Your Charitable Donation

helps the Grand Ledge Shopping Tour give the gift of clothing and school supplies to needy elementary children.

An organization dedicated to improving the lives of the children of Grand Ledge, Michigan. The Shopping Tour Committee raises funds annually to help elementary age children in Grand Ledge School System by taking them shopping for school clothing and school supplies.The Grand Ledge Shopping Tour Committee organizes the Annual Christmas Shopping Tour, every year the committee raises funds then gathers adult chaperones to take qualifying Grand Ledge elementary school children shopping for school clothing.The children are also treated to a holiday party where they have dinner and a visit from Santa, with a gift and school supplies for each child.

Our History

This event was originally organized by the Grand Ledge Jaycees. The Grand Ledge Shopping Tour Committee formed when the Jaycees liquidated. In 1987 a group of dedicated Grand Ledge residents picked up where the Jaycees left off, the Grand Ledge Shopping Tour Committee was formed. Several of original committee members continue to be active in the Grand Ledge Shopping Tour.

The Children

The Shopping Tour helps over 120 children every year. Grand Ledge District Elementary aged children, ages 5-12, are taken shopping for school clothing. The children also receive school supplies. This is made possible through the generosity of the Grand Ledge Community. 

Help the Cause

Fund Raising Efforts

Every September the call goes out for committee members to pick up the torch and begin the process of making it possible for children in Grand Ledge to have a better school experience. Enabling them to have the clothing they need. The goal for the committee is that each child have at least $100. A total of at least $16,000 dollars is needed to be raised in the three months before the Shopping Tour event day, usually the second or third Wednesday of December. 

Monetary Donation

To give a monetary gift please mail to:

Grand Ledge Shopping Tour
c/o Fifth Third Bank
900 Charlevoix Rd.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Grand Ledge School District Elementary children are helped every year through the generosity of the Grand Ledge (Michigan) community. We would greatly appreciate your donation. Nothing can say thank you like a big smile from a small child.

Toy and Gift Donations

New toys will be accepted, after November 6th, at all Grand Ledge elementary schools. Drop boxes are also located at throughout Grand Ledge.