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December 28, 2022 | Philanthropy

How Platinum Equity Founder and CEO Tom Gores delivered the ‘gift of joy’ to Detroit, Flint children

After purchasing the Detroit Pistons in 2011, Platinum Equity founder and CEO Tom Gores promised to leverage the NBA franchise’s platform for philanthropic efforts in his home state of Michigan. He is still living up to that pledge with continuous holiday philanthropy centered on matters of child wellness and community services in the Flint and
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November 18, 2022 | Articles News

Why Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores rolled out the red carpet for the screening of The Cave of Adullam documentary

In 2008, Detroiter Jason Wilson developed a martial arts training program called The Cave of Adullam. The program is geared to help young Black males better navigate the pressures of everyday life and control negative emotions. That’s how Wilson describes the program that’s receiving worldwide recognition, which includes the production of an award-winning documentary chronicling
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September 15, 2022 | News Philanthropy The Pistons

Why Detroit Pistons Owner And Platinum Equity Founder Tom Gores Hopes Basketball Camps Can Be ‘Foundation Of Success’ For Kids

Jeremiah West was eager to volunteer at the five-day basketball camp recently held in the Petosky-Otsego neighborhood in Detroit. He fondly remembers when he was taught to play by older kids as a youth. “The camp keeps the kids active and teaches them the fundamentals of basketball,” West said of the early August camp that
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June 22, 2022 | Articles News Philanthropy

Tom Gores’ FlintNOW Foundation Joins Forces With Flint Artist, Local Advocates And Parks Officials To Renovate Basketball Courts In Genesee County

First of three newly refurbished courts unveiled during Juneteenth celebration in Windiate Park Court designed by Flint native Jamiersen Green celebrates the power of collaboration, transformation, and unity FLINT, Mich. – June 19, 2022 – The FlintNOW Foundation, created by Detroit Pistons owner and Flint native Tom Gores, is partnering with Genesee County Parks Commission
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