The Garden Party

TGP Matching Gift Challenge 2022

Since 2009, The Garden Party has created a pleasant Sunday afternoon. Pleasing to the eye, the palate and - for its charitable aspect - pleasing to the soul.

 The Garden Party Vocational Scholarships ensure students attain professional skills, empowering them to achieve self-sufficiency.

Thank you for growing a career Grow a career by planting a seed of generosity.

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors and donors for “growing careers” through their support for The Garden Party Vocational Scholarship Fund at Oakland Community College. You ensured that we exceeded our matching challenge goal by over $40,000! With the $100,000 match, in total we raised $240,910 for students pursuing careers in our technical and professional programs.

TGP Check Presentation

Left to Right: Daniel Jenuwine, Vice Chancellor for Advancement, OCC and Executive Director, OCC Foundation/ Sue Ann Wessel, Controller, Great Lakes Wines & Spirits/ Peter Provenzano, Chancellor, OCC/ Elizabeth Ross, Co-Founder, The Garden Party Foundation/ Sydney Ross, Co-Founder, The Garden Party Foundation and Co-CEO, Great Lakes Wine & Spirits

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!


Kelly Services Logo


Celani Family FoundationDickinson Wright LogoHuntington Bank LogoIntegrated Design Solutions LogoUHY Logo
OCC Board of Trustees - Ryder - The Tyranski and Totonchi Group - Wilson Rode


Access Interactive LogoApplied Imaging LogoAscension LogoBarton Malow Co. LogoBerkfield LogoComerica Bank LogoDoeren Mayhew LogoKorotkin Insurance Group LogoMeijer LogoOCC Faculty Association LogoRugiero Promise Foundation LogoTMP-PBA Logo
Cheryl Kozell - John & Joanne Carter - OCC Foundation Board of Directors - McQueen Financial Advisors - MP Tool & Engineering Company


Acquest LogoAhee Jewelers LogoAuch LogoAutodesk LogoAutoRep LogoBumler LogoChapp Oil LogoEdEn Inc. LogoFerrilli LogoInteract LogoMcLaren Oakland Hospital LogoMidwestStrategy LogoOakland University LogoSequoia LogoTMR LogoTravelers LogoWalsh Logo
Al Lucarelli - Anderson, Eckstein, & Westrick, Inc. - Harley Ellis Devereaux - Hylant - Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook - PFM Asset Management LLC