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Displaying items tagged: United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region

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
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 10:38

Kalamazoo grant program to support another 90 small businesses

KALAMAZOO — A grant program launched last year to provide crucial relief to small businesses in Kalamazoo at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic will offer a second round of funding to 90 additional businesses.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 22 December 2019 13:44

SW Michigan United Way CEO focuses on educating legislators on struggles of working poor

United Ways around the country continue to focus on the population of people who are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE), or another measure for the working poor. United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region President and CEO Chris Sargent said about 40 percent of people in the region live paycheck to paycheck, which has many ripple effects in the community. 

Published in Nonprofits

Thursday, 03 March 2016 13:12

Nonprofits move swiftly to help in wake of Kalamazoo mass shooting

KALAMAZOO — When a violent tragedy struck downtown Kalamazoo in late February, local nonprofits reacted swiftly to channel corporate and individual donations to the appropriate needs. 

Published in Nonprofits