As an advocate for giving back to the communities, Michael enjoys giving both personally and professionally to various charities and non-profit organizations, including;
Goodwill Industries, Banner Health Foundation, Save the Family, City of Hope, Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts of America, Haitian Disaster Relief, Chandler Regional Hospital, Assistance League of the East Valley, Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Cancer Society, Chandler Jaycees, Cystic Fibrosis, Chandler Center for the Arts, Tempe Center for the Arts, Mesa Center for the Arts, Friends for Live Animal Sanctuary, Muscular Dystrophy, Burn Foundation, Rotary International, YMCA, Child Crisis Center, Desert Cancer Foundation, St. Mary’s Food Bank, Chandler Education Foundation, Gilbert Education Foundation and the Pollack Chabad of the East Valley.
Michael does not just give financial help, but he is also an accomplished auctioneer and Master of Ceremonies who has given his time and talent throughout the years to numerous charities in order to help make a positive difference in the lives of others.
Combining his life long love of music with his ability to play drums, Michael displayed yet another facet of himself starting in 2003 when he founded and performed in the band “Corporate Affair”. The band has played various charity events around the valley of the sun at some of the following venues: Arizona Biltmore, Phoenician Resort, The Buttes Resort, Sheraton Wild Horse Pass, Point South Mountain, Desert Ridge Marriott, Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa, Mesa Hilton, Scottsdale Waterfront, and The Celebrity Theater at no cost to the various charities.
Never slowing down Michael designed and built an award winning parade float which has been featured in several parades including APS Light Parade, Fiesta Bowl, Chandler Parade, Gilbert Parade, Scottsdale Parade and the Tempe Light Parade showcasing his talent and love for entertaining the hundreds of thousands of people along the parade routes.