The mission of Friends of Camp Māk-A-Dream, Michigan Chapter is to support the mission and goals of Camp Māk-A-Dream in Montana. Also, to provide travel scholarships for campers from Michigan in addition to supporting other special projects to benefit Camp Māk-A-Dream, a cost-free camp program for cancer survivors and their families.

The Michigan Chapter provides travel scholarships for Michigan residents to attend the camp. Campers live throughout the state - Detroit to Grand Rapids to Traverse City to the Upper Peninsula!

The Michigan Chapter has one full-time employee, plus numerous volunteers who help with fund-raising events, office work and camper recruitment. The board of directors is comprised of local members who volunteer their time and services.


Pete Grimes, Executive Director

Board of Directors

  • Officers

  • Connie Jacob, President
  • Bob Mellen, Treasurer
  • Hadar Granader, Member at Large
  • Honorary Directors

  • Edsel B. Ford II
  • Marcia Gershenson
  • Marco Grossi
  • Charles Main, MD
  • Erik Smith
  • Jeffrey Taub, MD
  • Directors

  • Lynn Adrian
  • Joannie Barker
  • Ann Blotner
  • Cindy Cohen
  • Leah Grenadier
  • Cathy Forbes
  • Ronald R. Granader
  • Andy Blank
  • Connie Jacob
  • Estelle Kwartowitz
  • Dena Raminick
  • Rachel Granader Wessels