ANNUAL CAMPAIGN UNDER WAY
The annual United Way campaign includes hundreds of county businesses and offices that encourage their employees to invest in the community via the United Way. “The Livingston County United Way has a long track record of investing in programs that result in more financially secure families, children ready to learn and excel, and healthier lives for our area seniors, families and children,” said Rick Scofield, Campaign Co-Chair with David Morse.
HOWELL ROTARY’S TOUR DE LIVINGSTON
Enjoy a beautiful fall color ride choosing 5, 10, 29, 38, 62 or 100 mile routes - or bring the family for the Family Fun Loop! Riders depart from Mt. Brighton Ski Area at 8am. This fully supported ride includes hospitality tents, a full breakfast, snacks and a post-ride meal prepared by Mt. Brighton staff. All registered riders are entered in the drawing for a top-line Jamis bicycle, courtesy of Hometown Bicycles.
DAY OF CARING BREAKS RECORDS!
1,700 volunteers joined together for the largest one-day community service event in Livingston County! The Livingston County United Way's 14th Annual Day of Caring was Wednesday, August 19 and involved over 115 worksites and 130 businesses and organizations. See more...
HOWELL, BRIGHTON FARMERS' MARKETS
ACCEPTING SNAP BRIDGE CARDS THIS SUMMER
Everyone should have access to fresh, healthy, local food. A cooperative initiative between the Livingston County Hunger Council and the Howell and Brighton farmers' markets will allow SNAP Bridge Card holders to utilize their benefits at the markets.
Livingston County Hunger Council is a coalition of individuals, businesses, and organizations, including Livingston County United Way, committed to building a community-based food system where all can thrive.COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCED
HEALTHY HABITS RESOURCE
The second edition of the Livingston County Healthy Habits for Youth Resource Guide is now available! Healthy Habits for Youth is a community workgroup under the Human Services Collaborative Body, of which the Livingston County United Way is an active member.
The resource guide includes local resources for youth in the areas of nutrition, mental health, substance abuse, sports, activities and safety. It will be updated twice yearly (February and August). Click on the link above to download a copy. Contact Chelsea Moxlow, Health Promotion Coordinator, Livingston County Dept. of Public Health for more information, 517-552-6804, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOWLERVILLE STUDENTS WIN ANNUAL VIDEO COMPETITION
Forty-six videos submitted from area high school students competed to become the Livingston County United Way’s annual video. The video tells our story to the community at local presentations, on our website, in social media and more. A selection committee awarded the top honors to a team from Amanda Tomassi’s broadcasting class at Fowlerville High School for their exceptional video, “Grow Your Community.” Congratulations to Connor Collins, Tyler Burkhardt and David McDougall.
Fowerville teacher Nicole Naimo had a team of students whose video was recognized as a finalist: Hannah Brock, Gabby Sturos, Janiah Mather, Katie Dotson, Cora Nickerson.
Finalists from Hartland High School were also commended, including Nathan Oake’s students: Autumn Clark, Haley Tester, Gabrielle Smith; and Noah Marshall, Kyle Cavanaugh, Beth Biernacki; as well as Jamie Riley’s students: Maeve Grace, Megan Grech, Danielle Porath.
One way the Livingston County Hunger Council helps local families connect with nutritious food is to coordinate community gardens. There are several ways you can help enrich local food pantries in the growing season. Contact email@example.com to volunteer your time, garden space or produce.
Click here to see Hunger Council’s nutrition newsletter.
2015 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Your company can have extensive county-wide exposure while making a great impact in the community. The Livingston County United Way offers several unique sponsorship opportunities. Click here for more information.