Mark Hicks, Sarah Rahal and Evan Carter The Detroit News Published 6:07 PM EDT Sep 20, 2019 Detroit — The Detroit Youth Choir ended its storied run on “Americas’ Got Talent” in second place but returned home Friday celebrated as champions and the city’s best ambassadors. A homecoming honoring the 52-member group whose dazzling performances amazed judges on the NBC competition and earned national recognition drew hundreds to Campus Martius Park downtown, where the choir was surprised with a $1 million endowment gifted by the Skillman and Kresge foundations, plus other Detroit philanthropies. “We love the love that (America) gave to you, but ain’t no love like a Detroit love,” said Tonya Allen, CEO and president of the Skillman Foundation. “It is a reminder for all of us to take care of our children to invest in our children and do the best for our children. You got gifts and we have one for you.” Choir Director Anthony White was almost speechless. “It means everything,” White told The Detroit News. ”It means a new facility, new programming, a new vision, really. A new outlook on our organization and I’m so honored that the Kresge, Skillman, every donor that helped, Kellogg, I just love… Read full this story
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