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Spirit of the Community Breakfast (March 22)

Annual Meeting, Volunteer Awards 7:30-9:00am, Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 5768 E Grand River Ave, Howell, Michigan 48843 The Livingston County United Way invites the community to celebrate its 40th anniversary at the annual “Spirit of the Community” Breakfast on March 22, 7:30 am at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center. 2017 marks the nonprofit’s 40th year as Livingston […]

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Advocating in Lansing

Every February United Ways from all over Michigan meet with state legislators in Lansing to advocate for our Michigan Association of United Way’s Public Policy Platform. This year’s platform focuses on policies that help ALICE (Asset-Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) households. In Livingston County, 20% of households are working hard and paying taxes, but struggle to […]

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Community Resource Fair (April 7-9)

Fair Informs Home Show Attendees  The Livingston County Home & Garden Show not only connects visitors to all the local resources for home improvements, it also hosts the Livingston County United Way’s 15th Annual Community Resource Fair. Visit both April 7-9 at the Howell High School Field House. Guests will find resources on programs of […]

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High School Video Competition

Submissions Due: April 7, 2017 Our annual high school video competition engages local youth in learning about the needs in their community and how Livingston County United Way responds with lasting, sustainable solutions. Each year, area students dig deep into the work of United Way and find creative ways to capture the collaborative nature of […]

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Livingston Regional Job Fair (April 20)

Volunteers are needed to help at the annual Livingston County Job Fair Thursday, April 20, 3-7pm, at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, Howell. Greeters, set-up, exhibit floor guides and more are needed. The annual event is coordinated by Michigan Works! and partners. The Livingston County United Way organizes the volunteers. Volunteers should register online or email […]

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Free Online Tax Filing

MyFreeTaxes provides free online federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance to individuals and families with household incomes of $64,000 or less in 2016. MyFreeTaxes.com can be used to file federal and state taxes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia for those who qualify. Why United Way & Tax Filing? United […]

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Your Input Requested

In preparation for strategic planning, the Livingston County United Way’s Board of Directors would very much appreciate YOUR feedback. Follow the survey link – it should only take a few minutes to complete. Please share with others in Livingston County — on social media, email or word-of-mouth. The greater the participation, the deeper our understanding of […]

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Volunteer of the Year Nominations Due Jan. 27

Nominations are now being accepted Livingston County values volunteerism. Throughout the year people give from the heart and “make it happen” for countless nonprofit organizations. The Livingston County United Way seeks nominations for outstanding individuals, youth and youth organizations that make a significant impact through local volunteer involvement. Nominations are now being accepted for the […]

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New Dental Center Opens in January

Did you know that 21.3% of Livingston County residents reported no dental visit within the past year? Those with lower incomes and no dental insurance are more likely to have dental health access issues. But now there is a solution! A brand new dental center, owned by Livingston County and operated by My Community Dental […]

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Awareness Week Hits Home

The Homeless Continuum of Care develops plans each year to raise awareness about Homelessness in our County. These activities have sometimes been large and sometimes more subtle, but this year the plans really hit home. The Homeless Awareness Committee is chaired by Terri Ariss, a dynamite advocate, who herself was homeless on and off for […]

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