Stories

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 of […]

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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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Gifts for Homeless Youth

Helping Homeless Children Celebrate the Holidays Twelve local children served through the Education Project for Homeless Youth will have presents under the tree this Christmas thanks to our local business partners and families. Each holiday for the past few years we have helped organize the gift drive, drawing the generosity of our partners and friends. This year participants […]

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Lifting Seniors and Disabled Adults Up to Better Their Lives

  Our community investments bring together all our priorities (Financial Stability, Every Child Ready, and Community Wellness) for great results. Community Wellness investments help provide quality social, wellness and educational programs for seniors and individuals with disabilities to help them discover their full potential for social, emotional, physical, educational and spiritual growth. A fitness program inspired one […]

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Working Together to Move the Needle on Issues

Liz Welch works for The Salvation Army of Livingston County. She sees the ground-level, collaborative results of Living United through the Hunger Council and the Summer Lunch Bunch. Liz’s Story My name is Liz Welch. I work for The Salvation Army of Livingston County, and I’m the volunteer and seasonal coordinator. I have been involved with […]

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GM Proving Ground Business Manager LIVES UNITED

Melissa Pinion, business manager at General Motors Milford Proving Ground, shares why she LIVES UNITED. Melissa’s Story I’m Melissa Pinion and I’m business manager at General Motors Milford Proving Ground. We have been involved with United Way since 2013. I got involved with United Way personally once I saw what they really did for the […]

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Working Together to Produce Results

  Sam Larioza, owner of Ohana Karate and Fitness, serves on the Livingston County for Youth. Hear why he LIVES UNITED. Sam’s Story My name is Sam Larioza and I’m with Ohana Karate. I’ve been involved with the United Way for probably about four or five years now. The main way I’ve been involved with […]

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“Live United” Means We Are All in this Together

Nancy B. Johnson supports the Livingston County United Way with her time, talents and financial resources. Listen to why she LIVES UNITED.   Nancy’s Story: I got involved in United Way first of all because I was a Girl Scout. And I’m now a citizen member of the Board of Directors of United Way. It’s […]

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