars regaled thousands of fans with more than 4 hours of passionate and joyous rock and roll! We honored legendary RUSS GIBB, founder of the Grande Ballroom with the first annual DICK WAGNER ROCK ROYALTY AWARD and welcomed Russ onstage to speak andRead More »The 2nd Annual Dick Wagner “Remember the Child” Memorial Concert!
Our first Donation Ceremony for Beaumont Children’s Hospital! Our Dick Wagner Fund team delivered our first check for $10,000 to inaugurate the new music program for the children of Beaumont hospital, along with dozens of musical instruments for the children to play – guitars, violins, kazoos, percussion instruments, and keyboards. We will continue to replenish musicalRead More »Donation Ceremony News
More than 25 legendary musicians paid tribute to Dick Wagner, the Maestro of Rock, in a rockin’ four hour show of beloved Dick Wagner songs. Star performers included Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), Brad Whitford (Aerosmith), Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Danny Seraphine (Chicago), Jimmie Bones (Kid Rock), Dick Wagner’s son, Robert Wagner, Miss Wensday, Maryann Cotton (fromRead More »The Dick Wagner “Remember the Child” Memorial Concert SOLD OUT the historic Fillmore Detroit!