Earned Income Tax Credit helps families toward stability

Earned Income Tax Credit helps families toward stability

If every home has a story to tell, Renee Perkins’ brick colonial on the west side of Detroit spins a tale of overcoming the odds...

April 1, 2019

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Read our annual report

Read our annual report

Our latest annual report highlights all the ways United Way continued to make an impact last year in Education, Economic Prosperity and Health throughout Southeastern...

April 1, 2019

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Applications open for Access for All

Applications open for Access for All

A life-changing skilled trades career is a few clicks of a mouse away. Access for All, a free 13-week construction trades training program, is now...

March 6, 2019

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Workforce training connects Metro Detroiters with careers at Flex-N-Gate automotive supplier

Workforce training connects Metro Detroiters with careers at Flex-N-Gate automotive supplier

Allen Stewart was updating his resume at a Michigan Works! office when he overheard a conversation about a Focus: HOPE training program for careers at...

February 28, 2019

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Volunteer spotlight: Tax preparers help Metro Detroit families keep more of what they earn

Volunteer spotlight: Tax preparers help Metro Detroit families keep more of what they earn

In the 13 years that Lew Elbert has been a volunteer tax preparer, he’s met hundreds of taxpayers and seen just as many W-2 forms....

January 29, 2019

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United Way partner Women Who Weld prepares women for “life-changing” careers

United Way partner Women Who Weld prepares women for “life-changing” careers

Kyle Tripp has had a lot of jobs. She sold equipment at hockey shops, waited tables at a beach club, cleaned equipment at fitness centers...

January 23, 2019

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United Way partners offer free tax prep, financial coaching for Metro Detroiters

United Way partners offer free tax prep, financial coaching for Metro Detroiters

The start of a new year is a great time to prepare, prioritize and organize for the year ahead. It’s also tax time. As a...

January 15, 2019

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Keep more of your money with free tax services

Keep more of your money with free tax services

Unless you’re a tax whiz, tax preparation can be time consuming and costly. Fortunately, if your household earned less than $66,000 in 2018, United Way’s...

January 12, 2019

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5 ways to volunteer and help families this winter

5 ways to volunteer and help families this winter

The decorations are down and the holiday festivities have ended. This can only mean one thing: The start of a new year, and with it,...

January 4, 2019

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Tax preparation: Every dollar counts

Tax preparation: Every dollar counts

Editor’s note: United Way partners Accounting Aid Society and Wayne Metro offer free in-person tax preparation to families who made $54,000 or less in 2017...

April 2, 2018

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