Community Involvement

Equitable Day of Service - Meeting Critical Needs
- Boys and Girls Club of Saginaw Valley County
- Camp Quality of Michigan, "Letting kids with cancer be kids again."
- Cody High School, Detroit, MI
- Delta Sigma Theta, Detroit Chapter
- Double OO Ranch, Davisburg, MI
- Duke Ellington Conservatory of Music and Art, Detroit, MI
- Finney High School, Detroit, MI
- First Ward Community Center, Saginaw, MI
- Fisher Magnet School, Detroit, MI
- HAVEN Shelter, Pontiac, MI
- Hoyt Park in Saginaw
- Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority (LEPFA)
- Safe Haven Ministries of Grand Rapids, "A place of refuge and hope."
- Special Olympics of Metro-Detroit
- Special Olympics of the Lansing Area
- United Way of Michigan
- Winning Futures
Financial Education Support
- 2009 Crocket High School, Detroit, MI - PTA "Take Your Family to School Week" National Winner
- 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. High School, Detroit, MI - PTA "Take Your Family to School Week" National Winner
- The Great Lakes Branch of Equitable Advisors has distributed more then $260,000 in college scholarships to Michigan students, since 2003.
- Charles Zhang, Rochester Adams High School - 2009 National Winner of the Equitable Achievement Scholarship, a Top 10 Winner: $25,000 college scholarship.
- Association of School Business Officials International, Equitable is the national sponsor of the Eagle Awards - School Business Officials of the Year.
Additional Community Involvement
- Detroit Public Television Volunteer Pledge Nights - WTVS Channel 56 PBS
- Rainbow Connection of Michigan
- Volunteers of America (Michigan), "Adopt a Family Program"
Local and National Chamber of Commerces and Civic Groups
- Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
- French American Chamber of Commerce (Michigan)
- Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
- Italian American Chamber of Commerce (Michigan)
- Lebanese Chamber of Commerce (Michigan)
- Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- National Society for Hispanic MBAs
- U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Michigan)
Our colleagues each year provide hundreds of volunteer hours in supporting many community organizations across Michigan and northern Ohio.  In addition, a number of our executives, financial professionals and staff members serve on many local non-profit and civic committees.