Construction Partner for Michigan Train Station Donates $50,000 to United Way

Christman | Brinker, the joint venture managing construction for the renovation of the Michigan Central Station in Corktown, recently presented the United Way with a gift of $50,000.

“This $50,000 gift from Christman | Brinker demonstrates their commitment to support the local community through the United Way while at the same time playing a central role in our Corktown development project,” said Keith Combs, global director, Ford Indirect Purchases.

“We are thankful for the many ways Christman | Brinker is intentional in helping the region – from caring for their workforce to supporting United Way for Southeastern Michigan,” said Shelly Watts, vice president, Fund Development, United Way for Southeastern Michigan.  “For more than 70 years, Ford Motor Company has worked with United Way to support the community by meeting basics needs and creating opportunities for families to prosper. This dedication extends to their partner Christman | Brinker as they continue to invest in United Way's mission to ensure households become stable, communities are resilient, and children can thrive."

Christman | Brinker is a joint venture between The Christman Company and L.S. Brinker.  The two companies have worked together for more than 30 years, with past projects including the Little Caesars world headquarters campus in downtown Detroit, the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, several Detroit public schools and the Detroit Cornice and Slate Building renovation.

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