Giving thanks this season and beyond

Giving thanks this season and beyond

This Thanksgiving, as we consider all the things in life that we are thankful for, I want to thank you.   In the five months since...

November 20, 2018

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5 ways to give back during the holiday season

5 ways to give back during the holiday season

It’s the time of year again—people are making lists of their most-wanted items, planning parties and prepping for the New Year. It’s also a great time to add one...

November 12, 2018

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Ford leads United Way marathon team of 260 runners, 100 volunteers

Ford leads United Way marathon team of 260 runners, 100 volunteers

Runners in the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon take to the streets, including hundreds supporting United Way through our Run United team. On October 20-21,...

October 12, 2018

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Ambitious goals announced as Community Giving Campaign kicks off

Ambitious goals announced as Community Giving Campaign kicks off

At night, Makeba Bacon works the late shift at an auto plant. But by day, she changes lives. The longtime volunteer, who has donated countless...

October 4, 2018

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More Than A Comeback

More Than A Comeback

Our new campaign video, once again starring Detroit poet Mahogany Jones, details what it means to Live United. Check it out to learn about the...

October 1, 2018

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Labor and United Way: Standing together for more than 75 years

Labor and United Way: Standing together for more than 75 years

Together, United Way and labor have made a difference together in Southeastern Michigan for more than 75 years. From feeding children to hosting school supply...

August 29, 2018

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United Way, Red Cross combine efforts to save lives

United Way, Red Cross combine efforts to save lives

This June, a Southeastern Michigan family stepped out of their house for a few minutes while dinner was cooking. They returned to find smoke billowing out...

July 30, 2018

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Sergio Marchionne, friend of Detroit, United Way, remembered as humanitarian

Sergio Marchionne, friend of Detroit, United Way, remembered as humanitarian

Today, the world mourns the loss of automotive magnate and philanthropist Sergio Marchionne, who died at age 66. His passion and commitment to our Greater...

July 25, 2018

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Five questions with Dr. Darienne Driver: A glimpse into her leadership style and the future of United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Five questions with Dr. Darienne Driver: A glimpse into her leadership style and the future of United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Dr. Darienne Driver will undoubtedly bring new perspectives as a former superintendent and educator, and as the first woman and woman of color to lead...

July 11, 2018

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Basic needs partners help United Way build a stronger safety net

Basic needs partners help United Way build a stronger safety net

Forty percent of Americans struggle to afford basic needs like housing, child care, food, health care and transportation. For many, one minor financial setback can...

June 1, 2018

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