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ALICE Families in Livingston County

  Low-Wage Jobs Prevail, United Way’s ALICE Report Shows  The Michigan Association of United Ways (MAUW) released a second study on the condition of Michigan’s working families, what it has named ALICE households – those that are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.  These are families that are working, but still cannot make ends meet.  In […]

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Day of Caring (Aug. 16)

  Lend a Hand. Make a Difference. Give back. Invite your family, friends and co-workers to take part and make a huge impact on many peoples’ lives in Livingston County. This is the largest one-day volunteer event in Livingston County. Be part of the magic. #LoveUnited #VolunteerUnited Registration is now open! Sign up at lcdayofcaring.org.  

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Great Start Livingston Helps Make Every Child Ready

Great Start Livingston’s highlights from last year include helping parents navigate the support system and understand education jargon. Livingston County United Way supports Great Start Livingston with a three-year grant and takes an active role in the coalition.

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Homeless Continuum of Care Update

  Preventing homelessness and teaching today’s youth to advocate for themselves are just two of the approaches the HCCC are taking in Livingston County to build a better community. Livingston County United Way is supporting the HCCC with a three-year grant and takes an active role on the committee. Angela Parth explains: “Livingston County is one […]

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Community Investments Panels (May 2-5)

Volunteers annually review all funded programs for quality, soundness and effectiveness. To be part of this process, please contact Donna Gehringer, dgehringer@lcunitedway.org. Panelists still needed for Community Investments Panels, May 2-5. 

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Summer Lunch Bunch 2017

Full Summer of Meals and Programs Liz Welch, Summer Lunch Bunch Coordinator with The Salvation Army, shares the program’s impact in 2016 and its goals for 2017. Summer Lunch Bunch Volunteer Training The Summer Lunch Bunch, the Livingston County Hunger Council’s community meals program, is gearing up for an exciting summer of 2017. Thousands of hours […]

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It’s a Rising Tide for All of Us

Incoming President Steve Williams Shares His Commitment to the United Way, Community Goals Steve Williams now serves as the Livingston County United Way President. The executive board will be elected at the Board’s April 2017 meeting. His remarks illuminate why we do what we do for the community. “It’s a rising tide for all of […]

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Employee Campaign Coordinator Training (June 15)

This training event is geared toward veteran and beginner employee campaign coordinators.  June 15 at Livingston County United Way offices Choose from two sessions: 8-9:30am or 12-1:30pm Get updated materials and information about the work of Livingston County United Way Share ideas and strategies with other coordinators Brainstorm and energize for the next campaign. To […]

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Volunteer Livingston Celebrates Local Volunteers

Volunteer Livingston says “thank you” to the many dedicated local volunteers during National Volunteer Week 2017 National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in our community and around the world. Their stories serve to inspire others to take […]

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40 Years of Impact & Volunteers

Community Celebrates 40 Years of United Way Impact and Local Volunteers Over 230 community members celebrated the significant impact of the Livingston County United Way on the lives of children, youth, families, disabled adults, and seniors as the nonprofit marked its 40th anniversary. Dan Danosky, retired Livingston Educational Service Agency Superintendent and outgoing United Way President, […]

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