fundraising events The Justice Foundation of West Michigan, the charitable giving arm of the Grand Rapids Bar Association, embodies the commitment of the legal profession to community service. When you contribute to the JFWM, you help to improve the lives of those in need. With your support, the JFWM will continue to serve justice and help people.

These events are held biennially during the winter. See the Events Page to see which one is coming up!

Just Lips: Celebrity Lip Sync

The Justice Foundation of West Michigan has held a Just Lips: Celebrity Lip Sync in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020. The event is highly entertaining, and allows local celebrities, attorneys, and judges a chance to ham it up on stage. Thanks to our sponsors, our talented participants, our wonderful volunteers, and everyone who bought a ticket to the event, the Justice Foundation raised over $20,000 at the 2020 Just Lips: Celebrity Lip Sync. We are hoping that future Just Lips events will continue to be as successful.

Justice Foundation Benefit Dinner

The Justice Foundation Benefit Dinner is a black-tie optional dinner with a motivational speaker, chosen to inspire our members and members of the general public. The goal of the event is to raise awareness and funds for the Justice Foundation of West Michigan.

The Justice Foundation distributes funds to local programs providing legal services to the disadvantaged; to youth programs and projects serving to educate our youth on democracy, freedom, and the U.S. Constitution; and to increase support for educational programs and services for those serving individuals with special needs.

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Justice Foundation of West Michigan
161 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste. 203-B
Grand Rapids, MI 49503