More than just a meal: United Way and partners build a healthier, happier summer

More than just a meal: United Way and partners build a healthier, happier summer

It’s just after 10 a.m. on a Friday, and Mellisa Burrell’s one-year-old granddaughter Raylynn is already tugging at her hip and telling her that it’s...

August 2, 2019

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Wayne Metro makes nutrition fun at summer meal sites

Wayne Metro makes nutrition fun at summer meal sites

It’s not often that preschoolers are eager to eat their vegetables, but Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is working to change that. With the help...

August 2, 2019

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Clean plates, happy kids at Zaman International summer meals sites

Clean plates, happy kids at Zaman International summer meals sites

If a clean plate is an indicator of how much a child likes their food, then the chefs at Zaman International are surely doing something...

August 2, 2019

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Summer food grant makes more family meals a reality at Oakland Livingston Agency

Summer food grant makes more family meals a reality at Oakland Livingston Agency

Family meals are often lauded as a way to improve relationships, promote healthier food choices and build language skills in children. But it’s not always...

July 19, 2019

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Start summer right with Meet Up and Eat Up!

Start summer right with Meet Up and Eat Up!

Start your summer right with Meet Up and Eat Up! Our Meet Up and Eat Up program provides free meals to everyone 18 and younger....

June 12, 2019

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Five ways to make an impact this summer

Five ways to make an impact this summer

Summer is here. Sun-filled days at the beach, burgers sizzling on the grill and baseball games are all on the horizon. Longer days and warm...

June 7, 2019

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This summer, try these recipes with your family

This summer, try these recipes with your family

Summertime is a great season to try new foods with your family. School's out, schedules are looser and many fruits and vegetables are in season....

June 5, 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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School breakfast initiative expands to serve 3,500 Oakland County students

School breakfast initiative expands to serve 3,500 Oakland County students

As the sun comes up over the Southfield Regional Academic Campus (SRAC), students pour out of buses and cars and through the school’s front door....

March 7, 2019

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United Way’s 2-1-1 helps 2,300 Metro Detroiters during cold weather snap

United Way’s 2-1-1 helps 2,300 Metro Detroiters during cold weather snap

When an emergency strikes, United Way's 2-1-1 is there to answer the call. An extreme cold spell at the end of January saw temperatures drop...

February 6, 2019

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