Shop Your Community Day 2019

Get a headstart on your holiday shopping and 15% of your purchase will be donated to the charity of your choice!

Brilliant Books and other downtown businesses will be saluting the community and sharing a portion of proceeds towards the community’s favorite charities. Nonprofit organizations will receive money from Downtown Traverse City merchants on Saturday, November 9th. Get all of your holiday shopping done in advance and 15% of your purchase amount* will be donated to the charity of your choice!

Can't join us in person?  Shop online!  All purchases of gift certificates and eGift cards on our website on Saturday, November 9th, will also be eligible for the Shop Your Community Day 15% donation!  Just specify which charity you'd like your contribution to benefit.

Check out the list of participating charities below.

Charities participating in this year's Shop Your Community Day include

AC PAW • Addiction Treatment Services • American Association of University Women • Big Brothers Big Sisters • Boots For Kids • Boy Scouts of America - Northern Michigan • Catholic Human Services - Foster Grandparent & Senior Companion Programs • Cherryland Humane Society • The Children's House • City Opera House • Company Dance Traverse • Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology • Dann's House • The Father Fred Foundation • FLOW (For Love of Water) • For Animals • Great Lakes Children's Museum • GTACS • Habitat for Humanity - Grand Traverse Region • Justice for Our Neighbors • Maritime Heritage Alliance • Michael's Place • Munson Medical Center - Family Birth & Children's Center • National Alliance on Mental Illness Grand Traverse • Norte • Old Town Playhouse • Paperworks Studio • Parkinson's Network North • The Pathfinder School • Planned Parenthood of Michigan • Pregnancy Care Center • Silver Muzzle Cottage • TART Trails, Inc. • TCAPS/Student Support Network • Traverse Area Historical Society • Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center • TC Arts Commission • TC Music Boosters • Traverse Health Clinic • Up North Pride • Watershed Center - Grand Traverse Bay • Wellspring Lutheran Services • Women's Resource Center - GT Area • Young Peacebuilders of Northwestern Michigan/Utopia Foundation • Zonta Club - Festival of Trees


*The only items in the whole store that aren't included in the donated value are Brilliant Books Memberships and Brilliant Books Monthly subscriptions.

Event date: 
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00am
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