Community Service

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Ford Motor Company had a unique and rich history with Americans of African descent. Forty years after the Emancipation Proclamation and eleven years after the Company’s inception the First African-American worker, Mr. William Perry was hired. In June 2003, Jacquelyn Hayes and a team of committed Ford Motor Company volunteers championed and developed and hosted a […]

Habitat for Humanity Detroit

Since 2007, Jacki has been an active member of the Board of Directors at Habitat for Humanity Detroit, currently serving as the Vice President of Fund Development.     In 2012 and 2013, Jacquelyn Hayes and Hannan Deep co-chaired/will chair the Habitat for Humanity Detroit Annual Red Carpet Bash held at Max M Fisher Orchestra […]

About the H.O.P.E. Scholarship

In 2001, Jacquelyn Hayes set up the Reginald and Frances Hayes H.O.P.E. Scholarship Fund (Helping Others Prosper from Education) for students at her alma mater, University of Illinois. Since that time, students have been impacted each year by the generous gift from Jacki through this fund. The Office of Minority Student Affairs at the University of Illinois […]