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Thank you so much!


If you are more comfortable donating by personal or company check,
please make it payable to After 26 Project and mail it to: 

The After 26 Project
127 West Cass
Cadillac, MI 49601

Thank you again!

Phase 11 of our sidewalk brick program is now available!
Click here for an order form.  Bricks are available until March 27, 2021.
Phase 11 will be installed in June 2022.
Special thanks to volunteers Eileen Jones & Bob Swigert
for spearheading this important fundraising effort! 

Amazon Smile :)

If you shop on Amazon, especially with the upcoming holiday season, simply go through the link below and then make purchases like you always do. By using this link, Amazon will automatically send 0.5% of the purchase to our account. An effortless way to support the Depot without spending anything additional!

Bookmark the link and support us every time you shop.



Lasting Momento! 

Leave a lasting memento to a family member or loved one by purchasing a personalized brick paver at the entrance of the After 26 Depot. Bricks can be inscribed with a name, business, military seal, or other fun designs that are offered. 4 by 8 bricks are only $95; 8 by 8 bricks are $190.  Thanks to everyone who has already purchased a brick! Your contribution helps provide jobs to adults with developmental disabilities and cognitive impairment in the greater Cadillac area.


Donald Barber holds his sidewalk paver donated by an anonymous customer. a man wearing a hat


A benefactor is any person, company, or foundation that provides $2000 or more in cash or in-kind services to the After 26 Project. In recognition your name will be displayed in our menus, on the After 26 web site, and displayed on Depot Vision.  There are three levels of giving, bronze for $2000, silver for $5000, and gold for $10,000. The businesses and people listed below will have played primary roles in the Depot becoming a reality and creating jobs for a population with so few job opportunities. Click here for more information on how you can become a benefactor.

A Heartfelt thanks to the After 26 Benefactors that have given so generously.


Anonymous donors

Bill & Clarice Bryan

Clous Construction

DTE Community Foundation

Dave & Sandy Gaunt

Mark & Karen Beers

Andrew MacDonald

United States Department of Agriculture

BRONZE LEVEL $2,000-$4,999:

Baird, Cotter, & Bishop Accountants

Cadillac Cut Stone

Cadillac Fesitval of Races

Cadillac Jeepers

Cadillac Leadership (Cadillac Chamber)

Fairmont Minerals

Paul Gafke Architect

Holeman Family Foundation

Johnson Insurance

J.O. Galloup Company

Jerry & Carol Hoekwater

Kendall Electric

Dr. Grant Lange

Carolyn Ann MacDonald

Mark & Jennifer Mitchell

Oak Heirlooms

Carrie Golf

MacDonald Garber Broadcasting

Independent Bank

Florence Paul

Picture Perfect

Darryl & Karen Peterson

SILVER LEVEL $5,000-$9,999:

Mary Hughs

Knights of Columbus

Don & Pat Lakin

Diana Thomas

Mackinaw Trail Health Associates

BRONZE LEVEL continued...

Dave & Kate Stout

Bob & Kathy Swiger

Tri County Busing

Ed VanAlst Attorney

Wexford Wood Workings

Wiebenga Electric

Youth Build Northwest Michigan

Steve Anderson/Cadillac Tire

MI News 26

First Congregational Church UCC

Tom & Karen Anderson

107.9 CDY

Cadillac News

Art Van of Cadillac (Lee Family)

Art Van Corporate (Van Family)

Phillip & Kathy Winkle

Caldwell Fund (Dick & Anne)


Community Partners...

Special thanks to our community partners, your generosity and willingness to give to this endeavor has been tremendous and we are so grateful! The After26 board of directors would like to acknowledge the following businesses for their gifts of expertise, products, services, labor, and most of all your time, the most precious gift of all.

American Waste

American Veterans Post #110

Best Trash Removal

Bigelow Exteriors

Bit Social Media

Boardman Video Productions


First Congregational Church

Grandview Excavating

Knights of Columbus



Pro Build

Self Storage

Sherie Thomsen Designer

Van Drie Home Furnishings

Sherwin Williams



Triple A Storage

Wexford Missaukee ISD & Career Tech Ctr

West Michigan Credit Union



The After 26 has a fabulous list of volunteers who bring energy and vitality to the project.

Click here for the After 26 volunteer form.  If you have volunteered and your name is not on this list please email us.  

The volunteer list includes...

Sue Allen
Alan Anderson
Pam Anderson
Karen Anderson
Marsha Armstrong
Kathy Baker
Kevin Baker
Tom Bartholomew
Charlotte Barfield
Kristen Gaunt Battige
Pam Bigelow
Ken Bigelow
Bob Bloomfield
Julie Bostick
Zak Bunce
Sperry Claypool
Richard Clous
Susan Dennis
Justin Gaunt
Sandy Gaunt
Mark Hamacher
Richard Harvey
Brian Hughes
Michael Hughes
Eileen Jones
Teresa Langworthy

Chris Larson
Gabe Marine
Susie Martz
Dan Nelson
Rhonda Nelson
Paul Newsome
Jerry Nilsson
Pat Paveglio
Theresa Purkiss
Dale Purkiss
Vicki Purkiss
Jack Purkiss
Denny Richards
Brian Schweigl
Mary Schweigl
Bob Sheldon
Maryann Sheldon
Sammy Sheldon
Danny Smith
John Smith
Mike Stifler
Bob Swiger
Kris Tissue
Dan Valley
Sue Wachowski
Frank Youngman

Also thanks to...

Baker College Student Nurses Association
Kiley Chiropractic
Roger Bandeen DDS
Star Chapter 249 Motorcycle Club
Trend Designers  

We apologize if you have donated or volunteered for After 26 and are not listed somewhere on the website.  
We do not want to post any information without permission.
If you have donated or volunteered for After 26 and wish to be acknowledged on the website,
please email and we will get the information posted on right away.