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Get Involved

Become a Volunteer!

  • Do you have extra time to empower your community? Get involved with the Guild! Join a group of like-minded individuals who want to support the Detroit Urban League’s fundraising initiatives and by extension, the DUL’s programming. Through fundraising activities, special charitable projects, and an annual Guild Gala held in December, our Guild Members make a significant impact on our annual efforts.  

  • We could not do the work we do without Guild Members by our side. Never fundraised before? Not a problem! Bring your best smile and a willingness to learn. Reach out at to get involved today! 

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Plan a Gift

  • Build your legacy at the League. There are many ways to leave your mark on the Detroit Urban League –Add the DUL as a bequest in your will, initiate an IRA charitable rollover gift, plan a large multi-year gift, and more. Let’s explore together! Contact Gregory McPherson, Vice President of Development & Special Events, at or 313-831-5573.  

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Shop for an impact – Amazon Smile/Kroger Rewards

  • Do you shop at Amazon and/or Kroger? Now, you can do all your usual shopping, but make a philanthropic impact with Amazon Smile and Kroger Rewards. It is simple to set up and once you do, your favorite local nonprofit – The Detroit Urban League – will benefit.

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Shop for an impact – Amazon Smile

Instructions for Amazon Smile: 

  • Pro Tip: Use the Amazon Mobile App to avoid your Amazon accounting defaulting away from Amazon Smile. With the app, you can be sure your purchases are benefitting DUL. 

  • Go to our Amazon Smile page. 

  • If you aren't already logged in, enter the email and password for your Amazon account. 

  • Shop! 0.5% of your Amazon purchases will go to the Detroit Urban League. 

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Shop for an impact – Kroger Rewards

Instructions for Kroger Rewards:  

  • Create a digital account to participate in Kroger Community Rewards at and choose enroll.  If you already have a digital account, simply link your Shopper’s Card to your account. 

  • Under Community Rewards select “Find an organization” and type in Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan then click enroll.  

  • From here any transactions moving forward using your Shoppers Card number associated with your digital account will be applied to the Urban League with no added cost to you.  Kroger donates annual to participating organizations based on your percentage of spending associated with all participating Kroger Community Rewards organizations. 

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Get in Touch

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