Telling Tales Out of School

Our Annual Fundraiser

Telling Tales is a powerful evening where professional and new storytellers come together to inspire, challenge, and create community.

Thank you for making the 2022 Telling Tales a success!

2022 Sponsors


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Kris and Dave Denzin
Katherine Constantinides

Academic All-Star

Alicia Davis
Michigan Medicine
Nancy Wheeler

Honor Roll

Bank of Ann Arbor
Brighton Light House
Karen and Charles Chapell
Henry Ford Health System
Level One Bank

Old National Bank
Richard and Carol Sheridan
Nancy Shore & Chuck Warpehoski, Change Works Consulting
Peri & Matt Stone-Palmquist

Denise Tanguay and Jonathan Dean
TRUE Community Credit Union
Peter Tchoryk (Springmatter | Michigan Aerospace)
Ruth & Andy Zweifler 
Zingerman’s Community of Businesses



A Child’s World Learning Center
Ally Financial
The Ann Arbor Branch of the NAACP
Arbor Teas
Dr. Percy Bates
B&B Payee Services
Joan Binkow
Keisha & Ron Blevins
Bredernitz, Wagner & Co., P.C.
Doug & Barbara Cecil
Tonya Kneff-Chang and Rich Chang
Annette & Kerwin Charles
Sean Duval and Alina Verdiyan

Linda Edwards-Brown
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
Gillian Ream Gainsley, YCS Board
Jeff Irwin & Kathryn Loomis
Ruth Kraut and Michael Appel
Washtenaw County Commissioner Andy LaBarre
Geoff and Kristen Larcom
State Representative Donna Lasinski
The Hill/Montoya Family
NachtLaw, PC
Marianne Udow-Phillips and Bill Phillips
Noetic Search
Pott Farms, L3C

Mr. And Mrs. Layton Price
Francisco Sanchez 
Eli Savit, Prosecuting Attorney, Washtenaw County
Maria Sheler-Edwards, Real Estate One
Amanda and Riley Smith
Harvey and Janya Somers
Helen Starman
Michael J. Steinberg, Director of the Civil Right Litigation Initiative at MLaw
Rich Tolman and Naomi Woloshin
Wessinger Properties