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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Tips for building healthy family mealtime habits

Tips for building healthy family mealtime habits

It can be tough to get kids to eat a well-balanced diet. Schedules can be hectic, budgets can be tight and your kids say they only want...

January 11, 2019

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United Way’s 2-1-1 provides a boost toward a better life

United Way’s 2-1-1 provides a boost toward a better life

Four years ago, Daisjona Whitson was at her lowest point. Daisjona was already behind on rent when the father of her children was arrested and...

November 20, 2018

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Let’s FEAST! United Way program empowers parents to raise happy, healthy eaters

Let’s FEAST! United Way program empowers parents to raise happy, healthy eaters

It’s dinnertime at the Dearborn home of Sudoos Hamood. Her five children make their way to the round, wooden table where they begin to help themselves to platters...

October 18, 2018

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Volunteers make Meet Up and Eat Up a summer success

Volunteers make Meet Up and Eat Up a summer success

In neighborhoods across the state, block parties are synonymous with summer. The sound of music playing coupled with the promise of food, friends, and fun is...

August 29, 2018

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United Way app improves Meet Up and Eat Up summer meal sites

United Way app improves Meet Up and Eat Up summer meal sites

For many kids in our community, summer break can be a time of uncertainty when they no longer have access to free and reduced school...

August 28, 2018

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United Way block parties serve up fun and food to hundreds

United Way block parties serve up fun and food to hundreds

Ashley Pruitt was shopping for groceries in her Southwest Detroit neighborhood when she saw a flier for an event that she thought her children—Aydinn, Athena...

July 19, 2018

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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....

July 9, 2018

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