A Community Anthem

Health, Economic Prosperity, Education

A Community Anthem

View our new video, featuring Detroit poet Mahogany Jones, below.

August 17, 2017

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A community story

Behind The Scenes

A community story

United Way has been part of Southeastern Michigan for 100 years, so to share our vision for the next century, we looked to our community for help.  "We know a million ways that we...

August 15, 2017

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Delivering on the potential of students

Education

Delivering on the potential of students

When it comes to education in Detroit, says United Way for Southeastern Michigan President and CEO Dr. Herman Gray, "The stakes are high and failure...

August 11, 2017

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On our way

Behind The Scenes

On our way

Mahogany Jones sees a lot of herself in the city of Detroit. “I’m definitely proud to be a Detroiter,” she said. “I represent this city....

August 7, 2017

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United Way all-staff volunteer day

Volunteer Spotlight

United Way all-staff volunteer day

More than 130 United Way for Southeastern Michigan employees clad in orange Live United T-shirts fanned out across Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties to volunteer...

August 4, 2017

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Warren Schools grow summer meal sites with support from United Way

Health, Partners Living United

Warren Schools grow summer meal sites with support from United Way

Hunger doesn't take a summer break. That's why Caroline Dylewski, Director of Nutrition Services for Warren Consolidated Schools, has been hard at work growing participation...

August 2, 2017

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Celebrating summertime reading with United Way

Dr. Gray in the Community

Celebrating summertime reading with United Way

Summertime reading is important! That's why United Way for Southeastern Michigan President and CEO Dr. Herman Gray took time to read to kids today as...

July 31, 2017

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Volunteer Spotlight: Melissa Gamboa-Aguierre

Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: Melissa Gamboa-Aguierre

Before November 2016, Melissa Gamboa-Aguirre had never volunteered before in her life. But a passion for children led her to United Way for Southeastern Michigan, and we helped...

July 26, 2017

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Volunteer Partner Spotlight: Coalition For Temporary Shelter

Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Partner Spotlight: Coalition For Temporary Shelter

At the Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS), parents and caregivers in need of housing for their family get much more than a roof over their heads—they receive assistance with finding permanent...

July 21, 2017

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Hazel Park Schools kick off Meet Up and Eat Up

Health, Partners Living United

Hazel Park Schools kick off Meet Up and Eat Up

Families won't access free summer meals for their children if they don't know where to go. Our Meet Up and Eat Up partner Hazel Park...

June 20, 2017

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