News & Updates
CALLING CREATIVE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - 2013 CAMPAIGN VIDEO COMPETITION!
The Livingston County United Way's annual Video Competition is now taking place. Any high school aged Livingston County student can participate by creating and submitting an entry to be considered. For criteria click here;
for more information contact email@example.com
LIVINGSTON COUNTY HUNGER COUNCIL / LINGENFELTER CAR COLLECTION EVENT
Be sure to join us on Thursday, April 11 from 6:30-9 p.m.
for an exclusive showing of the Lingenfelter Car Collection
benefitting the Livingston County Hunger Council, as we move towards building a sustainable food system for Livingston County residents. The Lingenfelter Car Collection has over 150 unique vehicles - from exotic to muscle cars. Tickets are $50 per person and include tours of the car collection, heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine. Contact Nancy Rosso for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org
HELP LIVINGSTON COUNTY RESIDENTS GET BACK ON THE JOB
Jobs are available in Livingston County - local companies are looking for qualified employees! Join us at the Livingston Regional Job Fair, Wednesday, April17 from 11-3 p.m. at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center. Volunteers are needed to assist guests, take surveys, etc. Contact email@example.com
COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS PRESENTATIONS ON TAP
Organizations and collaborative groups requesting funding for the 2013 Community Investments cycle will be making presentations to the Community Investments Council the weeks of April 29 and May 6. All funded programs and initiatives will be categorized under our three new focus groups: Financial Stability, Every Child Ready, and Community Wellness. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Livingston is celebrating all
Livingston County Volunteers - and you're invited! A Picnic in the Park Celebrating Volunteers is being held on Wednesday, May 15 from 5-7 p.m. at the Howell City Park. For more information or to RSVP, contact email@example.com
COMMUNITY CONNECT SERVES THE COMMUNITY
What do 900 guests, 400 volunteers, 136 haircuts, 150 massage sessions, 40 hours of free legal advice, 1,000 children's books, 900 personal care bags, 1,700 fresh meals, 12,000 articles of clothing, 18,00 pounds of groceries, and 230 blankets and comforters have in common? They were part of a tremendous Community Connect this year. Thanks to all who participated!
$1 = $2.12!
The Livingston County United Way Board of Directors and staff share GREAT news - for every $1 donated to the LCUW, $2.12 goes directly back into much-needed local programs! Contact Nancy Rosso, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
WISHES BOOKLETS NOW AVAILABLE
The 19th annual Wishes Booklets are now available at the Livingston County United Way. Nearly 30 nonprofit and partner agencies have shared their ‘wishes’ in the publication that includes items from office supplies and gift cards, to board and video games…anything that can help to serve local agencies and their clients. For a complete listing, or to have a booklet sent, contact email@example.com
HOLIDAY FOOD PROGRAMS
For those interested in giving a helping hand, or know of someone who might need assistance for the holidays, a great resource is now available. A complete listing of holiday programs and services has been developed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
HUNGER COUNCIL UPDATE
There are 21,250 'food insecure' individuals (lacking enough nutritious food for a healthy life) in Livingston County. The Livingston County Hunger Council is addressing this need head-on with supportive programs and initiatives such as: Community gardens, Summer Lunch Bunch program, food and personal care drives, homebound senior meal delivery, and more. For more information about the Hunger Council, or its committees, visit www.livingstonhunger.com
CONGRATULATIONS TO A GREAT PARTNERSHIP
The Livingston County United Way, in partnership with the Livingston Hunger Council, was recognized as one of the Top 3 Honorees in the Foundation & Corporate Donors category at the recent Gleaner’s Food Bank President’s Dinner for the work that’s being done to address challenging local hunger issues.
VOLUNTEER LIVINGSTON – A GREAT RESOURCE
Volunteer Livingston is a web-based, interactive program that serves as the ‘hub’ for local volunteer opportunities. Families, businesses, organizations, churches and youth groups can access Volunteer Livingston at www.volunteerlivingston.com
to view current volunteer needs of area nonprofit organizations. Local agencies can also access Volunteer Livingston to post their volunteer needs.
In addition to volunteer opportunities, several training sessions have been offered to area nonprofits, including how organizations can get their message shared through area media, how to write a press release, and utilizing social media.
MARK YOUR 2013 CALENDARS!
• Fri.-Sun, March 22-24 –12th Annual Community Resource Fair
, in conjunction with the Livingston County Home & Garden Show. Area nonprofit organizations are invited to have a display in the hallway at the Howell High School Field-house. To participate or for information contact email@example.com
• Thursday, April 11
- Hunger Council / Lingenfelter Car Collection Event
, 6:30-9 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
• Wednesday, April 17 – Livingston Regional Job Fair, Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, Howell.
• Wed., August 21 - 12th Annual Day of Caring
. Contact email@example.com
for volunteer or worksite sign-up information.
• Sunday, October 13 – Howell Rotary’s 6th Annual Tour de Livingston
, Mt. Brighton Ski Lodge. Visit www.tourdelivingston.org