Volunteering

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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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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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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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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Community Connect 2017 (Feb. 4)

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 The 10th Annual Community Connect provides a “one-stop-shop for social services, legal and utility assistance/information, health screenings, free clothing, books, food, personal care items and more. Open to anyone in Livingston County. Located at Parker Middle School. Hosted by the Homeless Continuum of Care Committee. Livingston County United Way sponsors and […]

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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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Making a Free Lunch Much More Than a Free Lunch

What started as a way to bridge the summer nutrition gap for students who receive free and reduced lunches during the school year, has evolved into a robust social, educational and hunger-busting program. A project of the Livingston County Hunger Council and operated by The Salvation Army (and funded in part by the Livingston County […]

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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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Holiday Food & Gift Programs Announced

There are many ways to volunteer or donate toward holiday food and gifts for area residents seeking assistance. Examples of local drives include Toys for Tots and Stuff the Bus. If you would like to plan an organizational drive at your church, club or workplace, please contact the United Way for areas of greatest need. Many volunteers are […]

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