Help support the
Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade!

2021 UIS Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade Virtual Fundraiser

Thank you for everyone who donated to the Fundraiser!  



Broadcasting from Monaghan Knights of Columbus, Livonia, MI

Questions – please contact John Heinzman, or Sheila Cassidy,




Please help support the Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade & UIS sponsored charities by making a tax-deductible donation online by using the PayPal button in the upper right corner of the website.  (You do not need to have a PayPal account to donate.)  The Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade raises funds for several Irish charities, and the United Irish Societies has donated more than $32,500 since 2018 to organizations such as St. Patrick’s Senior Center, Bridges Beyond Boxing and the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.  Every bit helps and is greatly appreciated!

Fundraiser Schedule

1:00pm to 1:15pm Introductions: John Heinzman / Sheila Cassidy hosts, Pat Johnson MC, Mike Kelly President UIS, Peggy Gray Parade Grand Marshal
1:15pm to 1:45pm Ardan Academy of Irish Dance
1:45pm to 1:50pm Pat Johnson, John Heinzman
1:50pm to 2:20pm Madigan’s Attic
2:20pm to 2:30pm Pat Johnson, Queen of the Detroit United Irish Societies Court
2:30 pm to 3:00pm Jamrocks
3:00pm to 3:10pm Pat Johnson, John Heinzman
3:10pm to 3:40pm Inis Ceol
3:40pm to 3:55pm Pat Johnson, Mike Kelly, Peggy Gray, Sheila Cassidy, John Heinzman
3:55pm to 4:25pm Bill Grogan’s Goat
4:25pm to 4:30pm Pat Johnson, John Heinzman
4:30pm to 5:00pm Mick Gavin and Friends
5:00pm to 5:10pm Pat Johnson, Cllr. Mayor Linehan Foley & Executive Members of County Cork Ireland
5:10pm to 5:40pm The Kreellers
5:40pm to 5:45pm Pat Johnson, John Heinzman
5:45pm to 6:15pm Black Murray
6:15pm to 6:20pm Pat Johnson, John Heinzman
6:20pm to 6:50pm McLaughlin’s Alley Band
6:50pm to 7:00pm Barrel of Cheer Joni O’Halloran and Brian Dunleavy, Final comments Mike Kelly, Peggy Gray, Pat Johnson, Sheila Cassidy, John Heinzman


Inis Ceol




A huge thank you to all our sponsors!

Lawrence M. Clarke, Inc.

Ardan Academy of Irish Dance Booster Club

Environmental Maintenance Engineers, Inc.
(owner Mike Kelly, UIS President)

Kitch Law Firm

Monaghan Knights of Columbus

The Cullum, Cummings & Doulette Family

The Cassidy & O’Halloran Families

Fraternal Order of United Irishmen

Eileen & Bo Trout

Pandemic Irish Friends Forever

Grand Marshal Peggy Gray

The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Egan’s Irish Pub


The Queen of the United Irish Societies and Court

Colleen’s Irish Pub & Alida Ross

Erin & Dave Keem