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Tanner Friedman co-founder named chair of Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation fundraising campaign

May 16, 2013

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - The Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation has named Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications Co-Founder Matt Friedman as Chair of its "Dream. Hope. Discover." campaign.

The multi-million dollar campaign focuses on raising funds for six Metro Detroit-based research and community benefit programs over two years in support of children's health and in honor of the 125th anniversary of the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan.

A member of the Foundation's Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, Friedman is also Chair of the Board's Fund Development Committee. The Foundation plans to announce additional details of the Dream. Hope. Discover campaign as it develops throughout 2013 and 2014.

"This campaign will allow us to tell the Foundation's compelling story and engage more of the community in our important mission of funding pediatric research, medical education, community benefit and advocacy programs - all focused on children's health," said Tony Werner, President and CEO of the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation. "With his extensive communications experience and knowledge of our community, I look forward to working with Matt Friedman as a leader who will help bring us to our goal." 

A graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Friedman resides with his family in West Bloomfield, Mich.

ABOUT THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN FOUNDATION

Founded in 2003, the CHM Foundation supports the healthcare needs of children by raising philanthropic support for pediatric medical education, pediatric focused research and prevention of childhood diseases and injuries, and child advocacy efforts. The CHM Foundation is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service and is governed by a 23-member board of directors.

ABOUT TANNER FRIEDMAN

Tanner Friedman is a strategic communications firm specializing in traditional and emerging media relations, adversity management and public relations counsel. Tanner Friedman is located in the landmark Tri-Atria Building at 32255 Northwestern Highway, Suite 298, in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit tannerfriedman.com.



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