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Displaying items tagged: Michigan Association of United Ways

Sunday, 13 March 2022 17:42

Michigan United Way merger reflects national trend; more likely coming

Chris Sargent compares the merging of three Michigan-based United Way affiliates to a regional business with local outlets.

Published in Nonprofits
Thursday, 01 July 2021 13:00

Michigan rolls out $5M sweepstakes for vaccinated adults

Michigan is the latest state to offer a lottery-style incentive for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine under a new partnership with Meijer Inc. and the Michigan Association of United Ways.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 17 January 2021 12:24

Utility foundations use deep nonprofit network to distribute millions in COVID relief funds

The corporate foundations of the state’s two major energy utilities have distributed nearly $26.5 million in direct relief funds to meet basic needs such as food, shelter and personal protective equipment since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 30 August 2020 13:30

United Way analysis confirms racial disparities in income, public health outcomes

The choices facing nearly two-thirds of Black households in Michigan are stark and unrelenting, with many forced to choose between paying for a prescription or food, a utility bill or rent.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 15 March 2020 15:30

Economic, community development officials call for action to raise wages

significant and expanding group of people in Michigan are working but still not bringing home a paycheck big enough to cover their basic expenses. 

Published in Nonprofits