Brys Estate is proud to support many exceptional charitable causes. Each year we receive hundreds of deserving donation requests. While we make every effort to support as many requests as possible, we are simply unable to accommodate all of them.
Please note that the Michigan Liquor Control Commission states that it is illegal in the State of Michigan to donate bottles of wine, free tastings or free glasses of wine.
Current donation package:
- 2 Tickets for Wine Wagon Tour & Tasting – 2 tickets for the 2-hour guided tour of the 91-acre estate held on a 7-passenger, open-sided electric shuttle. Tour includes 7 wine samples, a light picnic, souvenir crystal glass with Brys logo, and wine glass holder lanyard. Winner can choose any available Saturday tour date and time. Advance reservation required. A $100 value! Minimum bid - $75.
Our requirements are as follows:
- All donation requests must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Written or phone requests are not accepted.
- Your non-profit organization must have a 501c3 or tax exempt status. You must provide your organization's valid tax-ID number for your request to be considered.
- Your donation request must be received at least 6 weeks prior to the day of the event or organization needs the item. Your organization must be located within the state of Michigan.
- A minimum bid is required when donation is used as an auction item.
Priority is given to:
- Health Initiatives
- Social Services
- Hunger Relief
- Environmental Programs
At this time, we do not support:
- School trips, school fundraisers or children’s programs. As our product contains alcohol, we choose not to be listed in auctions benefiting children or schools.
- Individuals requesting donations for trips, sports sponsorships, team sponsorships, etc.
- Direct donation requests for individuals with catastrophic health and financial needs.
- Fraternal, political or labor organizations
- Fund Raisers for the Arts and Sciences
Please note that we receive hundreds of donation requests throughout the course of a year and we cannot respond to every request we receive. If a donation is approved, you will be contacted. Follow up calls and emails are not necessary. Please allow 2 weeks for processing your request.
Please email your donation request to email@example.com.
Thank you for considering Brys Estate as a contributor to your charitable cause. We wish you the best of luck with your charitable and fundraising efforts.